Niagara Region Research Analyst Student Part Time in Ontario

Niagara Region

Branch ON CA

Research Analyst Student

Must be currently enrolled in a Masters program (Public Health, Science in Epidemiology and Health Evaluation will be considered) as an active student in an…

Approximate Duration: 14 weeks

Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries. Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada’s most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario’s most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.

Position Summary:
Niagara Region Public Health is recruiting a part-time student for a 12 to 16 week placement beginning in May 2017. The successful candidate will support a specific project related to community and stakeholder engagement.

Key areas of Responsibility:
Organizational assessment data analysis : The student will analyze data from an organizational assessment tool completed by approximately 4 health units.

Develop report : The student will develop a standardized report template and write a health unit specific report for each of the participating health units.

Literature Review of Community and Stakeholder Engagement Strategies : The student will be responsible for completing a plain-language scoping review of the literature related to best practice Community and Stakeholder Engagement Strategies. The student will also provide recommendations to each health unit, based on the results of their organizational assessment.

Project Liaison : The student will have regular communications with the various health unit representatives and act as a main point of contact for the project.

Under the direction of the Preceptor, the successful student placement candidate will have an opportunity to:

  • Conduct a literature review and environmental scan
  • Assess the data needs of various stakeholders
  • Analyze and present data
  • Prepare a summary report

Hours of Work:
Regular office hours: 2 days per week, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Position Effective:
May 1, 2017

Must be currently enrolled in a Masters program (Public Health, Science in Epidemiology and Health Evaluation will be considered) as an active student in an accredited school/academic program as recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities

Experience conducting systematic literature reviews

Descriptive data analysis skills

Strong writing skills

Strong communication skills

Experience with writing reports

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

Let us know why you would be an excellent team member by submitting your online application.

We thank all candidates for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: , ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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