The Women’s Initiatives sector within the Chiefs of Ontario secretariat is welcoming applications for the Research Coordinator contract position. The successful candidate will work with a team and will be responsible for planning and coordination of the Assessment Tool and Database project related to Victim Services, along with other related duties.
LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario (with the option to work in a hybrid capacity)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge of the Chiefs of Ontario policies, principles, and strategies, and keep up-to-date with relevant developments.
- Understands Ownership, Control, Access and Possession (OCAP) principles and will implement when gathering data.
- Coordinates monthly meetings with First Nations Assessment Tool Advisory Committee.
- Records meeting minutes and disseminates to advisory committee.
- Plans and coordinates risk and danger assessment tools, and safety plan training for First Nations communities.
- Assists in formulating feedback questionnaire on risk and danger assessment indicators.
- Works with Women’s Initiatives team in identifying facilitators for training and data base design and development.
- Will collaborate with Women’s Initiatives Program Lead on risk and danger assessment tools and database work plan.
- Researches and writes literature reviews.
- Assists the Women’s Initiatives team in formulating data gathering approaches in regards to on-line questionnaires and evaluations.
- Ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research and data collection activities.
- Coordinates the day-to-day activities of any technical support staff specifically engaged in the carrying out of research as appropriate to the position.
- Monitors the progress of research activities; develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares monthly reports.
- Works as a team member in completing tasks in other areas of Women’s Initiatives priorities and projects as assigned.
- Post-secondary degree in a related field: Master’s degree preferred in Social Sciences or Bachelor’s level or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge of First Nation traditions, governance structure, cultures, and values; understand the history and relationship between First Nations and the Crown within Ontario.
- Preferred – 3 years’ experience working with First Nation community or organizations.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills to participate in engagement, draft meeting summaries, reports and briefing materials, and actively participate in task teams, and working groups
- Proficiency in computer applications skills (word processing, spreadsheet, project scheduling, and internet)
- A valid driver’s license is an asset.
- Interpersonal skills and able to work within a team setting, within organization, and external agencies.
DURATION: May 2022- March 31 2023 (with the potential for renewal based on funding)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Successful Candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Send letter of application, resume, and include two references marked confidential to: