Research Coordinator

University of Alberta

This place is part of the Non-Educational Workers Affiliation (NASA).

This place has an finish date of 12/31/2024 and gives a complete advantages bundle which might be seen on our Advantages Overview web page .

Location – North Campus Edmonton. This position is hybrid with a mixture of distant and in-person.

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re situated on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to complement our vibrant neighborhood.

The College of Alberta is teeming with change makers, neighborhood builders, and world shapers who lead with objective each day. We’re residence to greater than 40,000 college students in 200+ undergraduate and 500+ graduate applications, over 13,000 school and employees, 260,000 alumni worldwide and have been acknowledged as one in all Canada’s Greenest Employers for over a decade.

Your work can have a significant affect on a captivating cross part of individuals—from our college students and stakeholders, to our famend researchers and innovators who’re fairly actually curing ailments, making discoveries and producing options that make the world more healthy, safer, stronger, and extra simply.

Working for the Division/School

The Neighborhood-College Partnership for the Examine of Kids, Youth, Households and Communities – (CUP) is a novel collaboration among the many College of Alberta, neighborhood businesses, and organizations in and round Edmonton and throughout Alberta. We’re dedicated to bettering the event of kids, youth, households, and communities by creating or mobilizing evidence-informed information that impacts applications, practices, and insurance policies. CUP has a 20-year historical past of collaborative community-based analysis expertise. CUP is led by a steering committee comprised of over 25 leaders from municipal and provincial authorities, not-for-profit businesses, faculty boards, and foundations.  

EndPovertyEdmonton (EPE) is a neighborhood initiative working in the direction of prosperity for all by way of advancing reconciliation, the elimination of racism, livable incomes, inexpensive housing, accessible and inexpensive transit, inexpensive and high quality baby care, and entry to psychological well being providers and dependancy helps. EPE goals to vary the dialog on poverty and guarantee each Edmontonian has the chance to thrive.

CUP is conducting analysis in partnership with EPE to check EPE’s sport changers together with “inclusive economic system” and “indigenization”.


Beneath the supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Analysis Coordinator will help main and secondary analysis efforts, utilizing a community-based participatory strategy, together with a information mobilization focus aimed to help EPE’s advocacy efforts. These duties will draw on quantitative, blended strategies, and qualitative analysis methodologies.


Analysis Coordination

  • Displays work plan actions, and deliverables, in collaboration with PI to make sure mission deliverables are met in a well timed, cost-efficient method
  • Ensures total analysis work recognized by the PI is carried out in an efficient method. Assesses and communicates mission useful resource necessities and proactively anticipates mission points and develop methods for decision
  • Reviews on mission milestone progress and completion to the PI
  • Develops information assortment instruments and assists the mission workforce with information assortment. Establishes and maintains applicable procedures and protocols for information assortment and data administration, and oversees completeness and accuracy of information entry/evaluation accomplished by the Analysis assistants and college students
  • Conduct evaluation of quantitative and/or qualitative information utilizing applicable software program and methods (e.g., SPSS, NVivo)
  • Interprets technical and/or analytical outcomes into helpful data for neighborhood companions
  • Organizes and participates in workforce conferences (5-8 folks), paperwork and experiences on progress
  • Collaborates with workforce members on the implementation of the analysis course of between the neighborhood and the college
  • Researches utility tips and processes for grants, awards and different funding sources and ensures compliance with these tips and insurance policies
  • Helps grant writing utility actions together with writing content material and coordinating professional contributions below the course of the Affiliate Director
  • Drafts budgets and finances justifications for profitable grant purposes
  • Contributes to ethics purposes by enhancing, and formatting. Submits and maintains ethics approvals as required and updates as mandatory
  • Develops technique for and conducts literature evaluations and environmental scans because it pertains to present or new tasks
  • Travels for conferences associated to analysis actions in the neighborhood

Communication and Data Mobilization

  • Initiates and coordinates conferences to speak the progress and outcomes of the tasks with neighborhood companions
  • Connects with companions from neighborhood organizations
  • Helps alternatives for collaboration with neighborhood members in conducting analysis; liaising between the mission workforce and the neighborhood
  • Prepares information translation and dissemination merchandise together with analysis posters, PowerPoint shows, abstracts and analysis experiences
  • Assists with communications to inner and exterior stakeholders; might liaise with neighborhood leaders and members
  • Prepares written progress and ultimate experiences for neighborhood companions and funders
  • Participates in scholarly actions equivalent to: preparation of publications and shows at nationwide and provincial scientific conferences, and at different tutorial and neighborhood settings

Minimal {Qualifications}

  • An undergraduate diploma and vital expertise in a self-discipline associated to poverty and inequity (e.g. Sociology, Schooling, Anthropology, Human Ecology, Nursing, Psychology, Public Well being, Neighborhood Improvement/Planning). 
  • Capacity to handle a number of concurrent duties and timelines. The incumbent should be capable of prioritize and handle the various workload to fulfill the excessive calls for of the job, be extremely organized, and have the flexibility to work inside tight deadlines in a difficult atmosphere.
  • Robust analysis design abilities, analytical abilities, and adaptability to fulfill the wants of the Unit.
  • Prior expertise utilizing number of information mobilization methods to have interaction formal and casual stakeholders (with authorities officers, enterprise and neighborhood leaders) to advance systemic and coverage change on advanced points.
  • Expertise working with susceptible populations
  • Understanding of settler colonialism, reconciliation and anti-racism.
  • Understanding, appreciation, and expertise with community-based participatory analysis
  • Data of qualitative, blended technique and/or quantitative analysis.
  • Abilities in applicable use and interpretation of statistical methods (descriptive and multivariate) shall be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Workplace and a number of statistical software program (SPSS, SAS)
  • Demonstrated energetic and reflexive pondering together with an appreciation for complexity and variety with an understanding of variations and similarities amongst cultural teams
  • Capacity to work independently in addition to with others on a workforce

Most well-liked {Qualifications} 

  • Grasp’s diploma in a associated subject
  • 2-5 years earlier analysis and analysis administrative expertise most popular
  • Expertise in collaborative, interdisciplinary or intersectoral mission work; the flexibility to speak with people from a wide range of organizations and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated expertise of working with ethnocultural and/or Indigenous communities shall be an asset.

Observe: On-line purposes are accepted till midnight Mountain Customary Time of the deadline.

We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nonetheless, solely these people chosen for an interview shall be contacted.

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