Research Coordinator

University of Alberta

This place is part of the Non-Tutorial Employees Affiliation (NASA).

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

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

Working for the College of Alberta

The College of Alberta acknowledges that we’re positioned 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 counterpoint our vibrant neighborhood.

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

Your work could have a significant affect on an interesting 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/College

The Group-College Partnership for the Examine of Youngsters, Youth, Households and Communities – (CUP) is a singular collaboration among the many College of Alberta, neighborhood businesses, and organizations in and round Edmonton and throughout Alberta. We’re dedicated to enhancing 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, college 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, reasonably priced housing, accessible and reasonably priced transit, reasonably priced and high quality baby care, and entry to psychological well being companies and dependancy helps. EPE goals to alter 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 recreation changers together with “inclusive financial system” and “indigenization”.


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


Analysis Coordination

  • Screens work plan actions, and deliverables, in collaboration with PI to make sure challenge deliverables are met in a well timed, cost-efficient method
  • Ensures general analysis work recognized by the PI is carried out in an efficient method. Assesses and communicates challenge useful resource necessities and proactively anticipates challenge points and develop methods for decision
  • Experiences on challenge milestone progress and completion to the PI
  • Develops knowledge assortment instruments and assists the challenge workforce with knowledge assortment. Establishes and maintains applicable procedures and protocols for knowledge assortment and knowledge administration, and oversees completeness and accuracy of knowledge entry/evaluation accomplished by the Analysis assistants and college students
  • Conduct evaluation of quantitative and/or qualitative knowledge utilizing applicable software program and strategies (e.g., SPSS, NVivo)
  • Interprets technical and/or analytical outcomes into helpful info for neighborhood companions
  • Organizes and participates in workforce conferences (5-8 individuals), paperwork and stories on progress
  • Collaborates with workforce members on the implementation of the analysis course of between the neighborhood and the college
  • Researches utility pointers and processes for grants, awards and different funding sources and ensures compliance with these pointers 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 modifying, and formatting. Submits and maintains ethics approvals as required and updates as essential
  • Develops technique for and conducts literature critiques 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 challenge workforce and the neighborhood
  • Prepares information translation and dissemination merchandise together with analysis posters, PowerPoint shows, abstracts and analysis stories
  • Assists with communications to inside and exterior stakeholders; could liaise with neighborhood leaders and members
  • Prepares written progress and ultimate stories for neighborhood companions and funders
  • Participates in scholarly actions comparable 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, Group Growth/Planning). 
  • Capability to handle a number of concurrent duties and timelines. The incumbent should be capable to prioritize and handle the varied workload to satisfy the excessive calls for of the job, be extremely organized, and have the power to work inside tight deadlines in a difficult atmosphere.
  • Sturdy analysis design abilities, analytical abilities, and suppleness to satisfy 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 complicated 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 strategies (descriptive and multivariate) will likely be an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Workplace and a number of statistical software program (SPSS, SAS)
  • Demonstrated lively and reflexive pondering together with an appreciation for complexity and variety with an understanding of variations and similarities amongst cultural teams
  • Capability to work independently in addition to with others on a workforce

Most popular {Qualifications} 

  • Grasp’s diploma in a associated area
  • 2-5 years earlier analysis and analysis administrative expertise most well-liked
  • Expertise in collaborative, interdisciplinary or intersectoral challenge work; the power to speak with people from quite a lot of organizations and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated expertise of working with ethnocultural and/or Indigenous communities will likely be an asset.

Be aware: On-line purposes are accepted till midnight Mountain Commonplace Time of the deadline.

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

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