Workplace Wellbeing Data and Evaluation Analyst

University of British Columbia

Staff – Non Union

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AAPS Salaried – Institutional Analysis, Level B

Job Title
Workplace Wellbeing Data and Evaluation Analyst

Health Promotion Total Compensation Central Human Resources

Compensation Range
$6,378.58 – $9,189.17 CAD Monthly

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Posting End Date
December 2, 2022

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.

Job End Date

This is a .50FTE position working 17.5 hours per week in a hybrid work environment.

Job Summary
The Data and Evaluation Analyst provides data analysis and evaluation strategic supports at the unit level for HRs Health, Wellbeing & Benefits (HWB) team and across the organization, guided by the Okanagan Charter for Health Promoting Universities and UBC’s Strategic Framework for Wellbeing, Wellbeing Strategic Framework, the UBC Focus on People strategy, and the intersections of wellbeing with the Inclusion Action Plan, Indigenous Strategic Plan, and UBCs anti-racism efforts. This role will focus on faculty and staff wellbeing indicators. This includes providing consultative evaluation support and data analysis that impacts strategic direction, initiatives, programming, and policy decisions to administrative and academic leadership, the UBC Wellbeing Advisory Committee and strategic support teams. This position will be responsible for regular reporting and communication on progress related to the Workplace Wellbeing Health Promotion Evaluation Framework, supporting a diverse, inclusive, and vibrant workplace where all people, places, and communities can flourish.
The role advises and builds capacity within HWB on effective data collection and interpretation to assess alignment with stated program objectives, shaping a workplace wellbeing narrative for institutional-wide reporting. In addition, this role will provide evaluation and data analysis to enhance faculty and staff engagement, leading to highly responsive HWB programs and initiatives and on health impacts for related policies, practices, and processes.
Organizational Status
Reports to the Senior Lead, Workplace Wellbeing Strategies, and works collaboratively with others across the VP HR portfolio, Office of Wellbeing Strategy, the Planning and Institutional Research Office (PAIR), VP Students portfolio, and within faculties, departments, committees, and administrative units. Liaises externally with other wellbeing and evaluation professionals, consultants, and/or service providers.
Work Performed
• Leads HR’s Workplace Health Promotion Evaluation Framework, connecting with all team members in co-creation and to provide data to support decision-making. Categorizes/themes programs, learning, and outreach in health promotion, linking these to benefits data, and
leading knowledge mobilization. Uses the latest software, technology, automation, and evaluation frameworks to support this work (e.g. Tableau, Workday integrations, Qualtrics). • Identifies patterns in longitudinal (multi-year) data, major institutional surveys (e.g. Canadian Campus Wellbeing Survey), and population-level data to support decision-making, recommendations, and reporting requirements, linking these to the Wellbeing Strategic Framework 2025 targets. Responds to requests for quantitative and qualitative data from team members. Analyzes data for UBC-V and UBC-O populations.
• Leads and advises on health promotion survey design, liaising with subject matter experts on the team for content. Provides expertise to team members, UBC partners and agencies in survey design, program evaluation, and analysis that relate to workplace wellbeing.
• Establishes, maintains, and reports on a systematic and coordinated evaluation of the wellbeing of the University’s workplaces, collaborating with the Workplace Wellbeing Learning and Practices Consultant and Senior Lead, identifying trends and psychosocial risk factors that have a negative impact on the work environment.
• Fulfills data reporting requests from VPHR, Office of Wellbeing Strategy, Sustainability Initiative, Board of Governors, Mental Health & Resilience Committee, etc. pertaining to workplace wellbeing.
• Stays up to date on the latest evaluation frameworks and industry surveys, especially in health promotion research.
• Collaborates with HWB team members to ensure a regular cycle of team planning is informed by the latest data available, promoting an agile/continuous improvement approach, and contributes to the long-term goals of the Workplace Health Promotion Evaluation Framework.
• Partners with Benefits Manager to analyze benefits data, linking to health promotion efforts and opportunities and identifying patterns and trends of interest.
• Provides data for accreditation and award application processes.
• Advises on, and may support, data collection for pilot projects and research studies.
• Collaborates regularly with Workforce Analysts, Planning and Institutional Research Office (PAIR), Evaluation and Planning Advisor from
Consequence of Error/Judgement
Data and analyses are used in formulating policy, in making decisions relating to the future of the university, in evaluating the effectiveness of wellbeing programs and policies, and in mandatory reporting. Errors in design or analysis of research could have far-reaching consequences. The position must make responsible recommendations in dealing with policy issues and must be vigilant that the data produced are accurate. Errors in judgement could result in a loss of credibility related to UBC’s commitment to Wellbeing and organizational priorities in supporting a diverse, inclusive, and vibrant workplace where all people, places, and communities can flourish.
Supervision Received
Works under the general direction of the Senior Lead, Workplace Wellbeing Strategies in Human Resources. Shows considerable initiative in developing appropriate methodologies and in ensuring that their analyses are timely, accurate, and comparable. Works collaboratively with colleagues in Human Resources, the Office of the VP Students, and Wellbeing colleagues on the UBC Okanagan campus.
Supervision Given
This position may give direction to student employees and consultants as available and required. Provides coaching to others to build knowledge and understanding of workplace wellbeing evaluation and data analysis.
Minimum Qualifications
Post graduate degree in a relevant discipline. Minimum of four years of related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications

• A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline. A Master’s degree is preferred with an emphasis on health promotion, population health, industrial and organizational psychology, or social science research, and experience working in an environment involving research, analysis and measurement.
• Minimum of four years’ experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in an institutional research office or workforce data analysis in a large organization in an asset, as is experience in a university or educational setting.
• Experience with qualitative and quantitative survey development and data analysis.
• Experience with data visualization and the ability to access, analyze, and convert data into strategic information and coherent summary reports that convey data in a meaningful way.
• Proficient in MS Office Suite (e.g. Excel) and statistical analysis software. Experience working with Tableau (including the ability to create dashboards), Qualtrics, and/or Workday is preferred.
• Working knowledge and understanding of issues that impact wellbeing both in and outside the workplace, University policies and procedures, and familiarity with federal and provincial health promotion organizations an asset.
• Demonstrated experience in managing projects, meeting deadlines and resolving unexpected and/or ambiguous situations or issues.
• Ability to exercise sound judgement and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines, being thorough and accurate with strong attention to detail
• Aligns with UBC’s strategic plan vision and values including embodying principles of health promotion and wellbeing, sustainability, mutual respect and equity, advancing and sharing knowledge, and public interest.
• Understanding and lived or work experience on issues related to health and wellbeing, mental health, anti-racism, equity, diversity, and inclusion concepts and principles.
• Demonstrates a strong personal commitment to removing barriers for equity-deserving groups, works respectfully and embraces working with students, staff and faculty who hold a range of worldviews. Takes initiative to learn about issues relating to equity and inclusion and actively embeds this learning in their work.
• Excellent at building relationships and consulting with stakeholders.
• Ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
• Experience facilitating meetings and group discussions.
• Commitment to personal learning, development and improvement in pursuit of own objectives and those of the team and organization.

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