Deadline: July 15
Position: Project Evaluation Coordinator
Terms of Employment: Contractual Employment
Anticipated Start Date: July, 2017
Languages: English (French is an asset)
Education: Post-secondary degree (encouraged)
Experience: 2 years of experience in evaluation is preferred. Also experience with working with youth; community outreach; office administration; report writing; workshop facilitation; and inter-departmental communication is required.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: fast paced environment; work under pressure; attention to detail; large workload; multi-disciplinary; and collaborative
Background & Mandate of the Organization
The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity (CCGSD) intersectionally promotes diversity in gender identity, gender expression, and romantic and/or sexual orientation in all its forms on a national level through services in the areas of education, health, and advocacy. Our resources and programming can be used to uplift gender and sexual minorities, as well as give the tools to wider populations in building allyship. For more information, please visit our website at www.ccgsd-ccdgs.org.
The CCGSD strongly believes in equitable practices, and as such, strongly recommend that individuals of gender, ethnic and sexual minorities to apply.
Summary Of Position
The Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for keeping track of funding evaluation and monitoring requirements, planning evaluations of CCGSD events, designing data collection tools, collecting and analyzing data and report writing. This position involves reaching out to and/or collaborating with staff, funders and communities across Canada that have urgent need of diversity programming and workshops in regions where educators and youth require support, resources, and/or training. This position is very dynamic and the Evaluation Coordinator will be primarily responsible for all evaluation work associated with CCGSD events. In other words, the Evaluation Coordinator must be motivated and able to multi-task, coordinating multiple evaluations at the same time.
Evaluation Coordination Responsibilities
- Keeps team up-to-date on the status of all monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements to funders.
- Works with CCGSD staff to determine appropriate method to collect, analyze and report on evaluation data.
- Develops evaluation plans and evaluation questions.
- Creates and conducts data collection tools (travel required on occasion).
- Analyzes collected data for evaluation.
- Writes performance measurement documents, evaluation plans, evaluation questions and evaluation reports and contributes to proposals to funding.
- Ensures quality control in all evaluation documents produced.
Has full knowledge of complete duties pertaining to evaluation as set out below:
- Manage and plan evaluations.
- Collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data.
- Adherence to ethics and professional standards of research and evaluation, including informed consent.
- Writing of professional and technical reports.
- Represents the CCGSD at professional organizations.
In addition, the successful candidate can expect to take on a range of other related duties as necessary, and to participate fully in the meetings and activities in the office.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform these duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, continuous proactive skill and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills & Abilities
- Proficiency in French is an asset.
- Ability to write reports, plans, correspondence, procedure manuals and proposals.
- Ability to effectively engage and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
- Ability to understand funder agreements.
- Ability to apply mathematical concepts to analyze basic quantitative data.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to interpret a variety of quality data.
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
- Ability to plan and design evaluations.
- Knowledge of a variety of software packages and online platforms, which can include Dropbox, Google Drive, Gmail, Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Evernote, Facebook, Twitter, etc. (training using these programs will be part of the orientation process).
- A willingness to learn new software and programs is a must.
- This position is suited for a self-motivated and driven individual.
- A professional person who can confidently work with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds.
- Strong knowledge in LGBTQ+ identities and issues is a requirement.
- Diplomacy, tact, and a sense of humour are important to the success of this person.
- A driver’s license would be an asset.
- ASIST training and any support work credentials/experience an asset.
- Anti-oppression training would be an asset.
- Participate in the organization’s social media
Along with a cover letter and resume, please include a list of past conferences/events describing results and detail-oriented nature of the events. Please send cover letter, resume and portfolio of past events to Natasha, Office Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by July 15, 2017. Interviews will take place in late July 2017. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.
Please note: incomplete applications will not be considered and only successful applicants will be contacted.