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RES O 21R - Research Analyst

Requisition #:  40033
Department: Advanced Education
Ministry Branch / Division: Governance, Legislation, Strategic Policy Division
Posting Close Date: 2017-03-28
Location: Victoria  -
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Category: Policy, Research and Economics
Job Profile: RO_21_job_profile_5B9A.pdf
Job Summary:
Research Analyst
Salary: $55,146.26 - $62,850.17 annually

An eligibility list may be established

A unique opportunity in a high-profile environment

The Post-Secondary Audit and Accountability Branch falls within the Governance, Legislation and Strategic Policy Division of the Ministry of Advanced Education and has responsibility for student financial aid compliance and investigations, and research and analysis related to the post-secondary sector, student financial aid and student outcomes surveys.

As Research Analyst, you will use your exemplary analytical skills to research, analyse and report on post-secondary education issues based on data from a range of the Ministry’s post-secondary databases and student outcomes surveys. This encompasses the development and delivery of data reports, research studies, and communication of findings through various forums including written reports, presentations, briefings, leading and participating in working groups and committees and acting as the Ministry representative on committees.  You provide high quality data to support decision-making and for the Accountability Framework.  If you are a skilled researcher seeking a rewarding career opportunity in a collaborative work environment, we need you on our team.

For a full description of accountabilities and qualifications, please review the attached job profile.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact tricia.johnson@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.

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NOTE:  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

A Criminal Record Check will be required.


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