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Research and Data Management: Data Analyst


The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for a Data Analyst. The Data Analyst is a highly skilled professional that is part of a dynamic team. They will provide statistical support for the First Nations Regional Health Survey (RHS) and other survey or data collection processes as may be required by Chiefs of Ontario (COO). The Data Analystmust have a minimum three (3) years’ work experience and will report to the COO Research Manager.

Location: Toronto, Ontario, with the opportunity to work from home virtual office. Travel to the COO office or communities may be required for team meetings (pandemicrestrictions permitting).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the development and implementation of the RHS project and otherrelated
  • Contributes and works as a member of a professional team responsible for theimplementation of regional and national survey and data collection
  • To regularly interface and work in conjunction with the First Nations InformationGovernance Centre (FNIGC) national team responsible for the overall coordination of the RHS national survey
  • Conducts all data analysis and ensure accuracy and interpretation of the data, aswell as support all aspects of the research department projects and
  • Provide data analysis support for the RHS research As well, identifysignificant factors and key trends as they relate to First Nations.
  • Provide comparative analyses between data sources using appropriate statisticalmethods (e.g. age standardization).
  • Prepare written reports and oral presentations summarizing findings, includingdetailed description of statistical methods, detailed analysis of results and synthesis of conclusions for a variety of
  • Maintains effective interpersonal relationships with the RHS national and regionalteams and RHS Regional Coordinators, respect for diversity, consensus-building judgment, values and ethics.
  • Participate in meetings as may be
  • Maintain effective record and file documentation under the protocols andprocedures of the organization.
  • Maintain, protect and respect the confidentiality of the data, survey respondents,and security protocols and procedures of the Chiefs of
  • Other duties as assigned by Chiefs of

Relevant Skills:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following field of studies: computer science, biostatistics, epidemiology, statistics, mathematics, economics or health sciencesor an equivalent combination of education, training or
  • Experience working with a range of government and non-government stakeholders.
  • Experience conducting research and data analysis in relation to First Nationshealth issues.
  • Experience working with First Nation organizations or communities a
  • Experience working with administrative health
  • Experience with First Nations research methods is an
  • Knowledge of key health, education, employment, justice, social and environmental issues impacting First Nations populations in
  • Knowledge of epidemiologic, socio-demographic and statistical principles and methods as applied to the analysis of health, education, employment and otherrelated
  • Knowledge of OCAP® principles and how they apply to First Nations data sovereignty.
  • Experience with data linkages and databases, as well as data extraction andlinkage tools

DURATION: ASAP to March 31, 2023, with the possibility of extension based on funding availability.


Successful Candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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