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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Apply By: 12/18/2019

Education & Early Childhood Development

Research & Statistics Officer 3, Temporary, HALIFAX

Competition # 21344

About Us The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (EECD) is leading the transformation of the early years and public education system in Nova Scotia. We are doing this by designing an innovative curriculum, facilitating excellence in teaching and learning, ensuring an inclusive education experience, and working closely with our partners in education. This will provide children, students, and families with a strong foundation for success. This department is a perfect fit for those that want to be part of the future of public education in the province by supporting student learning in a progressive and responsive policy environment.

About Our Opportunity As the Research & Statistical Officer 3, you ensure quality of the teacher statistics. You'll combine and analyze data to ensure the information is accurate and complete and generate reports for the Department and/or stakeholders.

These statistics support departmental initiatives such as Teacher s Supply and Demand, Teacher's Certification and Service verification, NSTU negotiations and public requests for information.

You are also responsible for updating, reviewing and testing the annual business continuity plans.

This position reports to the Supervisor of Statistics and Data Management.

About You As the successful candidate, you will have a bachelor's degree with five (5) years related experience or a master's degree with three (3) years related experience.

Experience in a data warehouse environment and familiarity with database, statistical, advanced MS Excel and presentation packages is required.

Hands-on experience with a range of data analytics tools and supporting technology is considered an asset (eg COGNOS, SPSS, tableau, Power BI, Oracle, MS SQL, etc.).

Other Considerations Please note, this is expected to be a temporary status position with an end date of May 29, 2020; however, the position status (“term”, “temporary” or “casual”) is dependent on the start date of the successful candidate.

Pay Grade: PR 13

Salary Range: $2,338.00 - $2,842.04 Bi-Weekly

This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU).

If applying from outside a government office, employees must apply correctly via this link:

Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued.

External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified civil service bargaining unit candidates.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer .

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For questions or concerns, please contact (see below) .

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  • excel
  • teacher
  • teaching
  • warehouse