Education: Data Analyst – Chiefs of Ontario

Ontario chiefs welcome applications for education data analyst. The Data Analyst is a highly trained professional who is part of a dynamic team that will provide statistical support for surveys and / or data collection and analysis processes, depending on the needs of the education sector. COO. The Education Data Analyst should have relevant, recent and significant experience in data collection, data analysis, data linkage, and data presentation to various audiences.

Site: Toronto
* The station will be remote / virtual until further notice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the development and implementation of research projects.
  • Contribute and work as a member of a professional team responsible for the implementation of surveys and data collection initiatives.
  • Perform data analysis and linkage to ensure data accuracy and interpretation and support all aspects of projects and survey processes.
  • Provide data analysis support for research projects. Additionally, identify important factors and key trends as it relates to First Nations.
  • Provide comparative analyzes between data sources using appropriate statistical methods.
  • Prepare written reports, dashboards and oral presentations summarizing the results, including a detailed description of the statistical methods, a detailed analysis of the results and a synthesis of the conclusions for various audiences.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with associated national and regional teams, respecting diversity, consensus judgment, values ​​and ethics.
  • Interact regularly and work collaboratively with the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada to access and analyze data and information related to the lifelong learning continuum.
  • Participate in meetings that may be assigned.
  • Maintain an efficient file and archive documentation in accordance with organizational protocols and procedures.
  • Maintain, protect and respect the privacy of Chiefs of Ontario data, survey respondents, and security protocols and procedures.
  • Other tasks assigned by the COO of the education sector.

Relevant skills:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following fields of study: computer science, statistics, mathematics, economics or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
  • Experience working with a range of government and non-government stakeholders.
  • Experience in research, data analysis and data linkage related to First Nations education.
  • Knowledge of socio-demographic and statistical principles and methods applied to the analysis of lifelong learning and other related issues.
  • Experience in managing sensitive and confidential information and matters in a reliable and responsible manner.
  • Experience working with First Nations organizations or communities a definite asset.
  • Experience working with administrative education data is an asset.
  • Experience with First Nations research methods is an asset.
  • Knowledge of First Nations data governance and research ethics principles is an asset.
  • The preferred candidate will have experience with data binding and databases, as well as data mining and binding tools, but training may be offered to otherwise qualified candidates.

DURATION: January 3, 2022 – March 31, 2023

The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.


Send an application letter, curriculum vitae and include two references marked confidential to:

Email: [email protected]

Sean N. Ayres