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Job opportunity with the SRDC

The Social Research and Demonstration Corporation is currently seeking one or more full-time experienced researcher(s)/project manager(s) with a strong/demonstrated interest in labour market programming and policies, especially in the following areas: workforce development, adult learning, provision of employment support and services, youth employment programs, and labour market integration programs for new immigrants, Indigenous people, and persons with disabilities. To learn more and apply, click on the title of this news item.

The successful candidate(s) will contribute to studies testing innovative labour market program initiatives.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of demonstration and pilot projects in collaboration with clients, labour market partners, and service delivery partners;
  • develop research/survey instruments and protocols;
  • analyze quantitative and qualitative data;
  • develop logic models, evaluation frameworks, work plans, data collection and analysis plans, and project budgets;
  • write/contribute to research reports; present research findings to various audiences;
  • develop research and evaluation proposals in response to specific client needs; and
  • manage projects, or portions of projects, as part of a team of researchers and stakeholders.

Candidate qualifications:

  • a graduate degree in a social science, with knowledge of applied research and evaluation methods;
  • a minimum of three years’ experience carrying out advanced analytical or evaluation studies;
  • strong knowledge of statistical techniques and research methodology;
  • knowledge of federal and provincial labour market policies and programs;
  • experience designing research studies, evaluation frameworks, and survey instruments;
  • excellent writing and verbal communications skills in English; the capacity to work in both official languages is considered an asset;
  • ability to present research results clearly and concisely; and
  • organized, self-motivated, and capable of working effectively in a self-directed manner as well as collaborating in a team environment.

Please submit applications by September 7, 2018. For more information, please see http://www.srdc.org/careers/experienced-researcher-s.aspx