Position Type: Full-time, Permanent*
Annual Salary: $50,000
Schedule: 37.5 hours weekly (1.0 FTE)
Start Date: April 19, 2022 (Flexible)
End Date: March 31, 2024
Location: Remote, within Canada
Language: English; French language skills are an asset
Reports to: Reporting and Evaluation Manager
Application Deadline: March 31, 2022, 5:00 PM PST
Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of people of diverse sexualities and genders through research and intervention development. CBRC’s core pillars – community-led research, knowledge exchange, network building, and leadership development – position the organization as a thought leader, transforming ideas into actions that make a difference in our communities. CBRC was incorporated in 1999 and is a non-profit charitable organization. Our main office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, and we also have satellite offices located in Edmonton, Toronto, and Halifax.
Reporting and Evaluation activities are essential to maintaining a good standing with funders by demonstrating the reach and impact of projects. They also provide important opportunities for dialogue and reflection among community members and community-based organizations, to gain insight as to how to improve our programs and measure intended and unintended outcomes of projects and initiatives. The Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator will work both with CBRC's internal departments as well as external organizational partners to lead and support staff in collecting the information required to report back on, demonstrate effectiveness of, and continually improve programs. This position is managed by the Reporting and Evaluation Manager.
* While this position is considered permanent, please note that the continuity of this role is contingent on sustainable funding. Currently, this role is funded until March 31, 2024.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Approximate percentages of time spent on each activity (averaged over 1 month) are provided as an estimate only, but this may develop over time.
Data Collection and Analysis (60%)
- Understand and ensure the reporting and evaluation needs (indicators, program information) set out by funders are met.
- Collaborate with CBRC staff and relevant project partners to ensure reporting and evaluation needs are clearly articulated and data is collected accurately.
- Develop and digitize straightforward evaluation surveys, using platforms like Survey Monkey and Google Forms, and review surveys created by staff and organizational partners, to ensure they capture required data.
- Conduct focus groups and/or in-depth interviews to collect qualitative evaluation data.
- Complete thematic analysis of qualitative evaluation data and produce project-specific outputs (e.g., data tables/charts, written summaries of key findings).
Reporting and Knowledge Translation (30%)
- Analyze and synthesize qualitative and quantitative reporting and evaluation data to assist with funder report writing.
- Create straightforward summaries of evaluation data for use by project staff.
- Collaborate with the CBRC programming and communications teams to identify opportunities to share evaluation findings outside of the organization.
Other Administrative tasks (10%)
- Tracking status of evaluation and reporting activities.
- If required by funder, develop submissions to Research Ethics Boards for evaluation activities.
- Other duties as required to meet reporting and evaluation requirements of the organization.
At CBRC, we recognize the value of a variety of educational experiences, including but not limited to academic, career-based, and personal learnings. No one’s application will be ignored due to having not met a formal educational threshold. However, an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas would be an asset:
- Program evaluation
- Public health
- Social work
- Community development
- Other relevant
Core Competencies (critical to succeed in this role)
- Knowledge and experience with program evaluation and/or research coordination, including ethics principles, designing and conducting surveys, interviews, and focus groups and completing basic analyses of quantitative and qualitative data
- Tech-savvy and/or ability to use (or learn how to use) different software and platforms used for program evaluation (e.g., MS Excel, Survey Monkey, NVivo)
- Demonstrated capacity/experience working with diverse Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and other sexually and gender diverse (2SLGBTQ+) communities
- Ability to work on several co-occurring projects with competing deadlines
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with a keen attention to detail
Other Competencies & Qualifications (assets)
- Experience working with/in community or non-profit organizations and/or public health agencies, including completing project reports for funders
- Knowledge of the social determinants of health, anti-oppression principles and practices, and sexual and reproductive health, is an asset
- Quantitative data analysis skills and familiarity with statistical analysis software (R, SPSS) is an asset, but not required
- Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Suite, online survey platforms, and online communications platforms such as Slack and Zoom
- Excellent communication skills including writing and/or editing documents
- Capacity to prioritize tasks and function under tight and/or competing deadlines
- Autonomous worker with an ability to adapt and work within a team setting
- Ability to interact professionally and effectively with partners from varying sectors including academic, government and community agencies
- Effective critical analysis and problem-solving skills
- Generous vacation time, personal days, and other leave policies
- Extended health benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and Long-Term Disability
- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
- Inclusive workplace
- Remote and hybrid work arrangement
- Flexible working schedule
- Kind and supportive team
How to apply
Please email your application to Human Resources at [email protected] and put the job you are applying for in the subject line (Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator). All applicants are required to provide a cover letter and a resume. Resume and cover letter highlighting:
1. Why you are interested in working for CBRC.
2. What relevant experience you have (we encourage you to detail any specific tasks from this job posting that you have performed or software you have experience using).
3. Anything else you would like to share with us that was not captured in your resume.
If this process presents barriers, please get in touch via email with the subject line Access: Reporting and Evaluation Coordinator or call us (604-568-7478) to discuss alternative formats for submitting an application.
The deadline to apply for this position is [March 31, 2022, 5:00 PM PST]
CBRC believes in work led by and for the community. As part of our commitment to employment equity, we encourage applications from queer, trans and non-binary people, Indigenous, Black and people of colour (IBPOC) individuals, Two-Spirit people, people living with HIV, people living with Hepatitis C, disabled people, 2SLGBTQQIA+ women, and other people with fabulous and diverse identities and experiences. CBRC acknowledges that not everyone is able to publicly disclose these identities, and this role does not expect that employees will disclose in the course of their work.