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Data Analyst, Research Services (Term)
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York Region District School Board
Newmarket, ON
109 days ago

Position: Business Analyst

Work Location: IT Services, Education Centre - Aurora (60 Wellington Street West, Aurora, ON L4G 3H2)

Work Schedule: 35 hours/week (full-time)

Application Deadline: June1, 2020

Number of Positions: 2 (Two)

  • Two temp positions are available, effective June 1, 2020 and will end on or about December 31, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in the Business Analyst position with the York Region District School Board. In compliance with Board policies and procedures, is responsible for working closely with Project Managers, Project team members and end users to define their needs and requirements by creating business and system functional requirement documents to meet the Boards business objectives and increase business partners’ satisfaction.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To interface with Boards business partners and end users to gather requirements
  • To document requirements and processes using business analysis techniques such as Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Context Diagrams and Business Process Maps.
  • To facilitate Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions to develop process, gather requirement, drive design and implement strategy.
  • To decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements of quality and specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those who must base their work on the requirements.
  • To work closely with development staff on application changes.
  • To develop test strategy and test cases and execute acceptance test plans
  • To support project implementation by assisting the business with developing a training plan, providing material, and doing the training.
  • To apply project management skills to ensure timely delivery
  • To attend various committee meetings
  • To perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:


  • A three year university degree in Business Administration or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum five years in Information Systems or Business related experience is required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, interpersonal, project management, problem solving, and presentation skills are required.
  • Ability to think critically, make decisions, prioritize issues, drive desired results and deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups both within and outside of the Board is required.
  • Overall experience should include a minimum of five years with relational database and client-server concepts and system development methodologies.
  • Proficient with personal computer productivity tools such as Microsoft Office, MS Outlook and Project Management tools.

Draft: October 2016


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Board’s priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Director’s Action Plan.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.


At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.


Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidate’s required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.

Position: Business Analyst

Work Location: IT Services, Education Centre - Aurora (60 Wellington Street West, Aurora, ON L4G 3H2)

Work Schedule: 35 hours/week (full-time)

Application Deadline: June1, 2020

Number of Positions: 2 (Two)

  • Two temp positions are available, effective June 1, 2020 and will end on or about December 31, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in the Business Analyst position with the York Region District School Board. In compliance with Board policies and procedures, is responsible for working closely with Project Managers, Project team members and end users to define their needs and requirements by creating business and system functional requirement documents to meet the Boards business objectives and increase business partners’ satisfaction.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To interface with Boards business partners and end users to gather requirements
  • To document requirements and processes using business analysis techniques such as Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Context Diagrams and Business Process Maps.
  • To facilitate Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions to develop process, gather requirement, drive design and implement strategy.
  • To decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements of quality and specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those who must base their work on the requirements.
  • To work closely with development staff on application changes.
  • To develop test strategy and test cases and execute acceptance test plans
  • To support project implementation by assisting the business with developing a training plan, providing material, and doing the training.
  • To apply project management skills to ensure timely delivery
  • To attend various committee meetings
  • To perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:


  • A three year university degree in Business Administration or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum five years in Information Systems or Business related experience is required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, interpersonal, project management, problem solving, and presentation skills are required.
  • Ability to think critically, make decisions, prioritize issues, drive desired results and deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups both within and outside of the Board is required.
  • Overall experience should include a minimum of five years with relational database and client-server concepts and system development methodologies.
  • Proficient with personal computer productivity tools such as Microsoft Office, MS Outlook and Project Management tools.

Draft: October 2016


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Board’s priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Director’s Action Plan.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.


At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.


Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidate’s required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.

Position: Business Analyst

Work Location: IT Services, Education Centre - Aurora (60 Wellington Street West, Aurora, ON L4G 3H2)

Work Schedule: 35 hours/week (full-time)

Application Deadline: June1, 2020

Number of Positions: 2 (Two)

  • Two temp positions are available, effective June 1, 2020 and will end on or about December 31, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in the Business Analyst position with the York Region District School Board. In compliance with Board policies and procedures, is responsible for working closely with Project Managers, Project team members and end users to define their needs and requirements by creating business and system functional requirement documents to meet the Boards business objectives and increase business partners’ satisfaction.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To interface with Boards business partners and end users to gather requirements
  • To document requirements and processes using business analysis techniques such as Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Context Diagrams and Business Process Maps.
  • To facilitate Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions to develop process, gather requirement, drive design and implement strategy.
  • To decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements of quality and specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those who must base their work on the requirements.
  • To work closely with development staff on application changes.
  • To develop test strategy and test cases and execute acceptance test plans
  • To support project implementation by assisting the business with developing a training plan, providing material, and doing the training.
  • To apply project management skills to ensure timely delivery
  • To attend various committee meetings
  • To perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:


  • A three year university degree in Business Administration or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum five years in Information Systems or Business related experience is required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, interpersonal, project management, problem solving, and presentation skills are required.
  • Ability to think critically, make decisions, prioritize issues, drive desired results and deal effectively with a variety of individuals and groups both within and outside of the Board is required.
  • Overall experience should include a minimum of five years with relational database and client-server concepts and system development methodologies.
  • Proficient with personal computer productivity tools such as Microsoft Office, MS Outlook and Project Management tools.

Draft: October 2016


Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Board’s priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Director’s Action Plan.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.


At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.


Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidate’s required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.

Position: Data Analyst

Work Location: Research Services - Centre for Leadership and Learning (300 Harry Walker Parkway South, Newmarket, L3Y 8E2)

Work Schedule: 35 hours/week (full-time)

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020

Number of Positions: 1 (One)

Thank you for your interest in the Term Data Analyst position with the York Region District School Board. This Term position is effective immediately and will end on or about September 30, 2020.

In compliance with Board policies and procedures, responsible for the development of data analysis plans, to conduct advanced qualitative and quantitative statistical analysis and to draft research reports to help support the effective system and school use of data for planning, decision making and policy direction.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To develop data analysis plans and databases for complex research projects; manage and maintain large datasets. To perform rigorous quality control checks on work products to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
  • To conduct advanced quantitative data analysis, including multivariate testing, data mining, multilevel modeling, latent variable modeling and various regression models.
  • To gather, analyze and interpret data at the school, family of schools, board, community, regional and provincial levels for planning and decision-making.
  • To retrieve and analyze data from provincial and national surveys to enhance or further the understanding of issues that relate to the York Region District School Board and our stakeholders.
  • To develop and prepare research findings, reports, manuscripts and research proposals; conduct reviews of research literature, current educational research and identify implications as outlined in the Ontario Anti-Racism Act.
  • To develop and prepare research findings reports, manuscripts and research proposals; conduct reviews of research literature, current educational research and identify implications.
  • To prepare presentations and share research findings to a variety of audiences, internal and external. To create, select and/or modify evaluation measures in alignment with the Ontario Anti-Racist Data Standards.
  • To assist in designing school and system-wide surveys for various stakeholders. To collaborate with team members, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Using system software and programming skills, to develop school and system dashboards to present information to various system stakeholders.
  • To develop, support and lead internal and external stakeholder consultations in alignment with requirements as outlined in the Ontario Anti-Racism Act.
  • To perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A four-year university degree in Statistics or related social sciences discipline, including graduate level training in research methods and statistics, or equivalent, as approved by the Board, is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience in an applied research environment is required.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in research design and methodology for advanced qualitative and quantitative research and analytics; high level of proficiency in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, multivariate testing, data mining, multilevel modeling, latent variable modeling and various regression models are required.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing high quality research reports, manuscripts and research proposals are required.
  • Excellent time management, ability to work under tight timelines, oral and written communication and presentation skills with attention to detail are required.
  • Knowledge of Ontario Public Services Organizations (e.g., Ontario Public Education System).
  • Good working knowledge of SPSS, Power BI, EndNote, Qualtrics, Qlikview, GIS software, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Google suite apps are required.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills for coordinating multiple ongoing projects are required. Ability to work as a part of a team and independently as well as high interpersonal skills/diplomacy are required.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Ontario’s Anti-Racism Act and Ontario’s Anti-Racist Data Standards, including a deep knowledge of Anti-oppression and Anti-Racism.
  • Experience writing.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusiveness and working in a diverse work environment are required.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The York Region District School Board (YRDSB) believes in giving each and every applicant an equal opportunity to succeed on their own merit and we strive to hire staff that reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and our communities. We remain committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive Board-community. Therefore, in pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across the organizational hierarchy in actualizing the Board’s priorities, goals and principles outlined in the Director’s Action Plan.

We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.


At YRDSB, we recognize that many of these identities intersect and therefore, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value and respect the contributions that each person brings to enriching the Board and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in communities that we serve.

Accessibility and Accommodation Statement

We also recognize our duty to accommodate and foster a culture of inclusion. Consistent with the principles of dignity, individualization and inclusion, we will make any appropriate accommodation based on any of the protected grounds in the Human Rights Code to support candidate participation in the hiring process. When contacted, candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the hiring process, such as skills assessments, written practicum, presentation, interview, etc. We will provide accommodations during the hiring process. If an accommodation is required, please inform the Recruitment and Retention Team in advance of any part of the process. All information received relating to a candidate’s required accommodation will be addressed confidentially by the Recruitment and Retention Team.

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