Data Analyst

  • Vanier Children's Services
  • 871 Trafalgar St, London, ON, Canada
  • Feb 03, 2020
Any Other

Job Description

Vanier Children’s Services provides innovative treatment programs and services for children, experiencing emotional and behavioural challenges.   For over 50 years, Vanier Children's Services’ mission has been to improve the lives of infants, children, youth and their families through the provision of mental health services and support based on clinical excellence, collaboration, partnerships, and system leadership.  Appointed by the Ontario Government as “Lead Agency for Child/Youth Mental Health (CYMH) System Management” in London-Middlesex (2014), Vanier is also accountable for community-wide Child/Youth Mental Health System Planning (MCYS: “Moving on Mental Health”).  
  1 FTE - 18 Month Contract Position Available
Posting VCS #047
Data Analyst
Position Summary:

The Data Analyst has a key role in ensuring evaluation processes that enhance evidence-based decision-making.  The Data Analyst assists the Director of Quality Improvement in planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining integrated databases, as well as managing data from other agencies within the London-Middlesex service area.  The Data Analyst provides user-support related to Vanier databases for staff and managers within Vanier, and the Data Analyst consults to other agencies within the London-Middlesex service area regarding data management.  The Data Analyst generates and interprets data reports as needed by stakeholders and trains stakeholders to access and interpret data.  The Data Analyst not only extracts data from existing databases but also supports the creation of both ongoing quality improvement tools and project-specific surveys.  The Data Analyst has the primary role in data visualization and statistical analysis. 

  • Post-secondary education in computer science, statistics, or related field (required)
  • Masters level (preferred)
  • SQL programming and database administration (required)
  • One to two years of experience in data analysis field (preferred)
  • Familiarity with the children’s mental health sector (preferred)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Outlook) and statistical analysis software
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Advanced skills in SQL coding (Microsoft SQL)
  • Advanced skills in data visualization and statistical analysis
  • Working knowledge of performance measurement, program evaluation, and research methods
  • PMAB training is required for all employees. This training will be provided to staff within the agency and candidates for this position are not expected to have this upon entry into the position
  • Current driver’s license preferred
  • Police Check is required
Apply in Writing with Curriculum Vitae to:                      
Lesley Marriott
2020 February 14 at 4:00 p.m.
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