Statistical Program Data Analyst

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Community and Health Services Department
Branch: Social Services Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: Approx. 6 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: October 08, 2020
Date Closing: October 21, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Title

Statistical Program Data Analyst


$40.60 to $44.12 per hour

Scheduled Hours

35 Weekly Hours

Scheduled Shifts


Position Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, Data Services, is responsible for developing and analysing statistical data, data reports and program evaluation; analyzing and compiling demographic, economic and statistical data; recording, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on programs to ensure effective program planning; reporting Regional and provincial performance data relative to the Branch/Division; developing Branch-wide data solutions; designing and developing complex spreadsheet and database applications; providing qualitative and quantitative analysis for program planning and evaluation to ensure that programs effectively meet Provincial/Branch/Division outcomes; working within a team environment with internal and external stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities

•Designs and revises database and spreadsheet applications, for the purpose of collecting, manipulating and analyzing statistical data, such as demographic statistics, service data and financial data.
•Develops and maintains data reports and planning tools using analytical software.
•Generates specialized ongoing reports that support programs to meet Regional and provincial reporting requirements.
•Supports outcome-focussed planning and program development by collecting and developing baseline measures from a variety of qualitative and quantitative sources.
•Compiles and analyses service, demographic, and economic data from a variety of sources to identify trends that will impact on program planning and support reporting needs.
•Selects and advises on appropriate methods and procedures for collecting and analyzing community and social services data.
•Works closely with clients on various program evaluation, analysis and data support, for example working with YRT/VIVA on Transit Fare Subsidy, CHPI, or OW Service Plan.
•Develops evaluation plans, in consultation with project/program teams, to evaluate new and existing Branch programs at each evaluation phase of a program’s lifespan (i.e., establishing need, design and planning, implementation, assessing results for performance improvement) that are consistent with strategic and business plans, performance standards and Branch priorities, as assigned.


•Successful completion of a University degree in Social Services or Business or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum three (3) years’ experience in statistical data analysis, including database management and report writing.
•Experience in planning, developing, and implementing comprehensive evaluations, using both qualitative and quantitative research, including knowledge of theories, principles, and methodologies of how program evaluation supports program planning.
•Knowledge of municipal government practices.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer focus, communication, collaboration and personal ownership.

How to Apply

Please apply online by October 21, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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