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June 28, 2013
Program Services 3
Enterprise and Advanced Education
The Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC) advances the socio-economic development of the North. The Council works in partnership with industry, communities and government to promote emerging development opportunities, address regional barriers to development, and increase northern skill levels to take advantage of employment opportunities.
Ready to consider the next step in your career path? After researching, analyzing the information and evaluating the data, the answer should be clear. This is the ideal position for you!
The NADC is looking for a creative, capable, and collaborative team player to assist in advancing Alberta's North. In this role, you will work in the areas of research, analysis, information sharing, project management, and contribute to planning and decision making that affect Northern Alberta. Your contributions will further assist positioning Northern Alberta for the future.
Key functions include:
- Apply research techniques to collect information on topics related to northern socio-economic development;
- Analyze and report research results;
- Prepare briefing materials, news releases and presentations;
- Organize and facilitate meetings, focus groups and workshops.
- Assist in supporting projects and initiatives
As this job involves networking across many industry sectors, excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential for success. As the successful candidate, you will have thorough knowledge and experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, data management and effective communication sharing. Strong analytical, systems thinking and creative problem solving skills, as well as, advanced organizational, time management skills and project management are essential. Relationship building, agility and interpersonal skills will be most important in order to consult and collaborate with partners, stakeholders and contribute to multiple projects.
Take the first step and apply today!
A related university degree (Political Science, Social Science, Business, Economics, Planning or related field) and 2 years progressively responsible related experience in research, analysis and supporting project management are required. Experience in research on Northern communities is an asset. Full working knowledge of the MS Office Suite is required. Equivalencies will be considered.
$2,420.93 - $3,175.47 bi-weekly
- Travel in northern Alberta is a requirement of this position therefore a valid Alberta Driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle is required.
- The successful candidate could work out of their choice of Peave River, St. Paul, Fort McMurray or Edmonton
- This is a one year temporary salaried opportunity
- This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies at the same or lower classification level across government. Secondments will be considered.
- To find out more information please view the following links: www.NADC.ca and www.opportunitynorth.ca
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, Human Resources, 500, Phipps-McKinnon, 10020-101A Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3G2. Fax: 780/427 3316.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities:
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
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