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Positions within the exempt staff group include school and central services non-management positions not covered by a collective agreement.

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Exempt Non-Management Terms and Conditions‌‌

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

DATA MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

Competition: 255688

Job type
12-month, full-time, permanent

Description

Reporting to the Manager, Project Support Team, the successful candidate for this full-time position will provide advanced functional and technical expertise in the management and analysis of data in support of District projects. This position will manage and report on data that is relevant to the District’s Vision, Mission and Priorities. Accuracy in data management and reporting is critical with expert use of tools and technology. This position will provide leadership to both development and operational work.

ABOUT US: 

Our Communications Department team provides a range of services that include media relations, corporate communications, online strategy, graphic design and event planning. Working with us is never boring – we manage issues and support initiatives that are challenging, exciting and always evolving.  We’re proud to support staff and students in our 213 schools, our administration and our Board of Trustees. But we are most excited to know our work is strengthening public education and serving students, families and communities throughout Edmonton.

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • a degree in Computer Science
  • a minimum of six years’ related experience working in an application development and support role
  • experience with IBM Cognos (Report Studio, Framework Manager, Active Reports, Dynamic Cubes)
  • strong understanding and experience with data warehouse processes, star schema, Cognos dimensional model relational (DMR) build including Cognos Transformer/Dynamic Cubes and ETL interfaces
  • proficiency in SQL and MS Excel
  • Understanding the process and tasks for conducting surveys (building survey, collecting data, scrub data and reporting results to senior management)
  • experience with Adobe, Google G Suite and Microsoft Office
  • experience with Data Validation and Quality Assurance

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Data Management Consultant will:

  • work with various stakeholders to gather and analyze business needs and translate to requirements and support data elements
  • analyze data, design and develop District dashboards and report solutions using various reporting tools and techniques
  • understand various data sets and articulate data visualizations for specific audiences and purposes
  • document, update and analyze results for business rules, workflow, data definitions and test plans
  • assist in developing, reviewing and updating project documentation
  • support the development of documentation related to product development including processing documentation, data collection methods, sampling designs, and decisions related to projects
  • prepare static or dynamic multidimensional data reports
  • identify issues and optimize the report performance in the production environment
  • develop, manage, schedule, monitor, conduct inventory, test and document operational tasks

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($3,007.20 – $3,842.30 bi-weekly)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Wellness Account
  • professional development opportunities

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

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STRATEGIC PLANNER

Competition: 255690

Job type
12-month, full-time, temporary

Description

Reporting to the Managing Director, Strategic District Supports, the successful candidate will be responsible for integrating organizational information with student achievement and learning data into reporting that supports accountability and transparency to the District's strategic direction and responsibilities.

ABOUT US: 

Strategic District Supports is a decision unit in Edmonton Public Schools with responsibility to the development of Board policies, administrative regulations, partnerships and community engagement, and strategic planning and reporting.

ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • a degree in Education or a related field
  • Project Management Professional certification or training
  • a minimum six years progressively responsible experience preferably in an educational environment
  • experience with project management, portfolio management, program evaluation, and strategic planning processes 
  • proven ability to lead teams and engage in cross-disciplinary collaboration
  • demonstrated expertise in written communication, including experience developing complex reports using diverse information from multiple sources
  • demonstrated leadership in the area of data analysis and reporting
  • demonstrated knowledge of organizational strategic planning
  • demonstrated proficiency with various technologies used to organize data and produce documents
  • ability to work independently towards team goals and initiatives
  • capacity to onboard quickly into a dynamic environment with a diverse portfolio of work

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Strategic Planner will:

  • establish processes to support accountability measures and reporting, such as the Alberta Education Results Report (AERR), District Strategic Plan Update reports and requests for information from the Superintendent team and the Board of Trustees
  • coordinate the completion of the Strategic Plan Update Board Reports, including manage and organize information from a variety of sources to complete initial drafts and engage across departments to ensure timely completion of a high quality written report
  • analyze and interpret a range of data sets, including student achievement data, to support the reporting of data to a variety of stakeholders including school leaders, central leaders, the Superintendent, Alberta Education, and the Board of Trustees
  • contribute to a small, but diverse team in a fast-paced working environment with quick deadlines
  • investigate, identify, research and communicate emerging issues, problems or risks and recommend potential solutions or responses

ABOUT WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER:

  • competitive salary ($3,602.20 – $4,607.40 bi-weekly)
  • a comprehensive benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and extended disability
  • Health Spending/Wellness Account
  • professional development opportunities

NOTE: THIS POSITION IS TERM-DEFINITE TO MARCH 31, 2019.

If you are interested in working with an organization that fosters growth and success for every student supported by our cornerstone values of accountability, collaboration, equity and integrity, we encourage you to apply.

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