Member, Strategy, Technology, Evaluation, Analytics, and Research (STEAR)

  • Ottawa
  • Education Board Ottawa
  • Listing expires on Saturday, 13 March 2021 at 14:22 (UTC)

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About the Program
The Aga Khan Education Board for Canada (AKEBC) Strategy, Technology, Evaluation, Analytics, and
Research (STEAR) team aims to embed a culture of evidence-informed decision-making and to support
the implementation of best practices as part of routine AKEB program operations, with the objective of
furthering the AKEB mandate in Canada.
About the Role
The Regional STEAR Member is primarily responsible for working alongside the Regional Chairs, Hon
Secs and Local Board Members to:
1. Liaise between the local team and the National STEAR Deputy Member to ensure the effective
implementation of standardized reporting processes across all local AKEB programs, including
supporting with standardized registration and attendance processes;
2. Collaborate with the National STEAR Deputy Member to identify and communicate potential
data quality and reporting gaps that exist within regional AKEB programming;
3. Train local operational data managers to ensure data is collected accurately
and reported completely;
4. Collaborate with the National STEAR Member on local evaluation requirements, processes and
support that is required at the local level;
5. Collaborate with the National STEAR Member to develop regional-level objectives, outcomes
and key results (OKRs);
6. Provide support to the National Evaluation and Research team on evaluation and research
projects taking place at a regional level. This includes supporting with local (online or in person)
data collection, analysis, and reporting results back to the regional team.
7. Liaise with local members to routinely report regional participant and access numbers for local
AKEB programming.
About You
In order to effectively execute the required role description, the Regional STEAR Member must
demonstrate the following qualifications:
1. Undergraduate or graduate-level degree in a field related to population-focused research (e.g.
data science, health sciences, economics, epidemiology, program evaluation, statistics,
biostatistics, actuarial sciences)
2. Excellent communication skills, orally and in writing;
3. Ability to work independently and in a team setting;
4. Maturity, accountability, and professionalism;
5. Demonstrates initiative;
6. Knowledge of or experience with the program evaluation lifecycle, including developing logic
models, evaluation questions, designing data collection tools, analyzing qualitative or quantitative
data, reporting (preferred, but not required);
7. Experience training others by applying adult learning principles (preferred, but not required).
Time Commitment
  • 3 hours/week
  • 1 September 2020 to 11 July 2021