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Posted: 
2021-12-02
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Nepean
External Posting - includes applications from ESP Casual and Term employees.The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is a dynamic, creative learning organization that fosters the achievement, well-being and dignity of every student. The OCDSB is the largest school district in Eastern Ontario, serving 73,000 students in 147 schools Program Evaluation Officer

100%, Term to August 31, 2022

$69,358 to $89,497Under the supervision of the Manager of Learning Support Services, the Program Evaluation Officer will design, implement, manage, and report on assessment plans in support of educational programming within the Learning Support Services Department. You will provide timely, accurate, and thorough reporting to senior administrators on various measures of academic performance, program efficacy, and student outcomes.

Research areas will include assessment of specialized programs for students with special needs or issues related to mental health, assessment of student performance and pedagogical, curricular, and programming initiatives.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate will hold a graduate degree in the field of Psychology, Program Evaluation, Education or related discipline; a minimum of 5 years experience in program development and evaluation. (An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered), including:

Knowledge of academic assessment and program evaluation in the area of special education and mental health. Knowledge of innovative techniques for assessing student learning; thorough knowledge of program theory, research, development and evaluation.

Experience in research methodology including survey design and administration, sample procedures, focus group and interview protocol. Quantitative and qualitative data analysis, mixed methods approaches, and report writing requires a high degree of data management and use of statistical software programs.

Leadership, creativity, flexibility, initiative and use of good judgement. Ability to lead teams and projects to completion, with resourcefulness, and an attitude of teamwork and service.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make formal presentations and dealing with complex and sensitive matters.

Excellent interpersonal skill to gain consensus among diverse stakeholder groups within the special education and mental health milieu; and can lead change in institutional practices through work with individuals and departments.

Excellent organizational skill to manage large quantities of data and track multiple projects.

Commitment to the principles of equity and diversity.

Application Process:

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board uses Apply to Education (ATE) to manage applications for all job competitions. OCDSB employees can apply to this job posting using their existing ATE account. Please ensure your resume is in the Board approved format before submitting your application. Copy of the template can be found on ESP conference on GEM.Applications will be considered in accordance with the Collective Agreement for Educational Support Professionals (ESP), as follows:

1) Regular employees within the ESP bargaining unit (internal posting)

2) Casual and Term employees with the ESP Bargaining Unit (external posting)

3) External applicants, including District employees that do not belong to this Bargaining Unit. (external posting)External Applicants: If you are not a Board employee and do not have an existing ATE account, go to www.applytoeducation.com and register as an External Applicant, Select the job category for EA/ECE and Support Staff.; thencreate your username and password. Once you have set up your account, you can customize your portfolio;. You must then search for the job posting at OCDSB, Hit Apply, and upload your resume and cover letter.Condition of Employment: In accordance with procedure PR.697.HS Covid-19 Vaccination Protocol, all new employees must be fully vaccinated and provide satisfactory proof thereof, unless approved for an exemption based on a protected ground in the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code). A valid Police Records Check will also be required as a condition of employment.

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves.

The District seeks to be proactive in attracting Indigenous, Black and minoritized candidates.

Applicants who may require accommodations at any point in the selection process are invited to contact us at hrcompetitions@ocdsb.ca Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.