Research and Evaluation Specialist

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is seeking a part-time (0.75 FTE) Research and Evaluation Specialist to begin April 1, 2024. The position is available until September 2024 with the possibility of extension.

The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute is a provincial non-profit organization that works to reduce the occurrence of disabling conditions in children. Our goal is healthy children. The Prevention Institute strives for excellence in primary prevention and knowledge translation and exchange to reflect current best evidence and meet identified needs. The Prevention Institute serves all areas of the province.

The Prevention Institute and its staff are committed to practices that uphold and reflect Relationship Building, Teamwork and Collaboration, Communication, and Continuous Learning.

The Prevention Institute provides a flexible work environment and a comprehensive benefits program to foster a healthy work-life balance and support employee’s professional development and growth.

Nature and Scope

Reporting to the Research and Evaluation Lead and Executive Director, the Specialist is responsible for collaborating on and implementing research and evaluation activities at the Saskatchewan Prevention Institute. The Specialist will conduct this work for the following programs: Sexual and Reproductive Health Program and Child Injury Prevention Program.

The Research and Evaluation Specialist will work closely with the other members of the Research and Evaluation Team and other staff on a regular basis.

The position is located in Saskatoon, SK.

Specific Accountabilities

Reporting to the Research and Evaluation Lead and Executive Director, the Specialist is specifically accountable for:

  • Review of Research and Evidence
  • Program and Project Evaluation
  • Knowledge Translation and Exchange
  • Skills and Expertise (such as best practices for research and evaluation activities and implementing principles of harm reduction and health equity)

Performance Competencies

The Research and Evaluation Specialist will demonstrate the following behaviours (performance competencies) in carrying out their work:

  • Relationship Building
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Continuous Learning
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Initiative

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in knowledge translation and exchange, including the use of evidence-based information in decision making and resource development
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively in a team-based, collaborative environment
  • The Saskatchewan Prevention Institute requires the submission of a satisfactory criminal record check prior to employment.

    Salary Range

    The salary range for this position is $48,750.00 to $61,000.00 (prorated to 0.75 FTE), with the starting salary dependent on experience and qualifications.

    To apply:

    As an employer, the Prevention Institute believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion create a team that is best able to meet our goals. The Prevention Institute is committed to hiring and employment practices that provide equal opportunities.

    Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

    Lee Hinton
    Executive Director
    Saskatchewan Prevention Institute
    1319 Colony Street, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z1
    Email: [email protected]
    Phone: 306-651-4300
    Fax: 306-651-4301

    Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.