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Job Number:  57563
Research and Evaluation Manager
Job Posted: Friday, 13 September 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 3 October 2019
(in 14 days)
Boyle Street Community Street
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: $54 814 – $64 486/year

REPORTS TO: Director of Development

HOURS: 37.5 hours/week (note: this position is open to flexible work arrangements, such as job-sharing.)

JOB ID: 19-049BSCS


“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.”


Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.


“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force”

Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.


This position comes with a comprehensive dental, health and drug benefits package, three weeks of annual vacation, and numerous professional development and training opportunities.


Job Purpose:

To lead Boyle Street Community Service’s efforts to use research and evaluation as a means of learning from and enhancing our practice, and to develop innovative service delivery options for those we serve. Specifically, this manager will lead on three action items from the organization’s strategic plan:

  • The implementation of an organization-wide reflective practice tool that improves our practice and, crucially, allows those we serve to reflect on their own growth;
  • Creating and implementing a data collection strategy that gathers the data needed and facilitates the transparent sharing of that data internally and publicly; and
  • Overseeing a multi-year managed alcohol research project.

Additionally, the Research and Evaluation Manager will be responsible for proactively developing research partnerships with post-secondary institutions and external researchers and conducting on-going internal research and evaluation projects.



  • Ensures all research and evaluation work is conducted in an ethical manner which respects the dignity and culture of those Boyle Street serves;
  • Design and coordinate internal research and evaluation projects, from micro projects to multi-year research programs;
  • Liaise with funders on their evaluation needs and manage evaluation contracts as required;  
  • Be the key liaison between Boyle Street Community Service’s team members and data personnel to ensure accurate reporting;
  • Proactively develop relationships with external researchers, ensuring research aligns with organizational needs and is conducted in a manner which respects the dignity of those we serve;
  • Support the design and implementation of evaluation tools and data management systems; and
  • Be the research and evaluation ambassador within the organization, helping internal and external stakeholders to see the benefit and application of effective research and evaluation.


Education: Degree with training in research methods and/or evaluation.


Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Strong leadership, teamwork and organizational skills along with effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Non –judgmental, empathetic, creative and enthusiastic qualities.
  • Excellent relationship-builder
  • Critical analytical skills with a willingness to think creatively and outside the box
  • Commitment to social justice


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in research, evaluation or related field. Experience conducting research in an environment with people who have multiple barriers to inclusion would be an asset.
  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case by case basis)

Interviews will be on October 10-11, 2019.


Please note: this position is open for flexible work arrangements, such as job-sharing. Please indicate your interest in flexible work arrangements in your cover letter.


Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email your resume and cover letter. Please include 19-049BSCS Research and Evaluation Managerin the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.
Contact Details
Violet Poon

www:   www.boylestreet.org/

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