Job Posting 71290

Research and Evaluation Coordinator
Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers
Edmonton area
closed 11 days ago (Sun, 13 Jun)
full time  •  $64,195 - $70,148/year

Position:                    Research and Evaluation Coordinator

Reports to:                 Manager, Program Development and Accountability


Working at EMCN

We see a future where many citizens walk with newcomers to bridge their transition into the community. To achieve this vision, we will serve as a key catalyst and leading collaborator in positively shaping the attitudes, behaviours and practices of organizations and individuals to value the diversity that newcomers bring to the community.


EMCN has been supporting newcomers of all ages and families, including refugees, skilled immigrants, refugee claimants, and citizens since 1981. Each year, we serve newcomers from more than 100 countries of origin, and offer services in over 30 languages.


At EMCN, our goal is to create a society which is based on the dignity of every human being through projecting our values of Social Justice, Diversity, Compassion and Responsibility.  EMCN strives to offer strengths-based, team-based and client-centered holistic practices as we collaborate with newcomers to achieve their goals, and to enhance quality of life for newcomers and all Canadians.


Job Purpose:

Program evaluation is integral to ensuring our clients receive the most appropriate services to thrive as they settle into the Edmonton community. The Research and Evaluation Coordinator supports EMCN’s programs and services by working with program staff and public and private partners to renew our data collection and management infrastructure. This position leads adaptive management through continuous learning throughout the agency and across the sector by conducting program evaluations, supporting informed program changes, and partnering with other non-profit organizations. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with program staff to develop and implement program evaluation plans and write reports.
  • Lead change processes for data management and evaluation across EMCN through staff training and other required efforts.
  • Database project management: support securing funding for database development, work closely with the contractor and program staff to integrate program needs into the database, implement the new database and report to funders.
  • Conduct agency-wide evaluation and knowledge dissemination by collecting client feedback, developing reports and sharing results with staff and the community in easily digestible ways.
  • Vet and lead agency research partnerships and other ad hoc initiatives.
  • Build and maintain sector-wide learning and partnerships through cross-sector evaluation tables and settlement-specific partnerships.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Science or related field with research experience
  • Solid experience conducting program evaluation.
  • Experience writing grants proposals and reports.
  • Experience working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience with non-profit client information management systems.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.


EMCN is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to increasing diversity in our workforce and inclusion in our organizational practices. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We have a zero tolerance approach to discrimination on all protected grounds.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary Range: $64,195 - $70,148/year

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Long Term Disability, AD&D, RRSP match up to 3% after 3 months of employment

Locations: EMCN Central (10170-112 Street)


Please submit your complete resume and cover letter as one document to:

Edmonton Mennonite Center for Newcomers (EMCN), Human Resources:  Please put Research and Evaluation Coordinator in the subject line of the email.


Deadline for submission is June 13, 2021 at 4:30 P.M. MDT

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Resume without a cover letter will be deemed as an incomplete application and will not be accepted.


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