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Business Intelligence Analyst, Summer Student, Ontario Long Term Care Association

Markham, Ontario
Deadline June 25 2012

Highway 7 and Woodbine Avenue

The Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) is the largest long term care association in Ontario and the only association that represents the full mix of long term care operators—not-for-profit, charitable, municipal and private sector. OLTCA members operate 428 long term care homes in communities throughout the province, providing care and service to some 50,000 residents.

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated student with a background in IT, database development, health/business administration, statistics or health informatics to facilitate the selection, design and testing of an integrated online business intelligence tool that will enable the association and its members to easily integrate, access, track and analyse multiple clinical, financial and administrative data sources.

Specific work tasks and responsibilities

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Director Health Planning & Research to:

  • Conduct an analysis of user and organizational requirements, alternate business intelligence platforms and associated costs/implementation requirements
  • Work with user group to design and test shortlisted solution(s)/tools/(s)
  • Refine the design, functionality and interface of selected business intelligence tool in keeping with user feedback/association requirements
  • Develop a comprehensive implementation plan.

Wage Range: $ 11 to $ 14/hr

Start date July 3rd and end date August 31st.

Work Hours: 35/hr/week


  • Knowledge of user-friendly business intelligence applications/tools, including open source platforms
  • Working knowledge of Drupal; familiarity with CiViCRM an asset
  • Working knowledge of database development & design
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate multiple data sources to generate dashboards, visually-appealing reports and timely analyses
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic; collaborative
  • Familiarity with healthcare or nonprofit sector an asset.


As this position is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs Program, candidates must:

  • Have been enrolled full time as a student in a College or University program in past academic year
  • Intend to return to College or University on a full time basis as a student during the next academic year
  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment
  • Be Canadian Citizens, permanent residents, or persons on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
  • Be  legally entitled to work in Ontario

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity please forward your resume in confidence via email to  by June 25, 2012. Please include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail. No phone enquiries please. Only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.