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Research and Policy Analyst, Responsible Gambling Council

The Responsible Gambling Council is a not-for-profit organization
dedicated to the prevention of problem gambling through research,
information services and public awareness.  Current examples of
our applied research include: an exploration of best practices for
reducing problem gambling among users of slots and Video Lottery
Terminals, and research on the efficacy of casino self-banning programs
for reducing problem gambling. For more information on our research
initiatives please visit our website, http://www.rgco.org.

We are presently seeking a self-directed individual for a Research and Policy Analyst position.

Major responsibilities include

  • Conducting literature reviews
  • Designing and conducting applied research
  • Report writing
  • Maintaining project records
  • Data gathering, interviewing, moderating focus groups
  • Liaising with key stakeholders

Required skills, experience and education include

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong information gathering and synthesis skills
  • Experience conducting advanced quantitative analyses using SPSS
  • Experience analyzing qualitative research
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Team player
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel
  • Master's level degree in the social sciences with previous work experience
  • French language skills an asset

Please send resume and cover letter by Tuesday, September 5, 2006, to

Monica White, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Information
Responsible Gambling Council
3080 Yonge Street, Suite 4070, Box 90
Toronto, ON  M4N 3N1
Fax (416) 499-8260
monicaw@rgco.org