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Program Evaluation Specialist, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, Health Protection Division
Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention Department
Program Evaluation Specialist
DCCI Workplace Program, Essex Site
Hourly Wage - $27.62 to $32.03

Position Summary
Reporting
to the Manager of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention and in
consultation with existing IRD Program Evaluation staff, the Program
Evaluation Specialist will work within a multi-disciplinary,
research-based, population health framework, providing leadership and
expertise in the design and implementation of evaluation activities in
areas directly related to the DaimlerChrysler Canada Inc. (DCCI)
Workplace Health Promotion Program.

Position Responsibilities
Conduct in-depth statistical analysis of DCCI Employee Health surveys

  • Develop several interpretative reports based on the data from the DCCI Employee Health Survey
  • Assist
    in developing subsequent versions of the DCCI Employee Health Survey
    for administration at a later time (3-5 years)  
  • Conduct a comprehensive literature review on workplace health promotion evaluation systems
  • Based
    on the literature review, design a comprehensive long-term evaluation
    model for the DCCI Workplace Health Promotion program
  • Design a statistical software application to analyze the data for the evaluation model
  • Assist with the development of strategies to collect and compile the data for the evaluation model
  • Develop several interpretative reports based on the data from the evaluation model
  • Take
    a lead role in developing a process to assist DCCI in qualifying for
    the National Quality Institute's Canadian Award for Excellence -
    Healthy Workplace Award
  • Assist with other research/evaluation/funding projects for the DCCI program as required

Qualifications

  • Minimum
    of a Masters Degree in Health Science, Applied Social Science,
    Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Program Evaluation or equivalent from an
    accredited university
  • Minimum one year's experience in the area of program evaluation
  • Familiarity with public health programs in Ontario
  • Familiarity with workplace health promotion programs
  • Familiarity with epidemiological data sets and methods
  • Strong qualitative, and quantitative research skills
  • Proficiency in working with statistical and database software programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including E-mail and Internet use
  • A valid Ontario Driver's Licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle during working hours is required
  • A criminal clearance certificate must be provided at the applicant's cost

Assets include:

  • A PhD in a related field
  • Competence in both official languages
  • Familiarity with the principles and standards of quality assurance programs (Best Practices, ISO, NQI, etc.)
  • Familiarity and comfort with organizational and union dynamics within the manufacturing sector
  • Advanced understanding of shift-work and its impact on health

Application Process

Successful candidates will be required to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 543.3.  

Potential applicants with questions are invited to contact Mr. Neil MacKenzie, 519-258-2146, ext 3101.

Qualified
applicants are to submit a résumé to Nancy Smith, HRO, by mail 1005
Ouellette Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, N9A 4J8 or e-mail nsmith@wechealthunit.org before 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 22, 2006.