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Program Evaluator (2297179 X), Public Health, Access & Equity, City of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline February 21, 2018

Job Classification Title: Program Evaluator
Job ID #: 2297179 X
Division: Public Health
Section: Access & Equity
Work Location: 277 Victoria St.
Job Stream: Health

Job Type: Temporary, Full-Time
Temporary Duratio:n 12 Months
Salary/Rate: $44.68 - $48.96 / Hour
Hours of Work: (bi-weekly) 70.00
Shift Information: Monday to Friday - 35 Hours
Affiliation: L79 Full-time

Number of Positions: Open 1
Posting Date: 06-Feb-2018
Closing Date: 21-Feb-2018

Job Description

In May 2016, The Toronto Indigenous Health Advisory Circle (TIHAC) released Toronto's first Indigenous Health Strategy (TIHS). This strategy will inform the ways in which TPH and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (TC LHIN) work toward improving Indigenous health outcomes in the city. The program evaluator will be supporting the TIHS and Toronto Public Health to evaluate programs, policies and services that support implementation of the strategy.

  • Collaborates with Public Health program staff, management and the Indigenous community in the planning and evaluation of the Toronto Indigenous Health Strategy
  • Develops a program logic model from an Indigenous 'wise practice' lens
  • Analyzes needs of the Indigenous community based on the identified priorities and develops relevant assessment tools
  • Establishes and maintains a framework and standards for program evaluation in collaboration with other program evaluators within the division
  • Designs and tests Indigenous evaluation approaches and applied research strategies and tools
  • Develops plans for the implementation of the Indigenous health strategy in collaboration with internal stakeholders and the Indigenous community
  • Researches, reviews and implements policy for evaluation and summarizes the results
  • Plans and implements educational activities on Indigenous program evaluation, as needed
  • Identifies opportunities to embed Indigenous evaluation methodology into TPH evaluation practice
  • Participates in the development and implementation of surveys
  • Evaluates the implementation of the Indigenous health strategy including processes, outcomes and cost effectiveness
  • Performs qualitative and quantitative analyses and summarizes the results
  • Prepares evaluation reports that relate to evaluation objectives
  • Prepares reports for management staff as well as the Board of Health, City Council and its committees, and external organizations for the signature of the Medical Officer of Health
  • Prepares applications for Toronto Public Health Research Ethics Review Process
  • Represents Toronto Public Health at conferences and workshop
  • Collects, analyzes and disseminates literature pertaining to program evaluation
  • Consults on day to day evaluation and applied research problems bringing an Indigenous lens

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Master's degree in Health Sciences, Applied Social Sciences, Health Administration or an or an equivalent combination of a baccalaureate degree and extensive experience relevant to the primary duties of the position.
  2. Lived experience as an Indigenous person.
  3. Experience with Indigenous evaluation processes that may include knowledge gained from training with Indigenous knowledge keepers and Elders.
  4. Experience with microcomputer systems, database management and statistical packages used for data analysis in evaluation.
  5. Experience in preparing well written reports on complex evaluation projects and effectively presenting them.

You must also have:

  • Knowledge of Indigenous evaluations, based on best practices.
  • Knowledge or the privacy and confidentiality practices and standards for research and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of Research Ethics Review Processes.
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively with others in a multidisciplinary team setting with a broad range of program staff, management, senior management and technical experts.
  • Ability to work on concurrent projects utilizing excellent organizational, planning and project management skills.

Accommodation: The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at, quoting the job ID # and the job classification title.

If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you throughout the hiring process.

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