Inuvik, NT – Full‐Time – Two & Half (2.5) Year Term Position
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation invites applications for the position of Research Data Specialist in Inuvik, NT. Under the guidance of the Research Manager, the Research Data Specialist will ensure efficient use of data allowing the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation to realize the benefits of research and information sciences in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Other responsibilities include: enhancing existing arctic research data infrastructure and supporting the development of integrated information exchange for policy development and, providing access to needed data for ensuring sustainable development, improving monitoring, and minimizing environmental impact. The Research Data Specialist will work closely with the Inuvialuit Regional Corporate Group, the Canadian Consortium for Arctic Data Interoperability and other key partners to ensure a coordinated approach to knowledge mobilization and data storage.
Enhance existing internal research data infrastructure to include multi‐relational statistical/spatial data which follows an interoperable and service‐oriented workflow;
Establish, adopt and/or implement standards to support interoperable data cataloguing, discovery and utilization;
Support the development and delivery of training modules related to research data, infrastructure and analytical tools;
Facilitate sustained and timely access through the enhancement of useful, useable, and interoperable systems (i.e. Inuvialuit Indicators, ARDI, ISRP)
Develop maps and other resources to present key results to decision makers;
Coordinate public information opportunities (social media, newsletter) regarding IRC research data infrastructure;
Liaise with academic institutions, territorial and national departments to ensure coordination and facilitate information sharing;
Track project budgets to ensure resources and funds are used effectively.
The ideal candidate will have the following combination of education, experience and knowledge:
Master of Arts or Master of Science with a minimum of 2 years related work experience or;
o Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in a related field with a minimum of 7 years related work experience or;
o College Diploma in a related field with over 12 years related work experience.
Two years experience in project planning, management and proposal writing;
Experience in developing data science projects with the ability to create both long and short‐term plans on multi‐ stakeholder input;
Competency in the Microsoft, ArcGIS, SPSS and other data software packages;
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written, with diverse audiences;
Ability to plan, schedule, supervise, conduct, evaluate, and report on projects and programs;
Knowledge of the Inuvialuit Settlement Region, the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (IFA), and the cooperative management structures established pursuant to the IFA;
Willingness to travel within and outside the Inuvialuit Settlement Region.
Priority consideration will be given to beneficiaries of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement. Deadline to apply is September 13, 2019. Should this opportunity interest you, please submit a cover letter and resume in confidence to Inuvialuit Regional Corporation ‐ Human Resources Division firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 888‐872‐4172