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Research & Special Projects Coordinator (RPT)

Job order - J0324-1202 - Regular Part-Time
Title Research & Special Projects Coordinator (RPT)
Category Cultural Services (incl. Theatre)
City Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
Job Description Research & Special Projects Coordinator (RPT)

The City of Port Moody is seeking an enthusiastic individual to provide research and project support to the Community Services Department. This part-time (21 hours/ 3 days per week) position will work directly with the General Manager of Community Services to provide background research, analysis and report preparation in a variety of areas including Arts, Culture, Recreation, Indigenous relations, Parks & Environment, Facilities, and Emergency Support Services. This position will also provide general administrative support.

  • Conduct research as directed on various topics 
  • Gather and analyze data from a variety of sources 
  • Assemble and summarize research and present information in a clear and succinct manner 
  • Support the preparation of charts and figures to represent information and data 
  • Assist with the preparation of staff reports and other internal reports, with direction 
  • Maintain databases, spreadsheets, project records, and related tracking systems 
  • Liaise with and provide information to a variety of internal and external contacts 
  • Coordinate special projects and provide administrative support to various programs
  • Support grant application preparation and administration of the grant when funded 
  • Provide project meeting support and coordination including recording notes
Basic Qualifications:
  • Completion of the third year of a Bachelor's degree program in Social Sciences, Humanities, or a related academic discipline that requires research, tabulation, and writing reports 
  • Minimum two years of related experience, demonstrating strong research, analytical, record keeping and report writing skills extracting and managing confidential data in multi -stakeholder projects. Experience working with a range of stakeholder groups including vulnerable populations and familiarity with the ethics and methods guiding such work.
  • Experience with MS Office programs and data analysis / visualization software (Limesurvey would be an asset)
  • Experience working with teams and the public as well as the ability to work independently 
  • Municipal experience is an asset
Please note that employment with The City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police information check, as well as a satisfactory driver's abstract.

The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice, and offers an excellent benefits package as well as professional development opportunities and, for some positions, hybrid work opportunities.

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