New Jobs: Elections Ontario

Electoral Transformation Coordinator, Elections Ontario. Apply by November 5, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly motivated, innovative, creative and organized individual to assist in driving change, to coordinate and advance the mobilization and delivery of a strategic next generation election program and to develop the innovation framework built in support of the development and administration of future state election initiatives.

Research and Development Coordinator, Elections Ontario. Apply by November 5, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly inventive, motivated and organized individual to coordinate the development of a strategic and innovative research and development program, to apply formal research and development methodologies (supported by formal educational training), to conduct extensive research and to develop the innovation framework built in support of the development and administration of future state election initiatives.

New Job: Mowat Centre

Executive Researcher, Mowat NFP. Apply by October 23, 2014.

Under general guidance from the Mowat Centre’s Director, the Executive Researcher directs and conducts evidence-based research and analysis on structural, foundational, and systemic issues facing the non-profit sector in Canada, with a particular focus on how those play out in Ontario and the GTA. This work is intended to support the federal and provincial governments and the sector in policy development.

New Jobs: Martin Prosperity Institute, Canadian Labour Congress, British Columbia Public Service and Northern Alberta Development Council

Global Cities’ Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by October 19, 2014.

The Global Cities’ Research Associate will have knowledge of a background in global cities and urbanization in South East Asia. He or she will be responsible for identifying and compiling data on global cities, conducting statistical analysis, supporting research
reports, research briefs and blog posts; and supporting speeches, workshops and events.


Quantitative Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by October 19, 2014.

The MPI Quantitative Research Associate will be responsible for identifying, extracting, and analyzing data; conducting statistical analysis, creating charts, graphs and maps; supporting research reports, research briefs, blog posts and all aspects of research. Knowledge of GIS and mapping software is a plus.

Senior Researcher, Social Policy and Public Services, Canadian Labour Congress. Apply by October 17, 2014.

The Senior Researcher will work under the direction of the National Director, SEP, and will have broad responsibilities for monitoring and analyzing social and public policy issues and public service delivery trends, and for supporting the development and articulation of CLC positions on social policy and public services issues.

Manager, Aboriginal Policy and Aboriginal Service Innovations – Early Years, BC Public Service. Apply by October 15, 2014.

Working within a challenging, complex, and fast-paced work environment, the Manager works closely with the Director and the Ministry’s six policy teams to ensure the inclusion of Aboriginal perspectives in new and revised policy, standards and practice guidelines to improve outcomes for Aboriginal children, youth and families across British Columbia.

Executive Director, Northern Alberta Development Council – Aboriginal Relations. Apply by October 17, 2014.

As the Executive Director, you will provide leadership to the NADC in fulfilling its role as a strategic advisor to the Government of Alberta on the priorities of northern Albertans. You will oversee the implementation of a strategic plan designed to advance northern development through priority initiatives in partnership with a variety of stakeholders, including multiple ministries, northern municipalities, and Aboriginal communities.

New Jobs: Restaurants Canada and City of Toronto

Policy Advisor, Restaurants Canada. Apply by October 29, 2014.

Join the Government Affairs team committed to making Restaurants Canada the
foremost association representing the most valued industry in Canada. As the
Policy Advisor you will undertake rigorous issue analysis, develop persuasive
arguments and write clear, concise briefs, reports and presentations in support of
Restaurants Canada’s general policy issues of concern to Canada’s $68 billion
restaurant and foodservice industry, with the goal of creating an environment to
help members grow and prosper.

Manager Policy Development, Economic Development & Culture, City of Toronto. Apply by October 14, 2014.

Reporting to the Director, Program Support ED&C, the Manager will provide leadership in the development of economic and cultural policies, and provide recommendations to City Council and City Manager in support of economic, cultural and fiscal sustainability of the City. This will be done through the development of long term strategies and enacting policies that articulate priorities, direct investments and guide activities of both public and private sector stakeholders.

New Jobs: CivicAction and The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO, CivicAction. Apply by October 10, 2014.

The Office Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO will be a key member of CivicAction’s team. This individual will provide administrative support to the CEO and help manage corporate, financial, and other operational affairs. The Office Manager will report directly to the CEO while working closely with the CFO, bookkeeper, and other members of the team. On behalf of the CEO, the Office Manager will liaise with members of the Board of Directors, Steering Committee, funders and other key stakeholders, and manage correspondence with the CEO’s office.

Policy Analyst/Researcher, The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. Apply by October 12, 2014.

The College of Physiotherapists of Ontario is currently seeking a detail-oriented, professional, self-motivated candidate for the Policy Analyst/Researcher role to provide research and analytical policy support to assist the College in meeting its strategic goals and tactics, including a major review of its standards and guidelines.

New Jobs: NATO and City of Toronto

NATO Parliamentary Assembly Research Assistant Programme. Apply by November 9, 2014.

The NATO PA Research Assistant Programme is a unique opportunity to work directly with our committee directors on conducting research and writing reports that are presented at the Assembly’s sessions. Ideally, we are looking for applications from recently graduated MA students who majored in International Relations, Political Science, Economics and other related fields. However, we remain flexible and welcome candidates with other diverse backgrounds. Applicants may come from both NATO member countries and non-NATO member countries. Chosen candidates are given a monthly stipend of 750 € and accommodation in the centre of Brussels.

City of Toronto Youth Research Team. Apply by October 6, 2014.

The City of Toronto is currently recruiting members (aged 18-30) for a Youth Research Team, who will assist in the development of the Youth Engagement Strategy. The selected team will be a talented, diverse group that is passionate about city building and has the skill set to effectively research youth engagement issues with a broader youth audience across Toronto. Successful applicants will work from October 2014 to January 2015, and will receive training and support from the Project Team.


New Jobs: York Region

Policy Analyst, Community and Health Services, York Region. Apply by October 6, 2014.

Reporting to the Program Manager, Social Policy, and under the guidance and direction of senior staff, is responsible for researching and providing policy support and advice on emerging legislation, regulations and Regional policies and practices in accordance with the Community and Health Services Department and Branch initiatives; conducting research, program and policy development and data management activities; developing written and electronic communication materials; and monitoring developments, opportunities, trends in legislation, human services policies and procedures, community development and the broader political environment.

Policy & Business Process Specialist, Commissioner’s Office, York Region. Apply by September 30, 2014.

Reporting to the Manager, Policy and Business Processes, is responsible for participating in the development of the Department’s policy and strategic planning and performance measurement and providing support to the Commissioner’s Office; coordinating and managing special projects for the Commissioner that are strategic in nature; developing specified corporate policies and programs for the Commissioner, in consultation with Department Senior Management, Regional Departments and CAO’s Office; leading Department quality initiatives that drive continuous improvement throughout the Department and leads to efficiencies and effectiveness of current and proposed processes, policies, projects and programs; drafting reports; developing cross-functional linkages, to ensure that Department policies and programs align with corporate goals; representing the Department and leading or participating as a member of internal and external committees and project teams.