Data Analyst (MR0273, IST2E, GR5)

Job Category: 
Developmental assignments for management and excludeds

Position Context:

Reporting to the Associate Director, Administration for Medical Education Services, the incumbent is responsible for the development and administration of analytical reports to respond to the needs, goals and mission of Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) with regards to Continuous Quality Improvement. This includes the integration of an information systems strategy and the development and implementation of data gathering and reporting strategies to support the operating and strategic needs of the UGME. It also includes instructional development counselling for faculty members and preparation and presentation of training workshops for the Faculty of Medicine in regards to reporting.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze requests for data and determine the best method to locate, assemble and report data to meet the needs defined by internal client groups. Clarify clients’ needs as needed.
  • Ensure required data is captured in a statistically reliable manner.
  • Design and run reports from multiple sources using statistical packages for analyzing data (Excel, SPSS, etc.) to obtain the data required in a reliable, consistent manner.
  • Interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques. Provide data and analysis for the development of reports to be used by the UGME team and various committees in support of the Faculty’s teaching mission and for accreditation reporting.
  • Develop and distribute accurate, complex reports to communicate findings in a clear concise manner to meet client’s needs.
  • Provide advice and guidance to unit members on data analysis and resolve issues or escalate as required.
  • Prepare and deliver training to UGME staff in regards to generation of statistical reports. 


Undergraduate degree

Three (3) years' related experience

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities:

Proven ability to design and generate statistical reports and analyze results. Must have strong organizational, priority-setting and problem solving skills as well as excellent ability to communicate complex information in a clear concise manner. Experience with advising and providing instructional workshops is an asset. Strong interpersonal skills and client-focus, with a high level of tact, diplomacy, professionalism, and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain appropriate rapport and constructive and effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Excellent computer skills at the advanced level with office software packages including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel programs. One 45 and Banner systems experience is an asset. Familiarity with SPSS or other statistical packages is an asset. Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy is vital. English and French, spoken and written.

How to Apply:

*Internal candidates: Please provide your McGill ID number when applying.*

Please submit your application online at Click on “APPLY NOW” and clearly indicate the reference number.

Applications must be received no later than January 25, 2018 at 5:00 PM.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.

Faculty of Medicine
Salary Range: 
(Grade 05) $55,400 – $69,300 (midpoint) – $90,100
1 year
Reporting to: 
Associate Director, Administration
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