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Seven Sisters Contract Researcher

Glass Jar Australia

Shooting Stars is looking for a contract researcher to undertake quantitative data analysis for its pilot program Seven Sisters. Seven Sisters is a ten-week module which enables participants to build emotional regulation strategies, develop healthy relationships, and mitigate bullying behaviours, while learning netball skills. The contract researcher will:

  • analyse pre- and post-program survey data from the year 5 and 6 program which rolled out across Shooting Stars sites in 2021;
  • make recommendations to the Seven Sisters program team to adapt the program based on analysis of results;
  • produce reports (both internal and external); and,
  • develop surveys for two high school programs and improve the primary school surveys.

Qualifications and criteria:

We have a strong workplace culture. Our first criterion is that the contract researcher’s attitudes and values align with our mission and workplace culture. Our core values are: Respect, Integrity, and Heart. We strive together so that we rise together. At Shooting Stars, we believe that by empowering women, we empower communities.

Our other essential criteria include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with SPSS or similar statistical software;
  • Demonstrated academic writing skills;
  • Competent in the use of Information Technology;
  • Ability to work independently and part of a broader team

Desirable criteria include:

  • Postgraduate degree in a relevant field or experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated experience in working within the education, health, or sporting contexts
  • Demonstrated experience in developing resources for young people and/or people for whom English is a second language
  • A commitment to and experience in advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation through provision of services to rural and remote communities
  • Proven relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

Hours of Work: This role is a contract position with hours to be negotiated - maximum 50 hours per fortnight until 31 Dec 2021.

An appropriate hourly rate will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

For any enquiries please contact Fran Haintz - Executive Officer fran.haintz@shootingstars.org.au using the subject line: Seven Sisters Contract Researcher enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Glass Jar Australia is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. It is essential that anyone involved with the organisation understands their responsibility in relation to child safety. Our organisation requires applicants to obtain a ‘Working with Children Check’ and National Police Clearance prior to appointment.

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