Data Analyst

Website NIȽTU,O Child and Family Services Society

NIȽTU,O Child and Family Services Society supports commitments of Indigenous families in self-determination and decision- making processes over their own families and children. Our staff are committed to ensuring the safety of children, strengthening family relations, and enhancing the well-being of members of the South Vancouver Island First Nations communities.

NIȽTU,O provides a full health and dental benefits package, Public Service Pension Plan, and a company paid cell phone. If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to the life of Indigenous children, come join the NIȽTU,O family! For more information about us, please visit:

NIȽTU,O Child and Family Services Society is currently looking for a full-time Data Analyst.

Please provide a cover letter with your application outlining Indigenous ancestry (if applicable).


As a Data Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting NIȽTU,O Child and Family Services Society’s processes related to data collection, designing, analysis, reporting, supporting the priorities and direction of the Management Team. This role is not purely quantitative; you are expected to mine data by reviewing and analyzing a large qualitative datasets, identify patterns, and undertake deep-dive or case study analysis. Your work will contribute to help identify common factors and patterns among types of cases, which will be used to create more effective and earlier interventions. Some of your work will involve preparing accessing infographics and providing presentations for storytelling and data sharing, helping to improve processes and tools, liaising with and training the teams of NIȽ TU,O Child and Family Services Society. You will report to a Coast Salish Initiatives and Contract manager. A summary of duties include the following:

  • Experience in presenting data using visualizations and other tools so people without solid knowledge of datasets can comprehend information easily
  • Experience working with First Nation communities, and knowledge and appreciation of the local First Nation community and culture and/or previous experience working with indigenous agency.
  • Basic knowledge of the CFCSA and the understanding of the criteria used to assess risk



Our ideal candidate will also possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social data analytics, data analytics, statistics, public health administration and/or related field.
  • Three (3) years’ recent related experience in decision support, business analysis, reporting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and tools, including familiarity with evaluation models and complexity-based/ systemic thinking.
  • Knowledge of advanced data analytics in MS Excel as well as other data capture, analysis and visualization solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in developing and presenting written communication and oral presentations.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the seven Coast Salish communities we provide services to, and the culture, language and teachings.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to the shared context of colonization and the implications for Indigenous children, youth, families and communities;
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and effective communication skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to communicate professionally both orally and in writing;
  • You will require a clean Criminal Record Check.
  • Full vaccination required as per NIȽTU,O COVID-19 Policy.
  • Valid Driver’s license and a positive driving abstract. The position requires an outreach component and driving for work-related purposes and willingness to accommodate a flexible work schedule.

* Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry. *

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Please note that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in working at NIȽTU,O!


  • Open Until Filled
  • Please send in your application along with a cover letter and your resume as one document.
  • Please include “self-identified” if you are voluntarily self identify as Indigenous.


  • Extended Health and Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Public Service Pension Plan
  • Paid time off
  • On-site parking

Salary: Compensation Commensurate with Experience.
Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
  • Are you fully vaccinated for COVID-19? You are considered fully vaccinated if you have the full primary series of a COVID 19 vaccine authorized by Health Canada
  • Describe any work or lived experience you have with Indigenous populations?
  • Have you submitted a cover letter along with your application?

Licence/Certification: Driver’s license with no restrictions (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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