The Manitoba Teachers’ Society is dedicated to “safeguarding the welfare of teachers, the Status of the teaching profession and the cause of public education in Manitoba.” MTS represents approximately 15,000 Manitoba Educators in 40 local Teacher Associations across the province.
ECONOMIC RESEARCH ANALYST
The Economic Research Analyst is responsible for high-level economic and labour research and analysis, including the maintenance of supporting databases and research materials. In addition to monitoring the economic, fiscal and bargaining environments, the Economic Research Analyst also reviews public policy developments and provides ongoing reporting, support and advice to a variety of internal departments and local teacher associations.
- A Masters degree in Economics or equivalent experience
- Several years of relevant research experience, preferably in a labour organization
- Demonstrated knowledge of labour economics, collective bargaining and dispute resolution mechanisms with a particular emphasis on interest arbitration
- A base–level knowledge of financial and managerial accounting concepts
- A high level of responsibility and initiative and a commitment to excellence
- Excellent organization and presentation skills
- Superior writing and oral communication skills
- Exceptional problem-solving ability
- Advanced data orientation, including strong spreadsheet and database skills
- Ability to handle multiple tasks in a demanding environment
- Ability to contribute and collaborate in a team environment
- Ability to work under short timelines and work flex hours (evenings/weekends) if needed
- Strong commitment to the values of a labour organization
Duties to commence September 3, 2019. Terms and Conditions of employment are pursuant to the Collective Agreement for professional staff.
Resumes and the names of three references will be accepted electronically until 9:00 a.m. May 20, 2019 and should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Administrator
The Manitoba Teachers’ Society
191 Harcourt Street
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3H2
Consideration is given to the appointment of people in such a manner as to reflect the diversity of Manitoba’s population. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.