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Research Project Coord W/Mast

Research Project Coord W/Mast
Nursing - Advanced Practice/Management, Psychology/Counselling/Social Work
Temporary Full Time
2012-11-26  Time: 23:59

Minimum: 38.09 per hour Maximum: 50.69 per hour
Under the direction of the Manager, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), the Research Project Coordinator with Masters (Project Coordinator) collaborates with members of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Team and other members of the Reproductive Health, Healthy Child and Youth Development Team to support key initiatives. The position is required to support the team’s work through an integrated planning and evaluation framework approach and to apply the population health promotion model and strategies. As a member of an interdisciplinary and provincial team, the Project Coordinator utilizes professional knowledge and skills, along with health promotion strategies such as creating supportive environments, developing personal skills, strengthening community action, building healthy public policy and reorienting health services, to initiate, develop, coordinate and / or lead, and evaluate health promotion initiatives at the community, local, and provincial levels through internal and external collaboration.
  • Master's degree in health or a related field required (e.g. health, education, social work, nursing, health promotion, kinesiology).
  • Special consideration will be given to persons with education in the area of maternal / infant health, sexual and reproductive health and health promotion.
  • Minimum three to five years experience in health promotion or related field with substantial experience working with complex networks and partnerships.
  • Project / program management and program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Knowledge and expertise in sexual and reproductive health / maternal child health and health promotion / prevention are an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of the population health promotion model, relevant health promotion strategies and determinants of health.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (written, verbal and interpersonal).
  • Demonstrated ability in report and grant writing.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a variety of disciplines, sectors and internal and external stakeholders / partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and mobilize diverse groups and build consensus.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and apply creative approaches to program planning and development.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, including conceptual, strategizing, and problem-solving.
  • Knowledge of various research methods and ability to interpret data is an asset.
  • Ability to be resourceful, creative, adaptive and flexible is an asset.
  • Ability to use Windows NT-based computer and corresponding software is required (Microsoft Office 2007, Publisher, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat) is required.
  • Experience in working with diverse and high-risk populations is an asset.
  • Demonstrated skills in group facilitation, chairing meetings, teaching and presenting.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.
  • Request and accept direction as required.
  • Current membership / registration in appropriate professional organization or discipline as needed.

  • AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
    to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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