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Research Project Coord W/Mast

Research Project Coord W/Mast
General Support - Clinical
Regular Full Time
2012-12-03  Time: 23:59

Minimum: 38.09 per hour Maximum: 50.69 per hour
Under the direction of the Manager, Early Childhood and as part of the Health Promotion, Disease and Injury Prevention Unit (HPDIP), the key function of the Research Project Coordinator with Masters (Project Coordinator) is to collaborate with members of the Early Childhood team to provide provincial coordination and content expertise for Early Childhood. The position supports the team’s work through an integrated planning and evaluation framework approach and by applying population health promotion models and strategies. As a member of a provincial interdisciplinary team, the Project Coordinator uses professional knowledge and skills, and 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, lead, and evaluate provincial health promotion initiatives through collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Master's degree in health or a related field required (e.g. health profession, education, social work, health promotion, kinesiology).
  • Special consideration will be given to persons with experience and/or expertise in early childhood development.
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years experience in health promotion or related field with substantial experience working with complex networks and partnerships and evaluation of comprehensive initiatives.
  • Project/program management and program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Knowledge and expertise in early childhood development and health promotion are an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of population health promotion models, relevant health promotion strategies and determinants of health.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills (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, conceptual thinking, strategizing, and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of various research methods and ability to interpret data is an asset.

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