Job opportunity: National Project Coordinator
National Project Coordinator
Full-time (35 hours/week): April 1, 2019, through March 2022
Salary commensurate with experience
For nearly two decades, Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) has been advocating broad approaches to gay men’s health promotion that include action on social drivers like stigma and prejudice. Incorporated in 1999, CBRC is a charitable health promotion organization aiming to improve the lives of gay and other sexual minority men through research, learning and leadership development.
In partnership with Canada’s leading gay men’s health organizations, CBRC is embarking on a new, 5-year national initiative. This exciting national project aims to improve the availability and use of combination HIV/STBBI prevention services for gay, bisexual, and queer cis and trans men and 2-spirit people through strategic partnerships, knowledge mobilization, and community leadership. This collaborative project is supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
We’re looking for a full-time National Project Coordinator to work closely with the project team to support the implementation of our ambitious 5-year project to increase access and uptake of priority health services for gay, bi, and queer cis and trans men and 2-spirit people across Canada. The position will assist in maintaining oversight of project implementation, supporting internal communications and day to day operations with five partner organizations across Canada. This position will be filled by someone who is organized, tech-savvy, attentive to detail, and has the capacity to take initiative and work with autonomy. The position could be based in Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal (other cities may be possible).
Provide operational and communications support to the national project team
Design tools and resources to help facilitate collaborative work within the Alliance
Interface with project contractors, including writers, graphic designers, and other consultants as required
Coordinate expense reporting and requests
Organization and scheduling of in-person and on-line meetings and events
Administrative responsibilities including taking notes during meetings, preparing correspondence
Compile reports and resources under supervision of national project team
Oversee management & accessibility of core project documents and files
Support coordination of translation of documents between English and French
Reports directly to CBRC’s Director of Advancement and Evaluation
Other duties as required by national project team
Skills and Qualifications
Post-secondary education in administration, project management or related field of study, OR combination of relevant experience and/or education
Experience coordinating or supporting projects related to health promotion, research, or a similar discipline specifically in a partnership context is an asset
Bilingual (English and French)
Experience working with community or non-profit organizations, and/or public health agencies is an asset
Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
Flexible and adaptable to a changing work environment and multiple shifting demands
Familiarity with local and/or regional gay communities and resources
Knowledge of the social determinants of health, gay men’s health and wellness, and HIV/STBBI prevention is an asset
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Powerpoint), G Suite, online survey platforms, website maintenance, online communications platforms
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and a resume to: Len Tooley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is March 1, 2019 or until the position is filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Learn more by checking out our website: www.cbrc.net.
CBRC is committed to employment equity and encourages HIV positive and HIV negative persons from diverse cultural backgrounds, identities and abilities to apply.