Position Type: Full-time (35 hours/week); 18 months with opportunity for extension
Yearly Wage: $55,000
Location: Flexible within Prairies (Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan), ideally out of CBRC’s Edmonton office
Language: Primary working language is English
Schedule: Regular office hours
Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay men through research and intervention development. CBRC’s core pillars – community-led research, knowledge exchange, network building, and leadership development – position the organization as a thought leader, transforming ideas into actions that make a difference in our communities. CBRC was incorporated in 1999 and is a non-profit charitable organization. Our main office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia; we also have satellite offices located in Edmonton, Toronto, and Halifax.
CBRC has partnered with Canada’s leading GBT2Q health organizations to form the Advance Alliance, a 5-year national initiative that aims to improve the availability and use of combination HIV/STBBI prevention services for GBT2Q people through strategic partnerships, knowledge mobilization, and community leadership. This collaborative project is supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada.
CBRC is seeking a Regional Manager to support its work in the Prairies (Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba). The successful candidate will coordinate a number of activities across the region which include: community-based research, community health leadership programming, healthcare and service provider competency training, stakeholder engagement, resource development, and more.
At CBRC, we recognize the value of a variety of educational experiences, including but not limited to academic, career-based, and personal learnings. No one’s application will be ignored due to having not met an educational threshold. However, an undergraduate degree/diploma in one of the following areas would be an asset:
- Social Sciences
- Project Management
- Manages the implementation of a broad range of project activities related to combination HIV/STBBI prevention for GBT2Q communities across the Prairie region, including: formative research, community consultations, and need assessments; intervention development, delivery, and evaluation; community mobilization, mentorship, and skills development
- Works collaboratively with a diverse range of community, research, and health system partners to foster team building, stakeholder engagement, and strategic input
- Supports the development and delivery of capacity building resources and programming to GBT2Q community members, healthcare providers, and service providers
- Coordinates community advisory and multi-stakeholder project teams
- Supports project design, monitoring, and evaluation
- Manages projects, including project tracking, budgeting, reporting, and other administrative duties
- Supervises contractors
- Other duties as required
Successful candidates should clearly demonstrate a number of the following skills, experiences, and qualifications in their application using tangible examples (candidates are not expected to demonstrate all skills)
- 2+ years’ experience managing and/or coordinating projects is required; experience managing and coordinating projects related to health promotion or similar area of work is an asset
- 2+ years’ experience supporting multi-stakeholder project coordination (i.e. coordinating meetings, soliciting and synthesizing stakeholder input, etc.) is required; experience with cross-sectoral projects (i.e. partnerships between health system, schools, community-based organizations) is an asset
- Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time against tight deadlines, and balance competing work needs required
- Experience in project design, monitoring, and evaluation is an asset
- Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills is an asset (i.e. facilitating meetings, developing resources, delivering workshops)
- Knowledge of the social determinants of health, queer, trans, and Two-Spirit health and wellness, and HIV/STBBI prevention is an asset
- Experience supervising staff, contractors, and/or volunteers is an asset
- Experience working with community or non-profit organizations, and/or public health agencies is an asset
- Familiarity with local and/or regional LGBTQ2S+ communities and resources is an asset
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Brook Biggin, CBRC’s Program Development Director, at [email protected]. The deadline to apply to this position is September 18, 2020, at 11:59 PM PST.
CBRC believes in work led by and for community. As part of our commitment to employment equity, we encourage applications from queer, trans, and non-binary Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour, Two-Spirit people, people living with HIV, people living with Hepatitis C, people with disabilities, gay and bisexual men, and other people with fabulous and diverse identities and experiences.