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Knowledge Exchange Officer, Cancer Care Ontario

Notice of Vacancy

Closing date: February 2, 2009

From: Division of Prevention and Screening Programs
Position: Knowledge Exchange Officer
Department: Prevention and Screening Programs
Location: 505 University Avenue, Toronto
Status: Permanent Full-time

Position Summary:  

The role of the Knowledge Exchange Officer is to manage the knowledge exchange (KE) portfolio by capturing, synthesizing, sharing and applying KE best practices throughout the prevention and screening department.  As an expert in knowledge management (exchange, transfer, and uptake), the KEO ‘s responsibilities are focused on the management of tools that aid timely and informed decision-making. Through networking, cross-functional and collaborative partnerships and consultations, the KEO is responsible for coordinating KE learning initiatives to deliver evidence-based information to internal and external stakeholders while promoting a knowledge-friendly culture supported by processes and enabled by technology. The KEO is responsible for developing implementation, measurement, accountability, and evaluation KE models and frameworks consistent with organizational priorities as well as with public health contexts


  • An undergraduate degree in a health related field (i.e. Health Sciences, Health Promotion, Environmental Sciences) or recognized equivalent is required
  • A master level degree in one of the above disciplines or related discipline
  • Three to four years of practical and related experience in medium to large size working environments
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Solid facilitation, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of health promotion theory and program planning, with knowledge of cancer prevention and screening.
  • Working knowledge of program evaluation
  • Knowledge of national and provincial cancer systems
  • Computer literacy (including internet communication tools, such as listserv, web-casting, online collaborative workspaces) and proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Developed research skills, using Intranet and other resources
  • Strong ability to multi-task, follow up and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to present complex concepts clearly and effectively to a wide range of audiences
  • Proven team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence and motivate multi-disciplinary audiences
  • Ability to speak in French is an asset.

Salary Range: 55,791-72,519 (commensurate with qualifications and experience)
(contact information removed -- applications are now closed.)

We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer.