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Director, Public Health Standards, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline: June 11, 2010

Director, Public Health Standards, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Are you a public health leader with a passion for public service? Do you seek to make a positive difference to the health of all Ontarians? If so, consider this exceptional career opportunity with the public health division of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. We seek an experienced leader to provide strategic direction and leadership for the development, communication, adoption and evaluation of public health programs in Ontario. Your responsibilities will include: the continued development of a strategic framework for the delivery of public health services; leadership of initiatives to improve evidence-based decision-making in public health; management of emerging public health issues; application of new public health science trends and developments; and the development and maintenance of relationships with key health system partners. Join the Ontario Public Service (OPS) – proud to be chosen one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Greater Toronto’s Top 75 Employers, and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers.

Qualifications: demonstrated leadership experience in the public health system; exemplary track record leading the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, programs and standards; excellent stakeholder consultation and management skills, to foster partnerships with diverse internal and external stakeholders and to achieve results in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment; excellent issues management skills and political acuity, to anticipate and respond to sensitive issues; knowledge of, and experience with research methodologies and evidence-based decision-making; experience leading people and leading change, including the improvement of policy and/or program capacity. Note: Applicants to this competition may also be considered for other executive opportunities within the OPS.

Please send your resume, quoting Job ID 28305 and the title of the position, by June 11, 2010, to: Careers Executive, Executive Talent Search Unit, Executive Programs and Services Branch, Centre for Leadership and Learning, HROntario, Ministry of Government Services, 595 Bay Street, Suite 1203, P.O. Box 14, Toronto, ON  M5G 2C2. Fax: 416-326-8817. E-mail: Please select only one method of application (e-mail, fax or mail). Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.