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Manager, Heart Health Resource Centre

The OPHA Heart Health Resource Centre (HHRC) has a mission to promote and support the capacity of public health agencies and their community partners throughout Ontario to undertake effective multi-risk factor heart health programming.

The OPHA Heart Health Resource Centre has an immediate opening for a Manager, Heart Health Resource Centre.

The HHRC Manager leads a team of three people and is responsible for the planning, strategic development and implementation of existing and new support initiatives of the HHRC. This includes the co-ordination of all HHRC and complementary contract activities, including the provision of comprehensive support to the Ontario Heart Health Projects, co-ordination of resource development and dissemination initiatives, implementation of communication strategies in addition to management, administrative and reporting responsibilities. The manager of the Heart Health Resource Centre also plays a leading role in resource system planning and representation of the Centre at a provincial and national level.

The successful candidate must have a post graduate degree in health promotion or a related discipline and excellent organizational, health promotion and project management experience, combined with a sound working knowledge of provincial heart health strategies and programs. An understanding of government, as well as public health, adult education and community development is important. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of people are essential for this position. Bilingualism would be a definite asset.

Location: Toronto, with periodic travel

OPHA is an equal opportunity, smoke-free employer. Reply in confidence by mail or fax only.

Send your resume and cover letter to

Att'n: HHRC Hiring Committee

Ontario Public Health Association

468 Queen St. East Suite 202

Toronto, Ontario M5A 1T7

Fax: (416) 367-2844.

We thank all applicants in advance, but advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline: June 22nd 2001