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Project Coordinator, Women Affiliate, Canadian Health Network Project


The women's consumer health information websites of Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre - www.womenshealthmatters.ca and www.femmesensante.ca - are expanding. We have been selected to be the Women Affiliate for the Canadian Health Network (an initiative of Health Canada). We are currently seeking a Project Coordinator to work with a dedicated team of women's health experts to increase access to reliable women's health information.
Exciting Position in Women's Health Information!

Bilingual preferred

30 hours per week @ $29.00 per hour plus benefits

Contract position: now to March 31, 2005.

Possibility of renewal for two years until March 31, 2007.



The Project Coordinator is responsible for the overall coordination of the Women Affiliate project of the Canadian Health Network and plays a lead role in building the Women Affiliate network.



The Project Coordinator

* Leads the implementation and development of the annual workplan and

the evaluation of all elements of the CHN project ensuring that the CHN

goals are met

* Identifies priority operational issues related to the smooth

operation of the CHN project

* Identifies and implements joint Network/Affiliate activities

* Coordinates and holds Affiliate and Network meetings

* Establishes and maintains relationships with diverse women's health

communities

* Develops and manages relationships with the Women Affiliate Project

Advisory Group, the CHN Affiliates, Network contributors, Working Groups and Regional Operating Centres; and with women's health organizations

* Meets reporting requirements according to established guidelines



Knowledge and Experience Required

* Excellent networking skills and demonstrated ability to develop

collaborative relationships with different organizations and levels of

governments

* Demonstrated project coordination experience

* Success in building relationships with diverse women's health

communities

* Excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills and the

ability to work both independently and as an integral member of a team

* Thorough understanding of health promotion and community development

principles

* Good working knowledge of database and Internet technology

* Self-starter; tact, diplomacy and maturity essential; excellent

organizational skills

* Knowledge, understanding and experience working with women's health

issues



Educational Requirements



Master's level degree in health or social research or related field (health promotion, health education, adult education) or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of three years experience in project coordination.



Please submit resumes to



Women's Health Matters project positions

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre

#908-790 Bay Street

Toronto, Ontario M5G 1N8

julie.moore@sw.ca



Deadline for submissions: Immediate