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Project Manager, TeenNet Research, Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto


Position Summary

Primary responsibilities include day-to-day management of TeenNet lines of research and websites (http://www.TeenNetProject.org) to achieve project objectives, including managing research team, project budget, and technical resources. The manager will consult with Teen Net researchers and collaborators to set research goals and identify and develop new partnership and funding opportunities. A growing interest of the Project is international health. A key role will be to design and pilot various models for engaging youth in program planning and development. The Manager will work closely with diverse youth and professional populations.
Hiring Rate: $52,550 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $67,145

Term: One year with possibility of renewal



Qualifications and Experience

* Master's level education in health, information, or social sciences

* Experience with

* qualitative research (focus groups and interviews)

* quantitative research (measurement and survey)

* web development and new media

* writing proposals, reports, and/or articles

* supervising multiple staff

* developing and supporting collaborative relationships with different groups or agencies

* Strong understanding of health promotion and the broader determinants of health

* Experience with and/or strong understanding of youth

* Ability to identify and develop new linkages and partnerships

* Experience and/or interest in international health an asset



Skills and Abilities

* Knowledge of Internet technology and networked computer systems, including email, server software, WWW, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and qualitative and quantitative analysis software

* Knowledge of French an asset

* Ability to work effectively with youth

* Ability to work effectively with collaborations

* Ability to deal sensitively with diverse groups (age, linguistic,

socio-economic, and cultural)

* Able to function as part of a multidisciplinary team

* Able to meet deadlines and deliverables

* Excellent written and oral communication skills

* Excellent communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills

* Able to work independently

* Proactive, self starter who displays initiative in a rapidly changing work environment



Please submit resume and cover letter by September 10:



Sherry Biscope

TeenNet Project

Department of Public Health Sciences

Faculty of Medicine

Fitzgerald Building, 150 College Street, Room 121

Toronto, ON M5S 3E2

Fax: (416) 946-8591

sherry.biscope@utoronto.ca