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Program Coordinator, Nutrition Resource Centre, Ontario Public Health Association

File Number NRC 4-11.05
part time

This part-time position is available for a minimum of 17.5 hours/week
to a maximum of 31.5 hours/week. It is available immediately; this
position is funded for one year with the possibility of extension

Closing date: 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2006
Compensation: negotiable competitive salary
Location: 700 Lawrence Avenue West, with occasional province-wide travel
Relocation: expenses will not be paid

The Nutrition Resource Centre (NRC) is committed to increasing the
capacity of Ontario's nutrition practitioners to implement nutrition
programs and strategies in a health promotion context through
coordinated provincial support for nutrition promotion programming,
resource development and dissemination, and program-related technical
support services.

The Program Coordinator is accountable for planning, implementing,
coordinating and evaluating all aspects of assigned provincial
programming portfolios supported by the NRC.

His/her qualifications include

  • a degree in nutrition or health science from a recognized university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • preferably post-graduate education in health promotion or a related discipline;
  • eligibility for registration with the College of Dietitians of Ontario required
  • working knowledge of foods/nutrition and consumer behaviour theories and practices;
  • successful experience applying needs-based health promotion techniques and tools;
  • experience with Ontario's community and/or public health sector;
  • broad knowledge and experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation;
  • proven training and development, facilitation and community development abilities;
  • strong teamwork, project management, coordinating and practical problem-solving skills;
  • ability to work independently using initiative and open to peer review
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • capacity to manage relationships well with diverse groups of people on varied initiatives;
  • proficiency with PC-based common office software;
  • French-English bilingualism an asset;
  • project management experience
  • legal entitlement to work immediately in Canada.

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume, including
salary expectations and quoting file number to or
by mail, marked "Confidential," to

The Nutrition Resource Centre
Ontario Public Health Association
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 310
Toronto, ON   M6A 3B4
Att: M. Traynor

Thank you for your interest. Owing to volume, only candidates for interviews will be contacted.