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Project Director, Infant Mental Health Promotion, The Hospital for Sick Children

Project Director, Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMP)

Employment Type:     Fixed Term Full-time (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)
Hours of Work:     35 Hours per Week, 1 Year Contract

Available:     Immediately

Description of Position:     The Infant Mental Health Promotion Program (IMP) is a coalition of representatives from agencies dedicated to promoting optimal outcomes for infants (prenatal to 36 months) and their families. IMP's activities include running training programs, publishing a newsletter, developing teaching materials, networking and advocacy.
IMP's sponsoring agency is The Hospital for Sick Children.

You will be responsible for providing leadership in carrying out the strategic directions and initiatives of IMP and working collaboratively with IMP committee members to develop, implement and evaluate the outcomes of various projects and initiatives. You will organize several training programs a year, as well as university-based certificate programs. You will work in collaboration with authors and editors to edit and produce IMPrint, IMP's newsletter published 3 times a year, and with team members to develop new resources and coordinate their production. You will provide leadership in facilitating and implementing change and encouraging an environment that is open to finding solutions to meet the needs identified by members. You will play a key role in enunciating and achieving the vision of IMP and managing IMP's budget and finances.

Qualifications:     A degree or graduate degree in clinical mental health of young children or equivalent training and experience in addition to a minimum of 5 years training and/or experience in administration, training, editing, advocacy, marketing and/or fund raising.

You will have strong leadership, planning, organizational and collaboration skills, demonstrated knowledge and experience in the field of children's mental health, highly developed writing, editorial and verbal skills, creativity and initiative in developing new resources and projects, solid problem solving and decision-making skills, excellent interpersonal and team development skills, proven expertise in managing budgets, and demonstrated project management skills. You will be computer literate and familiar with the internet, Web site development, Access, PowerPoint and Quicken. You will have capacity to tolerate uncertainty, flexibility and openness to diverse approaches and perspectives, experience in raising funds and demonstrated effectiveness in marketing and advocacy.

Salary:     Commensurate with Experience
Available to:     Internal & External Candidates
Deadline:     Friday May 09, 2008

Submit resume to:     
Human Resources
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1X8

Must Quote File Number CHM0801-MM
in the Subject line of your e-mail.

We thank you in advance for your interest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids would be conditional upon you providing the Hospital with satisfactory documentation of tuberculosis testing and your immunization status.