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Health Promotion Nurse, Ryerson University

Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. More than 95 undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.

Health Promotion Nurse

Working closely with the Coordinator, Health Centre in this 1-year contract, you will promote the health of the university's community, and participate in community development. This entails providing individual counselling to students, applying best practices to ensure the effective delivery of the Peer Health Promoter program, and mentoring peers in developing leadership, communication and advocacy skills. You are an RN with a Nursing degree and at least 3 years of related experience, involving public health or health promotion, program planning and evaluation, public speaking and supervision of students and individuals from a variety of disciplines. Excellent communication, analytical and client service skills are expected, as is a background preparing and presenting health-related presentations and workshops.

For a detailed position description, and to apply on-line by July 2, 2008, interested candidates are invited to visit: http://www.ryerson.ca/jobs

Ryerson University has an employment equity program and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.