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Policy Analyst, Association of Ontario Midwives

Toronto, Ontario
Deadline April 14, 2010

Maternity Leave Position

The Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) is seeking a Policy Analyst (Maternity Leave Position) during an exciting period of growth, challenge and opportunity for midwifery in Ontario. The AOM is committed to the expansion of the midwifery profession and to supporting midwives in providing optimal care that is responsive to the needs of women and newborns.

The Policy Analyst will be responsible for providing research, analysis, reports and advocacy on various midwifery, maternal and newborn health and health care system issues. Working within the Policy and Communications team at the AOM, this position will work closely with midwives through active Committees and Work Groups. The ideal candidate requires excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to interpret and clearly communicate complex ideas and processes. She/he has excellent initiative and the capacity to work in a self-directed manner.

The successful candidate must demonstrate sound judgment, strategic thinking and have an understanding of policy development within an Association environment. She/he must have a thorough understanding of the role of midwives as primary care providers.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree and demonstrated achievement in research, analysis, policy development and advocacy. Experience with or knowledge of midwifery is an asset.

This is a one-year contract (maternity leave) position. The position offers a competitive salary and an excellent work environment that promotes collaboration and personal and professional growth and development. The AOM is committed to employment equity and particularly encourages applications from individuals who reflect the full diversity of the province.

A resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, should be sent by April 14, 2010 to:

Association of Ontario Midwives
Attn: Director, Policy and Communications
365 Bloor Street East, Suite 301
Toronto, ON M4W 3L4

or email [email protected] please include “Policy Analyst” in the subject line.

For information on the Association of Ontario Midwives, visit our website at http://www.aom.on.ca.