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Program Manager, Mental Health, Timiskaming Health Unit

New Liskeard, Ontario
Deadline October 29, 2010

Permanent Full-Time

The Timiskaming Health Unit is seeking a dynamic individual to join their management team. The individual will provide administrative and managerial  support to Mental Health staff and programming, coordinate services and recommend resource allocations. As a member of the management team, you will be expected to foster strong inter-agency liaisons and partnerships to effect excellence in service delivery and customer service. Successful completion of the role requires initiative and excellent interpersonal communication and decision-making skills as you will be managing communications for the Agency. You also must have an ability to be highly organized and to manage multiple projects.


  • Diploma or Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field or equivalent
  • mixture of experience and education.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in the communications field
  • Five (5) years experience in the management, public or private sector
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - verbal and written
  • Ability with planning, analyzing and evaluating programs
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary setting
  • Proficiency in both official languages an asset

Applications will be accepted until October 29, 2010.   Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Please apply to:

Tara McCallan, Manager of Human Resources; email: [email protected]
Timiskaming Health Unit, 421 Shepherdson Road, New Liskeard, ON   POJ 1PO

Information concerning applicants is collected under the authority of the Health Protection & Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H-7, as amended, and will be used to consider suitability for employment.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.