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Coordinator of Research and Evaluation, Canadian Mental Health Association/Toronto Branch

2 Year Contract

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Toronto
Branch   has an opening for a qualified candidate that will
work collaboratively with CMHA and their partners to further our
experience in research and evaluation activities.  More
information about the organization can be found at
http://www.toronto.cmha.ca.

Responsibilities can include

  • Work collaboratively with programs to develop program models within a logic model framework
  • Work collaboratively with programs to identify evaluation needs,
    and integrate these evaluation components into regular programming
  • Conduct literature searches / reviews  inform evidence based practice within programs
  • Manage and coordinate research database
  • Identify opportunities for building capacity and staff competency in research and evaluation
  • Develop and organize opportunities for knowledge transfer and dissemination
  • Participate in developing research proposals and ethics submissions
  • Co-ordinate research across the agency
  • Seek opportunities  to involve clients and consumers 
    in evalution and research knowledge development and participation

Qualifications

  • Ability to work with ethno-culturally diverse communities
  • Experience in program evaluation and co-ordinating research projects
  • Knowledge of broad range of issues across mental health
  • Knowledge of the field of continuous quality improvement and outcome measurement
  • Experience in survey research/ client satisfaction research would be preferable
  • Experience in managing and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Meeting facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, SPSS
  • Partnership skills
  • Masters level education, with research component

Please forward resume by Friday, September 29, 2006, to

Director of Specialized Services
Canadian Mental Health Association/Toronto Branch
700 Lawrence Avenue West, Suite 480
Toronto, ON  M6A 3B4
Fax: (416) 789-9079