Knowledge Manager – University of Regina

Regina, SK

$58,551 – $76,450 a year

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note that preference will be given to APT Members.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and an updated resume that clearly states how they meet the posted qualifications.

Contact
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CUPE Information (CUPE postings only)

Department/Unit

Collaborative Centre for Justice and Safety (CCJS)

Employee Group

URFA APT

Category

Staff

Position Title

Knowledge Manager

Salary Range

$58,551 – $76,450 Annually

Status

Term

Duration (if term)

July 2019 – July 2021 with the possibility of extension.

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

Part-Time %

Work Hours:

M – F 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM

Pay Grade

APT 4

Position Summary

CIPSRT is a Knowledge Exchange Hub supporting a national network of researchers and public safety leaders developing research evidence to help current and former public safety personnel (PSP), their leaders, and their families to maintain and improve their mental health and well-being. CIPSRT hub activities include workshops and outreach events to support engagement between the CIPSRT Scientific Directorate, the research community, PSP leadership, and policy-makers, as well as support for an internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) research project for PSP and their families throughout Canada.
The Knowledge Manager position is key to CIPSRT success as it will coordinate strategic and tactical activities between internal and external stakeholders in order to facilitate knowledge synthesis, knowledge translation and knowledge exchange related to the Operational Stress Injuries research portfolio.

Developing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, this position will work to:

  • develop content and knowledge products to support information sharing (e.g. research lay summaries, fact sheets, infographics, presentations, video stories, web and social media)
  • design and implement evaluation activities to demonstrate the impact of CIPSRT’s Knowledge Translation (KT) products, resources and activities.
  • develop annual goals, objectives and action plans of CIPSRT’s knowledge translation program.
  • coordinate engagement with public safety personnel in knowledge translations program activities
  • build and maintain collaborative relationships with target audiences to ascertain their knowledge needs and understand how they prefer to receive new knowledge.

The successful candidate will have a relevant undergraduate or graduate degree with a minimum of 4-8 years of experience (depending on level of post secondary degree) in the knowledge mobilization field ? stakeholder engagement, knowledge translation and evaluation.

Requirements

1. Completion of a graduate degree and four to six years of related experience, or completion of an undergraduate degree and six to eight years of related experience, or completion of a recognized diploma from a college or technical institute with additional specialized training and six to eight years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
2. Experience executing knowledge mobilization projects with a focus on implementation and/or evaluation
3. Knowledge of, experience with, and enthusiasm for the use of effective methods and tools to support measurement and/or evaluation of Knowledge Mobilization activities
4. Knowledge of best practices in process management and continuous improvement
5. Highly detail-oriented and organized with respect to data analysis, documentation, and written communication
6. Excellent analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills
7. Ability to proactively manage change
8. Ability to prioritize and multi-task within a fast paced environment
9. A commitment to collaboration and a joint-accountability approach
10. Demonstrated capacity for handling ambiguity and complexity
11. Excellent oral and written communication skills to prepare and deliver reports
12. Strong organizational skills and the proven ability to manage multiple projects, workflows and timelines
13. Proven experience in development of measurement frameworks and data collection tools. Direct experience in measuring knowledge mobilization or behavior change an asset.
14. Experience conducting research activities, including data collection & analysis (both quantitative and qualitative), literature reviews and health research database searches, in support of knowledge mobilization and evaluation initiatives
15. Experience in the development and delivery of training materials to support effective measurement and reporting practices
16. Highly proficient with Microsoft office products, specifically MS PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel as well as web-based data collection tools
17. Experience in using knowledge mobilization or behavior change theories to design and conduct research or evaluation.

Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Posting Date 06-26-2019

Closing Date 07-10-2019

Diversity Statement

The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

Competition Number 20190676

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