Knowledge Translator – Indigenous Child Health – Laurentian University

Knowledge Translator – Indigenous Child Health

ECHO Research Centre @ Laurentian University
Greater Sudbury, ON
$40,000 – $48,000 a year

This is a full-time position supporting knowledge exchange with Indigenous communities as part of a collaborative inter-disciplinary research team.

Responsibilities

  • Support Indigenous communities to explore the potential of the Aboriginal Children’s Health and Well-being (ACHWM) in their community or agency
  • Monitor and respond to on-line inquiries about an the ACHWM
  • Update and maintain data base
  • Connect with new communities and keep minutes from each meeting
  • Travel to some Indigenous communities is required to develop relationships and lead training sessions on the ACHWM
  • Track key to-do items required to support each community
  • Assist with the monitoring data bases and reporting from those data bases
  • Customize and complete partner agreements with communities
  • Set up RedCap projects for new partners (training will be provided)

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Under-graduate degree in Health Promotion (BPHE, BHSc), Social Work (BSW), Indigenous Studies (BA), Psychology (BA) or related field
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with various software packages (Microsoft Office, Adobe, RedCap etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of or interest in Indigenous children’s health
  • Able to work independently
  • Lived Indigenous experience is an asset but is not required
  • Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume if interested in this positition

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $48,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • lived Indigenous: 1 year (Preferred)
  • health: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Required)

Location:

  • Greater Sudbury, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • full G drivers licence with clean record (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)
  • a traditional Indigenous language (Preferred)

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