CH&E Specialist (Evaluator)

CH&E Specialist (Evaluator)

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Author pmnationtalk
Date April 4, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Salary $33.01 to $44.53 - Per Hour
Location Toronto, ON
Category Specialist
Client Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
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CH&E Specialist (Evaluator)
Shkaabe Makwa

Position Description:

Shkaabe Makwa is a Centre for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Wellness at CAMH that supports culturally relevant systems initiatives to achieve health equity and community wellness in collaboration with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities and service providers across Ontario. Through the implementation of wise practices, evidence-based models, trauma-informed interventions, and the advancement of research, Shkaabe Makwa strives to transform health outcomes which harmonize traditional knowledge and medical expertise.

Shkaabe Makwa is seeking an individual for a full-time, permanent position as Evaluator. Reporting to the Manager, Implementation, the Evaluator will support the development and implementation of evaluation and data projects utilizing Indigenous evaluation approaches, frameworks and metrics. The evaluator will build and implement, evaluation plans for community-based and system change initiatives, using a variety of different evaluation tools (such as logic models, theories of change, evaluation frameworks, indicator development, data support systems and reporting tools). The incumbent will also have experience using a variety of approaches, such as developmental, formative, and summative evaluations.

Using and developing culturally-relevant evaluation approaches, methods, and dissemination strategies are a key component of the role. The Evaluator will facilitate and convene dialogues with a number of internal and external partners with various levels of evaluation literacy. The Evaluator will also coordinate the collection and management of qualitative and quantitative data (e.g. survey development, protocol development, data storage and quality assurance, analyses, and data visualization).

The Evaluator also contributes to programmatic and organizational support services, such as provincially-directed or community-initiated systems work as well as knowledge exchange and research activities.

Qualifications:

This position requires the incumbent to be First Nations, Inuit or Métis. The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Social Science, Public Health, Health Evaluation or a research related field with three years’ related experience in the field of mental health or community-based health services. Experience with developing, managing, and conducting developmental, formative and summative evaluations in a variety of settings is essential. Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, and Indigenous research and ethics principles.

The candidate will be experienced in community engagement and facilitation, both in person and virtually. Other requirements include a thorough understanding of principles and practices of Indigenous engagement along with demonstrated community connections. Superior verbal presentation and written communication skills are required. The incumbent will also demonstrate adaptability, flexibility, diplomacy and tact.

The incumbent will have a thorough understanding of the health, mental health and social service sector, government programs and current legislation that may affect Indigenous clients. Ability to read, understand and analyze research and grey literature and explain findings to non-academic audiences. Demonstrated success working and collaborating with interdisciplinary teams on team-based projects.

Excellent planning and time management skills, with ability to multi-task, produce and coordinate projects to tight deadlines. Developed interpersonal communication skills including experience developing and maintaining partnerships and networks of significant numbers of internal and external partners.

Bilingualism in French/English or an Indigenous language would be an asset. This position may require travel throughout Ontario, including remote First Nations communities.

Please Note: This full-time, permanent position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.
Salary Range: $33.01 to $44.53

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CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.

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