Research Coordinator
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto, ON
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Gambling, Gaming and Technology Use (GGTU), the Research Coordinator will support the development and evaluation of educational and knowledge exchange initiatives including online courses, workshops and web-based resources. The successful candidate will search, review and summarize relevant literature, write reports and evidence briefs, assist with the development of training and support materials, and coordinate relevant activities. Responsibilities include assisting in the development and implementation of evaluation plans and tools, gathering and analyzing evaluation data, writing evaluation reports and communicating key findings. The Research Coordinator will collaborate with other team members and other internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple aspects of work simultaneously, and work independently, as well as part of a team. The candidate will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork, and complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. The position is located at 33 Russell Street.

The successful candidate will hold a Master’s degree in Health or Social sciences, a regulated health profession or a related field with three years of relevant research and evaluation experience. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of training evaluation models, instruments and processes, as well as website evaluation tools is required. The ability to conduct literature reviews, assess the quality of evidence, and interpret and synthesize research evidence is required. Previous experience conducting and writing scoping and rapid reviews of the literature, evidence briefs and/or research snapshots is required. Experience working within the healthcare/academic sectors, and in the area of mental health is preferred. Experience conducting surveys and semi-structured interviews, as well as analyzing quantitative and qualitative data is required. Experience with research and/or evaluation in the area of mental health is preferred. Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral/written), and organizational skills are required, along with creative problem-solving abilities. The successful candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced environment, work well under pressure, and be able to effectively prioritize tasks. The ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team is required. Strong PC software skills including experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel), Internet search engines is required. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to work with stakeholders of diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated commitment to principles of equity, inclusivity and respect is required. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language are assets.

Please Note: This full-time, temporary position until March 31st, 2020 is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.

Salary Range: $31.88 to $43.01 per hour

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.