Saturday , September 30 2023

University of British Columbia Jobs – Project Coordinator

Website The University of British Columbia

Job Description:

This UBC position/project working under UBC faculty leads is based at the Centre for Gender and Sexual Equity (CGSHE), a UBC and SFU-affiliated academic research centre housed at Providence Health Care. The CGSHE has a strategic mandate of leadership in promoting gender equity and sexual health equity through in BC, Canada and globally. The CGSHE is a network of over 30+ UBC and SFU faculty, their UBC/SFU research teams, and affiliated trainees with shared mission and goals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees recruitment, informed consent, and assists with talking circles, and active referral to services to support project goals and ethical standards, following standard operating procedures.
  • Tracks project progress according to project plan, monitors and reports on the status of projects and major issues/obstacles encountered.
  • In collaboration with the Principal Investigator, identify and support resolution to problems or barriers for successful research projects/change initiatives completion.
  • Provides training, support, and day-to-day supervision to relevant project interview / RA staff.
  • Oversees and responsible for project budget and reconciliation of project finances for project, as needed.
  • Manages the project schedule(s), deliverables, and commitments as set out in project charters and other work plans.
  • Executes project plan according to project methodologies, ensuring the successful and coordinated completion of project components.
  • Communicates project status and contributes to positive working relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, including community partners, members of communities affected by the research, government officials, policymakers, and practitioners (e.g., healthcare providers).
  • Writes reports and develops project knowledge translation materials for a wide range of audiences, and effective strategies for distribution of promotional materials.
  • Together with faculty co-leads, plans and manages all logistics for community advisory and partner meetings, including preparation and delivery of materials and presentations, producing research meeting agendas, minutes, and summaries, and follow-up with relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversees administration of research protocol, standard operating procedures, communication processes, and ethical guidelines for research involving human subjects (e.g., secure data storage and transfer, confidentiality). Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Masters’s Degree in Public Health or Social Sciences, Sociology, Public Policy or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience or training in qualitative or mixed methods research an asset.
  • Minimum two (2) years recent, related work experience in project coordination, research or other relevant frontline work.
  • Community knowledge or direct experience with communities marginalized due to social and economic disadvantage.
  • Strong gender and sexual health equity,anti-oppressive and Indigenous cultural safety lens and knowledge and experience with underserviced populations.
  • Experience with conflict management and supervision of diverse staff
  • Research experience or training is an asset. Current CPR, sexual health, or naloxone administration training an asset
  • Class 5 Driver’s License an asset for use of CGSHE / UBC outreach van.
  • Excellent time management skills including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and ability to work independently with minimal supervision, following project Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels internally and externally.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment under deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to anti-oppression principles.
  • Flexibility in hours and willingness to work across CGSHE/UBC offices and community to support outreach and recruitment
  • Ability to maintain researcher-participant confidentiality.
  • Computer skills including experience in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • We are prioritizing BIPOC, LGBTQ/2S people and Indigenous applicants as well as other grounded expertise with human rights, sexual health, and reproductive justice lens.

Job Details:

Company: The University of British Columbia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, USA

Application Deadline: N/A

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