We are seeking a Provincial Coordinator for the Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses community of practice, on a temporary basis to provide coverage for a maternity leave for a period of 6-7 months.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Policy, Research and Planning, and working closely in collaboration with the Knowledge Exchange and Social Learning Coordinator, the successful candidate will play an important role stewarding our community of practice, as well as coordinating the annual Summit event.
The community of practice includes a diverse range of campus community members sharing the common goal of promoting mental health and reducing risky substance use on BC post-secondary campuses.
What you will bring to the team
You have a graduate degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Public Health, Education, Social Work, Psychology) along with a minimum of 3 years of project management experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience may be considered. You must have knowledge of the principles and practices of mental health promotion and settings based approaches, and knowledge of the mental health and addictions system in BC. Personal experience with mental health issues and services, through self or loved ones, is an asset in this role.
A bit more about us
We offer flexible work hours and a friendly and engaging work environment. Located in downtown Vancouver, this 37.5 hour a week position will require some flexible scheduling. Overtime may be required in this position. This is a temporary position to provide coverage for a maternity leave for a period of 6-7 months.
Apply for the job
Please submit your resume and a cover letter clearly documenting how you satisfy the requirements of the job, along with a 250 word blog entry that responds to the following statement: “A mentally healthy campus community is…” to firstname.lastname@example.org. These documents should be in PDF format. The deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on October 6th, 2016. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview.
We are an equity employer and encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders, and others who may contribute to our further diversification.