Looking for an Education and Knowledge Exchange Specialist

by Tina Papadakos on May 31, 2018

Are you energetic? A self-starter, interested in making a difference? Consider applying to the position of Education & Knowledge Exchange Specialist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Position: Education and Knowledge Exchange Specialist – Cancer Education
Site: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Department: Educational Design & Knowledge Translation, Cancer Education
Reports to: Senior Manager, Educational Design & Knowledge Translation, Cancer Education
Salary Grade/Range: ~60-68K/Year
Hours: 35 hours per week; weekdays
Status: Temporary Full Time (2 year contract)

 
POSITION: 
The Knowledge Exchange Specialist is a key member of the Princess Margaret Cancer Education program. The Cancer Education program has a mandate to improve care through interventions that support trainee, provider and patient and family knowledge and skills in cancer care. The Knowledge Exchange Specialist facilitates change through leading strategic, quality, goal-based knowledge translation projects from inception to implementation with continued accountability to project success and impact on cancer care.

Working under the direction of the Senior Manager, Educational Design & Knowledge Translation, the Specialist requires past experience in conducting gap analysis/ needs assessments, analysing data points and writing reports of findings and recommendations, developing communication and education resources to support change and conducting evaluations to continuously assess and be accountable for impact. The Education & Knowledge Exchange Specialist will develop and deliver blended programming including instructor-led training, eLearning and other print and digital formats in collaboration with department members and subject matter experts.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Masters degree in Education or Communications field or recognized equivalent required
• Minimum two (3) years appropriate professional experience
• Instructional Design diploma/ certificate diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Knowledge Translation diploma/ certificate diploma or equivalent) preferred
  • Ability to facilitate, influence and lead others
  • Must be able to reduce stress in others and keep them focused and motivated
  • Demonstrated ability in the use of design and eLearning/ web software
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with others in a consultative/collaborative manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required (content analysis and writing are a significant component of this role’s responsibilities)
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer relations and support service
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload for self
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Knowledge of healthcare environment an asset

Please apply online at:

https://www.recruitingsite.com/csbsites/uhncareers/JobDescription.asp?SiteID=10031&JobNumber=824518

 

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