Program Consultant (Regional Knowledge Exchange Lead)
Regional Services, West Region, London
Reporting to the Regional Manager, the Knowledge Exchange Lead will play an important connective role on a local level. You will be an integral member of the EENet team. Reporting to the Regional Manager and taking strategic direction from the Manager of Knowledge Exchange in the Health Systems and Health Equity Research (HSHER) Group, this position will be responsible for a variety of knowledge exchange activities associated with EENet. As the local ‘face’ of EENet you will act as a two-way conduit for information sharing between EENet and local communities. The Regional KE Lead will be specifically charged with building and fostering linkages between community, hospital, university research centres, LHINs, other local and regional planning bodies and other community mental health and addictions stakeholders for knowledge exchange purposes. Your duties and responsibilities also include acting as local connectors of knowledge producers and knowledge users (e.g. planning tables, LHINs, community MH&A programs, hospital MH&A programs, Human Services and Justice Committees, public health bodies, etc); building and fostering relationships with researchers within Universities and Academic Health Science Centres; and enhancing community capacity to engage in research and KE activities and use evidence for decision-making; feeding research activity and promising practices back to EENet’s management and resource centre; developing KE products and organizing KE activities for the region and the broader network; and facilitating access to appropriate and tailored evidence in support of local and regional service collaboratives. You will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable and regulatory requirements. The position is located 100 Collip Circle in London and will involve travel within Western Ontario.