Job Opportunity – Network Coordinator

Network Coordinator
PHAC-CITF Funded Research Project

“Indigenous Journeys through COVID-19: A National Indigenous Seroprevalance Cross-Sectional and Community Sentinel Cohort Study”

We are looking for a highly competent person with exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail who shares our commitment to Indigenous health research and enjoys working independently as well as part of a team.

Duties will include:
− Project-wide coordination, including organization of meetings, coordination of coinvestigators, overseeing research-related logistics, and liaising with the SFUbased project manager
− Liaising with regional co-investigators and coordinators
− Liaising with funding agencies, partners, and collaborators on project objectives
− Maintaining and monitor overall project budget and track allocations among partners
− Preparing project financial and accounting reconciliation reports, ensuring compliance with SFU policies and procedures and funding agency financial administration guidelines
− Assisting PI and Associate Director with report writing, results presentation, project compliance, and ethics reporting
− Purchasing equipment and supplies and maintaining associated accounts
− Managing project schedule, resources, budget, and expenditures
− Developing processes, protocols and procedures
− Providing leadership planning and policy advice
− Performing assigned information and web management tasks
− Managing research related social media presence
− Maintaining research related inventory and distribute supplies

This is a full-time position with flexible hours of work and a flexible start date, reporting to Dr. Angela McIntyre, Associate Director. There is also flexibility in being based at the Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver or working from home until COVID restrictions ease. The position is renewable annually for up to the end date of March 31, 2022, pending funding and satisfactory performance reviews.

Qualifications: Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree; the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team; a strong track record of project administration, coordination, and management; stakeholder communication and coordination; budget monitoring, forecasting, and reporting; and project evaluation. Experience in a research/academic setting is preferred. Desired skills include personal initiative and experience disseminating information on multiple media platforms. Priority will be given to someone with interest/experience in the area of Indigenous health research.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ2+-identified persons.

How to Apply: Please direct inquires and/or send a cover letter summarizing your qualifications, your resume, and the names of two professional references to Barbara Sherman, Research Project Manager: barbaras@sfu.ca. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The application deadline is November 20, 2020 (or until the position is filled). Annual salary is $78,263 inclusive of full benefits.