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Sudbury & District Health Unit

Reporting to the Director, the Program Manager will contribute to excellence in public health practice by promoting the development and integration of practice, education and research in accordance with Health Unit policy. This leadership role may include that of program manager, administrator, practice expert, researcher, educator, mentor and evaluator. This position is responsible for management of assigned personnel, programs, research, and evaluation projects, and for assisting the Director in overall divisional administration. As a member of the management team, the Program Manager promotes cooperative planning and decision making with other teams and divisions. The Manager is a member of the management staff of the Sudbury & District Health Unit. This position may assume the responsibilities of the Division Director in consultation with the Medical Officer of Health, during absences of the Director.

Position:  Program Manager

Region:  Manitoulin/Sudbury

Description:  Responsibilities:

  • Manages assigned personnel, programs, and research and evaluation projects
  • Provides leadership and innovation in the development, implementation, and evaluation of assigned programs
  • Ensures that programs address local needs and are delivered in compliance with the Ontario Public Health Standards, the Health Unit's Strategic Plan, and its Social Inequities in Health vision
  • Promotes cooperative planning and decision making with other teams and divisions
  • Participates on Health Unit committees
  • Advises and contributes to the development of effective management of program policies, procedures, and processes
  • Participates on external committees and cooperates, collaborates, and networks with external partners in the interdisciplinary planning and implementation of assignments and programs
  • Assists the Director in overall divisional administration

    Experience and Education:
  • Knowledge and abilities in the areas of human resources, labour relations, team building, policy development, financial management, as well as quality and risk management
  • Ability to set priorities, manage multiple initiatives, and work independently and collaboratively
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated abilities in the areas of workplace wellness, alcohol misuse, comprehensive tobacco control, injury and falls prevention, as well as community asset mapping, program planning, research, evaluation, population health, public health science, and social determinants of health including leadership to improve population health
  • Knowledge and understanding of pertinent federal, provincial, and municipal legislation, regulations, and guidelines that have implications for public health
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Strong public health background is an asset
  • Minimum of five years' experience in public health or relevant setting combined with progressive supervisory and administrative responsibility
  • Experience in community partnerships, education, and applied community health research, including program planning and evaluation
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Advanced oral and written proficiency in English and in French is an asset
  • Recognized bachelor's degree in nursing. A master's degree is considered an asset. Effective: June 26, 2017

    Salary:  $84,247.80 - $96,314.40/year

    Terms of Employment:  Full-time permanent

    Deadline for Application:  Monday, June 26, 2017

    How to Apply:  Resumés will be accepted until Friday, May 26, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. and should be sent in confidence to: Laurie Gagnon, Administrative Assistant, Corporate Services Division Sudbury & District Health Unit 1300 Paris Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3A3 Email: (Microsoft Word format only) Tel: 705.522.9200, ext. 410 Fax: 705.522.5182 Please include the title of the position in the subject line.

    Location:  Sudbury

    Profession Type:  Management

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