Job Posting – Knowledge Translation Coordinator, GSHI

GSHIJOB: Working under the direction of the GSHI Director, and together with GSHI Principal Investigators and research coordinators, the Knowledge Translation Coordinator oversees the knowledge translation and research dissemination efforts for various gender and sexual health projects with community, policy-makers, academics, and general public. The KT Coordinator is responsible for the development and maintenance of various knowledge translation materials with GSHI including website, social media, reports, policy briefs, and plain language summaries. For more information, please visit: www.gshi.cfenet.ubc.ca

DUTIES:

  • Coordinate knowledge translation strategy for all published papers produced by the GSHI research team
  • Draft plain language summaries for new manuscripts, as well as policy briefs with actionable messages when appropriate
  • Compile and manage knowledge translation distribution lists
  • Create and distribute knowledge translation packages to appropriate stakeholders and interested parties
  • Coordinate communications and media strategies and events with CfE Communications team
  • Work with administrative staff, research coordinators, and students to track, monitor and report on all knowledge translation activities, including meetings and presentations, media interviews and stories, lay reports and publications, web page(s), responses to requests for information, etc.
  • Create, draft and update all GSHI KT materials, such as newsletters, pamphlets, community reports and website content
  • Liaise with community members, other organizations and key stakeholders to strengthen connections, share information, and create opportunities for partnership;
  • Develop and expand GSHI networks with policy makers and community members; Seek opportunities to integrate research with policy-makers by attending select community events, meetings, etc.
  • Maintain and manage GSHI web presence, including website and social media accounts
  • Maintain up-to-date familiarity of literature and best practices concerning knowledge translation and relevant research areas through participation in meetings, workshops, courses, etc.
  • Identify knowledge translation funding opportunities and contribute to grant and funding applications
  • Carries out administrative work, which may include written correspondence, preparing reports, etc.
  • Work closely with professionals in the community, and involved in creating publicity to promote research
  • Flexibility to be involved in one or more GSHI-related projects at a time
  • Performs other duties as required

Click here for complete job posting and information on how to apply. Applications will start being reviewed May 13, 2016 until position is filled.