Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

STATUS: This is a full time position

JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, BC

JOB: Data Analyst for the BC Centre on Substance Use

ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE, a non-union environment, currently employs a team of Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts, and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies. The BC-CfE is a world-renowned HIV/AIDS research centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology and Professional Education Programs.

Operating within the structure of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is a Vancouver-based provincial resource for evidence-based information and treatment guidance in the field of addiction. In addition to building on BC-CfE’s seminal work by cultivating a robust body of evidence in this area, the BCCSU is committed to translating leading edge research into improved addiction care across BC. To this end, the BCCSU will develop evidence-based training curricula, program standards, and practice guidelines while networking regional health authorities, researchers, educators, and care providers and other allied care professionals across the province to ensure that research and innovation efficiently reach the community they are intended to serve.

BENEFITS: Employee benefits include medical, dental, as well as accrued vacation and sick time

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for processing of clinical data required for analysis, including data preparation and management; extraction, transformation, documentation, quality control
  • Working with a variety of information systems and data files, including large and complex files: analyzing file structure, using and creating file layouts, transforming raw data into finished products
  • Use and support database applications and analytical tools: evaluate data quality, applications, and functions
  • Design, code, test, debug, document and maintain computer programs for statistical analysis and data management as needed
  • Develop SAS coding, macros and table templates for preparing, processing and re-analyzing clinical data
  • Generate summary tables, data listings and graphs for in-house analyses or publications, using SAS standard coding practices
  • Coordinate with technical team: Data Analysts, Statisticians and Researchers
  • Other responsibilities as required

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Health Information management and/or related areas is required
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Data analyst, or similar
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills; able to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of relational database and experience working with complex data structures
  • Strong SAS programming experience required, knowledge of other statistical tools/programs are an asset
  • Proven experience developing SAS macros
  • Understanding of data cycle and experience with development and implementation of quality control standards and procedures
  • Working knowledge of SQL and MS Excel
  • Experience in preparing data for different types of analyses (cross-sectional, longitudinal, survival, and etc.) from various data sources (survey, administrative, etc.), including data linkages
  • Understanding of data cycle and experience with development and implementation of quality control standards and procedures
  • Undergraduate or graduate coursework in statistics, data analysis, research methods
  • Ability to take initiative by working independently and as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Experience in Pharmacoepidemiology and statistical analysis will be an asset

Please include in your letter of submission:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recent Experience and interests

CONTACT:
Human Resource Coordinator
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
613-1081 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017

Note: Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered. Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

STATUS: This is a full-time position

JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

SALARY: Commensurate with qualification and experience

LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Downtown, Vancouver, BC

JOB: The Clinical Research Manager is responsible for supporting all aspects of clinically focused research (i.e. randomized control trials and clinical research). The Clinical Research Manager reports to the Director of Research and oversees all aspects of clinical research conducted locally, regionally or provincially through the BCCSU and nationally through the Canadian Research Initiative on Substance Misuse (CRISM).

ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE, a non-union environment, currently employs a team of Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts, and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies. The BC-CfE is a world-renowned HIV/AIDS research centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology and Professional Education Programs.

Operating within the structure of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is a Vancouver-based provincial resource for evidence-based information and treatment guidance in the field of addiction. In addition to building on BC-CfE’s seminal work by cultivating a robust body of evidence in this area, the BCCSU is committed to translating leading edge research into improved addiction care across BC. To this end, the BCCSU will develop evidence-based training curricula, program standards, and practice guidelines while networking regional health authorities, researchers, educators, and care providers and other allied care professionals across the province to ensure that research and innovation efficiently reach the community they are intended to serve.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An advanced degree (PhD, Pharm D, or MD) in an area relevant to health care or other relevant scientific discipline is preferred
  • Minimum 3-5 years working in an academic and/or pharmaceutical area as a senior clinical research associate, protocol specialist, medical scientific liaison or similar roles
  • Experience in conducting and/or managing interdisciplinary local, regional and national clinical research
  • In depth knowledge with the concepts of clinical research and trial design, including protocol development, biostatistics and scientific methodology
  • Advanced knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), FDA, Health Canada Division 5, Human Subject Protections training, regulations and guidelines and other applicable international requirements
  • Familiarity with working environment Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Academic, clinical and/or research background in substance use and addiction medicine is preferred
  • Proven ability to lead teams and to promote teamwork, work collaboratively and build consensus with diverse groups.
  • Highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with external experts, physicians and other healthcare decision makers

DUTIES:

  • Provides clinical/scientific leadership during the development and execution of clinically focused studies including:
  • Protocol Development
  • Data collection including case report forms and electronic data capture systems
  • Monitors trial progress, including but not limited to, safety, assessments, tracking of AE, SAEs and protocol deviations
  • Oversees and assists in the coordination and operational aspects of ongoing clinical trials and associated research
  • Conducts and supervises clinical research including collaborate and interdisciplinary interventional research in strategic priority areas of the BCCSU
  • Actively identifies new and novel areas for research that align with the strategic priorities of the BCCSU
  • Keeps abreast of relevant scientific literature/clinical data in the field of addiction medicine
  • Writes and facilities grants and other funding opportunities for ongoing and new research
  • Assists in developing key opinion leaders and clinical experts
  • Presents to BCCSU advisory committees and working groups, as needed
  • Establishes and maintains effective study clinician and research networks, both regionally and provincially
  • Contributes to effective communications and knowledge translation of clinical research within the BCCSU and across its provincial network
  • Leads, supervises and motivates research and clinical staff
  • Develops and maintains strong collaborative relationships with academic institutions, health care providers, community groups and all other relevant stakeholders
  • Supports and leads working groups and committees as needed
  • Conducts, supports and disseminates research activities and results of the Canadian Research Initiative on Substance Misuse (CRISM)
  • Engages in the provincial communication and dissemination of research and other key findings of the BCCSU as appropriate
  • Engages in training and educational opportunities as appropriate
  • Please include in your letter of submission:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover letter with experience and availability

    Note: Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered. Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted. The BC-CfE is an equal opportunity employer.

    CONTACT:

    Human Resources Coordinator
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
    608-1081 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6
    e-mail:hr@cfenet.ubc.ca

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017

    Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

    STATUS: Full time, one-year contract with the possibility of extension

    JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

    SALARY: Commensurate with qualification and experience.

    LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, BC.

    JOB: Reporting to and receiving direction from the Director and Associate Director, BCCSU, the Medical/Grant Writer performs a variety of duties related to writing and coordinating grant funding proposals and other major writing projects.

    ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE, a non-union environment, currently employs a team of Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts, and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies. The BC-CfE is a world-renowned HIV/AIDS research centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology and Professional Education Programs.

    Operating within the structure of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is a Vancouver-based provincial resource for evidence-based information and treatment guidance in the field of addiction. In addition to building on BC-CfE’s seminal work by cultivating a robust body of evidence in this area, the BCCSU is committed to translating leading edge research into improved addiction care across BC. To this end, the BCCSU will develop evidence-based training curricula, program standards, and practice guidelines while networking regional health authorities, researchers, educators, and care providers and other allied care professionals across the province to ensure that research and innovation efficiently reach the community they are intended to serve.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assists as required by the Co-Directors with writing and coordinating a wide variety of clinical and health research-related writing and editing projects, including, but not limited to: high-level funding proposals and grant submissions, ethics applications, business cases, progress reports, strategic plans, policy reports, research summaries, plain-language documents, clinical guidelines, treatment pathways, presentations, newsletters, and website copy
    • Develops, writes, and edits grant proposals and progress reports to major funding bodies (e.g., Canadian Institutes of Health Research, U.S. National Institutes of Health)
    • Clearly and persuasively communicates scientific research and clinical concepts in writing
    • Develops, assembles and submits grant funding proposals and related documents (e.g., letters, budgets, reference lists, appendices, curriculum vitaes) according to specific institutional guidelines (e.g., UBC Office of Research Services, CIHR, NIDA/NIH)
    • Prioritizes and manages several projects with various authors and reviewers at one time, while ensuring timely and accurate submission of all materials
    • Conducts and summarizes literature reviews for a variety of topics including, but not limited to, addiction medicine and HIV/AIDS
    • Present layout, formatting and design recommendations according to grant agency requirements
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or an university or college degree/diploma in a related field (i.e. Public Health/Science), with a graduate degree and/or a clinical degree/diploma preferred
    • Additional relevant training or certification an asset (e.g., formal training in grant writing, technical communication certification, membership in a professional writing society)
    • Knowledge and experience in medically focused writing projects such as clinical guidelines and/or pathways preferred
    • Knowledge and experience in writing and submitting high-level grants and proposals to CIHR and NIDA/NIH
    • Experience in project management, managing large writing projects with multiple authors and several rounds or revision and feedback an asset.
    • Ability to interpret and communicate clinical terminology, research data and statistical language
    • Past work in a health-related academic/research setting; specific experience/exposure to clinical trial research an asset
    • Familiarity with concepts related to addiction medicine, HIV/AIDS, and public health research and clinical practice involving marginalized populations an asset
    • High level of computer literacy, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, online databases and search engines, and reference management software (e.g., EndNote)
    • High level of experience and expertise in conducting and summarizing academic literature reviews using a variety of databases (e.g., PubMed, Medline, EMBASE, etc.)
    • Self-directed with excellent writing, copy editing, analytical, critical thinking and research skills
    • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment, and effectively manage urgent and long-term deadlines
    • Excellent ability to work and learn independently with minimal supervision required, as well as collaborate well as part of a larger team
    • Excellent stakeholder relation skills, with a sense of diplomacy
    • Excellent organizational skills and record keeping

    Please include in your application:

    • Cover Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Writing samples: Please submit three writing samples of your choice that reflect your writing ability and scope. Please also submit a brief cover page for each writing sample, which describes the context of the document, your specific contributions to the document, and the eventual outcome of the document (if applicable)

    CONTACT:

    HR Coordinator
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
    608-1081 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6
    Email: hr@cfenet.ubc.ca

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will start being reviewed April 21, 2017, until position is filled

    Note: Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered. Only candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

    STATUS: This is a Temporary Full-time position (1-year contract with possibility of extension)

    JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Vancouver, BC

    JOB: Working under the direction of the Research Director of the BCCSU and Principal Investigators, the Senior Clinical Trials Coordinator assists in the planning, development, and implementation of provincial, national, and international studies substance use and addiction. . Focus will be on a randomized controlled trials and other clinically focused research.

    ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE currently employs a team of Researchers, Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts, and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies, and a program of qualitative research. The BC-CfE is a world renowned HIV/AIDS Research Centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology, and Professional Education Programs.

    Operating within the structure of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is a Vancouver-based provincial resource for evidence-based information and treatment guidance in the field of addiction. In addition to building on BC-CfE’s seminal work by cultivating a robust body of evidence in this area, the BCCSU is committed to translating leading edge research into improved addiction care across BC. To this end, the BCCSU will develop evidence-based training curricula, program standards, and practice guidelines while networking regional health authorities, researchers, educators, and care providers and other allied care professionals across the province to ensure that research and innovation efficiently reach the community they are intended to serve.

    BENEFITS: Employee benefits include medical, dental, as well as accrued vacation and sick time

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Coordinates and oversees the development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical trials and other research projects; recruits subjects; conducts follow-up surveys; collects data for existing and future projects
    • Supervises junior study coordinators and research assistants
    • Assists in regulatory and study start up activities
    • Assists the Principal Investigator with various administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day operations of research studies and projects
    • Recruits research participants; conducts follow-up visits and qualitative interviews; collects data for existing and future studies
    • Liaises with and assists community research partners, research staff and research participants around issues of study enrollment, study protocol procedures and study participation
    • Contributes to the design and creation of communications and public relations tools; coordinates meetings among community, staff, research teams, and support staff
    • Prepares data files to evaluate the quality of the data, overseeing data entry procedures, identifying ways to validate data and enhancing quality control of data
    • Support the work of grant writing and academic manuscript development
    • May work closely with professionals in the community and be involved in creating publicity to promote research, providing information to and between a wide range of organizations and groups
    • Supports, develops, and evaluates strategies that encourage community participation in research activities
    • Perform other duties as required

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree or equivalent in Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health, or related field preferred
    • Clear understanding of the academic research process acquired through both practical and/or academic experience
    • Two years minimum experience working in a busy academic, clinical healthcare setting
    • Experiences as a clinical research associate (CRA) for academic or pharmaceutical positions is an asset
    • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) an asset
    • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2) an asset
    • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, completing research questionnaires, reviewing and collecting data from charts and maintaining related records
    • Strong understanding of randomized controlled trial, epidemiologic and qualitative research principles, and experience interpreting randomized controlled trial, epidemiologic and qualitative data
    • Strong knowledge and/or experience in HIV and AIDS, addiction, public health, health services, provincial social assistance systems or related fields
    • Experience in organizing, coordinating, and managing research projects and/or grant-based programs, and supervising data collection activities
    • Experience in preparing documents, reports, and communication materials
    • Excellent project organization, implementation, and networking skills
    • Excellent intrapersonal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge and skill in recruiting and screening potential study participants
    • An understanding of and sensitivity to diversity issues
    • Excellent research skills, with an ability to analyse results
    • Experience in Microsoft Office suite and database management
    • Strong analytical and planning skills

    Included in your letter of submission:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Covering letter outlining your experience and interests

    Note: Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered.

    CONTACT:

    HR Coordinator
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
    608-1081 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6
    e-mail: hr@cfenet.ubc.ca

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

    Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

    STATUS: This is a Temporary Full-time position (1-year contract with possibility of extension)

    JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    LOCATION: BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), Vancouver, BC

    JOB: Working under the direction of the Director of the BC Centre on Substance Use, the Clinical Trials Coordinator assists in the planning, development, and implementation of provincial, national, and international studies focused on HIV and drug use epidemiology. Focus will be on a randomized controlled trial examining the impacts of different income assistant payment schedules among people who use drugs.

    ORGANIZATION: The BC-CfE, a non-union environment, currently employs a team of Statisticians, Programmers, Data Managers, Clinical Research Assistants, Data Analysts, and Data Entry Clerks who work collaboratively on cohort-based epidemiological and clinical studies. The BC-CfE is a world-renowned HIV/AIDS research centre including Research Laboratory, Clinical Trials, Drug Treatment Program, Epidemiology and Professional Education Programs.

    Operating within the structure of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is a Vancouver-based provincial resource for evidence-based information and treatment guidance in the field of addiction. In addition to building on BC-CfE’s seminal work by cultivating a robust body of evidence in this area, the BCCSU is committed to translating leading edge research into improved addiction care across BC. To this end, the BCCSU will develop evidence-based training curricula, program standards, and practice guidelines while networking regional health authorities, researchers, educators, and care providers and other allied care professionals across the province to ensure that research and innovation efficiently reach the community they are intended to serve.

    BENEFITS: Employee benefits include medical, dental, as well as accrued vacation and sick time

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Coordinates development, implementation, and maintenance of clinical trials and other research projects; study budgeting, pre-implementation activities, recruits subjects; conducts follow-up surveys; collects data for existing and future projects
    • Assists in regulatory and study start up activities
    • Assists the Principal Investigator with various administrative tasks associated with the day-to-day operations of research studies and projects
    • Recruits research participants; conducts follow-up visits and qualitative interviews; collects data for existing and future studies
    • Liaises with and assists community research partners, research staff and research participants around issues of study enrollment, study protocol procedures and study participation
    • Contributes to the design and creation of communications and public relations tools; coordinates meetings among community, staff, research teams, and support staff
    • Prepares data files to evaluate the quality of the data, overseeing data entry procedures, identifying ways to validate data and enhancing quality control of data
    • Support the work of grant writing and academic manuscript development
    • May work closely with professionals in the community and be involved in creating publicity to promote research, providing information to and between a wide range of organizations and groups
    • Supports, develops, and evaluates strategies that encourage community participation in research activities
    • Perform other duties as required

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Two years minimum experience working in a busy academic, clinical healthcare setting as a research coordinator
    • Master’s degree or equivalent in Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health, or related field I is preferred; Registered Nurse or Licenced Practical Nursing degree preferred;
    • Clear understanding of the academic research process acquired through both practical and/or academic experience
    • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) an asset
    • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2) an asset
    • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology, completing research questionnaires, reviewing and collecting data from charts and maintaining related records
    • Strong understanding of randomized controlled trial, epidemiologic and qualitative research principles, and experience interpreting randomized controlled trial, epidemiologic and qualitative data
    • Strong knowledge and/or experience in HIV and AIDS, addiction, public health, health services, provincial social assistance systems or related fields
    • Experience in organizing, coordinating, and managing research projects and/or grant-based programs, and supervising data collection activities
    • Experience in preparing documents, reports, and communication materials
    • Excellent project organization, implementation, and networking skills
    • Excellent intrapersonal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge and skill in recruiting and screening potential study participants
    • An understanding of and sensitivity to diversity issues
    • Excellent research skills, with an ability to analyse results
    • Experience in Microsoft Office suite and database management
    • Strong analytical and planning skills

    Included in your letter of submission:

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Experience and interests

    Note: Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered.

    CONTACT:
    Human Resources Coordinator
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
    E-mail:hr@cfenet.ubc.ca

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017

    Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.

    STATUS: This is a one-year part-time (0.2 FTE) position with the potential for extension

    JOB START DATE: As soon as possible

    SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

    LOCATION: British Columbia Center on Substance Use; Vancouver

    JOB: The role of the Family Members Engagement Lead is to lead the activities of the family members stakeholder group and serve as the liaison between BC family members affected by substance use and addictions and the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU). The Lead works closely with relevant BCCSU coordinators and organizational staff, builds strong relationships with family members affected by substance use throughout BC, and facilitates dialogue and priority-setting with family members.

    ORGANIZATION: Operating within the structure of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE), The British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) is a Vancouver-based provincial resource for evidence-based information and treatment guidance in the field of addiction. In addition to building on BC-CfE’s seminal work by cultivating a robust body of evidence in this area, the BCCSU is committed to translating leading edge research into improved addiction care across BC. To this end, the BCCSU will develop evidence-based training curricula, program standards, and practice guidelines while networking regional health authorities, researchers, educators, and care providers and other allied care professionals across the province to ensure that research and innovation efficiently reach the community they are intended to serve.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assists with the coordination of family member stakeholder meetings, ensuring well-defined and timely agendas, preparation and compilation of background information and supporting materials, and preparation of packages/summary documents to assist in decision-making and meeting facilitation.
    • Facilitates family member stakeholder meetings and leads attendees in open dialogue, brainstorming exercises, priority-setting, and breakout sessions, to achieve the desired outcomes, reach consensus on decisions, and to produce deliverables.
    • Guides processes to identify family advocacy priorities and potential strategies to achieve policy and/or health system improvements.
    • Assisting to develop resources that meet the needs of families affected by substance use, for educational purposes, health information, self-care, becoming an advocate, and other types of resources.
    • Assisting to further develop, expand and maintain a network of affected families that provides support to other families across BC; builds positive relationships with individuals and groups from around the province.
    • Manages projects and deliverables of the family member stakeholder group.
    • Facilitates outreach to the public and media and identifies appropriate spokespeople to speak about the impact of addiction on families and loved ones; works towards increasing public exposure and raising awareness of the family member voice, priorities, and goals.
    • Collaborates with the other BCCSU staff representing stakeholders with lived experience (i.e., peer community lead and recovery community lead) when required for combined stakeholder and partnership activities.
    • Collaborates and works closely with the family member representative on the BCCSU Advisory Committee, assisting with preparation for Advisory Committee meetings and reporting.
    • Liaises in a professional and courteous manner with BCCSU managers/directors, staff and the public to gather and disseminate information.

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience with a loved one affected by substance use, supporting other families impacted by substance use, and advocating for the needs of families.
    • Experience leading organizational activities and facilitating meetings is an asset.
    • Basic Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint skills with the ability to produce documents with accuracy.
    • Professional demeanour and ability to respond with tact and sensitivity while respecting confidentiality as required.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise with program, organization, staff, academic communities, hospital staff, community partners and the general public.
    • Excellent communication skills to respond effectively to inquiries, both verbally and in writing
    • Self-directed and able to work independently.
    • Strong organizational, time management, and prioritizing skills with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.
    • Sensitivity and understanding of addiction, substance use and recovery-related issues, including drug policy and harm reduction is an asset.

    Please include in your submission:

    • Cover letter outlining experience and interests
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Salary expectation and availability

    CONTACT:
    Human Resources Coordinator
    BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
    618-1081 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6
    Email: hr@cfenet.ubc.ca

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2017

    Note: Applications received without a cover letter will NOT be considered. Only candidate that are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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