Advisor, TAHSN

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Advisor, TAHSN

Date Posted: 08/31/2020
Req ID: 553
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Vice-Provost Relations Health Care Institute
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

The Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) is a consortium of the University of Toronto and 12 affiliated academic hospitals that focuses on collaborative initiatives aimed at promoting and advancing a shared academic mission of top quality education, innovative research and delivery of high quality patient care.

Your opportunity:

As Advisor, TAHSN, you will regularly interact with senior hospital and academic administrators and play a pivotal role in advancing the priorities of the various TAHSN executive-level committees. You will build business cases, manage working groups and project work plans, and conduct research, environmental scans and literaturereviews to enable evidence-based decision-making, and advance initiatives across multiple organizations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Building and and strengthening relationships with stakeholders and partners of strategic importance
  • Conducting systematic literature reviews and environmental scans
  • Planning and implementing project phases
  • Researching, analyzing and recommending solutions to project challenges
  • Synthesizing technical, qualitative and contextual research data
  • Providing detailed information on data analysis findings to stakeholders
  • Serving as a resource on specific issues to executive committee members
  • Conceptualizing special events and/or functions

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health administration or public policy, or acceptable combination of relevant/equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum five years of experience in health care public policy or related environment
  • Strong knowledge of health system issues and the Toronto health sciences environment
  • Demonstrated project management experience, including process development, implementation and evaluation
  • Experience building and strengthening relationships with hospital executives and hospital partners of strategic importance
  • Demonstrated experience working with and supporting level committees and coordinating events
  • Experience developing business cases, project plans, reports, and communications and marketing materials
  • Experience working with qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Experience analyzing data and presenting findings to stakeholders
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office 365, including MS Teams and OneNote and video conferencing platforms
  • Superior communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong oral presentation and facilitation skills
  • Critical thinker with solid research and analytical skills
  • Self-starter with proven experience managing multiple projects in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information from multiple sources and provide recommendations
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with executive level stakeholders
  • Relentless accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to use tact, discretion, maintain confidentiality and sound judgment

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Communicator
  • Insightful
  • Organized
  • Problem solver
  • Resourceful

Closing Date: 09/21/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 13 -- $74,041 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $94,687. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial
Recruiter: Dinuka Perera

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Posted: 9/8/2020
Application Due: 9/22/2020
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