We employ professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds including health sciences, evaluation and research, knowledge mobilization, communications and administration.

As an organization whose mission is to drive high-quality child and youth mental health and addictions services in Ontario, we attract people who are passionate about what they do. We work hard and we care a lot about measuring the quality and impact of our work. Collaboration and continuous quality improvement are integral elements of our work culture.

What does the Knowledge Institute offer employees?

As a provincial program at CHEO, we offer competitive compensation and benefit packages. A core benefit of this is being part of the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) — one of Canada's largest defined benefit pension plans — and CHEO's generous pension contributions.

We are a learning organization, keen on professional development. We have also cultivated a positive, enjoyable working environment. We value work-life balance and we take the time to celebrate individual and collective efforts as well as key milestones and achievements.

How do I join the Knowledge Institute team?

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Current opportunities

Contracts Officer

As a key member of the Knowledge Institute’s team, the Contracts Officer will assist the Knowledge Institute’s programs and services in the coordination of its distributed funds and contracts.

See the position description and qualifications and apply.

Closing date: December 13, 2021

Knowledge Broker

The knowledge broker is a provincial resource to assist in building and enhancing the capacity of agencies across Ontario to strengthen care and improve child and youth mental health outcomes. In addition to deep knowledge in equity, diversity and inclusion, the knowledge broker will have content expertise in at least two of the following three areas: 1) implementation science, 2) knowledge mobilization and stakeholder engagement, or 3) evaluation/outcomes measurement. The knowledge broker will apply their expertise to facilitate the active use of current evidence and to broker strong supportive relationships among the Knowledge Institute’s diverse stakeholders across Ontario. The knowledge broker will possess skills in communication, team building, networking and relationship-building, facilitation and negotiation, and project management.

The knowledge broker will work primarily with senior leaders and key program staff of agencies across the province of Ontario that deliver child and youth mental health services, as well as with community partners which may include education, child welfare, youth justice, developmental services and health. Reporting to a Knowledge Institute manager, the knowledge broker plays a key role in accomplishing the Knowledge Institute’s mission to foster the use of evidence-based practice to improve outcomes, building teams, within the Knowledge Institute and externally with the appropriate expertise, to support agencies application of knowledge in practice.

See the position description and qualifications and apply.

Closing date: December 9, 2021