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Manager, Indigenous Health Research And Writing

Job ID3E-DD-37-56-43-C7
CompanyMinistry Of Health
LocationMultiple Locations
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2022-06-20
Posted Until2022-07-14
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryMiscellaneous
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Ministry of Health

While the main division is in Victoria, we offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants are invited to contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working remotely from that location could be considered. It is our intention that the successful candidate can work from their home community within BC, provided the location meets our requirements for working conditions and internet access.

Manager, Indigenous Health Research and Writing

In recognition of the critical importance to this role of a lived understanding of Indigenous communities, history, values and cultural competencies, this competition is restricted to self-identified Indigenous applicants (First Nations, Metis, or Inuit).

The Office of the Provincial Health Officer (OPHO) is committed to reconciliation. The OPHO works in meaningful partnership with Indigenous peoples to disrupt colonial structures and advance Indigenous health equity.

The Manager, Indigenous Research and Writing works in collaboration with their supervisor and other members of the Reports Team to support and lead projects or components of projects by conducting and analyzing research, writing evidence-based reports, developing briefing materials, and completing all tasks to support the launch of PHO annual and special reports. The Manager will be focused on Indigenous reporting initiatives and collaborative research/writing projects with Indigenous partner organizations. The position works collaboratively with partner divisions and organizations to consult with subject matter experts and to develop joint reports (e.g., Metis Nation BC, the First Nations Health Authority, BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres, other divisions in the Ministry of Health, other ministries, Child Health BC, BCCDC, health authorities).

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Status or non-Status, Metis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336

Qualifications for this role include:
We will ask about these experiences in the questionnaire and/or a screening dialogue (phone or videoconference). We are explicitly placing equal value in formal mainstream education as well as lived experience in Indigenous ways of knowing. Years listed in this section can be cumulative and do not have to be consecutive or continued years of experience.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field*, plus 2 years related experience or
- A diploma in the related field*, plus 3 years related experience**; or
- Certification from a recognized institution in the related field* plus 4 years related experience**; or
- 5 years of related experience**; or
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Salary$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now" For more information, a complete list of qualifications, and to apply online by July 14,2022