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Senior Director - Indigenous Cultural Safety Learning Programs, Indigenous Health

Job IDBC-DA-99-06-EA-4C
CompanyProvincial Health Services Authority
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-07-24
Posted Until2021-01-20
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryHealth Care
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Provide leadership and accountability for the planning, alignment and evaluation of services within the portfolio. Ensure consistency with PHSA’s overall strategic plan, Truth and Reconciliation recommendations, PHSA Indigenous Health strategy, the First Nations Health Plan, the Tri-partite Health plan, and provincial mandates regarding cultural safety learning and training.

Create a learning resource center for PHSA and the province. Oversee the educational development and training team who coordinate, deliver and develop learning tools and resources for learning and training provincially and nationally.

Oversee the current San’yas business model including management and negotiation of contracts, monitoring of deliverables, development of curriculum, recruitment and allocation of contractors or staff with other agencies and non-governmental organizations (within BC and Canada).
Identify opportunities to develop additional curriculum based on need and best practices within a sustainable business model.

Identify and cultivate research and evaluation opportunities based on curriculum for PHSA and its Programs and Services, and provincial partners such as health authorities, academic institutions, and regulatory bodies.
Ensure resources available to the portfolio are used effectively and efficiently and that the deployment of resources is aligned with the mission, vision and strategic directions of PHSA and the Indigenous Health portfolio. Evaluate program outcomes, service performance and resources and recommend reallocation of resources to achieve established goals.
Start DateAs soon as possible
Education RequirementsA level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in a relevant health care profession.
ExperienceA minimum of ten (10) years of recent related progressive leadership experience, including five to seven (5-7) years of curriculum development experience and at least two (2) years in a managerial/leadership role; and if applicable, current registration / membership with a professional college.
Demonstrated ability to relate effectively to a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian colonial impacts on Indigenous people in social and health contexts, supported by significant knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous ideologies.
Knowledge and appreciation of the unique history, cultures, and rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada is required.
Lived experience with Indigenous populations and demonstrated extensive knowledge of Indigenous health care needs, services, and issues as well as knowledge of culture, protocols, traditions, and ideology of Indigenous people and organizations in British Columbia is an asset.
How To ApplyFor more information about the role, contact Linda Hand, Manager, Talent Acquisition at or click Apply Now!

*Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates.