Niagara Region Project Assistant LDCP Health Equity Data Mobilization Part Time in Ontario

Niagara Region

Branch ON CA

Project Assistant LDCP Health Equity Data Mobilization

Project reports) to the Locally Driven Collaborative Project. Reporting to the Associate Medical Officer of Health, the Project Assistant position is…

Approximate Duration: 9 to 12 months

Serving a diverse urban and rural population of more than 430,000, Niagara Region is focused on building a strong and prosperous Niagara. Working collaboratively with 12 local area municipalities and numerous community partners, the Region delivers a range of high quality programs and services to support and advance the well-being of individuals, families and communities within its boundaries. Nestled between the great lakes of Erie and Ontario, the Niagara peninsula features some of Canada’s most fertile agricultural land, the majesty of Niagara Falls and communities that are rich in both history and recreational and cultural opportunities. Niagara boasts dynamic modern cities, Canada’s most developed wine industry, a temperate climate, extraordinary theatre, and some of Ontario’s most breathtaking countryside. An international destination with easy access to its binational U.S. neighbour New York State, Niagara attracts over 14 million visitors annually, as well as a steady stream of new residents and businesses.

Reporting to the Associate Medical Officer of Health, the Project Assistant position is responsible for project administrative support, project management coordination, and providing research and documentation support for a Public Health Ontario Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP).


  • Post-secondary degree in an appropriate administrative- or health-related discipline, or equivalent
  • Courses or certificate in project management is preferred


  • 2 year project assistant or research assistant administrative experience in a computerized office environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in collaborating and communicating with interdisciplinary partners from various organizations and sectors
  • Experience in a discipline related to the social determinants of health and/or health equity is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (especially Outlook, Word, and Excel), and other common office software, including videoconferencing programs.

1. Provides administrative support for the Public Health Ontario Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP), Health Equity Data Mobilization.

  • Coordinate and organize team meetings and other LDCP events
  • Arrange teleconferences and online access platforms
  • Take minutes and disseminate to group
  • Work with Project Team to coordinate the development, production and distribution of all project materials, including surveys, research briefs, and summary documents
  • Provide general administrative support as required by the Project Lead and Project Team
  • Draft written material including correspondence as appropriate.

2. Supports the project management of the Public Health Ontario Locally Driven Collaborative Project (LDCP), Health Equity Data Mobilization.

  • Monitor project activities and track against project milestones to inform scheduling of activities
  • Maintain accurate financial records of all project activities and submit relevant documentation to Project Lead
  • Co-ordinate logistics and monitor the progress of research activities and projects; monitor for compliance with and completion of protocols, and advise when there is risk of non-compliance or non-completion;
  • Manage documents and processes on SharePoint to ensure systems are set up to orderly archive and access relevant materials and manage project work and timelines.
  • Maintains collaborative working relationships within Public Health and external collaborators and stakeholders/partners.

3. Provides research and documentation support (e.g. project reports) to the Locally Driven Collaborative Project.

  • Work with the Research Assistant, LDCP Health Equity Data Mobilization, to review, summarize, and synthesize themes and/or key messages from reports, documents, and audio-visual materials as appropriate
  • With direction and support, assist with conducting searches for, and obtaining, research articles, reports, documents, news stories, and other written and audio-visual materials
  • Assist with presentations including PowerPoint presentations and other knowledge dissemination formats.
  • Summarize results in tabular and graphical form, acquire graphics, work with the communications consultants to prepare graphics and visual materials.
  • Prepare periodic activity and financial reports, as required by funding organization.
  • Draft project reports and end-of-project products under the guidance of the Project Team.


  • Must maintain ability to travel in a timely manner to other offices, work locations or sites as authorized by the Corporation for business reasons.
  • In accordance with the Corporate Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires the incumbent to undergo a Criminal Records Check and submit a Canadian Police Clearance Certificate
  • Regional staff strive to enable the strategic priorities of council and the organization through the completion of their work. Staff carry out their work by demonstrating the corporate values of service, honesty, choice, partnership and respect

Uncover the wonder of the Niagara Region and join a team dedicated to meeting tomorrow’s challenges TODAY!

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: , ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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