The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Project Coordinator with the Faculty of Kinesiology. This is a full-time (36.25 hours per week) one-year term position with the PTSU employee group with a possibility of extension. The position is funded by external monies. The salary range for this position is $39,853 - $49,820 per annum.
The main role of the project coordinator will be to facilitate the development, implementation and management of exercise programs across the province to offer opportunities for people in the community to exercise and enhance chronic diseases management. The coordinator will work closely with our research partners, Horizon Health, Vitalite, community centers, community health centers, Diabetes clinics, and Fitness NB to implement these projects.
Coordinate the delivery of research projects which includes: prepare and deliver training workshops to project proponents, manage professional staff related to projects.
Implement and monitor exercise programs related to the project with community partners.
Analyze statistics and evaluation findings, as well as prepare evaluation and monitoring reports
Develop the evaluation frameworks, reports and data collection tools (surveys, questionnaires) to be used in interactions with project components.
Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates resources to the activities.
Ensure all project researchers and administrators follow requirements, timelines and financial obligations. Monitor the ethical aspects of all projects.
Develop partnerships with communities and outside groups that will assist in enhancing programs.
Compose and submit ethic applications and reports to funding agencies.
Assist with the development and composition of scientific paper/grant submission documentation for various research grants.
Prepare marketing materials including pamphlets, and posters to promote all projects, through various mediums. Develop and maintain websites related to projects.
Manage the CELLAB's social media accounts.
Assist with organizing networking events with funding agencies.
Assist with other ongoing research projects within the CELLAB as needed.
An undergraduate degree in kinesiology, recreation and/or business and/or a combination of education and experience. A Master's degree in Kinesiology would be considered an asset.
Related experience in a post-secondary environment and demonstrated relevant work experience in a research setting.
Excellent time management skills; research experience with humans.
Experience in project management.
Experience with data management from NB-IRDT would be an asset.
Analytical and critical thinking, and the ability to solve problems.
Ability to manage others effectively.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, strong communication and writing skills.
French would be an asset.
Closing date for applications is March 6, 2020 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.