University of Alberta

Stakeholder Engagement and Research Coordinator

Faculty of Nursing

Competition No.  -    S102339902
Posting Date  -    Aug 14, 2019
Closing Date  -    Aug 28, 2019
Position Type  -    Full Time - Grant Funded
Salary Range  -    $58,675 to $81,208 per year
Grade  -    10
Hours  -    35

This full-time position will begin as soon as possible and has a term length of 1 year from the date of hire, with the possibility of extension, and offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits.

The Stakeholder Engagement and Research Coordinator will provide support by working under the supervision of the ARCHE and ECHO Research Directors and alongside the Program Managers. The Stakeholder Engagement and Research Coordinator will be responsible for the overall management and coordination of all aspects of stakeholder engagement and related research activities for the ARCHE and ECHO Research groups, as well as the management and coordination of the Parent and Youth Advisory Groups. This includes leading, managing, and evaluating stakeholder engagement and the Advisory Groups, facilitating communication among team members, managing and coordinating day-to-day operations of groups and managing the overall milestones and targets to ensure timely completion of the knowledge translation deliverables. 


1. Developing Relationships and Strategic Networks

  • Fosters the necessary stakeholder involvement to ensure timely activities, cooperation and progress of the project, as required
  • Engages with diverse stakeholders and builds ongoing relationships
  • Establishes and maintains good communications with Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators and other stakeholders, as required 

2. Coordinating and Conducting Research Activities

  • Completes all ethical review, institutional access applications, and ensures that study protocols meet these guidelines at all times
  • Ensures compliance with funding agency process and reporting requirements
  • Collects and analyzes qualitative and quantitative data
  • Assists with data cleaning, synthesis, organization and presentation of materials
  • Develops and maintains databases
  • Provides regular updates and communications on work progress and findings
  • Contributes to presentations and articles for publication, working collaboratively with staff/students
  • Performs other duties as required

3. Coordinating and Managing the Parent Advisory Group

  • Develops, manages, and evaluates the Parent Advisory Group
  • Provides administrative support of the day-to-day organizational requirements for the Advisory Groups as directed by the PIs and research managers
  • Conducts screening and recruitment of potential advisory members and study participants
  • Develops excellent relationships with Advisory Group members and conducts all monthly meetings
  • Networks and collaborates with key community stakeholders across Alberta to consistently build and refresh the advisory groups through marketing and social media as well as attending relevant community events
  • Designs, implements, delivers and evaluates relevant materials, programming and educational opportunities for advisory group members

4. Coordinating and Managing the Youth Advisory Group 

  • Creates, develops, manages, and evaluates the Youth Advisory Group


    • Graduate degree preferred; Undergraduate degree in a health or social sciences field required; equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered
    • Coursework in knowledge translation theory and community engagement are highly desirable
    • Previous community engagement work highly desirable
    • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a research setting coordinating research activities
    • Minimum 2 years of experience working with parents and youth
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Highly developed communication (verbal and written) and organizational skills, with attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as in a team setting
    • Ability to work efficiently and in a professional and ethical manner, in accordance with the University of Alberta policies and procedures

    How to Apply

    Apply Online

    Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.