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Job Description







Competition Number:  2019‑1345‑AM

Position Title:  Manager, Northern Ontario Academic Health Sciences Network Implementation

Unit:  Vice Dean Academic

Location:   Thunder Bay or Sudbury

Term:  Two (2) Year Contract

Competition Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin October 15th, 2019 and continue until position is filled.


Reporting to the Vice Dean Academic, the Manager, Academic Health Sciences Network Implementation will support

the development and implementation of a Northern Ontario Academic Health Sciences Network (AHSNetworkNorth)

with accountability to a tri‑partite leadership group, consisting of executives from the Northern Ontario School of

Medicine (NOSM),  and the two Academic Health Science Centres (AHSCs) Health Sciences North (HSN) in

Sudbury, and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC).  This will result in an enhanced relationship

and approach to NOSM's partnership and affiliation with Northern Ontario's two Academic Health Sciences Centres

Heath Sciences North (HSN), and Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC), their affiliated

Research Institutes and Lakehead and Laurentian Universities.




Tasks may include but are not limited to the following:


"     Provides overall project management, coordination, analytical and communication expertise to the tri‑partite

executive group to support the development of a Northern Ontario Academic Health Sciences Network

(AHSNetworkNorth) which will produce; a shared vision for integration of academic work (education, research and

leadership) in clinical settings,  a governance structure, budget, affiliation and collaboration agreement, multi‑year

operational plans and the creation of AHSNetworkNorth

"     Facilitates and coordinates AHSNetworkNorth Steering Committee meetings, tri‑partite AHSC CEO meetings and

meetings of other leaders as required.

"     Liaises with and represents the tri‑partite AHSNetworkNorth initiative with strategic partners including NE and NW

Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), Northern Ontario Academic Medicine Association (NOAMA), Northern

Teaching Hospitals Council, Northern Network for Health Equity and the Northern Physician Resources Task Force.

"     Supports the development of new academic/clinical leadership structures in the AHSCs and across Northern


"     In collaboration with the Governance Committee of the AHSNetworkNorth, supports the creation of appropriate

agreements between and among the three Parties including, but not limited to:

o    Shared financial accountability options

o    Academic governance options

o    Shared branding and communication strategies

o    Feasible options for integrated academic/clinical leadership structures in the AHSCs

o    Academic/clinical administrative support requirements

o    Integrated AHSCs Credentialing and NOSM Faculty Appointment process

o    Collaborative onboarding process for new faculty appointees

o    Streamlined, collaborative approach to key policies and processes in areas of overlap ‑ e.g. codes of conduct,

discrimination and harassment.

o    A framework for streamlining information systems among the three partners

"     Develops and coordinates relevant MOUs, Affiliation Agreements, and Terms of Reference for committees as


"     Leads the development, implementation and monitoring of a collaborative communications plan related to the

AHSNetworkNorth with partner organizations.

"     Liaises and communicates with appropriate leaders at HSN, NOSM and TBRHSC to support inclusion of

Simulation‑Based Education across Northern Ontario as part of the AHSNetworkNorth.

"     If needed supports the Northern Ontario Symposium on Clinical/Academic Integration.

"     Leads the development of relevant funding proposals to advance the AHSNetworkNorth Network.

"     Participates in strategic networking and analysis with institutions and policy makers.

"     Develops and manages the budget and funding for AHSNetworkNorth

"     Drafts strategic documents, including environmental scans, options papers, executive briefing notes, to support

executive dialogue and decision making related to the AHSNetworkNorth.

"     Occasional overnight travel required.

"     Performs all other duties as assigned.






"     An undergraduate degree in Health Sciences, Business or Education from a recognized university with Canadian

accreditation or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Masters degree in one of the

above areas is considered an asset.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


"     A minimum of seven (7) years of directly related experience

"     Managerial and team leadership experience in a broader public sector organization

"     Experience working in health services and health services administration

"     Thorough knowledge of project management and project leadership best practices

"     Synthesize complex information and develop options to support executive decision

"     Work in a consultative and collaborative fashion with NOSM, its partners, and its committees to achieve

improvement and results

"     Strategic planning and management skills

"     Strong presentation and facilitation skills

"     Work independently and as part of a team in meeting conflicting deadlines

"     Hospital operations and leadership structures

"     NOSM programs and administrative structures

"     Canadian academic administration and medical education

"     Proficiency in the use of computer systems and related software such as ‑ Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word,

PowerPoint, SharePoint, Outlook, Visio) and electronic survey tools (e.g. Qualtrics)




"     Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbally, written and comprehension)

"     French/Indigenous language skills would be considered asset


Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume along with verification of academic accomplishments

quoting the competition number # 2019‑1345‑AM pm to:


Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Attention:  Human Resources

935 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6


Fax:  (705) 671‑3880


The Northern Ontario School of Medicine offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout its

recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, or require an accessible

version this posting, please contact Human Resources via email at


 The Northern Ontario School of Medicine invites applications from all qualified individuals. NOSM is committed to

employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities,

Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


NOSM needs to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian

citizens.  Applications need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must

include one of the following statements:


"Yes, I am a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada."


"Yes, I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada but I am legally eligible to work in Canada."


"No, I am not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada or otherwise legally eligible to work in Canada."


While all responses are appreciated and will be handled with the strictest confidence, only those being considered for

interviews will be acknowledged.