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At the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA), we have a culture of innovation, collaboration, transparency, and inclusion that drives our extraordinary team to achieve both personal and organizational goals. We are committed to success by understanding and supporting the needs and goals of each team member. We focus on providing an environment that allows people to grow and offers opportunities for autonomy and team engagement.

As a new team member, you will be welcomed by a group of passionate and talented individuals dedicated to improving the care and quality of life for older adults.

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion by valuing individual differences and recognizing diversity as a strength to the organization. We are an equal-opportunity employer and committed to the accessibility and human rights of our current and prospective team members.

Our active and engaging social committee finds unique ways to keep us connected in a hybrid working environment that includes team-building days, pop-up social events, and social communication channels.

We hope your career with us is a journey that begins now. See below for a list of current job openings at the RIA.

Current Opportunities

Director| Ontario CLRI

The Director, Ontario CLRI will provide strategic and operational leadership to the Ontario CLRI program in partnership with Baycrest and Bruyère. The role will be accountable for the successful implementation of Ontario CLRI at the RIA projects and initiatives, including budget management. As an experienced leader, the Director, Ontario CLRI will guide a team of professionals to enhance the health and well-being of those who live and work in LTC homes across Ontario. This role will establish and maintain strategic partnerships with government funders, key LTC and education partners, and researchers to achieve impact and meet the changing needs of the sector.

For the full description and application instructions, click this link.

Education Manager | Ontario CLRI

The Education Manager supports the development, implementation and delivery of educational programs and resources. The Education Manager will provide educational expertise to the development of virtual and digital education (e.g., eLearning, webinars, mobile applications). The Education Manager will also work closely with project managers and other experts on the team to effectively develop, promote, and evaluate the educational resources developed.

For the full description and application instructions, click this link.

Office Coordinator

The Office Coordinator supports administrative activities related to the smooth operations of both the RIA office and building as part of the operations team. This role is responsible for being the first point of contact in the main office, responding to inbound calls and emails, maintaining the appearance of the office and building space including ensuring spaces are organized, and supporting the overall team with tasks, including ordering supplies and supporting meetings. Effective communication is vital as the position is required to interact with team members and researchers, tenants, older adults, research participants, visitors, and other members of the community on a daily basis.

For the full description and application instructions, click this link.

Research Scientist

The RIA aims to recruit up to three research scientists in the creation of an interdisciplinary research team with overall competency in a range of research perspectives and methodologies including implementation science, evaluation, quantitative methods and qualitative methods. The team will codevelop and lead research to understand the implementation and impact of the LC program on recruitment and retention of trained personal support workers (PSWs) in LTC, considering individual, organizational and systemic-level barriers and facilitators.

For the full description and application instructions, click this link.

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