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Mobilizing Indigenous STBBI Research Coordinator

CAAN Communities, Alliances & Networks (CAAN) is looking to hire a Mobilizing Indigenous Sexually Transmitted and Blood Borne Infections (STBBI) Research Coordinator. The successful candidate will be an essential part of mobilizing Indigenous Community-led STBBI Research to increase the impact ofknowledgetransfer and advance new knowledge in Indigenous communities and amongst Indigenous Peoples.

CAAN is a national, Indigenous organization who is leading the response to HIV and AIDS through empowerment, education and community. Our organization is culturallygrounded, andoperates through Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Doing (IWKD).

Work Location: This is a remote position, located anywhere in Canada.

Term: This is a full-time position with the possibility of multi-year extension of pending funding.

Reporting to: Research Manager

The successful candidate for this position will:

•Have expriencewithin Indigenous research.

•Be highly self-motivated, with superior attention to detail and time-management skills.

•Working closely with the Research Department to contribute towards enhancing CAAN’s capacity for mixed methods (qualitative/quantitative) reporting.

•Develop journal articles for publication.

•Create media-based resources (social media campaigns, infographics, podcast series, abstracts for Indigenous events in Canada and/or internationally, policy briefs, policy resources)

•Participate in workshops, events and additional tools to promote research findings.

•Work with CAAN’s Elders-in-Residence and Leadership Councils to prepare a plan for ongoing engagement in this project.

•Prepare a detailed project workplan and budget.

•Prepare policy related to secondary data analysis of CAAN’s research projects to ensure compliance with ethical agreements already in place.

•Contribute to reporting to funding body to address conditions for grant continuation.


•Bachelor’s Degree with 4+ years relevant experience

•Possess a strong background, knowledge, and experience of Indigenous organizations, communities, and traditions.

•Strong research/analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize and analyze significant amounts of data and information.

•Experience working with Community Research Associates is an asset.

•Possess a superior level of computer literacy, including Microsoft 365, and web-based applications including search engines and tools.

•Ability towork independently or within a team.

•Ability to organize, prioritize and follow through with important projects.

•Exceptional written and oral communication skills for diverse audiences.

To apply, please send an emailto CAAN’s Human Resources Manager at with yourup-to-dateresume and cover letter detailing your suitability for the role.

*Based on the Section 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act CHRA Everyone is encouraged toapply,however, Preference will be given to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous and those with living experience of HIV and/or HCV.


•Dental care

•Disability insurance

•Extended health care

•Paid time off

•Vision care

•Wellness program

•Work fromhome

Application question(s):

•How do you keep yourself on track while working from home?

•What is yourunderstanding ofIndigenous Ways of Knowing and Doing?

Application Deadline: March 20th, 2024