Knowledge Mobilization Manager, Research Institute for Aging (RIA)

May 12,2023 | Consortium_staff Job Opportunities

The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is a charitable non-profit organization that partners with the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Schlegel Villages to enhance care and quality of life for older adults. Through engagement with these and other key partners and collaborators, RIA supports practice-relevant research and knowledge mobilization. Research evidence is used to inform programs, education and training, and influence practice and policy change.

The Knowledge Mobilization Manager is a self-motivated individual who is able to lead the planning and implementation of knowledge mobilization initiatives from the inception to completion of research projects led by researchers. The Knowledge Mobilization Manager understands and applies best practices in knowledge mobilization to each initiative to support and impact practice change. The individual will collaborate closely with RIA research, evaluation and communications team members, external partners, and those with lived experience to support the effective implementation and mobilization of research to improve the quality of life and care of older adults. The role will support RIA’s vision, mission, and values as well as have an interest and passion for enhancing quality of life and care for older adults working in senior living.

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