Knowledge Broker

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Knowledge Broker

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The Ontario Centres for Learning, Research & Innovation in Long-Term Care

at Baycrest has an opportunity for a 




 (6 Month Contract) 70 Hours Bi-Weekly


As a team member with the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care Program at Baycrest, the primary role of the Knowledge Broker is to work collaboratively to broker strong, supportive relationships amongst diverse stakeholders (long-term care home providers, clinicians, residents, care partners, innovators, academics, researchers, and team members), to build strategic alliances and partnerships, and to develop and implement dissemination and implementation strategies. The goal is to increase the uptake and impact of educational programs, products, research, and innovations across Ontario long-term care homes in support of an overall knowledge mobilization strategy. 


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Developing tools, resources and products to support practice change
  • Developing strategies and using technologies to effectively scale and spread programming and products
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating assigned projects for scale and reach
  • Communicating with diverse stakeholders and tailoring messaging for different audiences
  • Fostering engagement and positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Providing specialized consultation to long-term care homes and stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of tools, resources and products
  • Planning and facilitating stakeholder events, meetings and workgroups to advance capacity building and strategic objectives
  • Applying best practices in knowledge exchange (e.g., communications, education/training, toolkit development, stakeholder engagement, co-creation of products)
  • Working in collaboration with the Ontario CLRI’s network of organizations to support the adoption of Ontario CLRI innovations
  • Playing an active role in implementing Ontario CLRI’s knowledge mobilization, communications and evaluation strategies
  • Gathering and using quantitative and qualitative feedback on programs and products to improve the quality of implementation to support dissemination and adoption.
  • Collecting and summarizing targeted key performance indicators

Qualifications (include but are not limited to):

  • Masters degree in a field relevant to aging and brain health or health-related discipline required
  • Completion of a postsecondary certificate in knowledge translation/mobilization and/or implementation science is an asset
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in knowledge mobilization field
  • Familiarity with healthcare, long-term care and academic sectors is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of knowledge transfer and exchange
  • Experienced in facilitating stakeholder events, meetings, and workgroups to advance capacity building and strategic objectives
  • Experience collaborating and networking with healthcare organizations, leaders, clinicians, residents, care partners, innovators, academics, researchers, and team members to proactively build relationships and achieve shared goals
  • Experience with quality improvement, quantitative and qualitative data collection and evaluation methods is a valuable asset
  • Excellent time management with ability to multi-task, produce and coordinate competing deliverables with tight timelines
  • Ability to co-create and co-produce innovative solutions to meet the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Excellent project management with ability to adapt and co-design responsive solutions in a changing context


Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: September 8, 2020

Posting # 20-0597








     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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