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Research Systems Administrator 

Category Research  
Req Number RES-19-00034  
Department Bloorview Research Institute 

Work type Regular Full-time 

Grade None Specified 

FTE 1.00 

Posting Close Date 11/01/2019 


Position Title: Research System Administrator

Status: Regular Full-Time (1.00 FTE)

Start Date: December 1, 2019

End Date: N/A

Supervisor: Nadia Tanel

Program: BRI

Salary: Ungraded ($26.01 - $31.09)

Job Description:

The Bloorview Research Insitute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital invites applications for a Research Systems Administrator.

Working in the Research Operations Office, with an exceptional team of Research Administrators, the Research Systems Administrator is responsible for supporting a variety of online platforms designed to advance research in pedatric rehabilitation at Holland Bloorview including our centralized recruitment platform, connect2research and eREB platform. In addition, the administrator will oversee the use of various external research related system infrastructre (i.e. REDCap,, Zoom, etc.).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the day to day operations of BRI's internal electronic platforms and online resources
  • Enable use of all external research systems related infrastructure to support BRI research teams to manage, collect and share data through external platforms (i.e. Zoom, Sync.)
  • Provide administrative support for REDCap to internal and external researchers and research staff and internal Holland Bloorview staff and clinicians
  • Manage sensitive and confidential data within the internal platforms and ensure quality, integrity and security
  • Manage and respond to request, queries, and troubleshoot problems or concerns from primary user groups
  • Run reports for all internal platforms
  • Develop, track and maintain education material for all user groups
  • Maintain working relationship with platform user groups (PIs, Study Teams and Clinicians, Health Data Records, Clients & Families, Research Operations staff)
  • Track and monitor effectiveness, usability and functionality of the platforms and coordinate the preparation and dissemination of various statistical reports including: workload measurement and volume statistics for all internal systems
  • Support and/or participate in quality improvement activities regarding user satisfaction
  • Responsible for taking on and supervising interns and co-op students


  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Health or Social Sciences
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in an academic an/or clinical research environment is essential
  • Information technology experience/backgroun is an asset
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a professional and confident manner, ensuring effective and postitive interactions with scientists, staff, trainees, and hospital partners
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with and support collaborative efforts internally and across departments
  • Demonstrated ability to work effeciently by prioritizing tasks, working to deadlines and maintaining performance under pressure
  • Ability to give close attention to detail and take responsibility for completing tasks
  • Demonstrate evidence of self-motivation, resourcefulness, and resilience
  • Significantly skilled with MS Office products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter and names of three references.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is Canada's largest children's rehabilitation hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Chosen as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers by the Globe and Mail, and listed among Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals since 2013, Holland Bloorview is a unique and exceptional place to work. We pioneer treatments, technologies, therapies and real-world programs that give children with disabilities the tools to participate fully in life. The Bloorview Research Insitute is Canada's only hospital-embedded childhood disability research institute. Client and family-centred care is among our core values. In fact, the Bloorview Research Institute has established a system-leading family leadership program through which families are engaged as advisors, communicators, reviewers and research family engagement committee members. Our world-class scientists currently hold 6 hospital-university endowed research chairs and 2 Canada Research Chairs. At Holland Bloorview, research is closely integrated with teaching and clinical practice.

About the Organization Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at or 416-425-6220.  

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