Administrative Officer R21
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Bring your proven policy analysis, research and communication skills to this exciting role
The Post-Secondary Policy and Programs and Division Responsible for Learner Supports, within the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, provides leadership to a dynamic, integrated and responsive post-secondary system to maximize benefits to all British Columbians. The Division works with public post-secondary institutions, employers, communities, Indigenous communities and organizations, students, and shapes system-wide policy to advance government priorities and build on the strengths of British Columbia’s post-secondary system.
The Indigenous Policy and Engagement Branch is responsible for working with partners to achieve the vision, actions and results in the Provincial Government’s Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Framework and Action Plan and to support the post-secondary system adoption and implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
In this position you will coordinate and lead research, analysis, development and implementation of policies which support the implementation of the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan and to support the post-secondary system adoption and implementation of UNDRIP and the Calls to Action of the TRC. This may include direct engagement with First Nations and Indigenous organizations regarding post-secondary matters.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Fiona.Cubitt@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in social science, public administration, Indigenous studies or equivalent. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum of 1 year of recent related experience (obtained within the past 5 years) in each of the following:
- Experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis, preferably in the area of Indigenous Post-Secondary Education. Preference will be given to candidates who have a minimum of one year of experience.
- Experience managing projects and/or project components, preferably with a minimum of one year of experience.
- Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Indigenous.
- Preference may be given to candidates with experience working with Indigenous organizations and communities.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.