Aboriginal Policy and Practice Program Analyst
Administrative Officer R24
1 Regular Full Time (Vancouver Island)
1 Temporary Assignment until July 29, 2020 (North Region)
An eligibility list may be established to fill permanent and/or temporary vacancies
The Program Analyst has a wide range of responsibilities including but not limited to supporting the implementation of the Aboriginal Policy and Practice Framework (APPF) – an overarching framework developed to guide the policy and practice of Delegated Aboriginal Agencies (DAAs), MCFD and contracted service providers.
This position is responsible for supporting the development of an APPF implementation plan across all regional programs in MCFD and DAAs that reflects Indigenous worldview and community perspectives in the provision of services to First Nations, Métis and Indigenous children and families. The analyst should have experience in successful engagement and partnership with Indigenous people, communities and agencies.
Reporting to the Manager of Indigenous Policy and Practice, the Program Analyst is required to provide support to a variety of initiatives related to practice and policy to ensure Indigenous perspectives are reflected and support cultural capacity building within the region.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Maurice.Squires@gov.bc.ca DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific 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:
- Bachelor’s degree in social sciences plus two years related experience or equivalent in the social sciences or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience totalling five years
Related experience includes a minimum of three years experience in two of the following areas:
- Providing direct services to Indigenous peoples and/or communities;
- Facilitating and/or leading change across multiple organizations;
- Supporting cultural competency training and development; or
- Supporting projects related to Indigenous child welfare.
- Experience working with Indigenous communities
- Experience demonstrating and/or education related to cultural awareness and competence
- Experience working with child and family issues and services
- Experience in project management
- Experience in negotiation and/or mediation, and experience with conflict resolution processes and theory
- Experience managing multiple projects and assignments
- Experience using Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and SharePoint
- Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service that includes criminal records check
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.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
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.
Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.