Manager, Indigenous Education
Management Band 2
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities, however it is anticipated that the immediate vacancy will be a temporary opportunity to September 6, 2019.
This position is excluded from union membership.
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The Indigenous Education Branch develops, coordinates and implements a range of policies, strategies, programs and agreements related to Indigenous Education to improve the school success of Indigenous students. The Branch oversees activities related to Indigenous Education in BC’s public schools as well as working closely with a broad range of partners to increase capacity in independent and First Nations-operated schools.
The Manager, Indigenous Education, is responsible for providing leadership, direction and support in the development and implementation of policies and strategies that advance British Columbia’s Indigenous Education priorities. Providing advice and recommendations on all aspects of Indigenous Education in the K-12 sector and related agreements and initiatives, primarily the BC Tripartite Education Agreement. The Manager will also manage the day to day operations of the Indigenous Education Branch when the Director is off site.
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 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.
The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Menny.Giatsios@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:
- Master’s degree in education, business, public administration or related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum 2 years of mid- to senior-level policy analysis or program management experience.
- Minimum 2 years issues management experience.
- Experience managing professional staff, project teams, contractors and/or consultants.
- Experience managing relationships with senior level officials and diverse stakeholder groups.
- Experience managing multiple projects and/or project components.
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience working directly with Indigenous communities or organizations.
- Preference may be given to applicants with Indigenous Heritage (First Nations, Metis, Inuit).
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: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – 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.