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Band 3 – Manager, Professional Excellence and Outreach **CLOSING DATE EXTENDED**

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date February 7, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $73,400.00 - $101,900.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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Band 3 – Manager, Professional Excellence and Outreach **CLOSING DATE EXTENDED** – (57114)

Posting Title: Band 3 – Manager, Professional Excellence and Outreach **CLOSING DATE EXTENDED**
Position Classification: Band 3
Union: N/A
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $73,400.00 – $101,900.00 annually
Close Date: 2/11/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Child Care Capital, Community, and ECE Registry Services Branch
Job Summary

Manager, Professional Excellence and Outreach
Band 3

This position is currently under review for exclusion.
An eligibility list may be established.

Apply your sound judgement, decision-making and analytical skills in a key leadership role

The Early Childhood Educator Registry (Registry) is the legislated authority responsible for the certification of Early Childhood Educators (ECE) and ECE Assistants, the investigation of complaints regarding the competence and conduct of ECEs and ECE Assistants and the assessment and recommended approval of post-secondary early childhood education programs in British Columbia (BC).

The Manager of Professional Excellence and Outreach is responsible for leading Registry staff in the assessment of post-secondary early childhood education programs in British Columbia. The Professional Excellence and Outreach Team plays a key role in supporting the work of the ECE Registry which is responsible, under the Community Care and Assisted Living Act, for the following related to recognized early childhood education programs in BC:

• to establish early childhood education program approval standards for determining if the early childhood education program satisfies the academic standards for a graduate of that program to be issued a certificate to practice;

• to determine if an early childhood education program meets the early childhood education program approval standards; and

• to collaborate with post-secondary institutions and faculty in the design and evaluation of early childhood education programs.

There are currently 32 post-secondary educational institutions recognized to offer early childhood education programs in BC that prepare ECEs and ECE Assistants to work in the Early Care and Learning sector. The programs range from one to two years and include both theoretical coursework and practical experiences in licensed child care centres. The position manages the review and approval process for new early childhood education programs, changes or additions to existing programs, maintenance reviews of existing programs, and exceptional reviews of existing programs.

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 Darla.Faulkner@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.  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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
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 Early Childhood Education or related field plus a minimum of 3 years of progressive and recent, related experience.

Recent, related experience must include all of the following:

• Supervising, leading and mentoring staff.

• Working within a recognized post-secondary early childhood education program and/or in collaboration with faculty of a recognized early childhood education program.

• Developing and evaluating standards, policies and post-secondary competency-based curriculum.

• Developing and applying policies, procedures and practices and applying legislation.

• Dealing with complex emergent stakeholder interests and issues management.

• Establishing collaborative relationships with all levels of staff, including senior management, and external stakeholders.

• Working in the early care and learning sector.
Preference may be given to applicants with:

• Valid Early Childhood Educator certification in BC (or eligibility to hold).

• Experience in national and international post-secondary program assessment and evaluation.

• Experience working in professional regulation and/or regulatory role; monitoring compliance and taking enforcement action.

• Experience testifying and/or providing technical expertise at arbitrations, appeals and administrative tribunals.

• Experience as a statutory decision-maker.

• Supervisory/management experience in:

  • Professional regulation and/or regulatory client service environments.
  • Experience with HR Management practices and techniques, labour relations and application of collective agreement.

Provisos:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC class 5 driver’s licence.
  • May be required to use own vehicle, with appropriate insurance coverage, on an expense account basis.
  • Travel throughout the Province is required for this position. Frequency of travel will be dependent upon circumstances.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: 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.

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