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BAND 4 – Director, Child Care Operating Funding *CLOSING DATE EXTENDED*

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date February 27, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 - Annual
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 4 – Director, Child Care Operating Funding *CLOSING DATE EXTENDED* – (57792)

Posting Title: BAND 4 – Director, Child Care Operating Funding *CLOSING DATE EXTENDED*
Position Classification: Band 4
Union: N/A
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 annually
Close Date: 3/5/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Child Care Benefit and Operating Fund Branch
Job Summary:

Director, Child Care Operating Funding
Management Band 4

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.

Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role

Making life more affordable for British Columbians is a key component of B.C.’s Child Care Plan to implement a universal early care and learning system to provide accessible, affordable and high-quality child care for children and families.

The Child Care Operating Funding Program is one of two programs in the Child Care Benefit and Operating Funding Branch and provides funding to over 4,000 licensed child care facilities across B.C. The funding is provided through funding agreements and consists of operating funding to assist with the day-to-day costs of operating a child care facility, a parent fee reduction to support affordability through lower child care fees for parent and, a wage enhancement to support early childhood educators working in licensed child care facilities.

The Director of the Child Care Operating Funding Program is responsible for program oversight including the annual and ongoing procurement process with over 3,000 organizations and a budget of nearly $200 million. The position leads a team of ~30 employees that includes contact center and adjudication teams of various classifications. The Director is responsible for direct service delivery including assessing, monitoring and forecasting resource requirements, supporting client service delivery excellence and recommending improvements, and, ensuring administrative fairness in adjudication and the procurement and contracting methodology.

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 Anne.Wetherill@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.

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:

• University Degree (Masters preferred) in Public or Business Administration, or other related field. An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be considered.
• Experience leading staff in the procurement process.
• Three years experience managing in an operational front line service delivery environment.
• Three years experience supervising a team of 20 or more, including management and entry level staff, in a service delivery organization.
• Experience developing partnerships and alignment with other agencies, special interest groups, and directly with clients in the delivery of public programs.
• Experience strategically navigating and managing complex and rapid change.
• Experience with multiple information systems and processes.
• Experience in social service program delivery.
• Experience leading service transformation.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
• Experience managing or operating a child care centre.
• Leadership experience in the child care sector, child care facilities and/or organization.

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: 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 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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