BAND 5 – Executive Director, Independent Schools and International Education

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date October 10, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $101,900.00 - $127,400.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 5 – Executive Director, Independent Schools and International Education – (54443)

Posting Title: BAND 5 – Executive Director, Independent Schools and International Education
Position Classification: Band 5
Union: N/A
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $101,900.00 – $127,400.00 annually
Close Date: 10/30/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Ministry of Education
Ministry Branch / Division: Teacher Regulation, Independent Schools and Public Libraries Division
Job Summary

Executive Director, Independent Schools and International Education
Management Band 5

This position is excluded from union membership.

An eligibility list may be established.

A high-profile leadership role for an experienced relationship builder with outstanding collaborative skills
The Executive Director is the provincial lead for both the independent school and the international education sectors in BC.  This position is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of education policy, standards and agreements a with these sectors.  The Executive Director also develops and promotes sector innovation and quality assurance, engages key internal and external stakeholders in delivering assurance to government regarding sector adherence to funding and data collection policy, and is responsible for effective regulation of the international education and independent school sectors.

We’re seeking a strong leader with excellent relationship building skills who has public sector leadership experience.  If you’re ready for a strategic role that focuses on student success for the nearly 100,000 students in BC’s independent and international education sector, we encourage your application.

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 Peter.Gajdics@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.

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:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field (i.e. business administration, public administration, or education) plus 5 years recent related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. (i.e. Diploma in a related field plus 7 years recent related experience; Secondary school graduation or equivalent GED plus 9 years recent related experience).
  • Recent, related experience in:
    • leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams and providing support to the development and maintenance of a high performing professional team;
    • providing strategic advice, guidance and recommendations to senior management, executive and elected government officials;
    • creating and delivering presentations (oral and written), communications and project management plans to senior decision-makers, executive, finance and legal professionals;
    • negotiating agreements at a senior level;
    • contract and financial management.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Experience in a senior leadership role within the public sector.
  • Experience with independent schools and/or international education priorities, competitor landscape, and linkages to government economic agenda.

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: NO

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 an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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