Program Administrator, Indigenous Youth Internship Program
This position may be located in any Public Service Agency office: Victoria, Vancouver, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Prince George, or Nelson.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
The next exciting step in your administrative career
The Indigenous Youth Internship Program (IYIP) was created by the BC Public Service Agency in partnership with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Indigenous leaders, and Indigenous youth organizations as part of the B.C. Government’s commitment to the new relationship with First Nations and Indigenous People. It received the Deputy Ministers Award of Excellence in Innovation in 2009 and the Premier’s Award for Partnership in 2010-2011. The program is now recruiting for the 13th year in 2019.
The Program Administrator of the Indigenous Youth Internship Program reports directly to the Program Lead, and works closely with the Program Coordinator to ensure the administrative operation of the program is efficient and meets the program timelines and commitments. The Program Administrator also works in an administrative capacity to support up to 25 Indigenous Youth Interns each program year. The Program Administrator also contributes to the BC Public Service Agency’s strategic goals through reliability, responsiveness, and strong relationships, including cultivating relationships within and external to the program operations. This is a dynamic position working on one of the most high-profile programs in support of the New Relationship with Indigenous People.
This role will coordinate the financial and administrative processes for the Indigenous Youth Internship Program. Assists the Program Lead and Program Coordinator with a wide variety of administrative, financial, event planning, community liaison and communication supports and duties.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Tammy.Harkey@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.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Some post-secondary education.
- Experience in organizing aspects of training delivery, programs or events coordination.
- Experience in an administrative/clerk role in an office environment. Preference may be given to applicants with three or more years of this experience.
- Due to nature of the position, only people of indigenous heritage who meet the qualifications for the position will be considered. * Indigenous – First Nation, Metis or Inuit descent.
- A valid BC Class 5 driver’s license is an asset.
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: 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: 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.
Online 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.