Senior Policy Analyst
Policy Social/Information/Health R27
An eligibility list may be established.
Make a difference with this rewarding career opportunity
The Post-Secondary Policy and Programs and Division Responsible for Learner Supports, within the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, provides leadership to a dynamic, integrated and responsive post-secondary system to maximize benefits to all British Columbians. The Division works with public post-secondary institutions, employers, communities, Indigenous communities and organizations, students, and shapes system-wide policy to advance government priorities and build on the strengths of British Columbia’s post-secondary system.
The Indigenous Policy and Engagement Branch is responsible for working with partners to achieve the vision, actions and results in the Provincial Government’s Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Framework and Action Plan and to support the post-secondary system adoption and implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
The Senior Policy Analyst will coordinate and lead the research, analysis, development and implementation of strategic policies, programs and legislation in order to deliver on the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education and Training Policy Framework and Action Plan and to support the post-secondary system adoption and implementation of UNDRIP and the Calls to Action of the TRC.
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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 Fiona.Cubitt@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:
- University Degree, preferably at the graduate level in public administration, law, economics, education, political/social science, plus a minimum of three (3) years *recent related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and related experience may be considered.
- *Recent related experience should include the following:
- Experience in policy development.
- Experience in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments.
- Experience working with Indigenous communities/ organizations.
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience with the post-secondary educational sector.
- Preference may be given to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, 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: 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.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.