Job Postings

ENGLISH COPY EDITOR

Full-time, bilingual position, 14-month contract
Current annual salary range: $65,223–$77,049

Reporting to the Director, Communications and Governance, the English Copy Editor is responsible for all aspects of English-language copy-editing and works with a team of translators, French copy editors, and administrative staff.

Key qualifications

  • Highly developed English-language copy-editing skills
  • Previous copy-editing and/or substantive-editing experience
  • Superior oral and written skills in both English and French
  • Solid project-management skills
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Highly developed networking and negotiating skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent research skills
  • Advanced computer literacy

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

  • a degree in communications, publishing, translation, journalism, or a related field;
  • a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, intergovernmental relations and/or government experience;
  • familiarity with LogiTerm translation software.

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to the attention of Human Resources, at hr@cmec.ca, by 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 19, 2021.

BILINGUAL SENIOR ANALYST, OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

Full-time, 6-month contract
Current annual salary range: $66,716–$96,133

Position summary

The Bilingual Senior Analyst supports overseeing the development and progress of the work of the Official Languages unit, including the language-learning and exchange programs (i.e., Odyssey, Explore, and Destination Clic); the negotiation of the Protocol for Agreements for Minority-Language Education and Second-Language Instruction; and the pan-Canadian projects of two committees: the French as a First Language Consortium Committee and the French as a Second Language Consortium Committee.

Key qualifications

  • University degree in a field that emphasizes research, analysis, and writing
  • Superior communication skills in both French and English (spoken and written)
  • Strong analytical and writing skills in both French and English to prepare a variety of complex documents, such as discussion/reflection papers, reports, communications materials, and briefing notes
  • Exceptional research skills (both qualitative and quantitative) to stay current with developments in the field of specialization, combined with a keen interest in developing breadth and depth of knowledge in domestic and international education
  • Knowledge of Canada’s education systems, including government relations, structures, and policy, and/or experience in the education system and federal-provincial/territorial relations
  • At least five years’ experience (typically gained through work at related organizations or government institutions) with large-scale reports and/or other publications dealing with social, economic, or education policy
  • Exceptional project-management skills and experience
  • Demonstrated experience managing competing priorities
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Highly collaborative, with strong interpersonal and networking skills to develop key contacts across Canada (needed to acquire and share information) and maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

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

  • Expert knowledge of French- and/or English-language learning programming in elementary-secondary education and postsecondary education systems in Canada
  • Experience in education in a minority-language setting
  • Demonstrated awareness and understanding of provincial/territorial political climates

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to the attention of Human Resources, at hr@cmec.ca, by 4:00 p.m. EDT, April 19, 2021.