Job Postings

BILINGUAL MANAGER, TEACHER CERTIFICATION INITIATIVES

Full-time, 7-month contract
Current annual salary range:
$75,444–$97,373
Start date: Beginning of December 2020

Position summary:

The bilingual Manager, Teacher Certification Initiatives is responsible for managing the Pan-Canadian Assessment Centre and Integration of Internationally Educated Teachers project, in coordination with the CMEC Registrars for Teacher Certification Canada (RTCC) and its two working groups. This role will appeal to individuals with strong project management skills.

Key qualifications

  • A degree in business, education, public administration, public policy, or other relevant field
  • Superior command of English and French, both written and spoken
  • Three to five years of mid- to senior-level experience in the public sector or a professional regulatory body
  • Experience with managing large-scale projects, committee work, and managing a budget
  • Excellent interpersonal, multitasking, and presentation skills
  • Highly developed networking and negotiating skills
  • Highly developed decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Well-developed research skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, federal and provincial/territorial intergovernmental relations

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, October 12, 2020.

BILINGUAL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, POLICY & PROGRAMS

Full-time position
Current annual salary range:
$44,574 – $51,821

Position summary:

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Policy and Programs units.

Key Qualifications

  • Five years’ experience providing administrative support
  • Excellent organizational and task-management skills, together with the ability to plan, prioritize work, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent command of English and French, both spoken and written
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Government experience, an asset
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in sensitive and confidential situations
  • Strong follow-up skills for project planning and processes

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, October 1, 2020.

BILINGUAL COORDINATOR, POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND ADULT LEARNING

Full-time position
Current salary range:
$100,391–$114,740

The Coordinator, Postsecondary Education and Adult Learning, provides strategic expertise and coordinates the work of CMEC related to the provision of postsecondary education (PSE), adult learning, and skills development in Canada. Education issues within the scope of this portfolio include, among others, the future of skills and work, access and affordability, student transitions, sustainability and outcomes of PSE, and apprenticeship and work-integrated learning.

Key qualifications

  • Superior command of French and English (both written and spoken)
  • Graduate degree (master’s or PhD) in education, political science, or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and at least two years of experience in a management position, managing projects and employees, providing ongoing feedback and coaching to colleagues and teams, and leading work through partners who are outside the coordinator’s direct supervision
  • At least three years of experience (typically gained through work at related organizations, institutions, or government departments) with research, large-scale reports and/or other publications dealing with social, economic, or education policy
  • Highly developed interpersonal, collaborative, networking, and negotiating skills and political acumen to work with a broad spectrum of government officials, international organizations, and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated capacity to work efficiently and collaboratively in a structured environment
  • Highly developed decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly developed research-, policy-analysis, and writing skills
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and the ability to provide project deliverables on time and on budget
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in highly confidential and politically sensitive situations

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, October 9, 2020.