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BILINGUAL ANALYST, LEARNING ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS

Full‐time, 14‐month contract
Current annual salary range: $62,634 – $87,554

Position summary:

This position supports the successful implementation of flagship projects that assess the
knowledge and skills of students at the pan‐Canadian and international levels, such as the Pan‐ Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) and the Programme for International Student
Assessment (PISA). The Analyst, Learning Assessment Programs, applies his or her expertise to the preparation and verification of assessment materials and contributes to the drafting of
reports for educators, education decision makers, and other stakeholders.

Key Qualifications

  • Superior skills in French and English, both oral and written (candidates may be asked to provide writing samples)
  • University degree with specialization in social sciences or relevant discipline
  • At least two years of 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
  • Strong writing skills in both French and English to prepare a variety of complex documents such as reports, communications materials, and briefings
  • Exceptionally detail‐oriented, with strong organizational skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of research methodology, statistical analysis, and reporting
  • Exceptional research skills to stay current with developments in the field of specialization
  • Demonstrated experience managing competing priorities
  • Knowledge of Canada’s education systems and labour markets
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain networks of senior government officials and build and maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

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, August 13, 2021.

BILINGUAL ANALYST, POLICY

Full‐time position, 13‐month contract
Current annual salary range: $62,634–$87,554, dependent upon experience and qualifications

The Analyst will work in several areas of education policy, including pan‐Canadian and international work, early childhood education and elementary and secondary education, as well as data analysis. This role will appeal to individuals with strong research, writing, and analytical skills (to produce complex written reports for a range of stakeholders that includes ministers of education and the public), and the intellectual curiosity and rigour to monitor and investigate emerging developments in education.

Key qualifications

  • Superior oral communication and writing skills in French and English (candidates will be asked to write a test in their second language and provide written samples)
  • At least two years of experience in a relevant position
  • Master’s degree in a field that emphasizes research, analysis, and writing, or equivalent experience (a specialization in education would be considered an asset)
  • Strong research and analytical skills (both qualitative and quantitative), combined with a keen interest in developing breadth and depth of knowledge in education
  • Knowledge of education policies and systems in Canada
  • Knowledge of Excel and the ability to produce statistical tables would be an asset
  • Exceptionally detail‐oriented, with strong organizational skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines (project‐management experience is desirable)
  • Highly collaborative, with strong interpersonal and networking skills to develop key contacts across Canada (needed to acquire and share information)

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, August 20, 2021.