Job Postings

BILINGUAL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, COMMUNICATIONS AND GOVERNANCE

Full‐time, 18‐month contract (maternity‐leave replacement)
Current annual salary range: $51,122–$69,524

The Administrative Officer, Communications and Governance, coordinates all aspects
of the translation and copy‐editing process at a fast‐paced intergovernmental agency
that supports the education ministries and departments of all 13 provinces and
territories.

Key qualifications

Experience and skills in the following areas are required:

  • fluency in English and French, both written and spoken
  • superior task‐management and multitasking skills
  • excellent organizational skills
  • excellent computer skills with various software packages such as Microsoft Office
  • ability to work independently and in a team
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to plan, prioritize work, and meet tight deadlines
  • experience in an administrative or document‐management role
  • ability to deal with a variety of external stakeholders (government experience
    would be preferable)
  • experience using and updating databases
  • French or English copy‐editing experience would be an asset

Only candidates who are proficient in both official languages will be considered.

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 28, 2019.

BILINGUAL ANALYST, EDUCATION DATA AND RESEARCH (EDR)

Full-time, 9 months contract
Current annual salary range: $62, 011 – $86,697

The Analyst supports the work of the Education Data and Research unit. This role will appeal to individuals with strong data-analysis and data-collection skills, as well as writing 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 in Canada.

Key Qualifications

  • Superior skills in French and English, both oral and written (candidates may be asked to provide writing samples)
  • University degree in a field that emphasizes quantitative analysis, research, and writing
  • Strong data-analysis skills
  • Experience with survey development and data collection
  • Strong research skills (both qualitative and quantitative), combined with a keen interest in developing a breadth and depth of knowledge in education
  • Knowledge of government relations, structures, and policy, and/or experience in the education system
  • Knowledge of Excel and the ability to produce statistical tables
  • 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, October 31, 2019.