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Full-time, 6-month contract
Current annual salary range: $69,496 - $99,600

The Special Projects Officer will support Canada’s involvement in multiple pan-Canadian education projects and initiatives coordinated in the CMEC Secretariat’s Official Languages Programs unit. This role will appeal to individuals with strong project-management, analytical, and writing skills, who have prior experience delivering complex and fast-paced projects for a range of stakeholders.

Key qualifications:

  • Superior skills in French and English, both oral and written (candidates may be asked to provide writing samples)
  • University degree in a relevant field (education, government relations, business administration)
  • Strong project-management skills, combined with a keen interest in developing a breadth and depth of knowledge in education and official languages programming
  • Ability to analyze recent educational research and policies for the purpose of shaping new language-focussed programs and initiatives
  • Strong report writing and proposal-development skills
  • Knowledge of government relations, structures, and policy, and/or experience in the education or public-policy domains
  • 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)

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada to the attention of Human Resources at, by 4:00 p.m. EDT, August 23, 2018.