Career Development Consultant
CRC Career Development Consultant
Department of Education
Learning and Outcomes Branch, Student Achievement and Inclusion
Advertisement Number: 37950
Salary(s): CRC $73,042.00 – $92,655.00 per year
Closing Date: August 3, 2021
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect until exhausted.
The Department of Education is undertaking a significant transformation to ensure the Kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) education system is structured and supported effectively to improve student outcomes and provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their potential. The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Must possess or be eligible for a Manitoba Teacher’s Certificate.
- Must be able to work evenings and weekends are required.
- Must have the ability to travel within Manitoba and Canada as required.
- Extensive experience in Career Development in a K-12 school setting. A combination of post-secondary education and relevant work experience may be considered
- Extensive experience administering/coordinating career development and transition education in Manitoba Schools or other Canadian jurisdiction
- Experience leading diverse work groups and project teams
- Ability to build relationships, foster collaboration, and develop partnerships between various educational stakeholders
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to act with diplomacy and tact
- Excellent oral communication skills including presentation skills
- Excellent written communication skills with ability to create and edit various documents with a high degree of accuracy
- Effective organizational and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and work effectively under pressure
- Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions
- Working knowledge of one of the following programs: The Blueprint for Life/Work Designs, Take Our Kids to Work, Skills Manitoba, Safe Workers of Tomorrow, Career Cruising online resource, Canada Prospects and Manitoba Prospects
- Knowledge of current Manitoba Technical Vocational Education programming and familiarity with current trends and issues
- Experience working with one of the following: work placement programs, work experience programs, work integrated learning opportunities including the High School Apprenticeship Program.
The Learning and Outcomes Branch (LOB) articulates the K-12 English program framework that is the basis of teaching, learning and assessment in Manitoba Schools; and supports its implementation. Reporting to the Coordinator of the Skills, Technology and Career Development Unit, this position is responsible for:
Coordinating all aspects of career development education for Manitoba K-12 schools, with particular emphasis on middle and senior years. Ensuring an interdisciplinary approach to implementation of career development initiatives by providing consultative services to the Student Achievement and Inclusion Division. Interpreting new government policy to schools regarding career development, Learning to Age 18 and Technical Vocational programs, and ensuring new programs are implemented efficiently and effectively. Coordinating special projects at the request of the Assistant Deputy Minister, Student Achievement and Inclusion Division, and the Director, Learning and Outcomes Branch. Coordinating, integration and communication activities, consulting, project management, decision making, planning, and implementation of departmental and branch initiatives.
Advertisement # 37950
Service Centre 2
Human Resource Services
360-1395 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2
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Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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