Executive Director – Youth

Executive Director – Youth

XM2 Senior Manager 2


Manitoba Justice

Custody, Correctional Services Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 39235

Salary(s):   XM2 $4,362.33 – $5,215.65 bi-weekly

Closing Date:   June 5, 2022

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 women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

To be considered for this competition you must submit an Application Screening Form.  Complete the Application Screening Form at the link below.  

If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the Application Screening Form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this Application Screening Form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 

CLICK HERE to access the application screening form.

The Executive Director – Youth, provides leadership and oversight to youth specific initiatives within Justice while collaborating with numerous other Departments and agencies working within a whole of government approach.

Youth specific initiatives will include (but not be limited to) the following: Youth Review Stream 1 & 2, Cross Department Training Development and Case Management Delivery, Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth (MACY), Mental Health and Addictions (MHA),Social Impact Bond (SIB) initiatives, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Screening
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Security Check
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check


  • An Undergraduate degree in the social, public administration or a related discipline, combined with relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be also considered. Equivalent and related experience defined as: Community College degree (ie Red River) in social services or public administration with extensive experience in Corrections, Education, Family Services or Health with a focus on youth, families, working with high risk / high need / complex cases.
  • Experience translating strategic priorities into clear operational and business plans and experience with strategic performance management and measurement systems (eg. Key Performance Indicators, Balanced Scorecards).
  • Extensive knowledge of Manitoba’s criminal justice system, child and family services systems and youth health and mental health systems and their delivery structures.
  • Proven ability as a leader with a commitment to create, support and sustain a diverse environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop for the future.
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage opportunities for innovation, find creative solutions to issues and successfully manage change.
  • Management experience with responsibility for human and financial resources.
  • High level of political acumen demonstrated through experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex topics and sensitive issues.
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience managing internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Understanding of relationships with Indigenous people and responsibilities of implementing the principles of reconciliation.

The Executive Director – Youth, represents the Division on inter-jurisdictional matters, including federal / provincial / territorial working groups and meetings with community organizations. Providing leadership, strategic planning, program standards and evaluation and financial accountability is a key component of this position.

This position develops and maintains ongoing working relationships with diverse contacts to effectively manage operations and program functions, within a unionized environment. The Executive Director – Youth, organizes and enhances the Divisions capabilities within existing fiscal and human resource allocations, along with supporting program initiatives within Government, as well as, with Community partners towards achieving the desired outcomes.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39235

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed by internal applicants. 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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