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Policy Analyst: Education

Policy Analyst: Education

The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Policy Analyst: Education. The Analyst will be a key member of the newly established Education Department. Our ideal candidate will have strong research and writing skills, enjoy working as a team, and have the ability to lead complex projects.

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work as a key member of a COO Education Sector.
  • Conduct in-depth research, data collection, policy analysis, and environmental scanning of current and future legislation, policies and programs impacting First Nation learners along the lifelong learning continuum.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with government ministries, First Nation communities and organizations to ensure effective communication flow and dialogue between all partners.
  • Actively participate and collaborate in working groups and task teams and provide policy / program recommendations.
  • Develop and implement accurate reporting mechanisms that measure the efficacy of previous and current programs, strategies and initiatives and inform ongoing improvements.
  • Develop and implement work plans to address priority files associated with the lifelong learning continuum.
  • Attend and take notes at relevant meetings and gatherings.
  • Assist in planning and successful execution of meetings, gatherings and engagement.
  • Consolidate information and develop appropriate written communications.

RELEVANT SKILLS:

  • Relevant post-secondary education.
  • Experience in the field of work to be undertaken.
  • Knowledge of First Nation traditions, cultures, and values; understand the history and relationship between First Nations and the Crown.
  • Experience with the First Nation and provincial education programming and policies.
  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, written and verbal.
  • Capacity to work effectively independently and as a member of a team to complete assigned tasks and projects.
  • Experience with data collection and analysis.

DURATION: October 2022 – March 31, 2024, with the possibility of extension based on funding availability.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Send letter of application, resume and include two references marked confidential to:

Ashley Nardella, Human Resources
[email protected]

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