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EDUC O 27R – Education Officer

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 25, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $67,418.93 - $77,019.79 - Annual
Location victoria,Bc
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Client BC Public Service
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EDUC O 27R – Education Officer – (55318)

Posting Title: EDUC O 27R – Education Officer
Position Classification: Education Officer R27
Union: GEU
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $67,418.93 – $77,019.79 annually (plus 3.3% Temporary Market Adjustment)
Close Date: 11/8/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Adv Ed, Skills & Training
Ministry Branch / Division: Governance, Legislation and Corporate Planning
Job Summary

Education Officer
Education Officer R27

Please Note:
– An eligibility list may be established.

The Quality Assurance Unit is responsible for a range of quality assurance policies and initiatives for the BC post-secondary sector.  It is the Secretariat to the Degree Quality Assessment Board (DQAB), which advises the Minister on new degree proposals and the capacity of private institutions to deliver high quality degree-level programming.  It administers the audit program for public post-secondary institution quality assurance processes, as well as the Province’s Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation.  The Unit is also responsible for enforcement of the Degree Authorization Act (DAA).

The Education Officer works both independently and collaboratively to provide leadership, specialized expertise, and assessment for degree level programs and institutions within the post-secondary system (both public and private).  The position is also responsible for a range of quality assurance initiatives including the EQA designation.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens.  Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Degree in social sciences, education, law, public administration or business administration or other relevant level of study and a minimum of two years related experience involving planning, developing, analyzing and evaluating strategic and/or operational programs and policies. Masters degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preference may be given to Candidates with experience in one or all of the following:

  • Post-secondary institution evaluation/accreditation processes;
  • Post-secondary educational policy development;
  • Developing or evaluating degree-level programs.


  • Some travel required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.  

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.  Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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