Global Affairs Canada - Centre for Learning in Intercultural Effectiveness and International Assistance Policy - CFSC
$85,010 to $90,327
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28 April 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply:
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
Our organization offers a healthy, inclusive and diverse workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture, and where innovation is valued.
Global Affairs Canada is committed to promoting and supporting values such as equitable treatment, accommodation and an environment free from harassment and discrimination as well as encouraging and supporting employees to work at their full potential.
Subject to operational needs and management discretion, Global Affairs Canada offers the possibility of flexible work arrangements such as telework, compressed workweeks, leave with income averaging, opportunities to be part of a networking community, and outstanding professional development opportunities in a wide variety of fields and functions.
Intent of the process
A pool of qualified candidates will be established to staff similar positions with various official language proficiencies (such as Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC or Bilingual Imperative CCC/CCC) and various tenures within Global Affairs Canada.
Positions to be filled:
Information you must provide
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with acceptable specialization in education, social sciences, international relations, intercultural studies, international development or in any other field relevant to the work to be performed.
- Recent* experience in delivering training to adult learners.
- Experience in designing, managing and evaluating adult learning programs and projects using an Adult Education instructional design framework(s).
- Experience in assessing individual and organizational learning and performance needs.
- Experience in defining the scope, objectives and statement of work of projects and negotiating contractual arrangements with clients.
- Experience working with current international assistance program / project management frameworks and methodologies (e.g. Results Based Management, Logic Models, Outcome Mapping, etc.).
- Experience in the management of client relations with public, private or non-profit organizations that have an international focus.
- Experience using current technologies for the design and implementation of virtual learning and/or distance education and training.
- Recent is defined as having performed such tasks within the past five (5) years
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Masters degree from a recognized university, with acceptable specialization in education, social sciences, international relations, intercultural studies, international development or in any other field relevant to the work to be performed.
- Experience in coordinating or managing intercultural learning programmes.
- A minimum of three (3) consecutive months experience working and living outside of Canada in a cultural context that is not your own.
- Experience in conducting research including research design, data collection and data analysis using basic qualitative and quantitative methods.
- Experience in the facilitation of workshops and other forums involving a range of stakeholders for the purposes of decision making, work planning, lessons learned and other team functions.
- Experience in the course management and/or facilitation of training in one or more of the following areas: Gender-Based Analysis +, Bias Awareness, Diversity and Inclusion, Anti-Racism, Results-based management, Intercultural effectiveness, International Assistance.
- Fluency in a language other than English or French.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)
Information on language requirements
- Knowledge of the competencies and performance required that make an individual effective when working interculturally.
- Knowledge of current and major international issues that have an impact on or involve Canada.
- Ability to apply adult learning theories, principles and practices in designing virtual and in-classroom learning interventions.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally.
- Ability to apply project management systems and processes to manage multiple projects concurrently.
- Ability to prepare clear and concise communications in writing.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
- Effective interpersonal relationships
- Client service orientation
- Initiative and creativity
- Resilience and adaptability
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
- Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice.
- Willingness and capacity to travel outside the National Capital Region area and occasionally across Canada and/or abroad.
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
- Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
- A qualified candidate may be offered the position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications. However, asset criteria are desirable and may be invoked at any point of the staffing process by the hiring manager, including for being a deciding factor in choosing the candidate.
- The board members may retain a certain number of applicants for further assessment, based on a top-down approach, random selection or based on some of the assets qualifications.
- All criteria could be assessed throughout the process, including by using email communications and your application.
- You will be required to provide proof of your education credentials. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at www.cicic.ca
- Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice.
- Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we will contact successful candidates when the screening process is completed.
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.