An opportunity to utilize your expert analytical and problem management skills
Within the Governance, Legislation and Strategic Policy division, the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) is responsible for regulating and monitoring private training institutions in British Columbia. Private training institutions in BC enroll over 48,000 students annually and offer a wide range of programs. This diverse sector is comprised of multiple stakeholders (i.e. private business, professional associations, government officials, students), often with competing interests. The PTIB works with other regulating bodies both provincially and federally, to ensure ongoing student protection and quality education standards.
Reporting to the Senior Policy Analyst, the Policy Analyst supports program and/or policy development by independently managing assigned research, analysis and policy development projects focused on the review and revision of existing ministry programs or legislation. Key research and reporting areas in PTIB focus on private training student enrolment, student outcomes, and institution compliance.
- Bachelor’s Degree in data science, statistics, mathematics, public or business administration or social sciences field, related field or equivalent.
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience in the development of legislation, regulation, and policy.
- Experience in researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
- Experience managing multiple projects.
- Experience in conducting statistical surveys.
- Experience managing and manipulating large data sets and analyzing data in Microsoft Excel.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Preference may be given to applicants with:
- Experience working for a regulatory authority or in policy analysis and development for government.
Experience using Microsoft Excel Power Pivot, Microsoft BI, or other data visualization tools.
For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected].
About this Position:
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 4 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
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How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.
Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be 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 at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.