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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Manager, Systemic Advocacy, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Research **Amendment - Close Date**

80,800 to 114,400 per year
Posting Title
BAND 3 - Manager, Systemic Advocacy, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Research **Amendment - Close Date**

Position Classification
Band 3


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$80,800.00 - $114,400.02 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> BC Rep for Children & Youth

Ministry Branch / Division

Job Summary

*** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

Job Title: Manager, Systemic Advocacy, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Research
Competition: 100639
Full-time /Temporary Appointment 18 months, under the Public Service Act
Salary: The salary range for Band 3, $80,800.00 - $114,400.02. The starting salary for this position is subject to the considerations of the MCCF Compensation Rules and RCY's salary administration policy.

Amendment - This posting is now scheduled to close on May 31st. Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

The Representative for Children and Youth (RCY), an independent officer of the B.C. Legislature, works to influence positive change to B.C.'s child-, youth- and young adult-serving system. The Representative's Office provides advocacy support to people dealing with the child and youth service system and advocates directly on behalf of children, youth and young adults, monitors and reviews government services to children and youth and reviews and investigates selected deaths and critical injuries of children and youth who are receiving services.

The Manager, Systemic Advocacy, First Nations, Métis and Inuit Research, works closely with the Executive Director and Deputy Representative to foster relationships with First Nations, Métis, Inuit and urban Indigenous leaders, Indigenous-focused researchers as well as government ministries, Indigenous Child & Family Service Agencies, and other organizations that deliver services and supports to children, youth, families and communities. The Manager will develop and lead systemic advocacy, monitoring, research and evaluation initiatives and projects to ensure that services and supports are accessible, appropriate, culturally attuned and effective. They will monitor government responses to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on funding for Indigenous child welfare services, the Final Report from the Commission on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Indigenous Resilience, Connectedness and Reunification: From Root Causes to Root Solutions and other key external reports. The Manager will also lead legislative and policy analysis in issues relevant to Indigenous child welfare, including provincial and federal response to Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.

The Manager will lead a team who will collectively be guided by Indigenous ways of knowing and Indigenist and decolonizing approaches to research. The Manager will also be responsible for project management and oversight of the work of research team members. The Manager will work collaboratively with other members of RCY teams and support the development and nurturing of positive relationships across teams within RCY.

An eligibility list may be established may be established for similar positions within the same geographic location(s).

Only applications submitted to will be accepted. Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.

For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the Representative for Children and Youth's website at .

In order to apply on this competition, you must follow the application instructions on the Representative for Children and Youth's website at .

Please note that incomplete applications or late applications will not be evaluated or acknowledged.

Your application must be received by 11:00 p .m., PDT on May 31, 2023.


DO NOT submit your application for this position through the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications submitted through the BC Government Hiring Centre will not be considered

Job Category
Leadership and Management, Social Services
Management and Executive