Program Coordinator, Local Immigration Partnership

County of Simcoe

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Requisition Title
Program Coordinator, Local Immigration Partnership
Close Date
30 December 2022
Contract Type
Temporary – Full Time
Location
Midhurst, ON L9X 1N6 CA (Primary)
Job Description

Temporary assignment until January 19, 2024

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Manager, Community Services, this position is responsible for facilitating, resourcing and supporting the development and implementation of capacity building activities through, partnership building, research analysis, policy and program development and pro-active dissemination of evidence-based practices in immigration and refugee issues.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (not listed in order of priority)

1. Provide support to the Community Partnership Council, subcommittees and the Manager.

2. Assist the Manager with program support, research and information management, policy analysis, policy development, communication and consultation required to support the Immigration Partnership Council.

3. In consultation with the Manager (LIP) hires and monitors the work of project specific fee for service contracts, volunteers, student placements and temporary staff, such as summer students.

4. Responsible for ongoing outreach to new Canadians.

5. Assist with leading and coordinating community consultations and focus groups, and identify community capacity in a variety of sectors including settlement, language training, labour market integration, and other types of settlement support agencies that help newcomers to successfully adapt to living in the County.

6. Assist with the preparation of proposals, negotiating new agreements, and renewals for federal and provincial funding. Monitor agreements and make recommendations as required.

7. Interpret related legislation and analyze and assess the impacts of Federal, Provincial and Corporate policies on departmental initiatives.

8. Coordinate and conduct necessary education and training.

9. Draft press releases and assist Manager in planning & organizing media and marketing campaigns.

10. Prepare reports and develop statements, program proposals and interpretation, background materials, briefing notes and presentations required by Senior Management on related policies, processes, programs and special projects.

11. Monitor community events and trends through locating and assembling data, analyzing data and generating reports.

12. Collaborate with other organizations and levels of government to oversee assessment of need for a variety of services.

13. Undertake collaborative service planning and program delivery that reflects a client-centred approach, and, where appropriate, aligns with programs delivered by other Social and Community Services Departments within the Division.

14. Collaborate with divisional colleagues and/or other corporate divisions to identify, explore, and recommend potential opportunities for cross-divisional integration activities – provide leadership to implementation as required.

15. Comply with provincial and County Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, regulations, policies and procedures.

16. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

17. Perform other duties as assigned.

CORPORATE COMPETENCIES

Has knowledge of and demonstrated ability in our corporate competencies:

  • Acts with the Customer in Mind
  • Ensures Accountability
  • Continuously Seeks to Improve Work Processes
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates with Impact
  • Is Resilient

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS AND CERTIFICATION

  • Degree or Diploma in Social Sciences, Business, Public Administration, Research Analysis or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of immigrant and refugee programs and related legislations.
  • Strong report writing, research, and analytical skills to meet the program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Effective facilitator to work with diverse community partners.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels of government staff, Council, community stakeholders, and the public.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office software applications.
  • Criminal reference check with vulnerable sector clearance.
  • Valid G Class Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a public policy and/or social service environment.

EFFORT

  • This position requires visual concentration when researching, analyzing data and reports, report preparation, meetings with groups, interpreting government legislation.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Regular office environment.
  • Requirement to travel for meetings.
  • The parties that this position comes into contact with will range from cooperative to emotional, and difficult.
  • Ability to work outside of regular business hours as required.

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Salary Grade
$75,439.00 – $91,764.00
Union
Non Union

The County of Simcoe thanks all applicants for their interest in this opportunity, but please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act (2001) and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.

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