New Job: MASS LBP

Director-level project lead, MASS LBP. Apply by August 28, 2014.

MASS LBP is looking for an experienced professional to lead a diverse portfolio of strategy, communications and engagement projects for our clients.The new director will have the poise to develop new projects with senior public servants and executives in the morning and the confidence to execute those projects by leading a dialogue with hospital patients or community residents in the afternoon.

Applications must include:

  • A detailed cover letter explaining your interest and fit, and your understanding of our work
  • A CV
  • A writing sample that you wrote yourself from a recent professional project (1000-2000 words)
  • Reference letters and project portfolio as appropriate.

Please send your application bundled as a single pdf to: chris@masslbp.com

Thank you to donors of the David Peterson Scholarship fund

The School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG) Alumni Network has received a letter  of thanks from Mark Stabile, the Director of SPPG, for its contribution in 2013-14 to the David Peterson Scholarship.

The 2013-14 SPPG Alumni Network Executive could not have made this contribution without the foundation laid by the 2012-13 Executive and their volunteers, including Vasiliki Bednar, Anna-Maria Cappella, André Côté, Viola Dessanti, Jane Hilderman, Jacob Mksyartinian, Kaleb Ruch, and Samantha Young.

The SPPG Alumni Network Executive would like to share this thanks with all those who participated and made contributions in order to raise scholarship funds for an SPPG student.

This donation to the David Peterson Scholarship will support an SPPG student’s participation in an international learning opportunity, or an international or domestic policy internship with a non-profit organization that is unable to provide compensation for an internship. When the Scholarship is granted, the SPPG Alumni Network will be recognized as a donor.

Thank you for your ongoing support of the SPPG Alumni Network,

2014-15 SPPG Alumni Network Executive

New Jobs: Government of the Northwest Territories and Alberta Human Services

Manager, Legislation and Legal Affairs, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of the Northwest Territories. Apply by August 14, 2014.

The Manager, Legislation and Legal Affairs (Manager) directs all the work required within the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to ensure legal initiatives, legislative and Crown Consultation requirements are managed effectively. The Department has broad responsibilities that are a focal point of environmental protection and resource management activities throughout the Northwest Territories.

Executive Director – Regional Integrated Service Delivery, Alberta Human Services. Apply by August 22, 2014.

Leading through a fully integrated matrix with multiple reporting lines, you will guide a management team delivering programs related to child and family service, income and training, disability, and early childhood.  Drawing on strengths in both complex program operations and policy development, you will work across the ministry to support the implementation of a broader common access to services and supports.  Engaging the community and working effectively with diverse stakeholder groups, including First Nations, Métis, Aboriginal and Immigrant associations are key elements of the role.

New Jobs: Martin Prosperity Institute

Senior Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by July 31, 2014, 23.59.

The Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of  Management is hiring a Senior Research Associate who will work closely with MPI Director Richard Florida in managing and supporting all the activities of the MPI’s Cities Initiative. The Senior Research Associate will be the Director’s point person responsible for managing and supporting all aspects of the Cities Initiative.

Global Cities Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by July 31, 2014, 23.59.

The Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is hiring a Global Cities’ Research Associate who will work closely with the Institute’s Director Richard Florida on a major new MPI initiative on urbanization and the rising middle and creative class in global cities with a special focus on Southeast Asia.

Geospatial Research Associate, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by July 31, 2014, 23.59.

The Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is seeking a Geospatial Research Associate who will work closely with the Institute’s Director Richard Florida on data-driven and graphically supported research. The Geospatial Research Associate will be responsible for developing interactive and static maps in MPI projects from a range of data sources.

Writer, Martin Prosperity Institute. Apply by July 31, 2014, 23.59.

The Martin Prosperity Institute (MPI) at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management is hiring a Writer/ Editor to work closely with the Institute’s Director Richard Florida and the senior research team on writing and editing MPI content, including research reports, academic articles, blog posts and opinion editorials.

New Jobs: Elections Ontario, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Government of the Northwest Territories, Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories

Director, Elections Readiness, Elections Ontario. Apply by July 25, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly motivated and innovative leader to direct the planning, development, implementation and management of strategic and operational systems, policies and processes to deliver provincial elections, by-elections and referenda in Ontario and to maintain a continuing state of electoral event readiness at Elections Ontario (EO).

Director, Strategic Services, Elections Ontario. Apply by July 25, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Strategic Cluster, seeks a highly motivated and innovative leader to direct the strategic analysis, executive advice and support on a broad range of complex issues associated with the ongoing implementation of Elections Ontario’s (EO’s) initiatives and play a key role in the development of EO’s strategies, approaches and timing for the management of broader, politically sensitive corporate issues.

Director, Innovation and Electoral Transformation, Elections Ontario. Apply by July 25, 2014.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Operations Cluster, seeks a highly motivated and innovative leader to direct the development of business planning and management, research and development of strategic and operational systems, policies and processes for the effective delivery of “future state” modern customer focused provincial elections, by-elections and referenda in Ontario.

Research Officer, Legislative Research Services, Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Apply by July 30, 2014.

The Legislative Library and Research Services branch of the Office of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario seeks a dynamic, client-oriented individual with a background in public administration to join a multi-disciplinary team of legal, political science, public administration, social and other public policy analysts to provide high quality, confidential, non-partisan research and analysis to Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) from all parties, legislative committees and senior staff of the Assembly.

Manager, Corporate Planning and Evaluation, Government of the Northwest Territories. Apply by July 31, 2014, 23.59 MST.

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Planning and Evaluation, the Manager, Corporate Planning and Evaluation is responsible for the coordination of activities related to system wide strategic and business planning, program evaluation, performance measurement, risk management and reporting functions that support the Health and Social Services System. These activities are undertaken in collaboration with the Department and the Regional Health and Social Service Authorities.

Chief Electoral Officer, Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Apply by August 15, 2014, 15.00 MST.

The Chief Electoral Officer is a statutory officer of the Legislative Assembly, responsible for the administration of all general elections and plebiscites in the NWT. The Chief Electoral Officer is also responsible for the administration of the Elections and Plebiscites Act, for establishing policies and procedures pertaining to elections and plebiscites, for managing the Register of Territorial Electors, and for providing training and guidance to electoral officers.

New Jobs: Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, University of Ottawa, CIVIX

Policy Analyst, Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity. Apply by August 4, 2014 at 16.00.

The Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity is seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual with graduate level education and a health care specialization or background. This position will support the research program of the Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity in support of the Ontario Task Force on Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Progress.

Research Coordinator (Global Health), University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. Apply by August 8, 2014 at 23.59.

A Research Coordinator is being hired to support a range of analytical, empirical and big data studies on how to design global regulatory strategies that better address transnational health threats, social inequalities and human rights challenges like access to medicines, antimicrobial resistance, health news misinformation, pandemics and tobacco. This position represents a full-time paid opportunity to pursue an interest in global health, develop skills needed for rigorous social sciences research on health law/policy issues, work across national borders as part of a globally integrated research team, interact with global decision-makers, and make tangible contributions to ongoing policy processes on pressing health issues.

Operations Manager, CIVIX. Apply by August 5, 2014.

Project Manager, CIVIX. Apply by August 5, 2014.

Stakeholder and Public Relations Coordinator, CIVIX. Apply by August 7, 2014.

CIVIX is seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join its team. CIVIX is a national charity that builds the capacity and commitment of young Canadians to participate in their democracy. CIVIX provides experiential learning opportunities to help young Canadians practices their rights and responsibilities as citizens.

New Jobs: UNICEF, Ministry of Health, Federation of Canada Municipalities

Policy Specialist, UNICEF. Apply by July 14.

The Policy Specialist is responsible for supporting UNICEF Canada’s leadership and authority on children’s rights through activities that advance the rights of Canada’s children. The responsibility broadly includes supporting and collaborating with the Director and the Chief Advisor of UNICEF Canada’s domestic policy team.

Policy Analyst, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Apply by July 16.

Do you have talents in research, analysis and written communications and an interest in primary health care?

Use your project management and policy skills to good effect in this great opportunity supporting Ontario’s primary health care system.

Program Manager, Building Resilient and Inclusive Communities Program, Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Apply by June 30.

In collaboration with Latin America-based field office personnel, the BRIC Program Manager will assist with the start-up and implementation of BRIC. S/he will implement the day-to-day Canada-based components of BRIC including developing and maintaining municipal and related networks in Canada, facilitating the development of a roster of Canadian and other experts (municipal volunteers, consultants, retirees and interns).