Regional Municipality of York, Program Manager, Local Immigration Partnership #22264

Reporting to the Manager, Human Services Strategy and Partnerships, is responsible for leading and coordinating the development and implementation of plans and initiatives for the Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) program and the Region’s Newcomer Strategy providing program support, including research, analysis, communication, outreach, community and federal/provincial consultations; and establishing a strategic framework and multi-sector partnerships with organizations that support immigration settlement and integration of newcomers; and maintaining the York Region Immigration Portal as a single-point of access to assist newcomers.

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable.

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Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision.  We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence.  We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work. 

Program Manager, Local Immigration Partnership #22264

Community and Health Services Department

Strategies and Partnerships Branch

Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Non-Union position.

Full-Time, Salary $106,029 - $124,677 annually 

Reporting to the Manager, Human Services Strategy and Partnerships, is responsible for leading and coordinating the development and implementation of plans and initiatives for the Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) program and the Region’s Newcomer Strategy providing program support, including research, analysis, communication, outreach, community and federal/provincial consultations; and establishing a strategic framework and multi-sector partnerships with organizations that support immigration settlement and integration of newcomers; and maintaining the York Region Immigration Portal as a single-point of access to assist newcomers. 

Qualifications 

  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Community Development or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in program development and strategic planning including proven political acuity, contract negotiations and community consultation skills working with community groups and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience in a unionized environment.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in strategic planning, change management design, process and implementation strategies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Standards, Acts and Regulations.
  • Leadership competencies including operating strategically, leveraging diversity and differences, customer focused, ensuring accountability, managing complex problems, financial management, employing interactive and effective communication, fostering collaborative relationships, cultivating engagement to drive vision and purpose, managing and developing talent, establishing and maintaining trust, displaying self-awareness, and demonstrating resiliency.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation. Strong report writing, research, analytical and project management skills to meet program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels of government staff, Council, community stakeholders and the public.
  • Proven political acuity, negotiations and community consultation skills.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
  • Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
  • Ability to interpret statistical data, including social indicator research and familiar with qualitative and quantitative methodologies and development of program outcome measures.
  • Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required. 

Please apply on-line by clicking hereby April 16, 2018, quoting competition #22264. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.