09 Feb

Specialist Child Care Program Development Jobs Vacancy in City Ottawa Ottawa

Specialist Child Care Program Development
City Ottawa
Ottawa ON
09 Feb, 2018 30+ days ago

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Specialist Child Care Program Development Jobs Vacancy in City Ottawa Ottawa Jobs Details:

Position: Specialist, Child Care Program Development

Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-52046455-02

Competition posting date: 2018.02.09

Competition closing date: 2018.02.22

Community & Social Services Department, Children's Services, Child Care System Planning Support Branch
1 Full-time Continuous Position - 35 hours/week
2 Full-time Temporary Positions (Up to 1 year term) - 35 hours/week
Affiliation: CIPP
Salary: $81,192.02 to $98,798.70 annually (2018 rates of pay)
Location: 100 Constellation Drive

Category: Current Opportunities
Employment Group: Community and Social Services

Job Summary

The Specialist, Child Care Program Development works as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing expert
advice, guidance and input to program managers, area managers, managers, supervisors, and other staff
who are responsible for the delivery of Child Care programs and services. The incumbent will ensure the
consistent implementation and application of program standards in community child care programs and the
evaluation of the delivery and financial management of community child care services. The Specialist will
assist clients with operational and strategic planning, manage projects, advise on risk management
strategies, be current on latest research related to Child Care programs and Early Childhood Development
and recommend venues for service enhancements, incorporation of best practices and continuous
improvement strategies. The Specialist, Child Care Program Development will participate on committees with
other community partners, government agencies, and Community and Social Services staff to plan, organize
and strategize on issues related to access to service, service delivery models, and innovative approaches to
enhancements/improvements to the program and its deliverables.

The Specialist establishes, verifies and monitors community child care agency budgets; develops and
manages contracts with community partners and supports agencies and subsidy programs through the
development and management of contracts.

Education & Experience

Completion of four (4) year degree in Business Administration, Health Sciences, Social Sciences or related

Five (5) years experience in business administration and/or social/health science, including research,
analysis, performance measurement, strategic and operational planning, policy development and program
design, financial monitoring and budgeting, and contract management

  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for
stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

1 Full-time Position & 1 Temporary Position: Designated – specific level of language proficiency:
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required

Candidates who do not meet language requirements will be required to participate in training.
1 Full-time Temporary Position: Day 1 Ready – immediate requirement for language proficiency:
French oral, reading, writing required
English oral, reading, writing required
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.


  • Planning, project and contract management techniques and methods
  • Financial/budget management
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Research and analysis methodology
  • Best practice approaches related to community and social services
  • Evaluation techniques
  • Program design, development, implementation and evaluation
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills

  • Conduct/manage research, best-practice and operational reviews towards recommending service

  • Manage a variety of projects using project management techniques/skills
  • Effective presentation delivery and facilitation skills for various work/staff/management groups
  • Ability to negotiate solutions with community stakeholders
  • Ability to apply legislation to program strategy and development
  • Advanced writing skills to draft policy and procedures and communicate to external community
  • Establish effective working relationships with various different levels of staff within the branch,
department and city as well as external stakeholders
  • Provide consulting services related to policy development and analysis, evaluation and best practices
  • Advanced computer skills and abilities in statistical modeling and data management utilizing Office
Automation software such as, EXCEL, POWERPOINT and WORD for spreadsheets, charts, reports,
memos, tables and general letters of correspondence

  • Work under pressure in an environment of evolution and rapid change
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the
HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

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