Come and showcase your leadership and management skills in this unique role with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, where you will initiate, promote and support change initiatives for the Centre for Forensic Sciences (CFS) that will positively impact on public safety.
As the Organizational Development Section Head, you will provide strategic leadership and advice for the training, library and research and development program of the CFS.
What can I expect to do in this role?
In this role, you will:
Manage the staff development and client education programs of the CFS
Plan, coordinate and facilitate comprehensive training and development strategies for the CFS, including the provision of library services
Lead the research and development program to discover and to adapt to changing organizational and forensic science needs
Manage resources (including budget and staff) to meet current and future organizational requirements
Create and promote a productive team environment and customer service culture within the organization
How do I qualify?
Experience providing expert advice to management on staff development, client education, library services and research and development.
Understanding of change management principles and experience implementing organizational transition activities.
Knowledge of the research requirements of forensic science staff in order to ensure that library materials and services assist in meeting needs.
Experience with and understanding of adult education theories and practices.
Led research projects relating to emerging training/learning technologies, trends, developments and best practices.
The ability to acquire and apply knowledge of CFS mandate, objectives and strategic directions to develop operational plans.
Management and Leadership Skills
Experience building an inclusive workplace that fosters openness and a team approach to accomplishing tasks and objectives.
The ability to manage unit staff, including the management of human resources and labour relations matters.
The ability to acquire and apply knowledge of collective agreement and the Public Service Act to supervise staff effectively.
Experience working with staff and managers to provide recommendations on learning strategies and multi-year plans.
Developed and maintained strategic relationships with external groups to ensure operational strategies reflect client needs.
Knowledge of issues relevant to forensic science, including limitations of scientific methods, scene of crime matters, court issues and landmark decisions, international issues and general awareness of forensic science theories, practices, techniques, precedents and issues related to the broad range of disciplines at CFS.
Knowledge of relevant forensic laboratory standards for training, including nationally and internationally recognized standards needed to ensure compliance of training programs with quality assurance requirements and the needs of clients in the Justice System.
Salary Range: $81,636 - $106,655 per year
1 Permanent, 25 Morton Shulman Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Please note that this position is under review as part of the Management Job Evaluation Plan (MJEP) Project. MJEP is a new job evaluation system for manager and non-bargaining specialist positions in the Ontario Public Service.
Implementation of the new system may impact the classification and salary range for this position. Employees will be notified of any impact prior to implementation.
Please apply online, only, by Friday, June 16, 2017, by visiting www.ontario.ca/careersand entering Job ID 107940 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.