Assistant Deputy Minister Governance and Analytics


BC Public Service - Ministry of Education and Child Care, Victoria BC.

Closing Date August 19, 2022 Location Victoria, BC
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Job Description


The ministry’s mandate is to develop the “Educated Citizen”, which is defined as the Intellectual, Human, Social, and Career Development of students. The ultimate purpose being that children achieve their individual potential and become independent adults who have a lifelong appreciation for learning, a curiosity about the world around them and the capacity for creative thought and expression through compassionate and empathetic world views.

The ministry’s mandate has also been expanded to include delivering on government’s ChildCareBC plan to establish child care as a core service that is available to any family that wants it, when they need it, at a price they can afford.

The ministry’s role is to provide leadership, set standards and provide funding to the K-12 education system, through governance, legislation, policy, curriculum, assessments, and standards.

The Assistant Deputy Minister  is responsible for managing the legislative framework of both the K-12 education  and child care systems while providing expert economic and statistical analysis, informing strategic policy development, leading labour relations and workforce development, and providing oversight of BC’s international and independent schools in the K-12 sector.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned, strategic and innovative leader with a diversity of experience in complex, multi-stakeholder environments. Communicative, diplomatic and collaborative, they will need comprehensive knowledge of the processes and practices of government and legislation, as well as a clear understanding of the function of regulatory frameworks and regimes governing professions.

The appointee will be required to consent to a criminal record check. For more information, please visit

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to reflect the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our executive team and being part of an innovative, inclusive, and rewarding organization. 

How to Apply

To apply please email a clear and concise cover letter and resume (.pdf) to Executive Recruitment at: [email protected] by August 19, 2022. Please note application documents must be in .pdf format. Email Executive Recruitment if assistance is needed. Thank you to all who express interest.