Director of Member Support Services
- $155,000 to $165,000 Yearly
B . C . P r i n c i p a l s ’ & V i c e - P r i n c i p a l s ’ A s s o c i a t i o n
#200 - 525 10th Avenue West, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1K9
October 6th, 2022
Director of Member Support Services (MSS)
Application deadline: October 26, 2022
Start date: January 15th 2023
Position: Full-time, Continuing Contract
Please provide your resume, and a cover letter that describes why you are a perfect fit for this role!
The BCPVPA is a not-for-profit organization that promotes excellence in leadership for 2,600 school-based and district Principals and Vice-Principals in British Columbia’s K-12 public school system. The BCPVPA advocates on behalf of its members, and on issues of importance to public education; designs and delivers professional learning and leadership development programs; and represents and supports the employment relationship interests and welfare of its members.
Reporting to the Executive Director, and working with both Senior Staff and Support Staff, the Director of Member Support Services will continue the work of building the BCPVPA’s reputation for excellent employment relationship support.
As a valued member of the BCPVPA team, you thrive in a performance-driven environment that emphasizes employee leadership and accountability for delivering results. Anticipate a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, challenging projects, and a collaborative work environment.
Qualifications and Experience
The BCPVPA’s next Director, Member Support Services (MSS)
• has successful experience as a school and/or district leader in the BC public school system, or equivalent
• has knowledge of the BC School Act, the roles and responsibilities of Principals and Vice-Principals, and the BC public education system
• has knowledge and experience in human resources and/or employment law, with demonstrated strengths in negotiation, contract administration, Workers’ Compensation Act, occupational health and safety, representation of workers undergoing investigation, and dispute resolution.
Requirements of the Role
The BCPVPA’s next Director, Member Support Services (MSS)
• is a key member of the BCPVPA’s Senior Staff, representing not only Member Support Services but the BCPVPA’s broader goals and objectives
• provides support and guidance to members, both individually and collectively, regarding employment relationship issues and the negotiation of personal services contracts
• provides one-to-one support for members undergoing workplace or Teachers Regulation Branch (TRB) investigations
• consults as required with the BCPVPA’s external legal counsel
• liaises with school districts to advocate on behalf of members
• designs and delivers workshops and presents on legal issues and matters related to school leadership, employment relationships, and work and non-work related prevention and disability policies and procedures
• provides advice and support for members related to the BC Teachers’ Pension Plan, short term disability leaves, the BCPVPA Long-Term Disability Plan, Occupational Health and Safety, and Workers’ Compensation
• provides advice and information to the BCPVPA’s Board of Directors as requested by the Executive Director
• assists in the development of the BCPVPA’s annual budget and strategic plan
• collaborates in the development of print and online content and communications to promote knowledge of personal contracts, pensions, and the legal responsibilities of leadership
• liaises with the provincial Contract Advisory Committee (CAC), and supports and builds capacity with CAC representatives in the BCPVPA’s district Chapters
• has knowledge of current research and data analysis relevant to human resources and labour relations
• has a willingness and ability to travel within the province as required, and to serve BCPVPA members beyond the normal workday
• can work collaboratively with the BCPVPA’s education and leadership partners
• can work both independently and as part of a collaborative leadership team
• is dynamic, resourceful, entrepreneurial, innovative, and an excellent communicator
• has excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in addition to the ability to effectively speak and write in English, proficiency in other languages – especially French – is an asset
Applications are welcome from individuals with experience in human resources in the K-12 education system, and from lawyers with expertise in employment law within the BC public education context
This position is based at the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association office in Vancouver, BC. Qualified applicants only. The successful applicant may be required to complete a Criminal Record Check. All applications must be received by 5:00 pm on Wednesday October 26, 2022. While we appreciate the interest of every applicant, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Please submit in an electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org :
• your resume
• your cover letter
• a minimum of three professional references, and
• a minimum of two work samples that best demonstrate your knowledge and expertise relevant to the role, to:
Our staff members at times may work remotely. When employees are required to work in the building, the BCPVPA follows the communicable disease prevention recommendations of Vancouver Coastal Health.
Application deadline: 2022-10-26
Expected start date: 2022-01-15
British Columbia Principals' and Vice-Principals' AssociationVancouver, BC
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