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Junior Policy Analyst
Indeterminate (If there is no successful Nunavut Inuit this position will be offered as a 3 year term.)
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Junior Policy Analyst is responsible for supporting the research and development of policy and legislative initiatives to address the priorities and strategic direction of the College to align with the government mandate. The position tracks College responses and briefing notes as required to support the Director and Senior Policy Analyst and participates in the drafting of key documents such as Cabinet submissions, reports, directives, legislative proposals and discussion papers. Key responsibilities of this position include conducting research, coordinating in the departmental statutory appointments and revocations process, and drafting departmental responses, including correspondence.
As a key part of the policy team, the incumbent will also research various policy items or projects; coordinate and manage Cabinet material to ensure it is properly filed and readily available to the policy section; work with other policy analysts in developing policies; prepares briefing books for the Minister and President, and provides independent and objective analysis, support and advice to decision-makers through the Director and the Senior Policy Analyst.
The ideal candidate will have a relevant diploma and two years of experience in the areas of policy development and analysis, political science, social science, law, public administration or a related field. Related work experience would include legislation and policy research, development and analysis and work related to the mandate of the Nunavut Arctic College. The ability to speak Inuktut and/or French and knowledge of Nunavut, the land, language and the culture are considered assets.
Equivalencies that consist of a combination of related education and work experience may be considered.