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Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development and administration of elementary, secondary and post-secondary education policies and programs. They are employed by government departments and agencies.
director, education curriculum development, director, education policy analysis and research, director, school inspection, education director, manager, education program administration.
- Participate in the development of education policy by providing advice to senior government managers
- Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
- Direct and advise policy researchers or program officers conducting research, preparing documents or administering programs for elementary and secondary school systems
- Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services and equipment
- Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate education projects and programs
- Interview, hire and provide training for staff.
Outlook & Prospects for Government Managers – Education Policy Development and Program Administration in Cariboo Region
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 18 - Nov 22, 2013
- The City of Prince George will be losing it's only dermatologist when the physician closes his practice on December 31, 2013. With the current province wide shortage of dermatologists, the nearest service to Prince George will be in Kelowna.
- Canfor Corporation¿s Quesnel sawmill will be permanently closed in March 2014, resulting in 209 layoffs. The mill¿s viable lumber supply has been eroded by the mountain pine beetle epidemic.
- West Fraser¿s Houston sawmill will be permanently closed by June 2014, resulting in 255 layoffs. The decision is driven by the lack of available timber following the mountain pine beetle infestation.
- Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops will receive close to $381,000 in one-time provincial funding for 96 foundation seats in targeted trades training courses during 2013-14
- The Central Interior Loggers Association says forestry companies are eager to hire lumberjacks in and around Prince George. The Association says the work pays $30 to $35 an hour.
- Taseko Mines has hired 150 additional workers for its Gibraltar Mine near Williams Lake. The hiring followed completion of a $325M milling facility and brings the copper mine¿s workforce to 700, one of the largest in the Cariboo Region.
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