Job Postings

BILINGUAL EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Full-time position
Current annual salary range: $49,179–$66,689

Position summary

The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Executive Director as well as
coordination and follow-up on key dossiers. The incumbent will also provide a variety of
administrative duties (up to 30 per cent of his or her time) to the Administration Sector and
Communication and Governance Sector, as required. The incumbent will report directly to the
Executive Director.

Key Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years’ experience providing administrative support and working on multiple dossiers
  • Excellent command of English and French, both spoken and written
  • Exceptional organizational and task-management skills, together with the ability to plan, prioritize work, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and sensitivity to a variety of levels of authority (will deal with senior government officials)
  • Strong follow-up skills for project planning and processes
  • Strong capacity to exercise discretion and tact in sensitive and confidential situations
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office), including the ability to create PowerPoint presentations and manipulate spreadsheets
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, intergovernmental relations

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to the attention of Human Resources at hr@cmec.ca by 4:00 p.m. EST, February 19, 2019.

TRANSLATOR (ENGLISH-TO-FRENCH)

Full-time
Current salary range: $62,645 – $77,677

The Translator (English-to-French) will be responsible for all aspects of translation from
English to French and work in close collaboration with four other translators and an
English copy editor to ensure that CMEC’s bilingual documents are of the highest
quality.

Key Qualifications

  • A degree in English-to-French translation or equivalent work experience
  • Superior oral and written skills in both French and English
  • Excellent project-management skills
  • Excellent time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed decision-making and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to, intergovernmental relations
  • Computer literacy

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Previous experience as a translator
  • Previous experience in copy-editing in French
  • Government experience
  • Membership in the Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario (ATIO) or a similar body
  • Familiarity with LogiTerm or similar translation software

Please send an electronic version of your cover letter and résumé to the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), to the attention of Human Resources at hr@cmec.ca by 4 p.m. EST, February 19, 2019.