Alberta Government Seeking Program Resource Officer

Job Title: Program Resource Officer
Job Requisition ID: 43268
Ministry: Advanced Education
Location: Edmonton
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: June 12, 2023
Classification: Program Services 3

The Ministry of Advanced Education is responsible for an adult learning system that provides accessible,
affordable and high-quality education for Albertans. The Ministry prepares Albertans for lifelong success
through education by approving programs of study; funding public post-secondary institutions and other
adult learning providers; providing financial aid for learners; registering and certifying apprentices;
supporting academic research and innovation.

Our programs and services are driven by 3 outcomes: Adult learning opportunities are accessible and
affordable for all Albertans; High-quality education, skills development and research make a positive
contribution to Alberta’s economy, society, culture and environment; and the adult learning system is
accountable and coordinated.

For more information on the Ministry of Advanced Education, please visit:

This position is a key member of the Program Oversight and Strategic Workforce Planning unit which
guides the development of Alberta's adult learning system by identifying systemic needs, opportunities
and risks, and by ensuring high-quality programs of instruction delivered by post-secondary institutions.

A university credential in public policy or in a related field plus 2 years progressively responsible related
experience; or equivalent as described below.

Related experience or education may be considered as an equivalency on a one for one basis.

This position requires extensive knowledge of/skills regarding:

  • Relevant legislation, regulations and key policy initiatives, including but not limited to the Post-
    secondary Learning Act, Programs of Study Regulation, Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship
    Education Act, Tuition Fees Regulation, Public Agencies Governance Framework and Alberta
    Public Agencies Governance Act, Institutional Management Agreements, etc.
  • Institutional and ministry program review and approval processes.
  •  Programs, content, and environmental context of assigned disciplines/fields (e.g., Health,
    Business, Human Services, Arts and Sciences, Agriculture, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts,
    Apprenticeship, etc.).
  • Canadian post-secondary degree-granting landscape, including the regulatory regime within
    which other Canadian institutions operate.
  • Campus Alberta Quality Council (CAQC) operations, including policies and procedures in order
    to assess information, provide advice, respond to inquiries and effectively represent CAQC
    interests, including knowledge of board governance best practices to maximize the efficiency of
    CAQC's operations.

$2,588.06 to $3,397.76 bi-weekly. ($67,548 – $88,681/year)

For more details on eligibility and how to apply, visit:

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