• Full Time
  • Temporary
  • London
  • $58,649 - $85,218 CDN / Year
  • June 18, 2024

Website City of London

Summary of Duties:
Reporting to a Manager, the Coordinator, Community Facilitation and Policy supports strategic initiatives and projects within the Division, by providing recommendations and guidance on policy and program development and is a key participant in related projects and teams, facilitating functions to support these initiatives.  The position initiates current and new program development and implementation strategies, the collection and synthesis of background information and research, and completes reviews and analysis on the impact of legislation and programs related to policy, in addition to preparing related reports documents and implementation plans.  

 

Work Performed:

  • Act as a resource to various committees and organizations which may include planning agendas and coordinating meetings, organizing worktables and associated workplans, providing information, data, and resources, conducting debrief sessions, and implementing workplans and projects.
  • Develop and execute operational procedures to facilitate committee and community work plans.
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners and participates in committees and community group meetings, as required.
  • Support the development of various documents and associated reviews and such as administrative procedures, program evaluation, research and project design initiatives for the Division and its related community activities and recommend changes or alternatives where appropriate.
  • Analyze, design, and consult with community partners regarding the creation and/or updating of documents such as terms of reference, memoranda of understanding, and procedures to accomplish strategic directions, programs, and projects.
  • Provide input on program objectives, federal, provincial, and municipal policy implications, and evaluation methodologies.
  • Conduct research and monitor developments in legislation, governmental policies, procedures or trends that impact the Corporation.
  • Analyze, interpret, and make recommendations regarding legislation and political directions as they impact the operations of the Division and other community agencies and resources.
  • Prepare Committee reports, background information for briefings, communication materials and other related documents to support the operation and special projects of the Division.
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of procedures, guidelines, job aids and information sessions.
  • Provide interpretation of the impact of developments and trends and assess the response/position of community partners.
  • Assist with the development and recommendation of strategies to handle issues and influence the outcome of developments or initiatives.
  • Support the implementation of approved strategies.
  • Recommends amendments and/or additions to existing documents that pertain to the work of the Division.  
  • Ensure awareness and understanding of policy, procedural and program matters as they relate to the Division, and/or community projects.
  • Represent the Manager at various health and homelessness tables and community events.  
  • Liaise with Corporate Divisions on procedures related to the work of this Division.  
  • Establish and maintain relationships with counterparts in in relevant municipalities and related associations.
  • Prepare, monitor, and approve expenditures from the budgets and grants.
  • Maintain corporate standards of customer service and administrative procedures.
  • Implement and maintain risk management programs and safety procedures.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:
Four-year Degree in Public Relations, Communications, or Public Administration.

 

Experience:
A minimum of five years of previous related experience in municipal policy, governance, or community programming.

 

Specialized Training & Licenses:

  • Ability to work a range of hours from time to time, as necessary, including evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues related to social and health development for all ages, homelessness, marginalized populations, and system development, including research regarding community approaches to address improving outcomes for target populations.
  • Demonstrated exceptional relationship-building skills with a diversity of communities and partners.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point, strong understanding of spread sheets, databases, presentation software, social media and other forms of electronic communications.
  • Must have knowledge of policy/research, evaluation/performance measurements, methodology, scanning, trend analysis and forecasting and proficiency in spatial analysis software.
  • Demonstrated effective conceptual, analytical, and written communication skills; ability to communicate challenging issues in written and verbal formats; excellent public speaking skills.
  • Project management experience and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at the same time including time management, organizational skills and facilitating solutions.
  • Demonstrated facilitation, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Effective multi-tasking ability.
     

Other Information:
This posting is for 1 temporary full-time position up to 2 years..

This position is currently under review.

Current hours of Work: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid. Subject to change in accordance with business requirements.

These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.

NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.

Police Record Check:
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check.

 
 As an inclusive employer, we are committed to providing a fully accessible recruitment process. Please contact us at any time during the recruitment process and let us know what accessible supports you may need.  

Phone: 519-661-4930, TTY: 519-661-4889, Email: mycareer@london.ca

To apply for this job please visit careers.london.ca.