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Membership Records Assistant
Membership Records Unit, Membership Services Department
Regular Position, Category 13 - Salary Range $42,773 – $58,057
Drawing on your experience in high volume records handling in a modern database environment, you will support the ongoing maintenance of the Member Registry by maintaining electronic, hard copy and microfiche filing systems, as well as reviewing and imaging incoming documents and updating client electronic files. An ability to contribute positively to a fast-paced team, familiarity with Microsoft Office, advanced keyboarding speed and accuracy, as well as familiarity with university transcripts are assets for this position. Bilingualism is an asset for this position.
- Maintain electronic and hard copy filing systems in support of the registry functions of the Membership Services Department.
- Review incoming documents to determine type, authenticity, and nature of the writer’s request.
- Scan incoming documentation using College imaging equipment and update membership database.
- Receive and process fee payments and requests for change of information in membership database.
- Receive and process requests for statements of standing, duplicate certificates and other documents.
- Process applications for certification and generate application status updates information for new applicants and other customized communication in response to other service requests.
- Provide assistance and clarification for all file types.
- Track and expedite client files, prepare chronologies on cases, as necessary
- Process reports from faculties received for Ontario New Graduates and members who have completed additional qualification courses.
- Log positive Criminal Records Checks documentation for presentation to Officer and Director.
- Process membership record update requests received from other departments.
- Print duplicate and one-off certificates and original documents as required.
- Review escalated document packages for resolution and/or referral to Officer.
- Act as the unit’s contact for their counterparts in Client Services and Evaluation.
- Review files from applicants without various required documents for acceptability and further processing.
- Provide Welcome Counter support in authenticating foreign, one-time-issued documents and provide walk-in relief coverage when necessary.
- Contact external agencies for confirmation/verification of official documentation (for example, criminal record checks, and translations).
- Perform other duties as assigned.
To apply, please forward your resume and covering letter by January 30, 2015. E-mail applications preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate Posting Number 15-03 in subject heading.
Director of Investigations and Hearings
Investigations and Hearing Department
Regular position, Category 3 – Salary Range $137,768 - $183,691
Join the Ontario College of Teachers in its mandate to license, govern and regulate Ontario's teaching profession in the public interest.
Since 1997, the College sets ethical standards of practice, issues teaching certificates and may suspend or revoke them, accredits teacher education programs and courses, and investigates and hears complaints about members.
Director, Investigations & Hearings
The successful candidate will coordinate and manage the Investigations and Hearings Department which includes a complainant call centre and investigation/resolution unit as well as an intake and hearings unit. The Director of Investigations & Hearings supports the work of the Investigation, Discipline and Fitness to Practice Committees through the supervision of unit staff, the organization of discipline panels, communication with affected parties and the implementation of committee decisions.
As an accomplished bilingual educator with a record of success as a leader in the profession you are prepared to be a member of the senior leadership team of one of Canada’s largest self-regulatory bodies.
You bring to this position a broad knowledge of the teaching profession, teacher professionalism and the teaching environment and challenges. Your background enables you to support Council committees and effectively lead a team of accomplished investigators, complaint resolution officers, and hearings coordinators with the support of two managers who report directly to you.
Your understanding of the conduct, capacity and standards of practice for regulated professionals is a key factor for success in this role. You possess a solid understanding of ethical and competence standards for teachers. You know the Ontario regulatory framework and procedures respecting professional misconduct, incompetence and fitness to practise. You are an excellent communicator and problem solver with consensus-building skills and a strong commitment to self-regulation and public accountability.
Membership or eligibility for membership in the Ontario College of Teachers is required. Excellent French- and English-language writing and oral language proficiency is also a requirement for this position.
Please e-mail your confidential application no later than February 9th, 2015, to email@example.com. Indicate posting number 15-02 in the subject heading of your e-mail. For more information, visit the College web site at www.oct.ca.