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Prosecution Officer, Intake and Hearings Unit
Investigations and Hearings Department
Temporary appointment until December 31, 2016
Category 5A - $84,837 - $126,859
Purpose of Position:
To co-ordinate and provide prosecution and litigation support re disciplinary, fitness to practise and reinstatement activities of the Investigations and Hearings Department. To identify and perform appropriate triage in identifying appropriate cases for resolution, pre-hearing conferences and contested hearings. To ensure appropriate reports are prepared and presented to College committees. To assist the Manager with monitoring, quality assurance and reporting on the flow and disposition of hearing files assigned. Bilingualism is an asset for this position.
Monitoring and Reporting
- Identify and perform appropriate triage of complaints referred to a hearing (i.e., suitable for resolution versus contested matters).
- Review, draft and edit legal documents including agreements, pre-hearing memoranda, Factums, Affidavits and Notices of Hearing.
- Attend hearings as College representative presenting agreements or conducting contested matters.
- Develop and maintain appropriate procedures for utilization of current resources in managing accumulated volume of hearing files.
- Use legal knowledge and skills necessary to act as a representative of the College to protect the public interest in disposing of hearing matters.
- Develop practices to reduce timelines for disposal of hearing matters.
- Prepare case reports for the appropriate committees of the College describing the outcome of hearing matters.
- Ensure that necessary follow-up is completed in relation to decisions of committees.
- Keep the Director and department managers informed on the flow and disposition of hearings, including timelines and outcomes of assigned matters.
- Monitor and draw particular attention to the Director and managers unusual aspects and significant developments.
Education / Experience
- Assist the Manager of Intake and Hearings with establishing and maintaining efficient and effective procedures for disposition of hearing matters.
- Prepare management reports and data for the Manager and the Director as requested.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager of Intake and Hearings.
- Bachelor of Laws degree
- Member in Good Standing of the Law Society of Upper Canada
- Background in regulatory litigation
- Skills in analyzing factually and legally complex matters and in organizing and planning the prosecution of such matters.
- Excellent oral and written presentation skills.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and bylaws
- Collegial team player, great attention to detail and accustomed to operating in a demanding and fast-paced environment.
To apply, visit www.oct.ca/careers and submit your resume and cover letter no later than June 8, 2016.
Bilingual Digital Media Specialist
Communications Unit, Corporate and Council Services Department
One year contract appointment
Category 11 – Salary Range $58,064 - $73,886
As an accomplished professional, you bring a genuine passion for all things digital to this position. You demonstrate initiative, creativity and flexibility. You’re a self-starter with an exceptionally strong work ethic. You possess stellar social media and web content management skills and have extensive experience working with content management systems. You know intranets, website usability best practices, and effective web design and layout techniques. You are also adept and experienced in the use of Microsoft Office and the Adobe suite of products.
Excellent French- and English-language writing and oral language proficiency required with French language proficiency at the following Canadian Language Benchmark levels: oral expression (10), oral comprehension (10), written comprehension (11), and written expression (11). All candidates invited to the interview process will be asked to complete a French language assessment.
The successful candidate will play a key role on the College’s Digital Media team.
- Maintain College digital properties, in English and French, including writing and editing copy for the public website and various intranets and microsites, ensuring effective web design, alignment with corporate messaging, style guide compliance, accuracy, currency, readability and timeliness
- Contribute to and implement the College’s social media content strategy
- Coordinate social media communication activities including posting, monitoring and responding to daily social media inquiries
- Maintain social media posting schedules
- Create content for social media feeds and discussions
- Analyze and report on social media data collected; recommending and implementing improvements
- Provide coding expertise to develop e-newsletters for members and the public
- Create compelling graphics, charts and infographics
- Assist with other duties as assigned
- Act as backup for Senior Digital Strategist as required.
- Successful completion of education in Communications, Marketing or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Direct social media experience in a progressive organization and a communications or marketing background, including experience in writing communication pieces and engaging with clients.
- Able to determine the unique and diverse internal communication needs within varying departments.
- Demonstrated knowledge of social media applications and practices (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc).
- Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in customer service, communication, teamwork, initiative/self management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
- Strong project management, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
- Highly developed editing and writing skills.
- Ability to deal positively with a broad spectrum of internal and external clients, fostering co-operative and collaborative customer-focused working relationships.
- Flexibility to work outside normal business hours, as required.
Skilled in HTML and CSS; have skills with Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator; possess extensive experience working with content management systems, where SharePoint and Sitecore are preferred; bring depth of experience with all Microsoft software.
To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter no later than June 3, 2016. Email applications to: email@example.com. Indicate Posting Number 16-04 in subject heading.
Ontario College of Teachers is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.