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BC Public Service

BAND 5 - Executive Director, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism

Full Time
112,100 to 142,999 per year
Posting Title
BAND 5 - Executive Director, Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism

Position Classification
Band 5


Work Options

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range
$112,100.00 - $142,999.89 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism

Job Summary

A senior level opportunity to promote change and foster development

Within the Ministry of Attorney General, the Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Branch manages the successful completion of projects and initiatives of strategic importance to the Government of British Columbia. The Branch ensures that the Government's legislative obligations under the Multiculturalism Act are fulfilled within three core program elements: Community Engagement, Anti-Racism and Recognition and Proclamations.

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister, the Executive Director position is responsible for the development and implementation of programs that fulfil the Government's legislative requirements and commitments to promote multiculturalism, anti-racism, inclusion and diversity in British Columbia.

Job Requirements:
  • Degree in communications, business administration, public administration, social sciences or a related field; and *recent (within the last five (5) years) related experience as noted below. An equivalent combination of education/experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience and/or educational background in areas that work to address racism, promote anti-racism, and address issues of social justice, diversity, equity, and/or human rights.

*Recent (within the last five (5) years) related experience includes three (3) years of experience in each of the following areas:
  • Experience at a director level, or equivalent, leading the design, development and implementation of policy, regulations or/and legislation.
  • Experience at a director level, or equivalent leading implementation of programs and priorities
  • Experience in strategic business planning, contract management and financial management
  • Experience supervising included and excluded staff, with demonstrated experience in building a dynamic, results oriented team environment.
  • Experience working with sensitive issues in the media and public realm.
  • Experience working closely with diverse stakeholders groups and leading stakeholders consultations.
  • Experience establishing collaborative relationships with senior leaders and leading organizational change.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Master's Degree in communications, business administration, public administration, social sciences or a related field.
  • Experience at a director level, or equivalent, leading the design, development and implementation of policy, regulations or/and legislation gained within the public sector.
  • Who self-identify as Indigenous, Black or a person of colour (IBPOC), people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ and/or people with disabilities who may have lived experiences of systemic discrimination and thus would have important perspectives to bring to this work.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
This position can be based in any of the following Ministry of Attorney General offices: Victoria or Vancouver.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work four (4) or more days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Executive, Leadership and Management
Management and Executive