This competition is open to all candidates who meet the above noted Admissibility. A hiring preference will apply for qualified candidates of Canadian Indigenous ancestry, with a priority for qualified Yukon First Nation candidates. This initiative is in support of the Yukon government’s goal for a representative public service.
For more information on the hiring preference, visit www.yukon.ca/hiring-preference.
This is a full-time 1.5-year term, anticipatory permanent position, working 75 hours bi-weekly. If you are an internal candidate, we will consider doing a temporary assignment.
Who we are:
As the Yukon government’s most diverse department, Community Services has a place for you. Under the Community Services umbrella, there are 18 unique branches <https://yukon.ca/en/department-community-services> where you can apply your skillset. All branches strive to empower communities to be vibrant, healthy, and sustainable. Community Services develops our team and invests in people so together we can equip Yukon communities with the tools and knowledge to foster a higher quality of life for all Yukoners.
The role of a Community Services employee reaches across the territory. Your strong will to better your community will empower Yukoners to lead healthy, productive, and resilient lives through accessible and integrated programs.
About the branch:
Working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, the Director of Yukon Public Libraries fosters a collaborative, team approach, both within the division and with external contacts and clients. The Director is an important member of the division’s management team and provides strategic leadership to encourage, strengthen, enable, and support public libraries across the territory.
About the job:
The ideal candidate will have strong strategic thinking skills, a client service orientation and a flexible, proactive approach to working with staff, colleagues, and clients. They will resolve issues and problems using strong negotiation skills, as well as make decisions with integrity and balanced judgement.
For more information about this position, please contact: Jaime Mellott, ADM, Regulatory and Consumer Affairs, at email@example.com.
For more information about applying to a Community Services competition, contact Paulina Bataligin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the above qualifications listed may be equally considered.
What you need to consider:
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their competence according to the standard set by the Yukon Government Core Competency Framework <https://yukon.ca/sites/yukon.ca/files/psc/psc-core...>. This competition will specifically focus on, but not limit itself to, the following competencies:
Learn more about us!
We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.
To learn more about what the Yukon has to offer, check out these links:
How to Apply
To apply for the position of Director – Public Libraries, and for full details on the requirements of the role, please visit: https://yukon.ca/en/employment."Committed to Employment Equity"