NOVEMBER 6, 2015

Competition: 41108
Office of the Representative for Children and Youth
Research Officer (Applied Leadership – under review)
Temporary, full-time (term ends August 31, 2018)
Location: Victoria, B.C.
Salary: $68,160.00 – $73,868.40 (under review). Salary on appointment as per RCY’s salary
administration policy.

The Representative for Children and Youth, an independent officer of the B.C. Legislature,
works to influence positive change to the BC’s child, youth and young adult serving system. The
Representative’s office provides advocacy support to people dealing with the service system
and advocates directly on behalf of children, youth and young adults, monitors and reviews
government services to children and youth and reviews and sometimes investigates deaths and
critical injuries of children and youth who are receiving services.

The Research Officer conducts quantitative and qualitative research and uses a variety of
quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and techniques to support policy analysis
and evaluation of issues impacting the well-being of children and youth who receive
government services. The Research Officer prepares written reports, briefing notes,
presentations and other materials and provides technical and analytical support including
statistical and qualitative data analysis. The Research Officer monitors, evaluates and reports
on key socio-economic trends and indicators and contributes to recommendations regarding
policy, practice and child and youth well-being.

Please note that this Research Officer position requires specific expertise in quantitative
data analysis and research methodologies.
 Experience in conducting qualitative research and
data analysis is an asset.

The Representative for Children and Youth is committed to diversity and inclusion in our
workplace. To support this, we welcome diversity throughout our organization.

Please note: 

  • This position is excluded from Union membership
  • An eligibility list may be established
  • Preference may be given to Indigenous applicants
  • Some travel may be required. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational needs
    of the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth. Use of private vehicle may be required.
  • The successful applicant requires a police record check and is subject to a criminal record review.


  1. Review the job profile
  2. Submit a cover letter and resume detailing your relevant work experience and qualifications
  3. Include the position title and competition number on the cover letter and in the email subject line
  4. Applications may be submitted by email to

Only those applicants who pass the initial screening based on the education and experience qualifications
specified in the job profile
 will be considered for the next step in the selection process. Your resume and cover
letter must therefore clearly specify how your education and experience meet the stated qualifications. Please
be as clear and specific as possible and provide dates and details relating to your education and work experience.

Only those applications submitted to the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth directly by
email will be considered. DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government
Hiring Centre website.

Please note that incomplete applications or late applications will not be evaluated or acknowledged.

Your application must be received at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017.

By submitting your application, you certify that all information submitted is true, complete and correct.
Any information provided in your application, any assessment documents or processes and/or an
interview that is found to be false or misrepresented in any respect, may eliminate you from further
consideration for employment or may result in dismissal.

Donna Dublin, HR Coordinator