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Government managers – education policy development and program administration

National Occupation Code (NOC): 0413

Government managers in this unit group plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the development and administration of elementary, secondary and post-secondary education policies and programs. They are employed by all levels of government.

Job Duties for Government managers – education policy development and program administration

  • Participate in the development of education policy by providing advice to senior government managers
  • Organize departmental unit and establish procedures to meet departmental objectives set by senior management
  • Direct and advise policy researchers or program officers conducting research, preparing documents or administering educational programs for elementary and secondary school systems
  • Plan, administer and control budgets for projects, programs, support services, equipment and supplies
  • Organize and direct committees and working groups to plan, manage or evaluate education projects and programs
  • Interview, hire and provide training for staff.

Working Conditions for Government managers – education policy development and program administration

Work is typically performed in a school or office.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Adult Education Services Director
  • Assistant Director Of School Services
  • Assistant Director Of School Services - Public Administration
  • Computer Education Director
  • Corporate Policy Manager - Education
  • Director Of Education - Public Administration
  • Director Of School Services
  • Education Curriculum Development Director
  • Education Curriculum Development Director - Public Administration
  • Education Director
  • Education Policy Analysis And Research Director
  • Education Policy And Research Director - Public Administration
  • Education Policy Development Manager
  • Education Policy Manager
  • Education Program Administration Manager
  • Education Programs Assistant Director
  • Education Programs Assistant Director - Public Administration
  • Education Programs Regional Director
  • Education Programs Support Director - Public Administration
  • Education Research And Information Director
  • Educational Programs Support Assistant Director
  • Elementary Education Director
  • Elementary School Education Director
  • Government Administrator - Education
  • Heritage Languages Program Director
  • Inspection Services Director - Education
  • Language Programs Assistant Director
  • Learning Programs Director - Adult Education
  • Learning Programs Director - Early-childhood Education
  • Learning Programs Director - Elementary Education
  • Learning Programs Director - Secondary Education
  • Policy And Planning Director - Education Programs
  • Post-secondary Education Director
  • Post-secondary Education Director - Public Administration
  • Program Development And Educational Planning Director - Public Administration
  • Program Services Director - Education
  • Programs Evaluation Assistant Director - Education
  • School Board Services Manager
  • School Inspection Director - Public Administration
  • School Services Director
  • School Services Director - Public Administration
  • Second Language Program Director
  • Secondary School Education Director
  • Secondary School Programs Director
  • Services Manager - Education Programs
  • Special Education Programs Director
  • Special Education Services Assistant Director
  • Student Assistance Program Director
  • Education Curriculum Development Director
  • Education Director
  • Education Policy Analysis And Research Director
  • Education Program Administration Manager
  • School Inspection Director - Public Administration