Project Development Agent – Supernumerary Full Time – 35 hours per week – Leavers Project Board Office Job at Western Québec School Board – in Gatineau, QC

Job Description


Project Development Agent – Supernumerary Full Time – 35 hours per week

Leavers Project – Board Office

Nature of the Work

Special Project – School Leavers

The position of Project Development Officer/Liaison Agent encompasses responsibility for, in collaboration with direct supervisor, carrying out a project exploring the reasons why students leave the system. This includes creating a profile of school leavers based on the relevant information. The agent will also develop, in collaboration with supervisor and other designated personnel, framing questions to ascertain relevant information about leavers, their experiences, challenges and successes. The Project Development Agent will be responsible for compiling the information and writing a final report. The project development officer ensures the planning, coordination and delivery of an action plan related to the project. The project development agent will report directly to the Assistant Director General.

Some Characteristic Duties

The Project Development Officer/Liaison Agent becomes familiar with various programs concerning the project to which he or she is assigned, assesses their pertinence, informs those involved of them and simplifies their implementation;

He or she analyzes the needs of the community, identifies available resources within and outside the network, consults resources, prepares an action plan, informs management staff of services and educational institutions and formulates recommendations;

He or she prepares and conducts, with school board resources, awareness-building, information and training activities designed for the staff involved in the various programs and activities of the project;

He or she establishes and maintains relationships with representatives of partner organizations involved in the various programs studied to obtain or give advice or information; he or she informs the organizations concerned of the resources and services of the school board and of the educational institutions;

He or she represents the school board in dealings with various partners and resources, conducts meetings of the specialists concerned and coordinates the work of the groups involved in the theme presented;

He or she periodically evaluates the activities related to the theme in which he or she is involved; he or she makes comments, produces reports and formulates recommendations concerning the delivery of activities.

Qualifications Required

A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate specialty

Working Conditions

Salary: $25.25 to $45.22 per hour (based on experience and schooling).

Start Date: November 1, 2021

End Date: June 30, 2022



by 2:00 p.m. October 21, 2021

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.

As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.

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Company Location:  Gatineau, QC

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