ID# 20-2053 Location: Edmonton, AB
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Government Relations & Advocacy (Director) is responsible for strategic relationship cultivation and maintenance with Government of Alberta staff, government relations staff in school divisions and other key stakeholders to advance the sustainability and vibrancy of publicly funded Catholic education. The Director provides strategic advice, manages sensitive policy issues, and leads complex projects that engage the ACSTA Board and its committees in identifying issues and opportunities and developing and advocating solutions. Other activities relate to creating policy development plans and advocacy strategies and preparing related correspondence, briefings, speaking points, and other materials.
The incumbent works with ACSTA’s members to advance understanding of key issues and priorities, seek their input, and build consensus on approaches that will meet their diverse circumstances and needs. The Director actively seeks out opportunities for grant funding and leads preparation of related applications, work plans, and final reports.
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