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Group Facilitator, French

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Type: Contract

About the Employer

Established in 2011, the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT) was created by the government of Ontario to enhance academic pathways and reduce barriers for students looking to transfer among Ontario's 45 public colleges and universities. As a member organization, ONCAT works with those institutions to develop transfer credit policies and practices to ease student mobility. ONCAT also maintains the ONTransfer.ca website, a student portal designed to connect students to transfer opportunities within Ontario. Through ONTransfer.ca, students are able to make informed decisions about credit transfer in Ontario.

About the Position


Postsecondary Institutions that offer French Language or Bilingual Programs in Ontario

Ontario’s Francophone community has made access to postsecondary education one of its priorities for the next ten years, looking forward to 2026, in order to retain as many youth and young adults as possible in the French-language education system continuum.

ONCAT is working with our Francophone and bilingual members to implement a policy framework for transfer and articulation specific to postsecondary institutions offering French-language and bilingual programs. This framework serves as a strategic decision-making guide for ONCAT staff.

In order to contribute to building and improving student mobility, the objectives of the present framework are as follows:

Francophone and Bilingual Advisory Board (the “Board”)

The Board consists of representatives of our nine Francophone/bilingual members to support the development and continuation of an integrated, Ontario-wide strategy to create Francophone and Bilingual Pathways. More specifically, the Board:


ONCAT is seeking an experienced and qualified French-speaking facilitator to work closely with ONCAT and the Board to revise its key goals and objectives to support students enrolled (or considering enrollment) with our Francophone and bilingual partners. The Facilitator will work closely with ONCAT’s Project Lead: Collaborations and Community Programs to ensure this vital Community of Practice continues to work strategically and collaboratively to create and support pathways.

Key qualifications include:


Work with Project Lead & Executive Committee to design and develop an Agenda for meeting Prep meetings completed
Agenda developed
Feb 2018
Facilitate in-person meetingsii (meeting will be held in Toronto/Ottawa) In-person meeting delivered
Meeting reports/review documents developed
Feb/March 2018
Revise strategic priorities/goals that will guide the direction of the Board Revised Terms of Reference developed
Guidelines of collaboration developed
Feb/March 2018

Application Instructions

Proposal Requirements

Maximum three pages. Please organize your proposal using the following headings:

  1. Project Contact: Indicate the contact person and relevant contact information.
  2. Qualifications: Provide information on similar projects completed in the past and how your experience aligns with the requirements of this position.
  3. Implementation Plan: Describe how you would approach the work including how you would address the deliverables and timelines
  4. Proposed Budget: Indicate the per diem rates involved, estimated number of days and overall cost for the professional services described above, as well as expected project-related expenses.
  5. Conflict of Interest: Declaration of any conflict of interest you/your firm might have in executing this project.
  6. References: Provide a minimum of three contact names, addresses and telephone numbers for completed projects that are relevant to the current proposal.
  7. Confirmation of Ability to Meet Timeframes: Confirmation your ability to meet these timeline

Out of Scope

The following are not in the scope of this contract:

Deadline for Submission

Please email your submission to cpoplak@oncat.ca and use the position title as your subject line.

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2018 5:00pm EST. Proposals that do not meet the Proposal Requirements and/or Deadline for Submission will not be considered. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

ONCAT is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment process to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation during this process, please inform ONCAT of your requirements.

i Exact dates to be confirmed based on Advisory Board availability

ii Meeting numbers may be increased based on evolving project scope

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