We are looking for amazing! If you are dynamic and would like the opportunity to help us to be recognized as the best student-centered College in the country, then you will find it here. As a member of our team, you will help students find their passions and help them achieve their amazing. If this is you, then join us at the hub of the Great Lakes, in the traditional territory of the Anishnaabek people.
The Opportunity: Under the direction of the Dean of Indigenous Studies and Academic Upgrading, the Indigenous Community and Events Coordinator will be responsible for the short term and long range planning,
organization and implementation of social, cultural and educational activities/events on behalf of the department for the students/staff of Sault College and in conjunction with community partners. As the primary liaison regarding internal and external events planning for the Indigenous Studies department, the incumbent will also be responsible for representing the department through active internal/external community engagement, associated data collection/reporting and assisting with the development of special community projects and initiatives.
What you need to be successful:
• diploma in a Human Services or related field (e.g. Events Planning/Management)
• minimum three years’ practical experience with a First Nation community or Indigenous organization
o preferably in relation to a post-secondary educational or community service setting
• thorough knowledge and understanding of Indigenous worldviews and perspectives including familiarity with local Indigenous community culture, traditions and protocols
• ability to multitask and work on numerous projects concurrently in a fast paced, student-centered environment
• ability to be innovative and creative, exercising a high degree of judgement and decision-making skills
• flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances, proven conflict resolution skills
• must have a valid driver’s license and transportation or personal mobility to the degree normally associated with possession of a valid driver’s license and transportation
This is an Indigenous designated full-time bargaining unit position, Payband E – $25.38 – $29.42 (starting rate $25.38/hour), 35 hours/week. Some evenings and weekends required.
Sault College invites applications from all qualified individuals and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. We fairly hire the best candidates based on merit.
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND THREE REFERENCES VIA EMAIL QUOTING COMPETITION #2020-S107 IN THE SUBJECT LINE BY 4 P.M. NOVEMBER 11, 2020 TO:
We thank all applicants in advance – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.