LOCATION:  Union of Ontario Indians Head Office

Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Services Coordinator will participate in the management and coordination of a wide range of complex and confidential issues, monitoring issues of concern to the Anishinabek Nation and providing technical support, analysis, and recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer as required.


  • Coordinating Executive Office activities and acting as a liaison with the Political Office and Anishinabek Nation Directors
  • Supporting and providing strategic recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer
  • Monitoring the implementation of existing strategic priorities
  • Monitoring federal and provincial government policy and regulations
  • Preparing briefing notes, presentations, speaking notes, reports, and proposals
  • Conducting research and analysis, writing reports and making oral presentations
  • Participating in the development and monitoring of an issues management system
  • Monitoring the progress of department work plans and their alignment with approved budgets
  • Working collaboratively with the Political Office and Anishinabek Nation staff to achieve objectives


  • Knowledge and experience in program, financial and human resource management
  • Strategic planning, priority-setting, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial government structures, policies and decision-making processes
  • Sound understanding of First Nation culture, social/economic conditions, political issues and aspirations
  • Knowledge of First Nation protocol, authority and reporting mechanisms
  • Knowledge of First Nation organizations, their mandates and structures
  • Proficiency in computer software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook


  • University degree in the area of Business Administration, Public Administration, Indigenous Studies, Political Science
  • Knowledge and understanding in program, human resource and financial management
  • Experience in conducting research and analysis
  • Experience working in a First Nations political organization would be an asset
  • Valid driver’s licence, insurable
  • Ability to speak Anishinaabemowin is an assest


  • Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary management team
  • Ability to monitor programs and operations within the framework of the goals, strategic plans and budgets
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge/awareness of Anishinabek language and culture
  • Successful applicant will be required to travel throughout UOI membership communities

Remuneration:  Will be based on education and work experience

CLOSING DATE:  Friday June 23, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m.  (Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.)

Please submit your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:

Glenda St. Amour

Director Corporate Services

Union of Ontario Indians

P.O. Box 711, North Bay, ON  P1B 8J8

Tel:          (705) 497-9127 / 1-877-702-5200           Fax:         (705) 497-9135

E-mail:     glenda.st-amour@anishinabek.ca

Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to Anishinabek Nation member First Nation applicants.

 Miigwetch to all who apply; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.