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.

DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:

  • 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 & SKILLS:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

PERSONAL SUITABILITY:

  • 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.