DATE ISSUED: April 1, 2019
EVENT: Call for Applications; Nunavut Trust, Kakivak Association, Qikiqtaaluk Corporation, Kakivak Grants and Loans Appeals Committee, Joint Parks Management Committee Quttinnirpaaq, National Parks Sirmilik
The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for energetic and dynamic individuals to fill various Board and committee positions. To be considered, candidates must be actively and personally committed to represent the interest of Qikiqtani Inuit and have a sound understanding of the Nunavut Agreement as it relates to the roles and mandates of the position.
Nunavut Trust (3 year term)
The Nunavut Trust mandate is to invest the capital transfers received in the creation of Nunavut. The Trustees are responsible for overall management and administrative responsibilities defined in the Nunavut Trust Deed, including the determination of the overall portfolio asset mix and ranges of variability, investment policies and objectives, establishment of performance measurement standards used to measure progress against long term goals and objectives and the approval of the selection of investment counselors.
Kakivak Association (3 year term)
The Kakivak Association is a community and economic development organization serving Inuit, by providing business, employment and training services to enhance the strengths of communities in the Qikiqtani region.
Kakivak Grants and Loans Appeals Committee (3-year term)
This committee meets as needed to review appeal(s) of rejected funding applications that are made to Kakivak Association’s various programs and services. Applicants cannot be employees of Kakivak, QIA, or any of the associations or corporations controlled by QIA.
Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (3 year term)
The Qikiqtaaluk Corporation (QC) is a wholly owned Inuit birthright development corporation with the purpose of providing employment and financial opportunities for Inuit in the Qikiqtani region. QC strives to be a major contributor to all sectors of the Nunavut economy, including fisheries, retail operations, property development and management as well as servicing the emerging mining and resource development sector
The following Committees are also seeking membership:
- Joint Parks Management Committee, Quttinniqpaaq (3 year term, one position available)
- National Park, Sirmilik (3 year term, two positions available)
- Sanikiluaq Territorial Park (3 year term, one position available)
QIA wishes to ensure complete Inuit participation in the implementation of the Nunavut Agreement. As such, QIA has implemented an open and accountable process for considering qualified candidates. Please note that a criminal records check may be required for appointments/nominations.
Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter, in Inuktitut or English, stating which position you are applying for, and demonstrating your skills and experience to:
Qikiqtani Inuit Association
P.O. Box 1340
Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Ph: (867) 975-8400
Fax: (867) 979-3238
Toll Free: 1-800-667-2742
For more information about these specific opportunities, please contact QIA or the CLO in your community.
The deadline for applications is May 3, 2019 at 5:00 PM EDT.
For media inquiries, please contact:
Sima Sahar Zerehi
Director of Communications
Qikiqtani Inuit Association