Community Engagement Coordinator

Community Engagement Coordinator

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Position: Community Engagement Coordinator

Tenure: Indeterminate

Location: Iqaluit

Open to: Inuit Applicants Only

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) QIA is offering an exciting opportunity to an individual who can ensure the efficient coordination of QIA’s IQ & Engagement and related initiatives, directly contributing to organizational success and achievement of QIA’s vision.

Under the direction of the IQ Manager, the Community Engagement Coordinator will assist in the coordination of community engagement, consultation and IQ activities that support the IQ & Engagement division. This position will be a primary resource for fostering positive and collaborative relationships with community members, functioning as a liaison between QIA and community members, maintaining key contacts and promoting ongoing dialogue with Inuit in the Qikiqtani region.

The incumbent must ensure that all QIA policies adhere to the Nunavut Agreement when acting on behalf of the organization while maintaining strict confidentiality. Key results include; develop Word documents, spreadsheet, and database; ability to understand complex ideas and principles; coordinate and lead community-based Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit mapping projects; Work closely with staff, peers, and associated organizations; able to work independently; encourage and participate with sound communication between IQ & Engagement Department and Inuit Beneficiaries; assist with consultations in communities regarding Inuit Owned Land management, the establishment of parks, and various studies  involving community engagement.

The incumbent must have the familiarity with the mandate of the Qikiqtani Inuit Organization, CIRNAC and Parks Canada, as well as knowledge of the Nunavut Agreement, and IIBA. Basic office procedures and familiarity with Outlook and various desktop programs, knowledgeable in environmental technology/terminology, good knowledge of IQ and application and Ability to apply/advocate.

Experience requirements minimum of two years of general office administration, working in Canada’s North in a cross-cultural setting; experience and comfort in public speaking, conducting community consultations or community engagement activities, familiarization with community groups and leaders in the Qikiqtani Region, outside contact involves significant decisions, requiring tact, diplomacy, and negotiation skills; must also be willing to complete on the job training to ensure familiarity and comfort with the position.

The preferred education requirement can include a diploma in one or more of the following: Environmental Studies, Resource Management, communications, political studies, fluency in Inuktitut speaking and writing required.

A combination of relevant education and related experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency.


An acceptable Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

Starting salary for this position is $67,015 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $24,000 per annum. Housing is not provided.

Applications can be delivered by fax, email, in person, or mail to:

Human Resources                               Tel: (867) 975-8400

Qikiqtani Inuit Association                 Fax: (867) 979-3238

Igluvut building, 2nd floor

P.O. Box 1340                                      Email:

Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0


CLOSING DATE:                 July 30, 2021 5:00pm EST                                            

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