External COMPETITION Position: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Coordinator

External COMPETITION Position: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Coordinator

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Position: Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit Coordinator
Tenure: Indeterminate
Location: Iqaluit
Open to: Nunavut Inuit Applicants Only

The Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit (IQ) Coordinator position is a key operational role within the Department of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit & Engagement and shall assist with the development of various projects related to Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit research and communications strategies. The Department of IQ & Engagement is responsible for protecting Inuit rights, advancing Inuit priorities, managing Inuit-led research and for engaging Inuit communities.  The department ensures Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is used in decision making, research, wildlife protection and community engagement.

Reporting to the Manager, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, this position is responsible for supporting the department with gathering of relevant data, coordination of information and file management, as well as planning, engagement and implementation of projects and initiatives related to Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.  Ensuring accountability and transparency to Inuit in the Qikiqtani Region is a priority consideration for the incumbent in this role. This position requires diplomacy, tact and sound decision makings, with ability to influence others.

This position requires knowledge of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Qikiqtani communities and lands, along with knowledge of Qikiqtani Inuit Association and its mission, goals, and role. The ability to communicate in a bilingual environment is needed in this role.  Strong English and Inuktitut writing skills are required to create briefing notes, reports and responses to community members.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint is also required.  Presentation skills and public speaking experience is essential for this role.  Project or program management experience is an asset.

Generally, completion of a diploma in Indigenous Studies or related diploma is 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.

Salary for this position starts at $69,025 per annum, plus a Nunavut Northern Allowance of $27,600 per annum. Housing is not available.

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: Resumes@qia.ca
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

CLOSING DATE: August 19, 2022 by 5:00pm EST

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