History and Governance Programs Coordinator

History and Governance Programs Coordinator

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Position: History and Governance Programs Coordinator

Tenure: Term until March 31, 2026

Open to Inuit applicants only


The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is offering an exciting opportunity to an individual who can ensure accountability and transparency to Inuit in the coordination and delivery of Inuit History and Governance Programming and related activities.

The Coordinator will enable the efficient administration of QIA’s Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) related programs, specific to the History and Governance program stream.  This position will be accountable for the transparent deployment and administration of QTC programs and initiatives which are delivered by QIA. This position works collaboratively with the other QTC program coordinators and will work closely with departmental colleagues. The Coordinator of History and Governance Programs will ensure that program coordination and administration is conducted in accordance with QIA requirements and obligations under relevant contributions agreements and QIA policies.

Reporting to the Manager of QTC Implementation and Programs, the Coordinator position supports the organization by undertaking activities such as stakeholder outreach and engagement, hosting or representing QIA in working groups and meetings, conducting basic research, preparing and facilitating presentations, managing external contractors as needed, providing support to an advisory committee, and event planning. Where necessary, the Coordinator may be required to secure additional funds to support program delivery to Qikiqtani Inuit.

This position requires a high degree of organization skill, file management skill and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.  Strong client service skills are required, along with highly developed verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in both English and Inuktitut is an asset.

Applicants must demonstrate two years of experience in program development, coordination and delivery, or possess two year of experience in program monitoring and evaluation.  Experience working with Nunavut communities, with Inuit or Indigenous organizations or federal/governmental agencies is required, as is the ability to provide financial administration to QTC programs and projects.  The successful candidate will have public speaking skills and a demonstrated ability to facilitate group meetings and presentations. Experience conducting research is also required.

An awareness of the political, social, and economic environment of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and of Nunavut and Inuit Nunangat in general is required.

This position generally requires completion of a post-secondary diploma in Inuit Studies, Social Studies or

other related discipline with certification in Mental Health First Aid or Trauma Informed Care as an asset qualification.  A combination of a related education and experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency.

Starting salary for this position is $66,352 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: Resumes@qia.ca

Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0

CLOSING DATE: Extended to May 14, 2021 at 5:00pm EST                                    

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