INTERNAL / External COMPETITION Position: Director of Administration

INTERNAL / External COMPETITION Position: Director of Administration

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Position: Director of Administration
Tenure: Indeterminate
Location: Iqaluit, NU
Open to: Nunavut Inuit Applicants Only

The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent organizational and leadership skills to fulfill the Director of Administration role. The Director of Administration provides critical operational, logistical and administrative oversight for the organization and provides administrative support that results in efficient and effective service delivery for all of QIA by directing several core function areas.

Reporting to the Assistant Executive Director, within the Department of Executive Management, the Director of Administration provides strong leadership in the areas of Board Governance, Security & Records Management, Warehouse & Logistics, Office Supplies & Inventory, IT Services, Reception, Community Liaison Administration and general Office Administration. This role provides direction, leadership and guidance to ensures integral core services are available, efficient and effective.

This role requires an incumbent with highly developed organization skills, attention to detail, problem-solving skills, a collaborative approach and effective communications, in both English and Inuktitut.  Familiarity with Board Governance and Administrative best practices is needed to succeed in this role.  Experience working in office administration or office/operations management is required.  Experience facilitating meetings or giving presentations to Senior Management is also required.  Applicants must demonstrate 5 years of progressive management experience, including performance management of staff. This position requires someone who has the ability to remain calm under pressure.

This position generally requires a college Diploma in Business Administration, Governance or related field. Project Management certification is an asset.  A combination of relevant education and experience may also be deemed an acceptable equivalency. An acceptable Criminal Record Check and clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

Starting salary for this position is $128,844 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $27,600 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                            Visit:

CLOSING DATE: February 3, 2023, 5:00pm EST

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