Position: Program Coordinator, Protected Area Benefits

Position: Program Coordinator, Protected Area Benefits

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 Position: Program Coordinator, Protected Area Benefits

Tenure: Term to March 31, 2025

Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut

Open to: Nunavut Inuit Applicants Only

Qikiqtani Inuit Association advances the rights and benefits of Qikiqtani Inuit through protecting and promoting our social, political, economic and cultural interests; while safeguarding the land, waters and resources that sustain our communities.  The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is looking for an organized and motivated individual to join the Department of Marine and Wildlife as a Program Coordinator.

The purpose of the Program Coordinator, Protected Area Benefits is to ensure and enable the efficient coordination and administration of QIA programs that have been negotiated as benefits through Protected Areas Inuit Impact and Benefit Agreements (IIBA). These programs are meant to be community driven, land-based, and youth focused.  The programs support the training of Inuit with the goal to enhance capacity in the communities for conservation type employment and activities.  The position serves a coordination and administration function and will be accountable for the transparent and accountable deployment and administration of community programs and initiatives that they enable.

Reporting to the Implementation Manager The incumbent provides fundamental support to Department of Marine and Wildlife by undertaking activities, which include but are not limited to coordinating project schedules, gathering resources and information, organizing events and workshops, liaising with participants, facilitators, and partners to identify and define project requirements, scope and objective and ensuring that participants’ needs are met , as well as coordinating the invoices and supporting the management of related contribution agreements.

Strong organizations skills and being self-driven are key skills for this role. Applicants should demonstrate experience in program administration or coordination. Leadership experience to manage volunteers and lead participants is required. Knowledge of on-the-land activities and experience working with Nunavut communities is also required. Applicants must have communication skills in English and Inuktitut.

This position generally requires applicants completed post-secondary course work such as Nunavut Sivuniksavut, Office Administration or Environmental Technology Program.  An acceptable Criminal Record Check and clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this role.  A combination of relevant education and experience will be considered equivalent.

QIA offers competitive wages and benefits. Salary starts at $72,477 per annum, plus a Nunavut 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                   Tuttarvik.ca or

P.O. Box 1340                                      Email: Resumes@qia.ca or

Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0                            Visit: Tuttarvik.qia.ca

 CLOSING: Open until filled

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