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DATE ISSUED: May 14, 2020

EVENT: Call for Applications; Culture and Community Initiatives, Kakivak Association, Nunavut Planning Commission, Nunavut Disabilities Council, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, Nunavut Impact Review Board

QIA Culture and Community Initiatives – Youth representative (one position, three-year term)

The QIA Culture and Community Initiatives Committee (CCIC) receives its mandate from the QIA Board of Directors. The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Board of Directors on social and cultural issues and programming needs in the Qikiqtani Region. The CCIC is comprised of five core Members, and is supported by the Department of Social Policy through the Director.

Kakivak Association (one position, two-year term; one position, three-year term)

The Kakivak Association is a community and economic development organization serving Inuit, by providing business, employment and training services to enhance the strengths of communities in the Qikiqtani region.

Nunavut Planning Commission (one position, three-year term)

The Nunavut Planning Commission is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of land use plans that guide and direct resource use and development in the Nunavut Settlement Area.

Nunavut Disabilities Council (one position, one-year term)

The Nunavut Disabilities Council promotes awareness, opportunity, choice and participation in all aspects of life to help all Nunavummiut living with disability achieve independence, self-determination and full citizenship in their communities.

Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (one position, three-year term)

The Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) promotes the understanding of Inuit culture and language through the media industry. The IBC programming provides a cultural and communication link through which Inuit can exercise their rights and freedom of expression.

Nunavut Impact Review Board (one position, three-year term)

The Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) is an institution of public government created by the Nunavut Agreement to assess the potential impacts of proposed development in the Nunavut Settlement Area prior to approval of the required project authorizations. Using both traditional knowledge and recognized scientific methods, the NIRB assesses the potential biophysical and socio-economic impact of proposals and will make recommendations and decisions about which projects may proceed. The Board may also establish monitoring programs for projects that have been assessed and approved to proceed.

QIA wishes to ensure complete Inuit participation in the implementation of the Nunavut Agreement. As such, QIA has implemented an open and accountable process for considering qualified candidates. Please note that a criminal records check may be required for appointments/nominations.

Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter, in Inuktitut or English, stating which position you are applying for, and demonstrating your skills and experience to:

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

P.O. Box 1340

Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0

Ph: (867) 975-8400

Fax: (867) 979-3238

Toll Free: 1-800-667-2742



For more information about these specific opportunities, please contact QIA or the CLO in your community.

The deadline for applications is May 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT.


For media inquiries, please contact:

Sima Sahar Zerehi

Director of Communications

Qikiqtani Inuit Association

(867) 975.8413



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