Travel & Healing Program Coordinator
Position: Travel & Healing Program 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 the efficient coordination of QIA’s Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) related initiatives and programs.
The Coordinator will enable the efficient coordination of QIA’s Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) related programs, specifically the Travel and Healing 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.
Reporting to the Manager of QTC Implementation and Programs in the Social Policy Department, the Coordinator position ensures accountability and transparency to Inuit in the coordination and delivery of Travel and Healing programming. This means consistent and efficient coordination, evaluation, budgeting and reporting related to project execution is a critical function of the role. The Travel and Healing Program Coordinator will also work closely with communities identified in the QTC recommendations by undertaking activities such as community outreach and engagement, planning and hosting meetings, basic research, prepare and doing presentations, media interventions as needed, coordinating healing supports during events, providing support to an advisory committee, and logistics for travel and site visits. Where necessary, the Coordinator may secure additional funds to support programs delivery for Qikiqtani Inuit.
This position requires knowledge of Inuit history, language, culture and an awareness of the political, social, and economic environment of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association, and of Nunavut and Inuit Nunangat in general. The incumbent requires a high degree of organization skill, prioritization skill, file management skill and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, as well as the ability to manage complex and potentially contentious issues in service delivery. Strong client service skills are required, along with highly developed verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in both English and Inuktitut is required.
Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of two years of experience in program coordination and service delivery with experience working with Nunavut communities, Inuit or Indigenous organizations or federal or governmental agencies. Financial administration skills are required. The successful candidate will have public speaking skills and experience facilitating group meetings, presentations or workshops.
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: September 3, 2021 at 5:00pm EST