NCTR Bilingual Community Engagement & Education Coordinator

NCTR Bilingual Community Engagement & Education Coordinator

Days, Term
Winnipeg
Posted 2 weeks ago

 

The NCTR is hosted by the University of Manitoba. The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.

 

About the role:

  • Location : NC. for Truth & Reconciliation, Winnipeg, MB
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Posting End Date : May/22/2023
  • Expected Start Date : June/19/2023
  • Expected End Date : Dec/22/2023
  • 35.00 hours/week
  • Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Salary Range: $27.91 – $39.34 per hour ($50,796.20 – $71,598.80 per annum)

 

Ideal Candidate:

  • PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO INDIGENOUS CANDIDATES.
  • APPLICANTS MUST SELF-DECLARE ON THEIR COVER LETTER/RESUME AS INDIGENOUS (FIRST NATION, METIS AND/OR INUIT).

MINIMUM FORMAL EDUCATION/TRAINING:

  • A Post-secondary diploma or degree with a strong focus on Indigenous subjects and content is required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of directly related experience working in a complex environment (coordinating projects, event planning, and/or community engagement) is required.
  • Directly related administrative experience is required.
  • Experience working with community-based organizations who are involved in education, public programming and outreach is required.
  • Accounting experience or experience with budget forecasting, managing and reconciling is required.
  • Experience working with Indigenous organizations, peoples, Elders, and communities is essential.
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have an understanding of Indigenous communities, governments and organizations.
  • Must have excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented.
  • Good organizational and management skills required.
  • Must be able to adapt to a cross-cultural setting.
  • Must be conscientious, professional, responsible and reliable.
  • Must exhibit comfort, ease, and excellent judgment working at a senior level with internal and external communities.
  • Ability to work with Residential School Survivors and their families is required.
  • Must have the ability to apply a trauma-informed approach with previous experience/training required.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise, and train support staff and contractors is required.
  • Must have the knowledge and ability required to research and develop presentations, workshops, and other public programming materials.
  • An ability to learn in-house University software systems is essential.
  • Must be able to perform tasks with independence, diplomacy, self-motivation, confidentiality, and the ability to work with many types of individuals in a sensitive environment.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and circumstances.
  • May be required to work over-time as needed, some travel may be required.
  • Satisfactory work record, including satisfactory attendance and punctuality, is required.

OTHER JOB RELATED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cultural sensitivity; open-mindedness; flexibility.
  • Ability to speak French – the position will need to communication at an intermediate level.
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language preferred. – Strong relationship with Indigenous communities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assists Supervisor to organize all activities and details related to special projects.
  • Drafts or amends proposals as needed under the direction of the Supervisor.
  • Assists in the drafting educational programs including determining key dates, core activities, and potential partners for approval.
  • Coordinates the development of educational resources for distribution.
  • Coordinates with units as necessary for project development, coordination, and implementation.
  • Collaborates with units to assist in the development of promotional plans for education initiatives.
  • Assists in the development of promotional materials in support of education.
  • Develops and delivers public programming and workshops tailored to the specific needs/requests of the audience.
  • Coordinates and trains support for program initiatives.
  • Assists the Supervisor in managing education and engagement staff (students/presenters/researchers).
  • Handle enquiries from staff, students, and public on education activities.
  • Provide tours, presentations, and information to visitors on Centre activities and artefacts in both English and French
  • Organize special functions and activities including booking and catering for events.
  • Prepare standing orders, printing, and purchasing requests.
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements for Supervisor and process travel claims.
  • Reports on the progress of education unit and outreach/engagements activities
  • Represent the NCTR in meetings with funders or potential funders.
  • Reports back to funders under the advisement of the Supervisor.
  • Forecasts, reconciles, and reports on project budgets.
  • Assists and supports the Supervisor of Education on the development, coordination, and planning of community engagements.
  • Assists Supervisor to organize activities and details related to community engagements.
  • Collaborates with appropriate units to plan and ensure objectives of engagements are met.
  • Collaborates with communications on the development of outreach materials.
  • Communicates with local partners to support community engagements.
  • Coordinates and recommends local facilitators for larger community engagement sessions.
  • Works with external contractors to advise and coordinate on community engagement logistics, plans, and budget.
  • Assists the Supervisor in supervision of support staff, contractors, and students.
  • Identifies and requests quotes for translations.

 

Additional Information:

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.

 

How to apply:

Applicants must apply using this link https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/default.aspx?REQ_ID=26621&Language=1

If you have any further questions or would like more information, please contact us at 204-712-3200 or cerc@cerc-mb.ca

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