Coordinator - Community Based Programs

First Nations University of Canada

Location: Saskatchewan
Date posted: 2013-08-30


With a focused and forward-thinking mandate, First Nations University of Canada is inviting exceptional individuals to apply for a new and exciting one (1) year term position as Community Based Programs Coordinator. Under the direction of the Registrar, this position is responsible for the promotion and provision of post-secondary education programs to communities. This position is in the scope of the APT bargaining unit and will be filled in accordance with Article 9 of the APT Collective Agreement.

The Organization:

With approximately 2,000 students and over 141 faculty and staff at three campuses, First Nations University of Canada provides an opportunity for students of all nations to learn in an environment of First Nations cultures and values. With a 37 year history, the University continues to uphold its mission of enhancing the quality of life, and to preserve, protect and interpret the history, language, culture and artistic heritage of First Nations people.

Duties and Qualifications:

The successful candidate will support the University's vision and mission of ensuring accessible, quality educational experiences that meet the unique needs of our communities to identify unmet needs and to recommend, design, plan and organize customized and culturally relevant programs. The Community Based Programs Coordinator will work collaboratively with communities, First Nation Bands, local education officials, tribal councils, and senior administrators of the University to proactively and aggressively market the University's programs and services and to continuously identify new post-secondary educational opportunities.

A Masters from a recognized university and at least five years related experience in educational administration and teaching in a post-secondary setting and/or with adult education is required. Experience with the development and delivery of community-based educational programs is required. A combination of education and experience will
be considered.

The salary for this position is Pay Grade 7: ($61,495 - 84,705).

Application Procedure:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply: The First Nations University of Canada relies on section 48 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment for this position; therefore please indicate your status on the cover letter.

A letter of application accompanied with current curriculum vitae, contact information of three references and cover letter, should be sent by September 18, 2013 to:

Human Resources Department
1 First Nations Way
Regina, SK S4S 7K2
Phone: (306) 790-5950 Ext. 2506
Fax: (306) 790-5997

First Nations University of Canada would like to thank all those that applied; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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