Education Program Projects Coordinator

Posted 4 weeks ago

Under the guidance and direction of the Treaty #3 Education Policy Analyst, the “Education Program Projects Coordinator” supports the work of the Grand Council and assists the Administrative Office of Grand Council Administrative Corporate Services. The Education Program Projects Coordinator (PC) is a highly motivated, organized and results-oriented individual who works as a team member under the guidance and direction of the Treaty #3 Education Policy Analyst to implement and further the Treaty #3 Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work independently and show initiative to perform with changing priorities and funding requirements
  • Represent the Treaty #3 Education Partnerships project at technical working groups at the national, provincial, and regional levels as directed
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate the issues related to education to education administrators, community members and representatives, governmental/agency representatives, and all stakeholders to the project
  • Assist with the development and implementation of project-related initiatives to enhance the tripartite partnership and implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding and Joint Action Plan for the Treaty #3 Education Partnerships Program and member First Nations
  • Coordinate and facilitate the Project Advisory Group and Focus Group meetings
  • Implement and report on all project-related activities to the Treaty #3 Education Committee and Chiefs
  • Organize workshops/consultants/training sessions as required
  • Liaise with the education representatives including First Nations, Ministry of Education (EDU), Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and community service providers to develop effective working partnerships
  • Maintain regular communication with Education Policy Analyst to ensure project reporting requirements are adhered to
  • Provide mentorship/guidance to Project Consultants, be prepared to organize and facilitate regional sessions and conferences including fulfilling all reporting requirements and providing support as required
  • Regular reporting to the Education Policy Analyst and Chiefs Responsible for Education
  • Coordinate and provide oversight for the monitoring of focus groups with the First Nation Education Directors
  • Other related duties assigned by the Leadership of GCT#3 and supervisor

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in social or education-related fields
  • Minimum three years’ experience in social or education-related field
  • Knowledge of Treaty and Aboriginal rights
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues related to Aboriginal peoples
  • Broad knowledge of First Nations Education system and Provincial Education practices
  • Experience with working and liaising with governmental and non-governmental agencies
  • Ability to work in a team office environment
  • Position will require employee to travel, at times on short notice
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS outlook
  • Completion of a degree or certificate from a recognized university or College in the Social or Education field and/or an advanced specialization with two years’ experience attained
  • Proficient spoken and written English with an understanding of the Anishinaabe language


Submit Cover Letter, Resume with 3 References to:

Oluyinka Leigh
Human Resources Manager
Grand Council Treaty #3
PO Box 1720
Kenora, ON P9N 3X7
Fax: 807-789-1691


Competitive salary and benefits. We thank all those who apply.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  Submission of criminal record check required prior to offer of employment.


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Job Features

Job CategoryEducation
LocationKenora, ON
Closing DateOpen until filled
DurationJuly 2019 - March 2020 with possible extension depending on funding.

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