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  • TERM CONTRACT

     EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP LEAD

    The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians is inviting applications for an Education Partnership Lead.  Under the supervision of the AIAI Sr. Policy Advisor – Education, the Education Partnership Lead will be responsible for the coordination of the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians Education Partnership student success initiatives.

    The Education Partnership Lead will work with an interdisciplinary team, external partners, such as: Member Nations, federal and provincial officials and shall be responsible for the following:

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Attend relevant meetings and gatherings to further AIAI member Nations education priorities;
    • Coordinate AIAI education partnership initiatives and designated task teams within allocated budgets;
    • Plan, organize and execute meetings and gatherings;
    • Consolidate information and develop appropriate written communications; briefing notes, correspondence etc;
    • In collaboration with the AIAI Sr. Policy Advisor – Education, liaise and strengthen relationships between member Nations, Provincial Territorial Organizations (PTOs), federal and provincial education systems;
    • Collaborate and share information with AIAI member Nation Communities on key developments, priorities and initiatives;
    • To serve as AIAI representative on working groups in the development and implementation of the work plan priorities as identified in the provincial Bilateral Lifelong Learning and other federal initiatives.
    • Perform financial responsibilities e.g. budget monitoring, proposal writing and reporting requirements
    • Coordinate the collection and analysis of data as required;

    REQUIREMENTS

     

    • Must have a Post-Secondary diploma/degree in the area of public administration and/or education or related discipline;
    • Three (3) years work experience in related field;
    • Must demonstrate knowledge of federal, provincial education and Indigenous education systems; programming and policies;
    • Must possess strong organizational, communication (verbal and written) and research skills and the ability to multi-task within respective deadlines;
    • Knowledge of Indigenous traditions, cultures, and values; general understanding of the current issues relating to Indigenous student success;
    • Must have experience in budgeting, proposal writing and reporting;
    • Working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of programs;
    • Possess a valid Ontario Driver’s license;
    • Indigenous ancestry preferred;

    WORK CONDITIONS

    • Travel will be required
    • Ability to attend and conduct presentations
    • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
    • Overtime as required
    • Lifting or moving up to 10lbs may be required

    DURATION:  July, 2017 to March 31, 2017 (contract renewal predicated on funding approval)

    SALARY:      As per AIAI Salary Grid

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:          Friday, June 30, 2017 at 4:30p.m.

    Please submit a covering letter and a resume with three (3) references to:

    ATTENTION:           Hiring Committee

    Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians

    387 Princess Avenue

    London, Ontario, N6B 2A7

    Email: gstonefish@aiai.on.ca

    Phone: (519) 434-2761

    Fax: (519 675-1053

    The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians would like to thank all those that apply, however, only those who are granted an interview will be contacted

    TERM CONTRACT

    LIFELONG LEARNING POLICY RESEARCHER

    The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians is inviting applications for a Lifelong Learning Policy Researcher. Under the supervision of the AIAI Sr. Policy Advisor-Education, the Lifelong Learning Policy Researcher is responsible for supporting the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians and its member Nation Communities in the ongoing development and implementation of federal and provincial education initiatives.

    The Lifelong Learning Policy Researcher will work with an interdisciplinary team, external partners, such as: Member Nations, federal and provincial education files and shall be responsible for the following:

    DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

    · Coordinate the collection and analysis of data and information as required; · Attend relevant meetings and gatherings to further AIAI member Nation community priorities; · Manage and oversee small projects, task teams within allocated budgets; · Plan, organize and execute meetings and gatherings; · Research and consolidate information and develop appropriate written communications; briefing notes, correspondence, etc. · In collaboration with the AIAI Sr. Policy Advisor – Education, liaise and strengthen relationships between member Nations, Provincial Territorial Organizations (PTOs), federal and provincial education systems; · Collaborate and share information with AIAI member Nation Communities on key developments, priorities and initiatives; · To serve as AIAI representative on working groups in the development and implementation of the work plan priorities as identified in the provincial Bilateral Lifelong Learning and other federal initiatives.

    REQUIREMENTS

    · A Post-Secondary diploma/degree in the area of public administration and/or education or a related area of study; · Three (3) years related work experience; · Extensive knowledge of federal, provincial education and Indigenous education systems; programming and policies; · Must possess excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with strong research and writing abilities;

    Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of programs; Must possess strong project management skills; Must be able to meet tight deadlines and execute flawlessly on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment and see a project through to completion; Must have the ability to work effectively in a team; The ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders and work effectively with all sectors of AIAI is critical. · Knowledge of Indigenous traditions, cultures, and values; understand the history and relationship between Indigenous Nations and the Crown; · Indigenous ancestry is preferred; · Possess a valid Ontario Drivers License;

    WORK CONDITIONS

    Extensive travel will be required Ability to attend and conduct presentations Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals Overtime as required Lifting or moving up to 10lbs may be required DURATION: July, 2017 to March 31, 2018

    SALARY: As per the AIAI Salary Grid

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 30th , 2017 at 4:30p.m. Please submit a covering letter and resume with three (3) references to:

    ATTENTION: Hiring Committee Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians 387 Princess Avenue London, Ontario, N6B 2A7 Email: gstonefish@aiai.on.ca Phone: (519) 434-2761 Fax: (519) 675-1053 The Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians would like to thank all those that apply, however, only those who are granted an interview will be contacted

 

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