Employment Opportunity – Education Partnership Lead

Posted by: Ira Timothy
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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:


  • 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;


  • 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;


  • 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:  Permanent/Full Time

SALARY:      contact for details

APPLICATION DEADLINE:          January 24th, 2020

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


ATTENTION:       Office Manager

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