Reporting to the Director, First Nations Initiatives (FNI), this position is responsible for developing and implementing programming initiatives to meet the needs of Yukon’s First Nations and the identified core competency requirements in Yukon First Nations’. In addition, this position is responsible to work with the FNI team to integrate a strong understanding of Yukon First Nations throughout the institution and to be a key support in reconciliation efforts. The position assists in the development of a long-range Program Plan and performs other related duties as required.
The ideal candidate will have relevant post-secondary education and a strong knowledge of Yukon First Nations history, culture, and the needs of Yukon First Nation communities. Experience in the delivery of adult-educational programming and working in partnership with First Nations. Consideration may be given to those with an appropriate combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and communication skills, as well as computer skills (word processing, databases, and spreadsheets). A valid driver’s license is also required to enable travel for programming in Yukon rural communities.
Yukon University is committed to the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however qualified candidates who self-identify as Yukon First Nations will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.
Quoting the employment opportunity number, please send your cover letter and resume to:Human Resource Services
Yukon University, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867 668 8896
Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.
Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.