Position
Executive Director
Description

The Executive Director will be responsible for leading, organizing and overseeing the daily operations of the Treaty 8 Urban Office. This role will ensure that the organization is well-coordinated and productive by managing the daily processes, and effectively leading and coaching staff. The role will involve working in collaboration with the Board, the Treaty 8 Urban Office team and management and in developing and maintaining strong relationships with all Treaty 8 Urban Office stakeholders.

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Responsibilities

Summary of required competencies:
• Advanced ability to exercise appropriate judgment, as well as political and organizational acumen
• Advanced ability to manage a diverse group of employees using strong leadership and interpersonal skills
• Advanced ability to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with other organizations and with Treaty 8 Urban Office stakeholders
• Demonstrated commitment to improving performance and achieving challenging goals
• Advanced ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with all levels of stakeholders, while carefully adapting the message to suit the audience
• Advanced collaboration, negotiation and consensus building skills
• Advanced ability to carefully consider the implications and impact of decisions across time and on the organization and stakeholders
• Advanced ability to stimulate and actively initiate change in the organization
• Working knowledge of Treaty 8 cultural protocols
• Working knowledge of community resources of the participating Treaty 8 Nations members
• Working knowledge, respect and sensitivity for Indigenous culture, and a commitment to supporting Treaty 8 families to strengthen and achieve a healthy level of well being
• Advanced knowledge of the Child, Youth & Family Enhancement Act and other child centred legislations
• Advanced knowledge of prevention/early intervention services and best practices, mental health issues and services, and ‘A Child’s-First Initiative’ resources

Qualifications

• Master of Social Work Degree (MSW) preferred, with at least 10 years experience in a leadership role in a non-profit organization, other Degrees will be considered.
• At least 5 years front line experience working with children, youth and families
• In-depth knowledge of developing constitution & legislation for treaty 8 nations
• Experience in implementing a resiliency-based curriculum
• In-depth knowledge of constitution & legislation for treaty 8 nations
• A proven track record in implementing Prevention programs for adults and youth
• Fluency in an Indigenous language and working with Indigenous communities will be considered an asset
• A satisfactory Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector and Child Intervention (Welfare) Check- current within three months

Contacts

Closing date: April 12th, 2019
A current resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and your skills, attributes and experience as related to the position, and salary expectation to be forwarded to Human Resources at ckachur@treaty8.org
Please include the title of the position you are applying to in the subject line.
**Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted**
Thank you for your interest.

http://www.treaty8.ca/

Position: Executive Director

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Employment Type
External
Job Location
Edmonton
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Date posted
April 3, 2019
Valid through
April 12, 2019