Position
Indigenous Education Liaison
Description

Are you looking to be part of meaningful and innovative work?

Do you have in-depth knowledge of Indigenous worldviews?

Do you have existing relationships within the urban Indigenous community of Calgary, including

Elders and Knowledge Keepers?

Do you have training development and facilitation experience with adult learners?

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Responsibilities
  • Work with Executive Director and other Grant Coordinators to support the granting program
  • Relationship building: facilitate and support critical connections among adult learning and Indigenous stakeholders
  • Consult with Elders to support the Indigenous granting program
  • Represent Calgary Learns on appropriate committees that relate to Indigenous adult learners and Indigenous funding opportunities to support cross-sector work
  • Identify professional development required to increase program staffs’ capacity to address the needs of Indigenous adults learning at the foundational level.
  • Coordinate and deliver targeted, practical professional development to Calgary’s foundational learning community and organize training using the expertise of other relevant professional development providers to address identified needs
  • Facilitate and promote the open exchange of Indigenous information, resources and best practices among adult foundational learning community in Calgary
  • Support communication activities for Indigenous content in organizational newsletters
Qualifications
  • A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within the Indigenous community and liaise between the Indigenous community and a broad range of other stakeholders
  • In-depth knowledge of diverse Indigenous cultures, ways of knowing, protocol, and ceremony. Priority will be given to Indigenous applicants.
  • In-depth knowledge of adult foundational learning and Indigenous literacies
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills including verbal, written and presentation
  • Strong training development, facilitation and community development skills
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills with the ability to prioritize work tasks
  • Proficiency in various computer applications (MS Office, Google Drive)
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • A university or college degree in education, community development or social services is preferred. Experience may be considered as equivalent. Previous non-profit experience is an asset as well.
Contacts

To apply, forward resume and cover letter with salary range expectations by email to:  jobs@calgarylearns.com using the subject line “Indigenous Education Liaison Application”

Deadline to Apply: March 18, 2019 or until suitable candidate is found

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Position: Indigenous Education Liaison

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Employment Type
External
Job Location
Calgary
Date posted
March 9, 2019
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