Position Summary :
Under the direction of the Director, perform and organize administrative activities to support the daily operations and special initiatives of the Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) including, but not limited to : finance, human resources, communications and student affairs.
Provide a liaison function with other units, with OFNIE’s partnering Indigenous education authorities, and with other external organizations.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Administer government grants.
Approve expenditures within established guidelines.
Ensure that all hiring complies with the provisions of collective agreements and University policies.
Oversee the recording of detailed minutes and ensure follow-up and implementation of agreed decisions.
Respond for requests for data and reports from Faculty / University administration and OFNIE partners.
Education and Experience :
Three (3) years' related experience
Other Qualifying Skills and Abilities :
Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in administering a unit. Experience working with and knowledge of Indigenous partners or communities is an asset.
Experience administrating government grants and other restricted funds, budgeting, student affairs. Experience with basic data analysis.
Proven leadership, initiative, determination and creativity in solving problems. Proven planning and priority-setting skills with an ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate staff. Strong communication skills and ability to interact positively and effectively on a professional level with internal and external stakeholders.
Composed under pressure with an ability to cope effectively with change. Knowledge of University policies and procedures is an asset.
Experience administering educational programming, an asset. Excellent writing skills with a proven ability to produce and edit proposals and reports as well as maintain websites.
French, spoken and read.
Additional Information :
This position may require travel to partners’ communities.