Director, Student Services
Sioux Lookout, ON
On behalf of our client, IFNA (Independent First Nations Alliance), we are seeking a Director, Student Services to join their growing team and community.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director, Student Services is responsible for setting and executing strategic direction for the Department while leading a team of senior managers, and securing funding, grants, and resources to build the capacity of the Department.
The ideal candidate will be well versed in managing and growing partnerships, public relationships, and community relations that can ultimately enhance the Department’s ability to deliver on the education mandate and overall public profile of IFNA’s Student Services Department.
The Director, Student Services is responsible for :
Ensure Academic, Wellness, and Residence programs and services are coordinated and aligned with IFNA’s strategic priorities through development of and accountability to : work plans, Departmental strategic plan, and operational goals.
Provide change leadership to Department, ensuring successful adoption of department-wide systems and processes relating to human resources, budget management, communications, reporting, and service delivery standards.
Manage and coordinate overall human resources and budget plans with Management team.
Act as spokesperson for the Department. Manage and develop an effective plan for external communications, outreach, and community engagement, focusing on efforts that enhance public profile and ability to deliver services.
Be a local, provincial, and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes as a model for other First Nations organizations.
Develop plans to grow and expand programs and services. Build partnerships and relationships with political, Community, and educational stakeholders to support advancement of programs and services.
About you and your experience :
Independent First Nations Alliance offers :
Meet IFNA :
The Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) provides advisory services to its members of five First Nations, Whitesand First Nation, Lac Seul First Nation, Muskrat Dam First Nation, Pikangikum First Nation, and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug.
The First Nation Chiefs Council provides policy and direction to the IFNA organization, in the areas of Education, Economic Development, Technical Services, Financial Management, and Governance.