Knowledge Keeper Coordinator

Company
N'Amerind (London) Friendship Centre
Industry
Traditional Cultural Education
Location
London, ON
Job Type
Full Time
Education/Credentials
Post-secondary diploma or degree in Indigenous Studies or demonstrated knowledge and work experience
Resume
Required
Cover Letter
Required
Application deadline
April 09, 2023

Company: N'Amerind (London) Friendship Centre

Industry:

Location: London, ON

Job Type: Full Time

Education/Credentials: Post-secondary diploma or degree in Indigenous Studies or demonstrated knowledge and work experience

Resume: Required

Cover Letter: Required

Application deadline: April 09, 2023


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Job Description

Position: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator
Term: Full Time
Wage: $22.00 /Hr to Start
Posting Date: February 8, 2023

Closing Date: Until Position Filled

Description:
The Knowledge Keeper Coordinator will liaise with the TVDSB First Nations, Métis and Inuit Education Advisor; Learning Coordinator; Learning Supervisor and the Indigenous Education Working Group, to develop a set of principles, goals and objectives in relation to N’Amerind coordinating Indigenous Knowledge Keeper visits within TVDSB schools. The Coordinator shall engage Indigenous Knowledge Keepers, as well as with local community agencies, to obtain guidance and input on the appropriate role and work of community members in schools to support Indigenous students.

Qualifications:

  • Will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in Indigenous Studies or demonstrated knowledge and work experience working with Indigenous students
  • Will have a post-secondary diploma or degree in the field of education or work experience
  • Will possess and enhanced knowledge of Indigenous historical and contemporary issues including and awareness of Indigenous culture and history, with emphasis on Indigenous social matters
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Active knowledge of area Indigenous Knowledge Keepers
  • Knowledge of area Cultural resources
  • Possesses no criminal charges/ record pertaining to offences against the vulnerable sector
  • Proficiency in applicable software programs including word processing and data base programs
  • Capacity to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work flexible hours
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and daily access to personal transportation

Responsibilities:

  • To develop and maintain a roster of area Indigenous Nation Knowledge Keepers
    The Coordinator will work in collaboration with TBDSB school staff as needed, to gain insight and direction of student learning and wellness needs that can be supported through the presence of Indigenous Knowledge Keepers
  • When appropriate and feasible, the Coordinator shall work directly within selected TBDSB schools to provide appropriate support to First Nations, Métis and Inuit students within TVDSB schools
  • To provide Knowledge Keeper referral services for TVDSB schools seeking Cultural presentations and related cultural information
  • Maintain program files
  • Perform administrative duties related to the program
  • Develop outreach strategies for TVDSB schools regarding the program
  • Develop program brochures, flyers and other promotional materials
  • Work cooperatively with other N’Amerind programs
  • Participate with other N’Amerind staff in Friendship Centre activities and events
  • Undertake any other such reasonable duties as may be assigned from time to time

INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE TO SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, INCLUDING:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two work related references and One-character reference
  • Copy of relevant certificate, diploma, degree

Mail or Hand Deliver: Hiring Committee
Re: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator
N’Amerind Friendship Centre
260 Colborne Street
London, ON
N6B 2S6

Email: reception@namerind.on.ca
Re: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator

Fax: (519) 672 0717
Attention: Hiring Committee
Re: Knowledge Keeper Coordinator

All applications will be screened based on the receipt of a COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE. Only those contacted will be granted an interview.

A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16 (1) of the Human Rights Act is preferred.

All applicants understand and agree that by submitting a job application; at their cost, the Successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Vulnerable Sector Police Record Check (Level 3) as a condition of employment.

Application Deadline: Until Position Filled
Incomplete submissions may not be accepted.