Employment Opportunity

Language & Cultural Programs Coordinator

Competition #23-02

 

Job Location: Moose Factory, ON

 

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director of Language & Cultural Programs or designate, the Language and Cultural Programs Coordinator shall be responsible for carrying out language and cultural related initiatives designed to strengthen the Moose Cree language and to promote Moose Cree culture. The major focus of this position is language revitalization carrying out activities designed to increase the fluency levels of learners including the development of language resources and tools, language immersion programs and conversational circles working closely with the Language team of lexicographer and fluent speakers. The other goal is to promote Cree culture and community spirit by coordinating the annual Gathering of Our People, National Indigenous Peoples’ Day and other cultural community events. Working in close collaboration with other Moose Cree departments and community organizations, he/she will offer land based and community-based programs. He/she will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Language & Cultural Department.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  1. College diploma or university degree in a native language, history, or cultural discipline and/or
  2. High school diploma with extensive knowledge of the oral tradition, history, teachings, and ceremonies of the Cree people.
  3. Extensive experience working with youth, community, and cultural events.
  4. Experience in coordinating major events.
  5. Must have extensive knowledge of the Moose Cree Culture.
  6. Ability to speak Cree or strong belief and aptitude in working with elders/fluent speakers to learn the language.
  7. Knowledge and experience with proposal writing.
  8. Excellent planning and coordination skills.
  9. Must possess working knowledge of computer applications (MS Word, Excel Outlook, Publisher).
  10. Must have strong administration and financial management skills.
  11. Must have strong interpersonal skills and leadership qualities.
  12. Must be highly motivated with excellent personal, verbal, and written skills with the ability to communicate effectively.
  13. Ability to work under minimal supervision and within a team framework.
  14. Must maintain confidentiality at work and in the community.
  15. Must be able to provide a copy of the most recent CPIC upon request or proof of application.
  16. Class “G” drivers license would be an asset.

 

Salary: As per salary grid

 

Duration: Permanent with 3 months probation

 

References: Two recent employment references with cover letter and resume and permission to contact, quoting competition # 23-02.

 

Submit Resume to:
Human Resources Generalist
Moose Cree First Nation
P.O. Box 190
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

Email: or fax: (705) 658-4734

 

Deadline for Resume: Monday, January 23rd, 2023 @ 11:59 p.m.

 

Job Description: Available Upon Request

 

Applicants are asked to include copies of their educational qualifications along with their application.

 

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to postal changes, we recommend submitting resume via e-mail or dropping off at main reception.

 

As MCFN is a First Nation organization, preference in hiring will be given firstly to the First Nation members, and to the rest, subsequently. Candidates needing accommodation of any kind are requested to inform the organization in advance so that required accommodative measures can be incorporated in the recruitment process. By responding to the application, candidates are implicitly providing consent to share their personal information with the organization. This personal information that is being shared with the employer will be used solely for the purpose of recruitment and will not be used for any other purposes.