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  • Junior Administrative Secretary
    To be determined
    Departement:
    Social and Cultural Development
    Status:
    2 Year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    The Junior Administrative Secretary works closely with the Board of Directors, Cree Nation Government’s Youth Program employees and the Chairperson(s) of the Cree Nation Youth Council (CNYC) and is the focal point of communications. She/he provides adequate administrative resource to facilitate the effective working of the CNYC.

    Characteristic functions

    Committee and Board Responsibilities
     Support the Board in carrying out its mandate and objectives.
     Provide advice to the Board of directors in respect of duties and practices, board reporting and proper meeting procedures.
     Advise CNYC in corporate matters and negotiations, and/or proxy on behalf of CNYC.
     Coordinate and manage Board and Committee meetings as well as logistics.
     Summon meetings, prepare agenda, presentations, take and draft minutes, including follow-up action plans.
     Draft proposed resolutions and related documents for Board and Committee meetings.
     Maintain Board and Committee records including minutes, reports, and other documents.
     Coordinate the general annual assembly with host community; and act as liaison with all involved community contacts.
     Maintain the Board’s online information-sharing portal.

    Communications and Public Relations Responsibilities
     Play a role in communicating, provide information, and act as a liaison with other entities/ organizations for CNYC and chairperson.
     Maintain the CNYC website and social media.
     Maintain the CNYC calendar, mailing, sending notices, issue Press Releases and reminders of directives and mandates.
     Public relations and collection of information.

    Administrative Responsibilities
     Advise the Board on its roles and responsibilities.
     Facilitate the orientation of new Directors and colleagues. Ensure compliance with policies and agreements including reporting.
     Preparation of reports as required by the role, including the annual report.
     Set up and maintain office filing systems, including correspondence and related administrative records; update and maintain computer files, databases, email and directories.
     Arrange detailed travel plans and itineraries and compile documents for travel-related meetings.

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
     College Attestation or Diploma in Administration or Social Sciences.

    Experience
     Minimum of two (2) to three (3) years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Language
     Written knowledge of English.
     Fluency in Cree and English.
     Basic knowledge of French would be considered an asset.

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Customer-focused and service-oriented.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively.
     Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
     Proven organizational skills.
     Good judgment and proven ability to problem-solve.
     Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    Additional Requirements
     Willingness to travel.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: SCD-190203-1

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: SCD-190203-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download 

    A PDF version of this document is available for download. You can access the document by clicking here

  • Special Projects Officer
    Departement:
    Social and Cultural Development
    Status:
    2 year Contract
    Salary:
    (Min. $39,009.00 – Max. $58,514.00)
    Core Functions

    The Special Projects Officer works closely with the CNYC Board of Directors (BOD), Cree Nation Government’s Youth Program employees and the Chairperson(s) of the CNYC. The incumbent is responsible to develop, coordinate, implement and assess activities, special projects, programs, services, training activities and provide direct support to the Cree Nation Youth Council and its initiatives.

    Characteristic functions

    Functional Responsibilities
     Coordinate CNYC events, projects and programs.
     Develop budgets (resources needed to achieve project goals) for all approved projects.
     Responsible for the planning and project execution, as delegated by the CNYC BOD, Chairperson(s) and of the Coordinator of the Social and Culture Development.
     Establish project plans, reporting and follow-up mechanisms.
     Organize and facilitate the project meetings, prepare agenda and minutes.
     Ensure that all projects are within budget allocation and that proper spending authorization are respected and adhered including solving issues and discrepancies with the budgets and on time.
     Ensure project strategies are streamlined to maximize available resources.
     Maintain proper project documentation and ensure project follows schedules.
     Establish, with project team, procedures and guidelines to be more efficient and organized.
     Establish accountability and appropriate post-project debriefs with CNYC.
     Develop appropriate evaluation methods and data collection instruments for each initiative.
     Provide regularly and accurately progressive reports as well as final reports on designated projects and activities to the CNYC and Chairperson(s).
     Ensure effective coordination, and presentation of training and development programs.

    Interaction/ Communication Responsibilities
     Work in collaboration with CNYC, chairperson(s), Board of Directors, and other entities/organizations.
     Establish collaborative relationships with the Cree Nation Government’s Cultural and Social Development and Finance Departments; more specifically for reporting.
     Establish relations with regional organizations; liaise with all departments and outside
    organizations regarding current and future projects.
     Participate in the meetings of the CNYC and prepare applicable documentation.
     Work in collaboration with the CHRD in order to access and implement applicable and adequate training programs.

     

    Qualifications

    Education and Certification
     College Attestation or Diploma in Administration or Social Sciences.

    Experience
     One to three of relevant work experience.

    Language
     Fluency in English
     Fluency in verbal Cree
     Fluency in French is an asset

    Knowledge and Abilities
     Basic knowledge of budget, accounting, financial reporting, and program coordination.
     Customer focused and service oriented.
     Proven ability to communicate effectively.
     Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
     Good organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects.
     Good judgment and proven ability to problem solve.
     Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
     Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.

    Additional Requirements
     Willingness to travel.

    The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email or fax with the competition number: SCD-190204-1

    Application

    Your application must be sent by email with the competition number: SCD-190204-1

    Valerie Mianscum
    Recruitment Officer
    Email: hr@cngov.ca
    Tel.: 819-673-2600

    PDF Download 

    1. A PDF version of this document is available for download. You can access a copy here 

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