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Director of Sivumuaqatigiit

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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$117,225 to $167,464 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
24 August 2018

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

This is a Senior Management position reporting directly to the Associate Deputy Minister (ADM) of Strategic Planning for the Department of Executive and Intergovernmental Affairs. The Director of Sivumuaqatigiit is responsible for providing lifelong learning opportunities for Nunavut Inuit employees of the Government of Nunavut (GN) so as to contribute to effective career progression, enhanced professionalism, the promotion of Inuit values and a qualified representative public service.  This position is responsible for establishing a comprehensive strategy for increasing Inuit employment in accordance with the provisions of Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement and for evaluating the effectiveness of the Government’s Inuit employments efforts and eliminating systemic barriers to employment.

The successful incumbent of this position will be responsible for leading a team comprised of 20+ positions, which include sixteen (16) Intern positions.  Other responsibilities include developing and monitoring a program budget, identifying funding sources for new initiatives and programs, and developing contractual relationships with various training providers so that products are identified and received.

The ideal candidate for this position will have an Undergraduate Degree in Business, Education or Social Sciences, along with four (4) years’ experience in human resources and/or adult training and development. Applicants must also have five (5) years’ of supervisory experience. Excellent ability to mentor employees, to provide day to day coaching and establish with each employee a personal career development plan is an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit would also be considered an asset. 

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies

Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220