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Executive Services Coordinator

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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit only.

Reporting to the Deputy Minister, the Executive Services Coordinator (Coordinator) plays a key interlocuter role for the whole of the Department between the Deputy Minister’s office (DMO) and all internal and external stakeholders. The position is responsible for managing the affairs of the DMO, responding to enquiries, which are often urgent and complex, as well as coordinating and executing complex and sensitive activities and providing information and direction to all departmental management staff as required. The Coordinator provides solutions to various issues affecting the Department by executing appropriate courses of action. The incumbent brings forward issues to be raised at various committees, working groups or task teams, particularly Departmental and Government of Nunavut Executive Management meetings. The Coordinator provides managerial support to the Deputy Minister, as well as the Policy and Consumer Affairs division and the Local Government Branch. This position makes a wide range of decisions related to direct management of secretarial and clerical staff including work assignments, leave approval and replacement, training, efficiency and effectiveness improvements and organizes monthly meetings.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a high school Diploma, with a minimum of four (4) years of experience providing co-ordination, support services and advice to a senior level manager and you must have supervisory experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French.

Fluency in two or more of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

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


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit. Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Applicants may submit their resume in the Official Language of their choice.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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