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Population Health Service Coordinator

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This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit residing in Iqaluit only.
$74,018 to $83,985 per year, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$16,008 per year
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 11:59pm

This employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit residing in Iqaluit only.

Reporting to the Territorial Director, Population Health, the Population Health Service Coordinator (Coordinator) is the senior administrative and financial support for the Population Health Division (PHD) programs and services. The Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, administration, and financial organization of programs that PHD delivers to the territory. These programs include, but not limited to tobacco & cannabis, health promotion, community wellness and nutrition.

The purpose of this position is to ensure that office activities and financial expenditures made by PHD are thoroughly documented, traced and examined. The Coordinator is responsible for providing expert guidance to PHD management in terms of budget expenditures and financial processes. The Coordinator will be responsible for all documentation, tracking, and management of contracts with Out-Of-Territory (OOT) vendors as well as In-Territory and In-Community vendors that provide contract-based supports to PHD. The Coordinator will maintain a thorough and sound working knowledge by attending In-Service sessions, conducting self-directed studies, pursing professional development activities, reviewing current relevant literature, and actively engaging in ongoing skills development and learning activities. The Coordinator will also be responsible for obtaining and maintain certifications for required and role competencies.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized certificate in business administration or related field along with two (2) years’ experience in program coordination, financial administration, project management or related experience.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.

Acceptable combinations of education and experience may be considered for this position. We encourage you to apply if you have equivalent years of education and/or experience equal to the education and experience requirements listed above.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies

 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 representative workforce; therefore, priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered. 
  • Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check. 
  • Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution.  Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application. 
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