This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
The Government of Nunavut was selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Top Employers for Young People and recent graduates in 2023. With one of the fastest growing and youngest populations in Canada, Nunavut is a dynamic, vibrant territory, committed to becoming an even better place for future generations. As a government, we are strengthening our unique model of governance - one that integrates Inuit societal values, promotes use of the Inuktut language, achieves a representative public service, and collaborates with partners to achieve the promise of Nunavut. Successful applicants will enjoy a competitive salary, medical and dental benefits, a defined benefit pension plan, relocation privileges and opportunities for training and career advancement.
The Nunavut Housing Corporation is an agency of the Government of Nunavut which serves the housing needs of one of the fastest growing populations in Canada. NHC’s mandate is to create, co-ordinate, and administer housing programs to provide fair access to a range of affordable housing options to families and individuals in Nunavut. NHC has recently launched The Nunavut 3000 Strategy, (www.igluliuqatigiingniq.ca) which is a collaboration between the government and its partners to deliver 3,000 new units across the housing continuum by 2030.
The Rental Program Analyst researches and assists the Manager, Rental Programs in developing and revising rental program policy in support of Nunavut Housing Corporation’s mandate, responsibility, and authority; develops and delivers training programs and materials to provide clear, concise program operational direction to Corporation Officials and Local Housing Organizations (LHOs). The Rental Program Analyst collects and analyses socio-economic data on clients to monitor the effectiveness and relevance of Rental Programs and LHO operations; provides research reports, analysis, and advice to Senior Management and the Districts Office’s Program Managers on rental housing issues within and outside of Nunavut.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the accomplishment of activities within the approved plans including time allocation, methods, researching, and consultation. The incumbent develops and maintains rental program policy and operational guidelines to produce programs which meet the Corporate goals by suggesting and undertaking research to support program development initiatives; liaising with District Offices and LHOs to ensure district and local concerns are incorporated into rental programs; developing educational and promotional programs and materials for clients and the public; training newly hired District Program Officers when new programs are developed, or existing programs revised and maintaining the computer software ‘Rent Scale’ and analyzing the data collection.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a post-secondary diploma in a related field such as Management, Social Sciences, Education or a related discipline, and at least three (3) years’ work experience with an LHO, Crown Corporation or government department in a housing related field including one year experience in training.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in 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 other current and future vacancies with the Nunavut Housing Corporation in any of the communities located across Nunavut.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to NHCCareers@gov.nu.ca. 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.