Position Summary

Under the direction and supervision of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) Director of Education, the Post-Secondary Education Researcher Analyst is responsible for conducting research, analysis and recommendations to support the advancement of First Nations post-secondary education in Manitoba.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth research, data collection, policy analysis for Post-Secondary Education;
  • Responsible for creating a work plan for the development of an accredited regional First Nations post-secondary institution;
  • Environmental scanning of current and future provincial and federal legislation;
  • Collect information on past education mandates from AMC;
  • Research current developments of First Nation Education including policies and programs impacting First Nation learners along the lifelong learning continuum;
  • Identify funding gaps for Manitoba First Nations post-secondary education;
  • Provides consultation to Education Director and management staff in regards to post-secondary education;
  • Prepare briefing notes to for AMC Education Director, First Nation Education Director meetings and Chief committee meetings;
  • Analyze policies, legislation and projects from existing First Nation post-secondary institutions in other regions;
  • Travel to First Nations in Manitoba as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or Social Sciences or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Master’s degree in either Education or Social Science would be considered an asset;
  • Background in research, lobbying, and/or previous experience in First Nation organizations;
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Excel/databases;
  • Demonstrated outstanding written and oral communication skills, with proven excellence in public/promotional speaking and delivery of presentations;
  • Critical Thinking, and an ability to analyze legislation, reports, etc.;
  • Completes assignments in a quick and efficient manner;
  • Knowledge of First Nation people and communities;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work co-operatively as a part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Adhere to AMC policies and procedures with specific attention to attendance, and professional ethics;
  • Possesses a valid Class 5F Driver’s License and vehicle, work flexible hours, and travel upon request.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter identifying the position title applying for, qualifications, and resume, along with 3 professional reference listings (include a most recent employer reference) by 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2020 to:

Miranda McIvor, Human Resource Administrator
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
3rd Floor, 275 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2B3
Email: hr@manitobachiefs.com

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted. Preference will be given to Indigenous people and applicants are asked to self-declare in their cover letter or resume. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Successful candidates must provide satisfactory criminal and child abuse registry checks.

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