Director of Inuit Employment and Training

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date January 30, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Salary $118,131.00 - Annual
Location Iqaluit, NU
Category Business / Management
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Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated

Iqaluit, NU

The Department of Inuit Employment and Training ensures that the commitments to full representative levels of Inuit Employment workforces in Nunavut are being effectively and creatively met. Focus is placed on ensuring all Federal Government and Government of Nunavut responsibilities are carried out under Article 23 of the Nunavut Agreement.

The incumbent will be responsible for the research, analysis, consultations, and preparation of Policy recommendations related to achieving the objective of Article 23 by the Government of Nunavut and the Government of Canada; namely government’s employment of at least 85% Inuit in all occupation levels and groupings.

The Director of Inuit Employment and Training will report to the Chief Executive Officer of NTI, while coordinating with other NTI departments and staff as appropriate to implement the May 4, 2015 Settlement Agreement with the Government of Canada and Nunavut. The Director will oversee the effective management of the Mikigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation and its associated funding as outlined in the 2015 Settlement Agreement.

The Director of Inuit Employment and Training requires the following knowledge, experience and skills (including but not limited to):

  • Experience in developing and managing complex projects;
  • Experience in developing and managing project budgets;
  • Experience in financial management, legislations (law), audit and evaluation, policy development, program design or delivery would be an asset;
  • Strong understanding of the Nunavut Agreement and NTI’s mandate;
  • Good understanding of employee recruitment and planning systems;
  • Some experience or understanding of public and/or private sector hiring practices would be an asset;
  • Experience in mentorship, coaching and training would be an asset;
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of government employment philosophies and practices;
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to Inuit issues;
  • Knowledge of environmental characteristics of the Nunavut Settlement Area;
  • Experience in managing projects;
  • Good research and analysis skills;
  • Fluency in Inuktut a definite asset;
  • Strong presentation skills; and
  • Effective writing skills.

Preference will be given to Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement


Starting salary is $118,131.00 per annum (commensurate with experience) and a Northern Allowance and Housing Allowance of $24,000.00 per annum.

For a full copy of the Job Description please contact;

Human Resources                                                       Tel: (867) 645-5408
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.                                             Fax: (867) 645-3872
P.O. Box 280                                                     Rankin Inlet, NU

CLOSING DATE: February 10, 2017


Our Mission: Inuit economic, social and cultural well-being through implementation of the Nunavut Agreement.

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