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National Inuit Language Coordinator

Policy Advancement · Ottawa, Ontario
Department Policy Advancement
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

JOB SUMMARY

 Under the general direction and supervision of the Manager, the National Inuit Language Coordinator will lead the co-ordination, design, development, implementation, and monitoring of national Inuit language projects, including the unification of the Inuit language writing system.  

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES 

·       Leads the overall development of the unification of the Inuit language writing system

·       Chair the Atausiq Inuktut Titirausiq Development Team (AITDT); development meeting agendas, record meeting minutes, coordinate meetings and other activities;

·       Compile and organize Inuit language research to use as required by the AIT Development Team;

·       Conduct research, internal consultation and external consultation with Inuit organizations as required;

·       Develop research framework related to the unification of Inuktut writing systems as directed by the AIT Development Team;

·       Develop partnerships to fulfill the AIT Development Team’s work plans;

·       Manage and coordinate the implementation of action plans and initiatives as directed by the AIT Development Team;

·       Engage the participation of regional language authorities and experts in the work of the AIT Development Team;

·       Prepare, manage and coordinate reports and updates for the National Inuit Committee on Education;

·       Manage and coordinate the implementation of the recommendations and initiatives resulting from the National Inuit Language Summit held in August, 2015.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

·       Inuktut language proficiency at a master level (a competency test may be administered); 

·       Knowledge of linguistics or willingness to extend knowledge through training is an asset;

·       Self-motivated and directed;

·       Ability to work co-operatively with a variety of individuals and groups;

·       Consultation protocol.

 

EXPERIENCE 

·       Minimum of five years of policy/project management experience related to the tasks assigned to this position;

·       Financial/budget management experience;

·       General research and policy development experience;

·       Inuktut material development and/or Inuktut teaching experience. 

 

EDUCATION 

·       A degree or diploma in a relevant discipline, combined with three years of policy/project management experience;

 

*Applicants who are a Beneficiary under a Land Claims Agreement will be given priority hiring. We encourage applicants to self-identify. 

 

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for their interest in ITK however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CLOSING DATE: January 3, 2020

 

BENEFITS

 

Conditional to ITK’s Human Resources Policies, you may be eligible for:

 

·       Group Insurance

·       RRSP contributions

·       Training allowance

·       Health and wellness allowance

·       Relocation allowance

·       Vacation – starting out at 3 weeks/year

·       Xmas break (usually between Xmas and New Year)

 

 

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  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Department
    Policy Advancement
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced