Skills Partnership Fund Program Coordinator

Gwich'in Tribal Council in Inuvik

The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Program Coordinator for the GTC’s Skills and Partnership Fund program in Inuvik, NT.

Reporting to the Manager of Education and Training, the Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of GTC’s Skills and Partnership Fund (SPF), a multi-year program in partnership with the Government of Canada which focuses on skills development and training-to-employment of Indigenous clients. GTC’s SPF program focuses on community deliveries of the Taii Trigwatsii Essential Skills program. This position is responsible for program planning, reporting, financial management, providing supervision to two program staff, and providing direction in all facets of the delivery of the program.

The ideal applicant would have a Bachelor of Education in Adult Education or Bachelor of Business Administration, as well as three years of project or program management experience, ideally in Life Skills and Career Development programming. Experience working in Northern or Indigenous communities and supervisory experience would be considered assets. A Class 5 Driver’s license is required. Equivalencies may be considered. The successful applicant must be able to provide a satisfactory criminal records check. Regular and sometimes extended travel to remote communities is required for this position.

Salary is $80,000 plus a generous benefits package which includes allowances of $20,000 per annum as well as health, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, and generous leave entitlements.

Application Deadline:
March 21, 2018
How to Apply:
If you are interested in working with an energetic, progressive Indigenous government, please submit a cover letter and resume to: or 867-777-7919 (fax) Deadline: March 21, 2018 or until filled Priority Consideration will be given to qualified Participants of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement. We thank all who apply but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.