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Coordinator, Aboriginal Training Programme - DL: 19 May 2006

Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation

Coordinator, Aboriginal Training Programme
E5 ($45,082 to $54,099)

Permanent Full-Time Position - Position Number 9991

The Ethnology and Cultural Studies Division is currently seeking a dynamic individual who will, under the supervision of the Director, Ethnology and Cultural Studies, manage, plan, and coordinate activities that pertain to the recruitment, selection, and placement of participants in the Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices (ATPMP); plan, manage, and evaluate the training program as well as the participants; promote the aforementioned program, recommend changes, and seek funding for the Program; and perform other related duties.

As the ideal candidate, you hold a Three (3) years College Diploma in Social Science or Humanities.

You possess knowledge of:
* Aboriginal Peoples and Cultures;
* Managing educational programs;
* Museum functions and activities;

You have six (6) months to (1) ) year experience :

* In communicating with Aboriginal Peoples and Institutions;
* In coordinating Training Programmes;
* In supervision of trainee.

Since you will be working in a highly computerized environment, a demonstrated experience of word processing (Word), electronic spreadsheet (Excel) and electronic mail (Outlook), database software (Ke Emu, Access), and Internet is required.

The following core competencies which are a deciding measure of success for this challenging opportunity are: Flexibility, Information Seeking, Analytical Thinking; Planning and Initiative; Organizational Awareness; Team Leadership. External candidates can access, Careers/Job Opportunities/Core competencies on the Internet for a definition of these competencies. CMCC's employees can access the employee's Infocenter/CMCC Core competencies Dictionary on the Intranet. CMCC's employees can access the employee's Infocenter/CMCC Core competencies Dictionary on the Portal.

The use of both Official Languages (French/English) CBC non-imperative would be an asset. The Corporation is willing to provide language training on an exceptional basis if required. The position requires an enhanced reliability check. For a detailed definition of the linguistic level required, access our web site under Quick Links / Job Opportunities. Please note that this position is open to CMCC employees, external candidates, and applicants of our inventory.

The Canadian Museum of Civilization is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and to achieving a workforce which is representative of the Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they are an Aboriginal person, a member of a visible minority group or a person with a disability.

We thank all candidates for showing interest in our Corporation; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.
The Corporation may inventory the information received from candidates for other similar positions.

Interested in this opportunity? Please forward your curriculum vitae no later than May 19, 2006 at 4 p.m. to:

Camille Bouchard, Human Resources Consultant
Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
100 Laurier Street
P.O. Box 3100, Station B
Gatineau, Québec J8X 4H2
Fax: (819) 776-7110


Contract: Evaluating Urban Aboriginal Community Kitchen Project - DL: Until filled

Here's a short contract opportunity to create an evaluation framework for a great project being carried out at UBC Farm:

Contract Position Available- program evaluation plan development for:
The Urban Aboriginal Community Kitchen Garden Project

We have some funding to hire an individual to develop an evaluation plan for this new project. We are looking for someone to develop a plan/system for documenting and evaluating the project that the project  staff can perform. I.e. we are looking for the contractor to develop a plan, not conduct the evaluation itself. The contract would be for a total of $1300, including wages and materials. The work would need to be started by May 12, 2006.

The ideal person would have experience in the Aboriginal community and/or inner-city and have good knowledge of the theory/practice of program evaluation.

For more information, please contact Ron Plowright, Garden Project Coordinator at: or 604-254-9949.

Urban Aboriginal Community Kitchen Garden Project
Vancouver Native Health Society
449 East Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC
V6A 1P5
Tel: 604-254-9949
Fax: 604-254-9948


Land Use Team Coordinator - DL: Friday 28 April 2006

Natural Resource Department
Land Use Team Coordinator

The Okanagan Nation Alliance is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced Land Use
Team Coordinator to be responsible for addressing all land use issues identified at the Nation
level and to work closely with the local seven member Bands Natural Resource staff/specialists
for maximum efficiency and results. This function will report to the Executive Director and the
Okanagan Nation Natural Resource Committee. This position will oversee an active Natural
Resource/Land Use Team including supervising the professional development of two interns and
work closely with ONA personnel to establish the new NRLU data information system. In
addition, this position will assume responsibility for developing Natural resource strategies,
writing funding proposals and building capacity within the Okanagan Nation Alliance and
member Bands.

Qualifications and experience must include the following : Having an educational degree in
Biology; Environmental studies; land use planning, all specializing with Terrestrial background
or Five years related experience, preferably with First Nations organizations. Having a
comprehensive understanding of Natural Resource and land use challenges facing First Nations
in today’s developmental and environmental climate; Excellent communications, negotiations
and supervisory skills to lead an inter-disciplinary Team of professionals and trainees in complex
tasks. Proven fiscal/time management skills, Must have prove n ability of Technical Report
writing and analysis; and demonstrated understanding of planning and policy development
experience and awareness of Federal and Provincial Natural Resource policies and legislation.
Aboriginal Ancestry preferred.

Salary: $45,000 – 50,000 per annum; Term: a 12 month position with a possible one year
renewal. This is a full time position available immediately.

Application Procedure : Resumes and covering letter must be submitted to Pauline Terbasket,
Executive Director, Okanagan Nation Alliance, 3255C Shannon Lake Road, Westbank, B.C.
V4T 1V4. Email:

Competition closes: Friday April 28th at 4:00pm
Thank you for your interest, only those short-listed will be contacted

Okanagan Nation Alliance
3255 C Shannon Lake Road, Westbank, BC V4T 1V4
Phone (250) 707-0095 Fax (250)707-0166