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Program Development Coordinator

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ANISHINABEK NATION

“To give a voice to the vision of the Anishinabek Nation and to preserve

 Anishinaabe Bimaadziwin while advancing our goal of Nationhood.”

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

ANISHINABEK EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE (AEI)

Program Development Coordinator

LOCATION: Nipissing First Nation Head Office or AEI Munsee Delaware Nation Satellite Office

Full Time Position with Benefits

(after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

Salary Range: $60,032 to $68,036

The Program Development Coordinator (PDC) oversees the development of programming curriculum ensuring compliance with education standards.  Development includes the planning, designing, review and mapping of approved programs proposals. The PDC will oversee each area of program and curriculum development and maintenance. The position works within the administrative policies and procedures of the Union of Ontario Indians and the Operational Guidelines of the Anishinabek Educational Institute.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor of Education, or related field; relevant experience in field may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis;
A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience with adult learner instruction or curriculum development experience at the postsecondary level is required;
Experience in designing, developing and evaluating curriculum and assessments and skilled in writing learning outcomes;
Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn is an asset;
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office; and
Valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Excellent time management skills;
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks;
Attention to detail
Understanding of Anishinabek Nation communities and culture;
Ability to work as a team and independently;
Excellent interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills; and
Excellent professional (ethical/moral) conduct.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development:

Exploring and expanding program delivery options and capacity through various delivery models options;
Researching trends in education, employment and community development to potentially develop new program offerings;
Conducting benchmark research for new programs and preparing feasibility studies for developing new programs; and
Implementing and coordinating a Program Development Advisory Committee(s) (PDAC), vetting qualified committee members, for programs approved by AEI management for development.

Program Maintenance:

Reviewing all program curriculum layout and format. This includes ensuring any modified semester delivery formats meet the criteria for full-time qualifications; providing recommendations for modifications as applicable;
Ensuring that program curriculum revisions meet the policy, process and curriculum standards requirements set by the various applicable accrediting bodies, which may include, but may not be limited to: Indigenous Advanced Education and Skills Council, World Indigenous Nations Higher Education Consortium, Ministry of Colleges and Universities and any partnering college/university, as applicable. This includes ensuring that all course and curriculum concerns and/or problem areas are fixed or minimized; and
Completing annual program reviews of program mapping and identifying any areas requiring potential modifications. In collaboration with applicable Education Development Officers, reviewing mapping analysis and conducting program review(s) to update and maintain program curriculum layout. This includes the endorsement of course outlines, program design and evaluation methods by the applicable Program Advisory Committee (PAC).

Quality Programming Support:

Supporting excellence in instruction by training contracted instructional staff to plan, develop, implement delivery plans and assessment tools in the various delivery models;
Utilizing instructor course and outline evaluations, student course evaluations, KPI survey results, and any other related tools available to ensure programs are updated on a regular basis and updates are completed by identified deadlines; and
When applicable updating program descriptions, course learning objectives, course assessment descriptions, and any other elements of course outlines while remaining within allowable measure for revisions.

General Administration:

Attending and participating in internal or external meetings, advisory councils, committees, retreats, and conferences as directed.

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

Cover letter; resume; and three employment references;
Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s immediate supervisor;
Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations. Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s. 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act“; and
The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30pm on Friday, July 7, 2023.

Applications are to be submitted to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services

Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email: glenda.st-amour @anishinabek.ca

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:

Bonnie Reid, AEI Human Resource Coordinator

Email:  bonnie.reid@anishinabek.ca

Miigwech to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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