Aboriginal Program Coordinator
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Aboriginal Program Coordinator will liaise primarily with the Program Manager and work closely with all programming staff. The Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the development and coordination of SWG’s Aboriginal programs and services in Saskatchewan and to provide leadership in cultural awareness protocols to the membership and community-at-large.
The successful applicant will liaise with Aboriginal writers, network with First Nation and Métis communities, establish and maintain productive partnerships with stakeholders, funders and other relevant organizations, provide project support as necessary, seek funding, write grant applications and reports, and maintain databases of relevant information. Knowledge of Aboriginal literature, publishing and of the literary arts scene in the Aboriginal community in Saskatchewan is a must. Awareness of First Nations and Métis cultures and languages is a definite asset, as is someone who has experience in program design, delivery and evaluation.
This position will appeal to an energetic self-starter with excellent outgoing interpersonal, time management and organizational skills. Of prime importance is the ability to take initiative, multi-task, to be a team worker, and be resourceful. Access to a vehicle is of prime importance, as is the ability to plan, prioritize, budget and meet deadlines. Knowledge of marketing and public relations is beneficial for success in this position.
Please send all applications to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to: SWG, Box 3986, Regina, SK S4P 3R9.
Application deadline is May 22, 2013.