Job – Native Courtworker, First Nations Court sittings, Vancouver & New Westminster. Due: Sept 10, 2016

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Job posting for a Native Courtworker to cover Vancouver & New Westminster.

The Native Courtworker would be required to travel to New Westminster once per month to attend First Nations Court sittings.  The position is Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

The closing date is September 10, 2016.

Vancouver Native Courtworker Job Posting – Sept 10 16

Part Time Project Lead, Post-Doc Fellow Opportunity, Health professions/Education Program Development

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Part Time Post-Doc Fellow Opportunity

A postdoctoral position as Project Lead is available for recent graduates with interest in health professions educational program development. The position is funded through a TLEF grant for the development of the formative assessment program for the new Undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum. The position will be a 0.6 FTE and will last until the end of March 2017, with a potential for a second-year reappointment.

The Project Lead will: provide project coordination; liaise with the course development teams to finalize the blueprint for the formative assessment program; provide direction and supervision to project assistants and summer students on formative assessment tools development, and plan, implement and monitor the evaluation activities. The educational scholarship and dissemination opportunities associated with this work is also an important aspect of the Project Lead role.

Apply to: George Pachev at

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Indigenous Studies (Tenure-track) – College of Education at the University of Oregon, Due: Nov. 30, 2015

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Indigenous Studies
College of Education
Posting: 15420AB
Location: Eugene
Closes: Open Until Filled
Two Open Rank Tenure-track Positions
Indigenous Studies in Education and/or Indigenous Studies in Human Services
The College of Education at the University of Oregon (UO) is one of the highest ranked colleges of education in the United States. Our faculty engage in research and scholarship in both education and the clinical sciences and are leading innovators in research methodology and programming that improves educational and social service systems for all.
We are pleased to announce two (2) open-rank faculty positions for scholars who have strong research programs, or the clear potential for one, in a broad range of educational and/or counseling and human service areas relevant to indigenous communities. This hiring initiative extends across all four of our College departments: Education Studies, Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership, Counseling Psychology and Human Services, and Special Education and Clinical Sciences. Department affiliations will be determined by the chosen candidates in consultation with the respective Department Heads and Dean. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising, conducting research, seeking external funding, contributing to reciprocal partnerships with schools and/or community agencies and with University programs, participating in ongoing program development, and providing service to the department, college, university, professional associations, and community partners.
Required Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in education, human services, indigenous studies, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated sustained and collaborative work with and in service to indigenous communities.
  • Demonstrated productivity and creativity in a scholarly area relevant to indigenous education and/or counseling/human services.
  • Evidence of ability to conduct research leading to peer reviewed publication.
  • Evidence of ability to work with students and faculty in a variety of disciplines.
  • Evidence of strong writing and communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated or potential for application of new and diverse methods and models of educational and human service research, including ethnic, cross-cultural, comparative, and/or international perspectives.
  • Evidence of preparing teachers and/or human service professionals to serve linguistically, socially, and culturally diverse students and in particular NA/AN and First Nation students.
  • Evidence of or potential for grant writing and conducting grant-funded research.
To Apply: Electronically submit: (1) a letter of application describing research agenda and teaching experience and how they align to the job description; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) up to three recent publications or scholarly works that exemplify your work; and (4) the name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number of three references (letters may be requested of finalists).  Submit your materials electronically to Inquiries should be addressed to Search Committee Co-Chairs, Benedict McWhirter ( and Jerry Rosiek, (, or to Amy Green at  To ensure consideration, submit materials by November 30, 2015. Review will continue until positions are filled.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Job – Assistant Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology (tenure-track)

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The Department of Anthropology in collaboration with the Curriculum in Global Studies at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position in  We seek applicants with a strong research and teaching portfolio with a special focus on migration issues. Areas of interest could include transnationalism, immigration and migration, human rights, migration and the US South, refugees, politics, health and migration, border cultures, and diasporic peoples. The geographic area of specialization is open. A willingness to engage students in local ethnographic fieldwork or internship projects and an interest in the professional practice of anthropology beyond the academy are encouraged. The successful applicant will divide curriculum responsibilities evenly between The Department of Anthropology and The Curriculum in Global Studies with regular responsibility for a graduate level course on migration for the interdisciplinary Global Studies MA program.
A PhD in Anthropology is required by the time of appointment July 1, 2016. 
Candidates must have an active, ethnographic research program and demonstrated potential, in the form of publications and other scholarly activity. Candidates must be excellent teachers, willing to work closely with Global Studies graduate students, and prepared to actively contribute to the development of Global Studies.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and reference list to: Please provide a list of four professional references including the names, titles, email addresses and phone numbers.  Application review will begin on November 1, 2015.

Job – Dean of Students, Leech Lake Tribal College, Due: Oct. 14, 2015

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POSITION TITLE: Dean of Students

The Dean of Students directs activities related to a comprehensive college-wide student services program. The Dean will coordinate all areas of responsibility to achieve the integration of all student services and academic organizations in accordance with the College’s Mission and Goals, and will develop mechanisms to ensure quality customer service to achieve student success. Under the general direction of the President, the Dean of Students provides leadership and administrative oversight for student services activities including: Student Recruitment and Retention, Registration, Orientation, Admissions and Retention, Student Government, Student Clubs, Counseling/Advising, Athletics, Disabled Students, TRIO, GED testing, and Financial Aid Programs. Directly responsible to ensure LLTC meets all the HLC recommendations /requirements in regards to Student Services. The Dean is also responsible for the fiscal management and human resource management related to student services and as such, supervises, coordinates, and evaluates student support staff to include student support staff development.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred. Three-Five years of progressive / demonstrated experience in similar positions to include previous supervisory responsibilities, leadership and managerial skills, implementation and evaluation of policies and regulations, organizational management, team building, strategic planning, and organizational planning processes.
Visit our website at for more information.  Send LLTC application and resume to: Human Resources, Leech Lake Tribal College, 6945 Littlewolf Rd Cass Lake, MN 56633. Phone (218) 335-4261

Job – Executive Director, Southeast Resource Development Council Corp., Due: Oct. 21, 2015

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Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.

Southeast Resource Development Council Corp. (SERDC) was incorporated and recognized in 1978. It is formal unification of eight (8) member First Nations in the southeastern portion of Manitoba. The Tribal Council is accountable to approximately 12,000 members under the leadership of its eight First Nation Councils.

As a political and administrative organization, SERDC is designed and mandated to facilitate the development of local control and responsibility of programs and services to member First Nations by:

• Providing a mechanism whereby SERDC can develop the administrative and managerial skills necessary to assist each First Nation institute and deliver local services at its own pace and in tune with each First Nation’s level of development.

• Providing a mechanism whereby SERDC can ensure that services are equitably and effectively delivered to each First Nation.

• Providing a mechanism whereby SERDC can assist the First Nations to develop a capacity for local services, making them less dependent on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) or the Tribal Council in matters of local concern and responsibility.

The Executive Director serves as the leader of the organization and reports to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director works in partnership with the Board to ensure that the organization fulfills its mission and to create strategies that ensure its future success.

The Executive Director plans, directs and co-ordinates the development and implementation of policies, systems and procedures in all matters related to the needs of the Aboriginal people with the SERDC region and for overseeing the related activities and staff employed.



  • Collaborates with the Board to define and articulate the organization’s vision and to develop strategies for achieving that vision
  • Creates annual operating plans that support strategic direction set by the Board and correlate with annual operating budgets; submits annual plans to the Board for approval
  • Develops and monitors strategies for ensuring the long-term financial viability of the organization
  • Develops future leadership within the organization


  • Oversees the operations of organization and manages its compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Creates and maintains procedures for implementing plans approved by the Board of Directors
  • Promotes a culture that reflects the organization’s values, encourages good performance, and rewards productivity
  • In consultation with the Personnel Committee of Chiefs, manages the human resources of the organization according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that fully conform to current laws and regulations
  • Ensures that staff and Board have sufficient and up-to-date information
  • Evaluates the organization’s and the staff’s performance on a regular basis
  • Ensuring that regular senior management and regular staff meetings are held

Financial Stewardship

  • Oversees staff in developing annual budgets that support operating plans and submits budgets for board approval
  • Prudently manages the organization’s resources within budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations
  • Provides prompt, thorough, and accurate information to keep the Board appropriately informed of the organization’s financial position

Community Relationships

  • Serves as the primary spokesperson and representative for the organization
  • Assures that the organization and its mission, programs, and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to SERDC membership
  • Acts as a liaison between the organization and the SERDC communities
  • Making periodic visits, upon request of the First Nations, to the representative First Nations for the purpose of obtaining direction and giving information on all activities of programs in SERDC

Board Support and Leadership

  • Supports operations and administration of the Board by advising and informing Board members and interfacing between Board and staff
  • Advises the board in the development of policies and planning recommendations


  • University degree in business or related discipline, combined with minimum five (5) years’ experience in senior management
  • Experience in program budgeting and fiscal management
  • Excellent and thorough knowledge and experience working with Aboriginal organizations and communities
  • Accomplished leader and manager with demonstrated ability to build highly motivated and energized team
  • Personal qualities include high integrity, energetic, sound judgment and decision maker, exceptional communication, negotiation, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Fluency in Ojibway language would be an asset, as well as knowledge of SERDC communities
  • Must be willing to travel to SERDC communities

Your cover letter, resume and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please submit resume, along with three (3) current, written work-related references to:

Executive Director Position

SERDC Personnel Committee of Chiefs

Southeast Resource Development Council

600-360 Broadway

Winnipeg, Manitoba   R3C 0T6


Or fax: (204)956-7382

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Job – SSHRC Graduate Academic Assistant – UBC, Due: Sep 4, 2015

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SSHRC Graduate Academic Assistant – UBC

The OGPR is looking to hire a Faculty of Education graduate student who can provide consultation to peers on navigating the web forms for the upcoming SSHRC graduate fellowship and scholarship competition.

Duration: 3 weeks split as follows: September 14 – 23, and November 2 – 10, 2015

Time: 2 hours/day

Salary: $20.00/hour

Application Deadline:  Friday, September 4, 2015 at 4:00pm

A cover memo, current resume and references should be emailed to Christine Wallsworth, Office Manager, in the OGPR at:

Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have good communications skills, as well as experience with using web forms.  Preference will be given to Education graduate student applicants with experience in:

  • Applying online to SSHRC graduate student fellowship competitions, including the SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship competition and/ or the SSHRC Canadian Graduate Scholarship competition
  • Teaching web or software skills
  • Understanding national granting agency policies and procedures


  • Meeting with Faculty of Education graduate students for short sessions in the OGPR and providing them with advice on the SSHRC web forms navigation process.
  • Understanding the SSHRC graduate fellowship and if possible, the affiliated awards application guidelines, policies and procedures and how they support the online application process.
  • Liaising with SSHRC fellowship program coordinators in Ottawa to clarify policies and procedures and to report problems with web forms