Nishnawbe Aski Nation is now accepting applicants for the following position(s):

Education Policy Analyst
Deadline for this position is February 5, 2021 at 4:00PM

NAN Corporate Services is seeking an experienced, analytical individual to take on the role of Education Policy Analyst at our Thunder Bay office. The Education Policy Analyst is responsible for assisting the Director of Education with directives received from the Executive Council Member overseeing the Education Portfolio, the NAN Education Committee and through mandates given by resolution. The Education Policy Analyst will also be responsible for providing briefing notes, updates, letters, budgets, proposals, reporting, and to perform additional related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Executive Council of Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

Community Response Coordinator
Deadline for this position is January 19, 2021 at 4:00PM

The Community Response Coordinator will respond when a suicide or violent family incident occurs in a NAN community and a community identifies that they require assistance in the case management and coordination services at the community level.  The Community Response Coordinator will be responsible to provide overall coordination of services that are in the community and ensure continuity of mental health services for all individuals affected.

Community Wellness Project Manager
Deadline for this position is January 20, 2021 at 4:00PM

The Community Wellness Project Manager is responsible for the management of the Men’s Healing Initiative (MHI) Program as well as the Indian Residential School (IRS) Program in the direction, staffing and collaboration to plan, organize and develop educational workshops for male survivors of sexual abuse and IRS Survivors (both direct an intergenerational). The responsibilities of the Community Wellness Project Manager include the overall planning, coordination, development and implementation of projects to facilitate the vision and plan for to facilitate healing, education and awareness as it pertains to male sexual abuse and residential school for First Nation communities.

Research Assistant
Deadline for this position is January 27, 2021 at 4:00PM

NAN requires a highly skilled and self-motivated administrative professional who will work closely with the Director of Justice in a dynamic but demanding and fast-paced political office environment.
Under the supervision of the Director of Justice, the Research Assistant will provide administrative assistance and conduct research regarding NAN Community Safety and Justice Issues. The main focus of this position will be to engage in a research project related to traditional laws and community safety in the 49 NAN First Nations.

Administrative Coordinator
Deadline for this position is January 20, 2021 at 4:00PM

The Administrative Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Women and Youth Initiatives team. Under the supervision of the Director of Advisory Councils and Initiatives, the Administrative Coordinator will perform administrative tasks related to all department projects and policy work as required. This includes; meeting arrangements, tracking inquiries and action items; taking, distributing, and filing meeting minutes and other records; and coordinating financial and administrative processes.

Project Coordinator – Justice Transformation
Deadline for this position is January 27, 2021 at 4:00PM

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative duties to support the Justice Transformation Director in effectively and efficiently managing all deliverables related to the NAN Justice Transformation Portfolio. The project coordinator will lead the Wiicihiitowin Project, which will work with NAN First Nations on exploring traditional justice models, review implementation and support Justice Transformation work

Director of Justice Transformation
Deadline for this position is February 1, 2021 at 4:00PM

Under the functional and political direction of the Deputy Grand Chief/Grand Chief with the Justice Transformation portfolio and the immediate supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Justice Transformation is responsible for the overall management of the Justice transformation process. Responsibilities include the overall planning, coordination, development and implementation of the Justice transformation process to help facilitate the organizations vision and strategic plan for the provision of effective and efficient services to First Nation communities to support and address the Justice needs and aspirations; financial, human and physical resource planning and management; develops funding proposals to enhance program and services; develops and maintains effective working relationships and collaborative arrangements with NAN First Nation communities, funders, politicians and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization.   

Applications and inquiries may be directed to:

Taraisa Schultz, Human Resources Coordinator
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
200 Syndicate Avenue South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C9
Phone: (807) 625-4977
Fax: (807) 623-7730