Careers

Nishnawbe Aski Nation is now accepting applicants for the following positions:

Temporary Task Team Researcher and Analyst
Application Deadline: November 27, 2020

The role of the Task Team Researcher and Analyst is to research issues raised to and by the NAN COVID-19 Task Team, review and summarize relevant literature and evidence, and present their findings to the Task Team. The Analyst must review and analyze government initiatives and legislation to advise the Task Team and NAN Executive on possible impacts on the COVID-19 response in NAN Territory. This person will also be responsible to analyze how the Task Team is meeting its mandate of supporting the COVID-19 response within NAN communities; identify gaps that the Task Team could address and provide input on strategic direction.  

Executive Assistant
Application Deadline: November 19, 2020

NAN requires highly-skilled and self-motivated administrative professionals who work closely with the Executive Council in a dynamic but demanding and fast-paced political office environment.

Under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Executive Assistant provides day-to-day support and assistance for the Deputy Grand Chief and others as required in day-to-day operations by providing administrative support that includes managing correspondence and workflow; coordinating appointments, travel and meeting arrangements and by assisting and referring callers.

Anishnawbe-Watisiiwin Program Development Coordinator
Application Deadline: November 19, 2020

The Anishnawbe-Watisiiwin Program Development Coordinator will be responsible for program design and implementation, of the Anishnawbe-Watisiiwin Land Based Program. The program design will be rooted in land-based activities to improve the mental health and wellness of youth participants. The Anishnawbe Watisiiwin Development Coordinator will work collaboratively with the Anishnawbe Watisiiwin Program Officer and the Youth Engagement Manager in the program delivery, development, and evaluation. This position requires a unique blend of expertise in traditional knowledge, mental health, project development and implementation, as well as strong writing and interpersonal skills.

Anishnawbe-Watisiiwin Officer
Application Deadline: November 19, 2020

The Anishnawbe-Watisiiwin Program Officer will support the implementation of program objectives and duties of the Anishnawbe Watisiwin Land Based Program. The Program officer will assist in the planning and organizing of educational/cultural workshops and programs for NAN members, students, and partners. The Program Officer will work collaboratively with the Anishnawbe-Watisiiwin Development Coordinator in the delivery and evaluation of this culturally spirited, land-based program.  

Administrative Coordinator
Application Deadline: November 19, 202

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.

Administrative Assistant – Environment and Climate Change
Application Deadline: November 30, 2020

NAN requires highly skilled and self-motivated administrative professional who works closely with Environment & Climate Change Director in a dynamic but demanding and fast-paced political office environment.

Under the supervision of the Director of Environment & Climate Change, the Administrative Assistant provides day-to-day support and assistance by providing secretarial/administrative support that includes managing correspondence and workflow; coordinating appointments, travel and meeting arrangements and assisting in project management when required.

Director of Justice Transformation
Application Deadline: December 4, 2020

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 Assistant
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
200 Syndicate Avenue South
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 1C9
Phone: (807) 625-4977
Fax: (807) 623-7730
Email: apply@nan.ca