Careers

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

Women’s Initiatives Manager
Deadline for this position is May 31, 2021

The Women’s Initiatives Manager is responsible for the management of the Women’s Initiatives programs and project resources, supervision of staff and support for key mandates. The Manager will ensure that all program initiatives are in line with the organization’s overall mandates, strategic goals and objectives.

Jordan’s Principle Coordinator
Deadline for this position is May 21, 2021

The Jordan’s Principle Coordinator will provide guidance, coordination, assistance with development and distribution of training, resources, mentorship, and other support for community capacity development to implement Jordan’s Principle at the community and/or Tribal Council level. This position will assist community leadership and Community-based Jordan’s Principle coordinators/navigators/case managers to implement Jordan’s Principle to ensure that NAN children living on and off reserve have equitable access to all government funded public services while not experiencing any service denials, delays or disruptions related to their First Nation status.

Research Project Coordinator
This position will be posted until it is filled

The Research Project Coordinator will be responsible for performing a wide variety of duties aimed at achieving the NAN Justice Transformation department goals and objectives. The Research Project Coordinator will spearhead the Wiicihiitowin: Ke-ishi kanawabamakanowic Anishinini Project to explore traditional conditions which supported community safety, including natural laws, teachings and models of careful decision-making used to navigate conflict and ensure the safety of the community. The foundation of knowledge gathered throughout the project will help inform how communities want to keep their members safe and how conflicts might be dealt with in a culturally appropriate and just manner.

Mental Health Policy Analyst
This position will be posted until it is filled

The role of the Mental Health Policy Analyst is to review and analyze government initiatives and legislation to advise the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Executive with the Health Transformation portfolio, Health Transformation Senior Management, Health Policy Unit Manager and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chiefs on possible impacts relating to health transformation and related health issues within NAN. The Mental Health Policy Analyst will analyze, document, and coordinate recommendations/options/process to promote and implement existing and future mental health initiatives for the people of NAN through various health and mental health service delivery bodies including the alignment of programs and service and addressing the immediate issues.

Policy Analyst
This position will be posted until it is filled

Health Transformation Department – Federal Distinctions Based Indigenous Health Legislation Development

The role of the Policy Analyst is to review and analyze government initiatives and legislation, coordinate recommendations/options/process to advise the Health Transformation Lead and Negotiator, Federal Distinctions Based Indigenous Health Legislation Development Working Group, and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Chiefs on possible impacts and directions required relating to the Federal Distinctions Based Indigenous Health Legislation Development Process. The Policy Analyst will coordinate the Federal Distinctions Based Indigenous Health Legislation Development Working Group and develop the NAN position paper on Federal Distinctions Based Indigenous Health Legislation Development.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (EM) MANAGER
This position will be posted until it is filled.

NAN requires a highly skilled and self-motivated professional who will work in the Infrastructure and Housing Department in the role of Emergency Management Manager. Under the functional and political direction of the Deputy Grand Chief/Grand Chief with the Emergency Management portfolio and the immediate supervision of the Infrastructure and Housing Director the EM manager is responsible for implementation of identified Emergency Management priorities and initiatives as mandated by resolution to the NAN Executive Council by the NAN Chiefs in Assembly. This individual will be responsible for the Emergency Management portfolio. The NAN EM Manager is responsible for carrying out Emergency Management unit goals, operations, staffing and application of resources and programming.

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
Email: tschultz@nan.ca