Employment Central - Cultural Education Coordinator

Cultural Education Coordinator

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Competition   #010-08-2022

Cultural Education Coordinator - Permanent
Department: Heritage
Location: Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Offices – Dawson Y.T.
Posting Date: August 24, 2022
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($ 3,081.18 bi-weekly)

Closing Date 4:00pm (YST): Until Filled 

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Heritage, the Cultural Education Coordinator will develop and implement a comprehensive cultural education program for all ages that uses a variety of delivery methods. The position is responsible for providing cultural support to the community by assisting with the development and delivery of programs and services offered by TH Departments as well as, other educational programs and organizations. Working with the Director of Heritage and the Traditional Knowledge Specialist, cultural programming development and the communication of TH knowledge and ways of life is a core function of this position. Delivery of cultural education programs will occur in a variety of places including indoor and outdoor spaces, formal and informal learning places, and for a range of groups. Knowledge sharing will also occur through the creation of cultural resource materials including learning guides, teacher resources, web-based resources, etc. The position will work with other TH Departments to coordinate and ensure that land-based learning including culture camps are supported and include appropriate cultural learning opportunities. The position will be required to work closely with TH Education staff to ensure protocols related to engagement with RSS programming and TH staff programming are maintained. The incumbent shall ensure that programming offered is consistent with TH culture, values and beliefs. The position will be required to research and complete funding applications and subsequent reporting to support these activities. The services provided by this position shall be delivered based on the strategic goals and objectives of the TH Heritage Department.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term, or auxiliary on-call vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide. Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter and resume.

Essential Qualifications:
  • Post-Secondary Degree / Diploma / Certificate in a relevant field of study. An equivalent combination of education, training, skills and abilities will be considered.
  • Previous experience working within traditional northern cultures and developing / delivering traditional cultural programming.
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating, instructing and/or coordinating workshops, events, activities and programs within formal, informal and cross-cultural settings.
  • Well developed understanding of the connection between cultural education, community wellness and success.
  • Ability to research using community resources (including people), primary and secondary sources, and a variety of other learning sources.
  • Ability to deliver educational programming in different settings and to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to serve as a role model, demonstrating healthy lifestyle, stability, maturity and integrity.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently, and meet deadlines.

  • Sound knowledge of Athapaskan / Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in culture, values, beliefs, and practices.
  • Experience developing learning plans and resources with culturally appropriate learning outcomes.
  • Strong bush / survival skills and ability to work in remote camp settings.
  • Excellent communication skills oral, written and listening.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Class 5 Driver’s License with clear driver abstract.
  • Standard First Aid certification.
  • Willingness to take Remote and/or Wilderness First Aid, ATV Safety, Possessions and Acquisition License, Boat Safety training, Class 4 license, as may be required.
  • TH101 cultural awareness.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources
Phone: (867) 993-7100 – EX: 126 or 133  Fax: (867) 993-6553  Email: hrjobs@trondek.ca  
Mail: Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government, P.O. Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0 
Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
“To work together, to speak with one voice and to serve Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Citizens in the pursuit of a strong, healthy, and united future.”

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