Employment Central - Hän Language Administrator

Hän Language Administrator

Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

Competition #: 002-12-2022

Hän Language Administrator Term
Department: Heritage
Location: Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: December 7, 2022
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: December 8, 2023
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($3,081.18 bi-weekly)

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

Reporting to the Director of Heritage, this position is responsible for undertaking the documentation of the Hän language and for developing programs and activities that will encourage citizens to participate in the use of language. The Hän Language Administrator will coordinate a variety of programs including language workshops and classes, translation services, and place names work. The Hän Language Administrator will also coordinate the development of promotional materials aimed at increasing the visibility of the Hän language.

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 training in Education, Linguistics, or combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience in developing and teaching Language related programming.
  • Knowledge of Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in history, culture and language.
  • Good computer skills including image formatting software, audio/visual editing software, scanning equipment, database software, word processing, Zoom platform, and Moodle learning platform.
  • Good experience with audio and visual recording equipment.
  • Experience in conducting language research and writing proposals.
  • Strong familiarity with a First Nation language, preferably the Hän language.
  • Experience in writing reports and briefing notes.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good records management skills.
  • Experience working with Elders.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in personnel. Failure to meet this requirement could result in dismissal.
  • Willingness to travel and upgrade skills by participating in identified training sessions as needed.
  • Vulnerable Criminal Records check.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

For more information, contact Human Resources or visit our website at: Trondek.ca
Phone: (867) 993-7100 Send inquiries and resumes to: 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.
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