People who teach. People who research. People who support. People who inspire. This is who we are. In 2021, MacEwan University was named one of Canada’s best employers by Forbes Magazine and was the top Alberta-based employer on the list. Want to be a part of this great team? Available opportunities are listed below.
Indigenous Knowledge Keeper/Facilitator
kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. More than 15,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
The kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre is looking for the ideal candidate to increase cultural awareness throughout the university, while supporting Indigenous Student Success. The incumbent will provide support university wide for Indigenous initiatives, including in class and some curriculum support, event management and logistics for ceremonial activities, ensuring that the University adheres to the relevant protocols, while establishing and maintaining relationships internal and external to the university.
This position will provide students with the opportunity to grow within a community environment that honors the distinctive knowledge of Indigenous peoples. The Indigenous Knowledge Keeper/Facilitator aims to facilitate better understanding of challenges Indigenous students may face within the broader university community.
This is a full-time continuing position working five (5) days per week.
The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Indigenous protocols and be highly intuitive to the needs of the students and the University within this diverse group. Candidates should have:
Strong Critical thinking skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of Indigenous languages (spoken) is required
Travel may be required for off campus activities. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:
Competitive base pay
Generous vacation time
Secure pension plan
Excellent benefits package
Continuous learning culture
Opportunities for career growth
How to Apply
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
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This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note, initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first five steps of the salary grid.
MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty serve as a strength of our institution and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and inclusive participation for all in our community.
We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will support you to the best of our ability.
|Salary||MSA Band F (Steps 1-5): $32.70 - $40.51 per hour|
|Closing Date||October 29, 2021|
|Competition No.||21.09.147||Apply Online||Apply Now|
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