Community Education Liaison Coordinator
Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Government

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Posted: 05-16-2018

Closes: 4:00pm (PST): May 30, 2018


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Community Education Liaison Coordinator – Term Full Time - (June 18, 2018 – December 21, 2018)
HRET, Education K-12
Posting Date: May 1, 2018
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($36.40/hr.)

Closing Date 4:00pm (PST): May 30, 2018

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources Education and Training, the primary role of this position is to promote educational success, ethnic equity, and progressive advocacy, for TH students at Robert Service School (RSS) and their respective families. This is accomplished in part by liaising, and networking regularly with students, parents/guardians, educators, school staff, and TH government departmental staff who can focus their efforts on improving the educational and personal well-being of TH students. It is important that the CELC convey creativity and receptiveness to the needs of the students and school environment by investigating and evaluating education programs, cultural initiatives, projects, events, and supports for identified needs. This position is also responsible for carrying out daily operational duties, updating monthly budgets, work plans, activity reports, and other general administrative duties.

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:

· Grade 12 (or equivalency) combined with work experience and training in the Education field; Minimum High School Grade 12 (or equivalency) and Certificate/ Diploma/Degree in Education and/or demonstrated completion of related coursework/certification;
· Experience working with adolescent youth in an education, workshop, extracurricular or afterschool program environment;
· Knowledge and understanding of the TH Self-Government Agreements, TH Final Agreement and TH Implementation Plans;
· Broad knowledge of and experience working with First Nations systems of government;
· Broad knowledge of and experience working with other governments with respect to education programming and funding agencies;
· Broad knowledge and understanding of TH history, culture and traditions;
· Experience in program planning and development;
· Experience using a personal computer and associated software; MS Word, Excel & Internet;
· Ability to organize recreational activities, workshops and outings;
· Organizational and time management skills;
· Ability to prepare reports and proposals;
· Ability to meet deadlines;
· Conflict management and dispute resolution abilities;
· Ability to manage financial, material and human resources;
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with TH government departmental staff, students, teachers, parents/guardians, community stakeholders, and Yukon government agencies;
· Ability to maintain and communicate the importance of strict confidentiality;
· Cross cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding;
· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

· TH Knowledge;
· Finance Budgeting;
· Ability to gain the trust and cooperation of others in resolving problems and addressing concerns;
· Ability to work effectively as part of team;
· Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks at the same time;
· Ability to problem solve and provide appropriate advice and guidance;
· Ability to make recommendations, presentations and communicate ideas;
· Ability to interact effectively with committees, parents/guardian/caregivers, children/youth, and colleagues in a professional workplace setting (school and/or government environment);
· Experience in resolving conflicts.

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;
· Criminal Records Check with Finger Print Check is mandatory;
· Willingness to take training / courses to further enhance skills as identified;
· Class 5 Driver's License and Clear Driver's Abstract.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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

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."












Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Term Full Time (June 18 - December 21, 2018)
Wage: Level 7 Step 1 ($36.40/hr)

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 (867) 993-6553
In Person:
PO Box 599, Dawson City, Yukon Y0B 1G0 Physical Location: 1242 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon