Administrator, Dusk'a Head Start Learning Centre
Kwanlin Dun First Nation

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Posted: 12-04-2019

Closes: 12-17-2019 at 4:30pm


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Kwanlin Dun First Nation
35 McIntyre Drive
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5A5
Ph: (867) 633-7800
Fax: (867) 668-5057

Job #1207


Position: Administrator, Dusk'a Head Start Learning Centre
Department: Education and Social Development
Term: Full Time Term until March 31, 2021
Start: January 27, 2020 (or earlier)

KDFN Department of Education and Social Development is seeking a term Administrator for our Dusk'a Head Start Learning Centre (Dusk'a) to cover a year-long leave of absence. Reporting to the Manager, Dusk'a, the Administrator is responsible for providing administrative and financial services that support the efficient and effective day-to-day operations of the Centre. The Administrator supports in many areas including but not limited to Indigenous Language and Culture programming; facility maintenance and upkeep; special event coordination, classroom break coverage and parent/caregiver liaison services. The position actively participates in ongoing program initiatives intended to integrate early learning with whole family learning, and early cultural and indigenous language learning.

· Post-Secondary Certificate in Business Administration or equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
· Early Childhood Education (ECE) Level 3 designation is preferred, however a Level 1 designation obtained within 9 months of hire would be considered for the right candidate
· Considerable experience working in an administrative and financial support role in a busy office setting;
· Financial management experience such as budget adherence, account reconciliation and contributing to reports;
· Experience providing front-line support to clients, completing forms and applications, inputting information to and managing databases;
· Experience working with pre-school aged children in a formal or informal setting;
· Experience working with KDFN families is an asset;
· Experience with event coordination, planning and management is an asset.

Knowledge of Kwanlin Dün First Nation history, culture, goals and aspirations is required for success in the role.

The incumbent must have an understanding of personal and cultural identity and development strategies, understand the effects of trauma, residential school and on-going intergenerational effects.

An equivalent combination of education and experience in the areas above may be considered.

Conditions of Employment: Valid class 5 driver's license and access to a personal vehicle; Satisfactory pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search; Standard First Aid & CPR; Food Safe Level 1 (or willingness to obtain). Medical/Health Requirements include a Doctor's Note stating "fit for work", current Immunization Record & TB Test, Early Childhood designation Level 1, 2 or 3 will be required.

Salary: $61,315 to $78,840 per annum, plus a generous employer-paid benefits package
Closing Date: December 17, 2019 at 4:30pm

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (633-8414), or via email to

For those submitting applications via email, you will receive a manual email response. If you do not receive this email response within 2 business days, please contact the KDFN HR Department at 633-7800.

KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will apply.

Note: selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information provided in your covering letter and resume. We thank you in advance for your interest. Only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted. We are unable to accept international applicants at this time.

For a full job description, please visit the KDFN Administration Office or access one from our website at


Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: Full-Time Term to March 31, 2021
Wage: $61,315 to $78,840 per annum, plus a generous employer-paid benefits package

Full Time Term

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter

Apply to: Human Resources
Fax: +1 ((867)633) 8414
In Person:
Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive)