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

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Posted: 08-07-2019

Closes: August 21, 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 #822


Position: Administrator, Dusk'a Head Start Learning Centre
Department: Education and Social Development
Term: Permanent Full Time
Start: ASAP

KDFN Department of Education and Social Development is seeking an Administrator, Dusk'a Head Start Learning Centre (Dusk'a). 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 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 1 designation) is mandatory. The successful candidate must be able to obtain this designation within the 9-month probationary period. Maintenance is required on an annual basis. Failure to secure and maintain this designation will result in the termination of employment;
· Considerable experience working in an administrative and financial support role in a busy office setting;
· Experience providing front-line support to clients, completing forms and applications, inputting information to and managing databases;
· Financial management experience including budget adherence, reconciliation and contributing to reports;
· 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.

This is not a training or development opportunity.

Conditions of Employment: Valid class 4 driver's license (or willingness to obtain one) and access to a personal vehicle; Satisfactory pre-employment criminal records check with vulnerable sector search; Standard First Aid & CPR (or willingness to obtain); FoodSafe Level 1 (or willingness to obtain). Medical/Health Requirements include a Doctor's Note stating "fit for work", current Immunization Record & TB Test

Salary: $61,315 to $76,767 annum, plus a generous benefits package

Closing Date: August 21, 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 Unit.

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
Wage: $61,315 to $76,767 annum, plus a generous benefits package

Full Time Permanent

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)