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ISETS Program Coordinator

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training (ISET) Program
Thompson Sub-Office – Full-Time Position Reporting to the Program Manager

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual that will perform the functions of Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) Program Coordinator.

As the direct community contact, you will:

  • Have training in Business Administration or similar, plus minimum two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Have experience working directly with First Nations and/or Northern communities;
  • Be computer literate and have working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Have experience in analyzing and reconciling monthly, quarterly, or annual financial reports with the ability to read general ledgers from various accounting software;
  • Have knowledge and/or experience with identifying and providing recommendations in the areas of training and employment for First Nations;
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with community officials and program partners;
  • Be highly self-motivated with the flexibility to adapt for changing roles and responsibilities in response to community and program needs;
  • Have excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to effectively organize work priorities;
  • Be able to set and meet targets and deadlines in coordination with the community;
  • Have experience reading and applying terms from agreements and policy manuals;
  • Be able to work productively under own initiative as well as cooperatively within a team;
  • Possess conflict resolution and problem-solving skills;
  • Be able to assist with proposal and application writing;
  • Be approachable and work in a confidential manner;
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers license; must be willing to travel to communities;
  • Knowledge of the guidelines and reporting requirements of the ISETS Program;
  • Ability to speak a First Nation language is an asset;

Interested candidates are invited to submit in confidence, a cover letter with resume along with two work related references by 4:00pm on Friday, March 5, 2021 to Dorothy Smith at [email protected]

Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is provided. A complete job description is available upon request. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in employment with MKO, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.