Community Governance Coordinator

Full-Time Position Available

Flying Dust First Nation’s Lands & Resources Division is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated individual to provide leadership in the Community Planning Field supervision of the Director of Lands & Resources. This position requires engagement from Community Members, advice of the Elders Council, as well as pre-planning for the future generations.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Community Engagement Meetings: one-on-one, and larger group facilitation;
  • Writing and editing of the community plan;
  • Research and comparative studies of successful First Nations’ CCP’s and best practices;
  • Involvement at the community level and staff/leadership levels;
  • Maintaining and updating Citizenship (Membership) Registry and policy;
  • Maintaining and updating Elections Policy, Act;
  • Maintaining and updating Consultation
  • Event coordination with other First Nations in Saskatchewan, INAC, and consultant firms that work for Flying Dust First Nation;
  • Develop memos, progress reports, briefing notes and general planning documents;
  • Coordinate the review of draft reporting documents and presentation materials;
  • Help develop the web Dashboard for the Flying Dust website in partnership with INAC, consultant firm Urban Systems, and the University of Saskatchewan;
  • This position will work in cooperation with the Governance Committee and Flying Dust First Nations Lands Staff to ensure that the community’s goals and priorities are being pursued, and implemented;
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to build working relationships with Chief and Council, legal counsel, consultants, and government officials.

Key Competencies

  • Assist/Lead and coordinate community meetings, implementation of community priorities.
  • proficiency in MS Office programs
  • polite verbal and written communication skills
  • professional personal presentation
  • show job initiative and reliability
  • knowledge/familiarity of First Nations Cultures and Traditions an asset
  • organizing and planning and the ability to assist as required for special events
  • must have the ability to work under pressure with a high level of stress tolerance, as well as be able to work under minimal supervision, showing good judgment and flexibility

Qualifications are:

  • Grade 12 High School Diploma
  • Experience working with First Nations communities
  • Community engagement and facilitation/public speaking experience is an asset
  • Must maintain and support confidentiality and privacy limitations.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.

All applicants MUST provide the following requirements:

  • Cover Letter of Application
  • Current up to date resume stating qualifications, and employment history
  • Copies of Credentials and (3) Professional references (1) from last/current employer

DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 15th 2020

TO APPLY: Please email or fax your letter of application and current resume along with any supporting documentation you have available at the time of application.

Email: human.resources@flyingdust.net ~ Fax: 306 236 3373