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Director of Employment & Training

Prince George, British Columbia
Prince George Native Friendship Centre
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"THE POWER OF FRIENDSHIP"
PRINCE GEORGE NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE
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DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING INTERNAL/EXTERNAL
The
Director of Employment & Training
will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of all employment and training programs and services within the
Prince George Native Friendship Centre. The Director of Employment & Training will also develop new employment and training initiatives and corresponding funding opportunities. The Director of Employment & Training will report directly to the Executive Director.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- The Director of Employment & Training is responsible for ensuring effective communication with staff, peer members of the Senior Management Team and the Executive Director, ensuring that important information and/or concerns from his/her department is shared in a timely manner with the Executive Director. - The Director of Employment & Training will keep current of all education, training, employment and/or social issues, trends, research and practice impacting his/her program area. - The Director of Employment & Training will participate in the "Weekend On-Call" rotation in response to critical incidents and provide other supports to the PGNFC. - The Director of Employment & Training will liaise with government personnel, Ministries and funders specific to his/her programs. - The Director of Employment & Training will perform other varied and diverse duties and complete other tasks and activities as assigned by the Executive Director.
In addition to these general duties the Director of Employment & Training is responsible for, and will be evaluated in relation to, the following assignments and responsibilities as well:
- Program management: staff supervision/evaluation, scheduling, program delivery, financial responsibility, case management and reporting coordination. - Contract management and negotiation. - Crisis Management, coordinating/implementing/maintaining crisis response system(s). - Supporting and advocating for client centered issues. - Coordinating with internal/external community resources, developing and maintaining community partnerships.
QUALIFICATIONs
The Director of Employment & Training will have a history of demonstrated dynamic leadership in any education or social service organization that targets urban Aboriginal people.
The ideal candidate must possess the following Education and Experience:
- Minimum of a bachelor's degree in administration, education or social service field, or other related human service field; or possess an appropriate combination of education and experience. - A minimum of five (5) years experience working at a management level in a community-based not-for-profit organization. - Proven experience in proposal writing and writing reports on activities, strategic work plans, goals and objectives. - A thorough appreciation, awareness, working experience and sensitivity of Aboriginal history and culture, as well as a thorough understanding of the complexities of working with diverse populations. - Superior communication skills including presentation skills, writing ability, computer proficiency and authentic interpersonal skills. - Possess a demonstrated ability to work with a diverse clientele on an individual and group basis. - Demonstrated team work and leadership skills. - In-depth knowledge of the social service sector, community based programs and services, funding sources, community and board relations.
Successful applicant must also:
- Successfully complete Criminal Record Clearances, including Enhanced Security Clearance. - Maintain a valid driver's license and provide driver's abstract. - Be willing to work flexible hours including on call, evenings & weekends.
To apply submit a resume, cover letter and three (3) references to:
Manon Desjarlais, Executive Assistant Prince George Native Friendship Centre 1600 Third Avenue Prince George, BC V2L 3G6 Fax: (250) 563-0924 E-mail:
mdesjarlais@pgnfc.com
Applications will be accepted until July 25, 2017 at Noon. NO TELEPHONE INQUIRIES PLEASE! We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
FOR A COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION OUTLINING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THIS POSITION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT
WWW.PGNFC.COM
Website:WWW.PGNFC.COM

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