Location: Anywhere in Ontario
Remote Work: Flexible
Closes: February 16, 2022
Starting Salary: $73,420 – $88,800, per year based on experience. [2022 Rates]
All applicants are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to qualified applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing.
What We Offer
As an employer, the Métis Nation of Ontario offers a collaborative work environment with competitive salary.
Further, contract employees benefit from:
- Optional pension plan,
- 4% vacation pay,
- Annual paid two-week holiday closure in December-January,
- 16 paid public and employer holidays,
- Early closures on long weekends,
- 15 paid health & wellness days (sick leave),
- Employee Assistance Plan, and
- Telemedicine plan.
- Preferred membership pricing at Goodlife gyms
Subject Specialist Lead (Manager) in the Self-Government Branch of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) provide support on distinct self-government related programs, initiatives and issues, and report to the Director, Self-Government.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Establish work plans, key deliverables, timelines, quality measures, and action plans with clearly identified priorities to support the implementation of self-government
- Research and prepare detailed and accurate reports, briefing notes and presentations
- Attend and participate effectively in meetings with senior management, funders, elected officials and government
- Provide subject matter expertise in response to complex issues and/or to support and advise others
- Manage and mitigate risk with respect to program delivery, quality, people and budgets
- Manage the employment lifecycle for direct reports, including recruitment, discipline, termination, and other people issues
- Promote, track, and measure compliance with project timelines by creating and implementing appropriate data collection, reporting, and/or record keeping processes
- Develop communication tools to enhance understanding of issues
- Work collaboratively to identify ways to improve project effectiveness and implement viable ideas
- Deal with complex, confidential, and sensitive issues in a timely manner, with tact, discretion, maturity and judgement, and assist with resolving complex conflicts that arise
- Travel to communities for meetings to give presentations or attend meetings (this may require overnight stays in the community and a varied work schedule)
- Strong desire to act in the service of the Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture.
- Completion of post-secondary education in a relevant and related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a related field
- A strong desire to act in the service of Métis Citizens, to advance and uphold rights and culture (preference will be given to applicants who meet the requirements for MNO Citizenship as per the MNO Bylaws and who are in good standing)
- Significant knowledge of Métis policy issues and principles or a demonstrated ability to quickly acquire knowledge
- A high degree of technology literacy and proficiency in standard office equipment
- Advanced communications skills in English, both written and spoken
- High degree of detail-orientation
- Elevated levels of problem-solving and analytical skills
Who We Are
In 1993, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) was established through the will of Métis people and Métis communities coming together throughout Ontario to create a Métis-specific governance structure and vision, encapsulated in the Statement of Prime Purpose. Today, the Métis Nation of Ontario represents over 25,000 Métis citizens.
The MNO delivers programs and services to its citizens through these branches: Healing and Wellness; Community Wellbeing; Education and Training; Housing; Lands, Resources and Consultation; Intergovernmental and Community Relations; Self-Government and Registry. Through these various branches, the MNO maintains 30+ offices and community spaces across the province, administers over $50 million annually, and employs about 350 staff across the province.
The Métis Nation of Ontario commits to providing accommodation as required by the Ontario Human Rights Act, unless to do so would cause undue hardship. Accommodations will be provided in accordance with the principles of dignity, individualization, and inclusion. The Métis Nation of Ontario will work cooperatively and in the spirit of respect with all partners in the accommodation process. These accommodations will extend to all aspects of the employment relationship including recruitment and selection.
Please email email@example.com if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.
Please note, all employees, regardless of role or location, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless the employee has a valid medical exemption. This condition of employment is effective for all employees, full or part-time, permanent or contract, whether working remotely or not, as of November 1, 2021.