Contract and Permanent Roles Available/ Full Time
Starting  Salary: $43,350-$49,850 per year based on past experience
The main objective of the Education Officer is to run and coordinate various education activities focusing on the post-secondary education system.

Key Duties & Responsibilities 

  1. effectively oversee the day-to-day assigned Education and Training project activities
  2. complete assigned project tasks, monitor project progress and ensure deadlines are met
  3. gather project statistics as directed, establish and maintain spreadsheets
  4. provide input and oversight to the development of work plans and projects
  5. outreach and build relationships with education stakeholders/partners as required
  6. deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and in communities when directed
  7. plan and coordinate meetings and education events with attendance when required
  8. effective outreach to, and engagement of, Métis learners
  9. Assist with research and preparation of position papers and communications
  10. review education issues to keep branch management apprized
  11. review education initiatives and respond as needed to information requirements
  12. Promote Métis culture and education
  13. prepare briefing notes, communications, presentations, and products to support managers
  14. process volunteer expense claims, professional fees, and stipends
  15. recruit, train and oversee volunteers as required
  16. maintain an effective, confidential and accountable filing system
  17. some travel throughout the province at times requiring stays at locations other than place of residence, and extended hours of work may be required


Education and Experience

  • College or University certification and or 2-3 years policy and project management experience will be considered. Bachelor of Education degree is considered an asset
  • At least 2 years of education or related experience
  • Experience working in a non-profit environment
  • Experience with standard office operations and equipment (including excellent computer skills in particular research using the Internet and various software programs, such as PowerPoint and Excel.)

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • Speaking or experience with the Michif Language would be an asset
  • Dependability and strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn and ability to take direction
  • Commitment to organizational learning, training and education
  • Effective interpersonal and liaison skills to work collaboratively
  • Well-developed administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to present to management, public stakeholders and partners, via written reports or verbal presentations
  • Innovative, creative and detail oriented
  • Demonstrated research, analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Financial knowledge (budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting)
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Knowledge of the history, culture, structure and issues of the Métis Nation of Ontario is an asset
  • Proven project coordination skills; experience with project funding cycles
  • Existing relationships with government and education sector
  • Knowledge of Education in Ontario, including Aboriginal PSET policy issues, Métis Education issues, etc.
  • Knowledge of current Aboriginal governance, trends, funding programs, legislation, and issues
  • Results-oriented, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, problem solve, and work to deadlines
  • Completion and maintenance of a Police Security Check if the successful candidate
  • Valid driver’s license and availability to travel

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 if you require an accommodation during the hiring process.

Please email if you are having issues with your application with your resume and cover letter or have any questions about the role.

Preference may be given to qualified Métis candidates

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