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Manager, Indigenous Student Services (12 Month Contract)

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Mohawk College
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Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 2, 2017
Expiry Date: March 26, 2017
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 5
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Salary Type: Negotiable
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Manager, Indigenous Student Services (12 Month Contract)


Reporting to the Director, Service Integration, the incumbent is responsible for managing and supporting administrative processes, student support services, the physical and operational needs of the Aboriginal Education and Student Services Centre (AESS) and outdoor space (Hoop Dance) as well as the budget and Human Resources related to the operational activities of the AESS at Mohawk College.

The Manager, Indigenous Student Services is responsible for compiling Aboriginal Education Council & Board of Governor Reports; assisting with the identification and implementation of short and long-term initiatives and strategies; managing student support services and activities, administration of special projects/contracts; and budget and finance planning & reporting. The incumbent also provides administrative support necessary for the organization and functioning of a variety of programs and services that contribute to the success of the Aboriginal Education & Student Services’ diverse client base. Due to the complex interrelationships of the many client groups and stakeholders involved in this varied activity, the development and ongoing maintenance of effective systems, policies and procedures in support of client requirements is paramount. This position performs a key administrative role that supports the Aboriginal Education & Student Services area in meeting departmental goals and objectives within the Division and the College’s overall strategic and operational plans.

The incumbent will have a relationship with support staff, faculty and administrators across the college to whom there is no direct reporting structure. It will be necessary, especially, to develop partnerships and relationships with the Director and Special Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives; Manager, Indigenous Education; Director, Counselling, Accessible Learning Services and Health; Associate Director, Recruitment; and Supervisor, The Mohawk Experience; as well as support staff and faculty that report into each of these areas.

The incumbent must have a cultural awareness of the indigenous perspective and world view. The manager is expected to offer indigenous knowledge and leadership as needed/delegated.


The successful applicant must have:

• A minimum of a three-year post-secondary education in Business and/or Office Management/Administration; or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of 5 years of administrative experience, preferably in a similar setting.
• Knowledge of College Software applications: SCT Banner, Millennium FastSuite, Microsoft Office etc.
• Operations and budget management experience in a similar setting and capacity.
• Priority setting.
• Project Management.
• Customer and Stakeholder focus.
• Experience working with Aboriginal communities would be an asset.
• Able to communicate orally and in writing with clients, co-workers and community contacts
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills
• Skills in time management, priority-setting, conflict resolution and delegation
• Able to work in a team environment
• Broad based knowledge of all College programs and services
• Extensive knowledge of College organization, systems, policies and procedures preferred

Interested applicants should apply for this position on our careers page at: careersatmohawk.mohawkcollege.ca

Closing date: March 26, 2017

Please direct any questions to recruit@mohawkcollege.ca or by phone at 905-575-2047

Mohawk College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If you are contacted regarding an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources (or the hiring manager) if you require an accommodation.

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