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Coordinator (coordonnateur des services éducatifs en français)
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
Reporting to the Director (directrice de la division de l’éducation en français), the Coordinator (coordonnateur des services éducatifs en français) is responsible for providing a full range of administrative support and services in French on behalf of the Department of Education. The incumbent ensures that the Department adheres to the requirements outlined in the Official Languages Act, The Enrolment of Francophone Rights Holders Policy and Directive, Student Support Policy, the Inclusive Education Handbook, and any other applicable legislation, policies, directives, handbooks, manuals, etc.
The Coordinator acts as the Division’s first line of support to the public, departmental staff, educators, parents, etc. on general matters pertaining to the Division activities; provides support for delivery and implementation of the Official Languages Program of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), and other programs run by the Division; the incumbent will be responsible for developing and maintaining a database of common terminology; the position is equally accountable for maintaining and updating French resources for schools and the Department of Education.
This position requires an understanding of public relations and requirements for strategic Government communications; Francophones issues in a minority setting and educational principles particularly in respect to French language instructions and curriculum; familiarity with culture-based education and Inuit guiding principles - Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit; knowledge of current developments in translation and terminology fields. This position calls for a person with an experience in French and English editing, revision, and translation services. The Coordinator is expected to have strong organizational, detail-oriented, office management and administrative skills. It is essential for the incumbent to demonstrate a high degree of tact, diplomacy, professionalism and confidentiality.
The successful candidate must have an experience in public relations and in producing accurate edits, translations of policies, procedures, agreements and directives. Familiarity with software tools, website and data management applications is required. Experience in budgeting and contracting is necessary.
The knowledge, skills and abilities for this position are generally obtained through a post-secondary diploma in the field of Education, Linguistics or related field with at least two (2) years of related experience.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French. Proficiency in French and English is also required for this position. A bilingual bonus of $1,500.00 per annum may apply.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.