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Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji

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Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:00am

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Iqaluit residents only.

Reporting to the School Principal, the Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji is the community resource person and student advocate who supports, promotes, and involves students, parents, and the community as partners in Education. Providing counselling and guidance to students, promotes the relevance of education in the community and fosters mutual understanding between the community and the school leading to self-fulfillment and success in life.

The Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji works in assisting in facilitating communication links, support students, assist the school team, promoting the values of Education, fostering healthy lifestyles, administration duties, demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.

Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, possessing a patient, caring, student-centered attitude, ability to work as a member of a cooperative team, self-directed- organizing and scheduling own work, and keeping shared information confidential is required.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through completion of Adult Basic Education (ABE) equivalent to Grade 12 or higher, Ilinniarvimmi Inuusiliriji training program/certificate, First Aid certificate, Non-violent Crisis Intervention certificate, and ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training); plus experience volunteering in a school environment or mentoring and leading school aged youth.

Proficiency in Inuktitut is required for this position.

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.

An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.


If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit.
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy.
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.
  • Eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website.
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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