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PD Conference Coordinator

Nunavut Arctic College
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$58,734 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$15,016 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
Open until filled

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Nunatta Dean, the PD Conference Coordinator will be responsible for planning, organizing and implementing a Professional Development conference for Nunavut Arctic College employees being held in August 2018.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Liaise with the PD Committee by communicating regularly with the Dean and PDC and arrange conference calls regarding all major decisions in all lead areas; Book flights, arrange accommodations and facilitate the registration process for delegates; Book presenters and key note speakers as well as make arrangements to support their presentation and equipment needs; Oversee the management of the conference budget ($1.6 million); Meals and social events, local community logistics and a variety of additional tasks that may arise.

The incumbent must have extensive knowledge of the community of Nunavut Arctic College, Nunavut as a whole, businesses, community groups and regional organizations. In addition, you must have general knowledge of the budgeting process, managing budgets and understanding of financial statements. Ideally you will be proficient with Word and Excel as well as basic desktop publishing and have the ability to design and facilitate small and large group sessions.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are a minimum of three (3) years’ experience working as a Coordinator with experience organizing conferences, events, meetings and activities as well as leading/facilitating project work.

Fluency in both written and oral Inuktitut along with an understanding of Inuit Cultural Traditions would be definite assets.

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.

  • 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 Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • 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. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Manager Human Resources (Nunavut Arctic College)

Manager of Human Resources
Nunavut Arctic College
PO Box 600 Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
Phone: 1-867-979-7231
Fax 1-867-979-7108