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Senior Project Coordinator

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Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00am

As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees only.

Reporting to the Director, Resource Services, the Senior Project Coordinator is responsible for the production of quality, culturally appropriate and relevant resources and support materials in all official languages, to enable the Department of Education to effectively deliver its services to students, the public, and other internal and external audiences. The incumbent, through their activities, ensures that the Department is sufficiently able to respond to the requirements outlined in the Education Act and Regulations, the Curriculum Renewal Plan, Education Program Content Development Directive, copyright requirements, and any other applicable legislation, policies, directives, Memorandums of Understanding, and/or contribution agreements.

Key responsibilities for this position include: Overseeing inter-jurisdictional research to identify best practices in the design/development of resources and materials used for purposes similar to those in Nunavut; functioning as one of the Department’s experts on material/resource design and development processes; providing strategic leadership, advice, management/support, and oversight of their unit; ensuring that all materials/resources follow the established approvals process in place before progressing to translation and printing; completing annual and other reports (when requested) on the unit’s/Division’s activities.

The successful candidate should have a diploma from a recognized college in Media Studies, Business, or a related field plus five (5) years’ of experience in media/publishing and five (5) years’ of experience in program/resource development and implementation. Experience leading and managing large resource/material design, development, and modification is also required, along with experience with industry-standard software packages such as Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in the Education sector is an asset.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, English and French. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered.

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.
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  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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