This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Territorial Director, Population Health, the Manager Community Wellness Programs provides leadership to the Community Wellness Programs team, as well as individual special projects. Community Wellness Programs fund a number of community-based initiatives to improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.
The position is critical in creating and maintaining the fully integrated, coordinated and effective delivery of the entire Community Wellness Program throughout Nunavut and for ensuring that all communities are well informed about programs. The Manager will work with regional staff to advise community groups and individuals about funding applications, planning, reporting and the evaluation of any of the community-based programs, using a solid base of knowledge not only about these programs, but also about allied or parallel programs which can support community wellness action or development plans.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through an undergraduate degree in Health, Social Sciences, or related field along with (3) three years’ experience in health administration or a related field. A Master’s Degree in a related field is considered 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.
Current Indeterminate Government of Nunavut employees that apply and are successful on this term position may be offered an internal transfer assignment for the duration of the term pending Manager approval.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.