Manager, Research and Evaluation
Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit
Department of Culture and Heritage
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager, Research and Evaluation provides inspired leadership and support to a team of terminologists and linguists working with the Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT) to advance the Inuit Language. The Manager Research and Evaluation conducts and/or coordinates on-going research within IUT and provides analysis and advice to the Executive Director and IUT Board on all matters related to the organization’s mandate. The incumbent supervises the work of the IUT linguists and terminologist’s team and supports them in carrying out their respective duties, providing high quality expertise in a timely manner and the avoidance of duplication. As the senior researcher, the Manager, Research and Evaluation will support and, if necessary, mentor the other IUT staff members under his/her supervision, and will act as the liaison between IUT and other organizations and researchers to promote the needs, goals and values of the Inuit Language speakers in Nunavut.
The ideal candidate should have post-secondary education and experience in conducting research related to language and/or policy development. The ideal candidate should also have extensive experience and knowledge about the Inuit language, including a working technical understanding of its grammatical and phonological structure and how these related to the writing system, history and dialectal variations. The ideal candidate should have excellent communication and inter-personal skills with strong organizational and management emphasis and vision, combined with flexibility and the ability to multi-task. Strong computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Inuktitut typing skills are required. In addition, the willingness to take on a broad array of responsibilities as required is a must especially in a new and dynamic organization as the IUT.
Proficiency in the English and the Inuit languages – both oral and writing skills – are required.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset. Equivalencies that consist of a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education and experience requirements will be considered.
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union and has a starting salary of $101,498.00 per annum, plus a Northern Allowance of $15,016.00 per annum.
REFERENCE: 08-501551 Closing Date: April 25, 2014 (Midnight EST)
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