The Chiefs of Ontario is looking for a qualified and motivated individual for the position of Education Coordinator.  Under the supervision of the Director of Education, the Coordinator is expected to coordinate a wide range of complex and confidential administrative and support tasks.  The incumbent provides intermediate-level expertise to the position, manages confidential and time-sensitive information and serves as a primary point of contact with management.

LOCATION:  Toronto, Ontario

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for providing daily assistance in administrative duties by providing effective scheduling management.
  • Record, transcribe and prepare minutest for Meetings, workshops and seminars.
  • Full meeting preparation including agendas, booking location/venue, catering, and preparation of approved meeting packages.
  • Communication on meetings and preparation including recording and transcribing meeting minutes.
  • Maintenance of an effective electronic filing system.
  • Drafting and editing correspondence, reports and internal office communications.
  • Manage and oversee small projects, task teams and budgets.
  • Collaborate and share information in a dynamic team environment within COO.
  • Responsible for general administrative duties as required.

Must be able to work flexible hours during busy seasons i.e. assembly seasons; out of town meetings, etc.

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of proficient work experience in a First Nations community of organization is essential.
  • Working knowledge of First Nations governance structure.
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree is not required, but is extremely recommended.
  • A valid driver’s licenses and any other licenses and/or certificates will be considered an asset i.e. first aid/CPR training, coaching, WHMIS, etc.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and values and rights in particular, the nations that reside within the boundaries of the province of Ontario.
  • Exceptional knowledge of various computer applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both written and orally.
  • Demonstrates the ability to stay organized in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships within the organization and external agencies or affiliates.
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines.

DURATION: September 15, 2021 to March 31, 2022 (Potential for renewal based on funding approval)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled

Send letter of application, resume, and include two references marked confidential to:

Email:  opportunities@coo.org