Position: Indigenous Programs Coordinator
Department: Learning Services
Reports To: Director of Learning
Salary: Full-time position, $24.79 per hour, plus benefits package
*Position is included in the 2022 Federal Work-Sharing Program: current reduced schedule of work is 3 days per week.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of CUPE Local 15
The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is committed to developing long term, trusted and respectful relationships with Indigenous Nations. Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueum) and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, the Centre acknowledges the unique history and connection of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueum) and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations to the land.
We acknowledge the spirit and intent of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action and recognize our role and responsibility in reconciliation.
The Indigenous Programs Coordinator position plays a critical role in achieving the Space Centre’s commitments to long term, trusted and Indigenous relationships, and the ongoing development and delivery of Indigenous programs.
Nature of Position
Learning is an important aspect of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre mandate. Visitors of all ages are engaged with a sense of wonder about the universe, our planet and space exploration. The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is seeking a dynamic individual to assist with the development, implementation, coordination and evaluation of interpretive programming from an indigenous perspective to a variety of audiences at the Space Centre and off-site, both locally and province-wide.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Our programs coordinator role is key to support working relationships and opportunities to collaborate with Indigenous Nations. This role trains, schedules and supervises the work of a moderate-sized group of interpretive staff and volunteers; researches and develops school and public program content and related materials; oversees the day-to-day delivery of programs in multimedia theatres, exhibition and programming spaces.
The position works independently with autonomy within the parameters of established policies and procedures to meet program goals.
Experience and Qualifications
Posting Date: Monday January 17, 2022
Closing Date: Monday February 7, 2022
Applications are invited until 5:00 pm on Monday February 7, 2022. Please submit your resume and cover letter to Human Resources via email: email@example.comAPPLY NOW! • INDIGENOUS PROGRAMS COORDINATOR • H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
Post Date: January 14, 2022 Deadline for Application: February 7, 2022
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The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a non-profit community resource that brings the wonder of space to Earth, while providing a personal sense of ongoing discovery. Through innovative programming, exhibits and activities, our goal is to inspire sustained interest in the fields of earth science, space science and astronomy.