About FNTI (First Nations Technical Institute)
Since establishment in 1985, over 4000 students have graduated successfully from FNTI with certificates, diplomas and degrees, granted in partnership with Ontario’s Colleges and Universities. An Indigenous post-secondary institution, FNTI offers programs targeted at Indigenous learners across a wide range of post-secondary disciplines including aviation, health, business, and public administration. FNTI delivers programming locally through its main campus in Tyendinaga on Ontario’s beautiful Bay of Quinte, as well as in numerous community locations throughout Ontario.
The Program Coordinator works closely with the Academic Dean, Stand-Alone Programs to oversee and lead the overall administrative and direction of the Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work Program.
The Program Coordinator will ensure the effectiveness of the programs by providing support, direction and leadership to the Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work program team. The coordinator will be responsible for tasks involved in the program planning and delivery including the recruitment of faculty, the scheduling of course and program delivery, interactions with Cultural Advisors and Student Success Facilitators and other stakeholders. The coordinator will facilitate, with the faculty and cultural advisors, the delivery of programs that are delivered through and guided by Indigenous Knowledges and Universal Design Principles.
The Program Coordinator will work toward and support the strategic priorities of the Institute while adhering to the Values, Mission and Vision.
• An undergraduate degree in a relevant field with 3-years related experience; or
a combination of education, training and experience which FNTI deems to be equivalent
• Experience in an Indigenous setting or educational setting is an asset.
• Demonstrated experience in establishing a critical path and curriculum delivery plans.
• Experience in Universal Design for Learning to create learner centred environments.
• Excellent organizational skills and time management skills to meet tight deadlines.
• Ability to think strategically and analytically, attention to detail.
• Demonstrated coaching and facilitating skills.
• Project management skills.
• Commitment to equity and diversity.
• Ability to use sound judgement and discretion, with demonstrated problem-solving skills.
• Ability to exercise tact and discretion.
• Capable of working both independently and collaboratively within a team, taking initiative within set parameters.
• Proficient in computer applications including MS Office 365, e-mail, internet, video-conferencing platforms such as ZOOM, Learning Management Systems, Student Information Systems and other relevant technologies.
• Ability to produce quality written documentation for reports and proposals.
• Excellent interpersonal skills including building community relations and working with students.
• Strong customer service focus with a pleasant attitude.
• Proven presentation skills, both oral and written.
• Knowledge in the field of Indigenous post-secondary education.
• Ability to work flexible hours when required.
• Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence, clean drivers abstract and ability and willingness to travel;
• FNTI provides preference to those applicants with Aboriginal Ancestry. (Aboriginal Employment Preferences Policy)
Successful candidate must provide a satisfactory CPIC and vulnerable sector check
Please send a cover letter and resume, outlining how you meet the qualifications of this position, along with two references by September 30, 2020 to:
Samantha Souliere, HR Manager
Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.