Batchewana

Job Postings

 

Aboriginal Support Worker POSITION SUMMARY:

The Aboriginal Support Worker is responsible to support and assist special education students in achieving educational success and to motivate and encourage students and parents to participate and contribute to education programs and services offered by BFN and other services provided. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Assist students by creating a caring, collaborating, and productive environment that enhances their learning experiences and ability to reach their maximum potential within the school setting.

Provide cultural learning opportunities and apply a variety of programming techniques to support the strength and needs of our students.

Promote parental involvement and responsibility at the school level and within the BFN Education Department.

Adhere to applicable legislative requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures by receiving orientation and regular review to ensure a safe learning environment.

Communicate student needs to the Manager and professional services through regular reporting to ensure proper support is provided.

Engage with students, parents, guardians, school officials, and the BFN Education Department to support student success and personal development through community and school events.

Work with Manager to develop self-care plans to ensure personal health and well-being.

 Adhere to privacy and confidentiality in all aspects of job duties.

 Other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IT Manager

Batchewana First Nation (BFN) is a growing and a progressive First Nation just east of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, with over 2,500 registered members. We are increasingly challenged- with balancing social and economic opportunities within the Traditional Territory. In order to become more dynamic and responsive to new opportunities, we require an IT Manager to develop, implement and monitor the IT infrastructure of the multifaceted organization.

As the IT Manager, you will be responsible for all information and design aspects and you will act as a visionary for the organization, while displaying strong business acumen with each decision. 

As an experienced leader, you will assume an influential role in the organization and will be expected to foster a positive working environment for employees. Through this position, you will coordinate with all functional experts and departmental directors to ensure the BFN is optimized for efficiency. 

The ideal candidate will have proven managerial success and be able to thrive in a dynamic environment.  This position is a senior IT professional responsible for coordinating, planning, and leading computer-related activities across BFN. The IT Manager is responsible for implementing and integrating solutions that fulfil and meet BFN’s information system requirements for both current and future operational and strategic needs, and delivering on those needs primarily through third party service providers

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer or information science or related field
  • Software or product or system coordination an asset
    • 3-5 years of related IT managerial and hands-on experiences, preferably in a First Nation or Indigenous organization

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Comprehensive understanding of network architecture, client/server technology and the latest solutions, including those that are cloud-based
  • Excellent understanding of business practices, processes and continuous improvement tools and methods
  • Able to learn and make adjustments to computer systems, platforms and products
  • Strong collaborator and communicator – written and oral
  • Able to assess needs, identify requirements and develop solutions 
  • Well developed organizational skills
  • Highly effective negotiator
  • Able to work with complex service level agreements and contracts
  • Understanding of data privacy and cyber security
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks, projects and assignments
  • Able to manage confidential and sensitive information
  • Excellent decision making skills

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Clean CPIC
  • Travel may be required

Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions please forward your cover letter and resume to email:

humanresources@batchewana.ca

SUBJECT LINE: IT Manager

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Oct 23, 2020 AT 12:00 PM.

Facsimiles will not be accepted.  Only those granted an interview will be contacted.


Membership Liaison

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Membership Liaison is primarily responsible for fielding member complaints, concerns and issues; including administration, and directing them to the appropriate department and/or employee within Batchewana First Nation.  If an issue cannot be resolved between parties then, the Membership Liaison ensures a clear understanding of the situation, and acts as a mediator to help the parties involved come to a mutually agree upon resolution.   

The Membership Liaison is also responsible for assisting members with government related forms, inquiries and referrals to federal and/or provincial services if applicable. 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma is social work or related field with 2 years experience in an indigenous social services organization.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and understanding of aboriginal traditions, history, culture, ceremonies and language
  • Knowledge of Batchewana First Nations programs and service 
  • Knowledge of government programs and services, as well as related agencies used by BFN members
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship, communication, and leadership skills
  • Exceptional investigation techniques and analytical skills 
  • Effective negotiation and mediation, conflict resolution, advisory, and consultation skills;
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, empathy, trust, respect, and understanding by always acting with a high degree of professionalism
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation communication skills;
  • High level of competency in computer software including Microsoft Office.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

    • May need to attend late or after hour meetings 
    • Provide a clear CPIC with vulnerable sectors check
    • Travel is required; valid driver’s license with access to an insured reliable vehicle 

Based on the current COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions, please email your cover letter and resume to:

Humanresources@batchewana.ca

SUBJECT LINE:  Membership Liaison

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY OCTOBER 23, 2020 AT 12:00 NOON

Facsimiles will not be accepted only those granted an interview will be contacted.