Administrative Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 11, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Anishinabek Nation
Location North Bay, ON
Category Admin / Office
Client Anishinabek Nation
Contact Information

Governance Citizen Engagement
Administrative Assistant

Location:  Anishinabek Nation Head Office, Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON

The Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians secretariat is looking to hire an Administrative Assistant to support the implementation of the Comprehensive Governance Communications Strategy. The communications strategy will look to support the successful ratification of the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement, with the 40 member Anishinabek First Nations.

Under the direction of the Governance Citizen Engagement Manager, the Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing key administrative support for the regional communication activities to build eligible voter awareness and knowledge on the Anishinabek Nation Governance Agreement, Governance Fiscal Agreement and the Governance Implementation Plan.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (includes but not limited to):

  • Administrative support the effective implementation of the Comprehensive Governance Communications Strategy.
  • Administrative support to the Citizen Engagement Manager in planning, coordinating and implementing the regional communication and engagement activities.
  • Administrative support to the Citizen Engagement Manger in overseeing and managing the four (4) Regional Communication Coordinators and the First Nation communication engagement leads.
  • Administrative support in the development of regional citizen engagement databases.
  • Administrative Support for Regional communication training.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • General knowledge of the Anishinabek Nation/Union of Ontario Indians and its services, activities and membership
  • Must have excellent relationship management and communication skills
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Minimum education required: College Diploma in Office Administration
  • Minimum experience required: two (2) years
  • Experience will be an asset in using technology and computer software applications:

Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite, Mobile devices and applications

  • Other skills:
    • Team building
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Time management, organization and planning skills
    • Excellent customer service
    • Knowledge of First Nation and governmental processes
  • Working irregular hours required:
    • Able to work extended hours on occasions when required
  • Fluency in Anishinaabemowin a definite asset:

Salary:                       Commensurate with experience and education

Start Date:              Monday, January 14, 2019

Closing Date:          Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 4:30 p.m.

                                    (Applications received after this date and time will not be


Please send your resume with a cover letter and three employment references to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services

Anishinabek Nation (Union of Ontario Indians)

P.O. Box 711, North Bay, ON   P1B 8J8

Phone:  1-877-702-5200 / (705) 497-9127     Fax:  (705) 497-9135


For inquiries about this position, please feel free to contact Dave Shawana, ROJ Director at (705) 497-9127 / 1-877-702-5200, ext. 2257 or by e-mail at

Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply.  Preference will be given to applicants who are citizens of Anishinabek Nation member First Nations.

Miigwetch to all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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