Director of Education and Training

Job Information
Author eocanada
Date December 7, 2016
Type Full Time / Contract
Company The National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA)
Salary 89,112 - Annual
Location Curve Lake, Ontario
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Contact Information
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About the Organization

The National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA) is a federally registered not-for-profit organization that is First Nation-controlled, community-based, and membership-driven, committed to raising professional standards in Indigenous lands management. Since 2000, NALMA has become a leader in providing First Nation and Inuit communities an opportunity to build capacity in lands governance and management.

About Curve Lake First Nation

This position is located on the Curve Lake First Nation. Curve Lake is located 25k fromPeterborough, Ontario. Peterborough is a city on the Otonabee River in Central Ontario and is located 125 kilometers northeast of Toronto. The city has an extensive system of parks, bike paths and walking trails along with modern malls, super stores and excellent restaurants and cafes. The area provides many opportunities for fitness, arts and culture enthusiasts as well as a vibrant College and University community.

About the Opportunity

NALMA is currently seeking a Director of Education and Training in Curve Lake, Ontario for a contract position ending March 31, 2017 (with the possibility for an extension). There is also a possibility for a telecommuting arrangement for the right candidate.

Under the immediate supervision of the Executive Director, you will manage and administer the professional development program and you will be responsible for:

Leading the redesign and implementation of the Professional Lands Management Certification Program (PLMCP)
Establishing and maintaining academic and other professional partnerships to support PLMCP
Coordinating continuing education and training programming relevant to the needs of First Nation Land Managers across Canada
Overseeing the development of curriculum and instructional delivery of training
Developing and implementing training programs, strategies, plans, and policies, specifically Prior Learning Assessment Recognition (PLAR) certification
To be successful in this role you will need a Graduate degree in English, Business or Public Administration with a minimum of 7 years progressive experience in post-secondary continuing education at the management level.

Due to the nature of this role, you will need to have access to your own vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and be willing to work overtime and travel (including weekends and evenings). Fluency in both English and French will be considered an asset, as well as Aboriginal ancestry.

Please note that you will be required to provide a criminal record check as a condition of employment, and you must submit two (2) current dated letters of reference to accompany your resume and cover letter.

About the Benefits

In exchange for all your hard work and determination, you will be met with an annual salary of $89,112. You will also receive training to increase your knowledge base on land management related topics as necessary.

The organization is a hardworking team of individuals who are dedicated to supporting First Nations across Canada.

Please note that applications will be accepted until October 28, 2016 at 4:30pm.

If you are looking for an organization that offers you the challenge to make your career mean something – then this is the role for you. Apply today! For full details and to apply please visit

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