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Operations Coordinator

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 11, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North
Location Thompson, MB
Category Coordinator
Client University College of the North
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Operations Coordinator

Northern Workforce Development Centre
Classification: Administrative Officer 1
Full-Time Permanent Position
Thompson, Manitoba

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Indigenous learners and mature students.

The Position: The NWDC (established in April,2018) will require an Operations Coordinator to oversee centre operations, coordination of the centre’s activities, and will be directly working in the front-line with clients (students, employers, funders, and others) of the NWDC to ensure that training needs are met in an appropriate, effective and efficient manner. The Operations Coordinator will promote the success of NWDC learners, as well as represent the NWDC and liaise, build and maintain strong relationships with various provincial bodies government, Aboriginal organizations, community businesses, Canadian post-secondary institutions, and others In addition to working with clients the Operations Coordinator will interact with a variety of UCN departments (e.g. finance, human resources, enrolment services, and others) to fully integrate NWDC programming and students into the appropriate UCN systems and procedures.


  • Combination education and experience (minimum 5years) in accounting and/or financial management and /or business management
  • Experience providing career counseling
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in marketing via social media
  • Creative problem-solver and critical thinker (strategic planner)
  • Demonstrated abilities to network and create partnerships
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills with familiarity with the MS Office suite
  • Proven ability in effective culturally relevant communications skills
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding of Indigenous cultures


  • The ability to speak an Indigenous language
  • ICT experience and education
  • Career Counseling Certificate
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Experience delivery adult education

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Applicants must provide a cover letter and resume with their application.

Applicants must demonstrate on their resume how they meet the qualifications.

Representative Workforce (formerly employment equity) is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition Number: 19-071

Closing Date: September 25, 2019

Salary Range: $27.41 to $32.31 plus remoteness allowance


Apply to:

University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 3000
The Pas MB R9A 1M7
Fax: (204) 623-4414
Email: (preferred format)

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba).

Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.

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