Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Job Information
Anishinabek Nation-sm
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 23, 2023
Deadline February 03, 2023
Type Full Time
Company Anishinabek Nation
Salary $46,367 to $52,550 - Annual
Location Nipissing, ON
Category Administrative Services
Client Anishinabek Nation
Contact Information

Administrative Assistant

LOCATION: Nipissing First Nation Head Office

Full-time term position until January 5, 2024, with the possibility of extension and benefits
(after successfully completing 3 months of employment)

Salary Range: $46,367 to $52,550

The ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT is responsible for supporting the Labor Market Development Department in the overall administration of the current Indigenous Skills and Employment Training Program (ISETP) and other departmental initiatives. Under the direction of the Labour Market Development Director, this individual will work within an interdisciplinary team, while working within policy parameters and administrative guidelines.


  • Minimum two years’ experience in the administrative field;
  • Diploma in Business Administration or related training;
  • Excellent computer skills and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to understand financial general ledger and trial balance documents; and
  • Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn is an asset.


  • Excellent interpersonal, and problem-solving skills;
  • Professional attitudes and behavior;
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team; and
  • Excellent MS Office including MS Excel computer skills.


  • Provide assistance with accounts payable and the monitoring and tracking of program budgets;
  • Plan and arrange staff travel, in person and virtual meetings;
  • Attend and take minutes and meeting notes at relevant meetings and gatherings;
  • Assist with the refinement of filing systems and processes for internal and external communication;
  • Responsible for general office procedures with regards to the documentation of emails, handling of communications, and filing;
  • Support contractual activities to ensure legal and financial requirements are adhered to;
  • Assist in the production of agreement reports;
  • Travel within the region when required; and
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Labour Market Development.


  • Cover Letter;
  • Resume;
  • Three employment references;
  • Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s supervisor;
  • Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations. Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s.16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act”; and
  • The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.

Applications must be received no later than 4:30pm on Friday February 3, 2023

Applications are to be submitted to:

Glenda St. Amour, Director of Corporate Services
Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email:

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:
Polly Bobiwash, Director of Labour Market Development

Miigwech to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

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