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CLC | Post Secondary

Located in Prince Rupert with monthly travel to Lach Klan (Kitkatla), the Nation is looking to add an experienced post-secondary professional to the Gitxaala Education team.  Reporting to the Director of Education and Culture, the Post-secondary Coordinator will be responsible for program oversight, will work with Gitxaala Education departments to promote higher education and training, implement initiatives, and provide member support.  This full-time continuing position will generally work Monday-Friday from 8:30-4:30 but may be called upon to work outside of these hours depending on needs and planned activities. 

About The Role:

As a member of the Continuous Learning Centre Educational team, the Post-secondary Coordinator is responsible for providing guidance and support, career counselling/planning and referrals, merging the business priorities and objectives of the Nation with well-developed student support programs and practices. 

Key Responsibilities include:

 Administer a post-secondary plan in alignment with governing bodies.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and communications with post-secondary students, service providers, FNESC, and other agencies to support student success.
  • Offer counselling and support services to students including career and educational planning.
  • Develop annual marketing strategy for post-secondary recruitment.
  • Prepare post-secondary reporting to meet funding and other requirements.
  • Participate in annual policy review and provide input for policy changes.
  • Responsible for student records management and maintenance, ensuring security and integrity of student records.  

As the Ideal Candidate:

  • You hold a degree or Diploma in Business, Counselling or Social Work or equivalent experience; administrative certifications are considered an asset (Office or Business).
  • You bring 2-3 years of experience gained in a post-secondary or similar environment collaborating with diverse client groups including First Nations.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to deal with people in a professional manner.
  • You are a collaborator with the capacity to build relationships across departments yet work independently and with confidentiality to serve department and learner needs.
  • You are highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other student and/or information systems.
  • Your ability to successfully undergo a criminal records review or police record check is required.
  • Annual salary range is $50-54,000 based on qualifications and experience.

Applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to:  Deb Stava, Director of Education and Culture at:

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