Community Cultural Coordinator

Job No: HNC41
Location: Haisla, BC

 

Haisla Nation Council has an immediate opening for:

Community Cultural Coordinator 

 

 Department:  Employment & Training - Located at KVI 

Overview:

The Community Cultural Coordinator is responsible for the development and delivery of cultural and community projects and programming that integrate traditional teachings and balances the mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical aspects of Haisla Culture. Will play a key roll in cataloguing and digitizing archive materials for the Culture and Language Program. 

The Cultural Coordinator will ensure that HNC programs reflect all stages of life – child, youth, adults, and elders. This position is responsible for ensuring various relationships are established and maintained, and for liaising within the community. The position also implements, monitors, evaluates, and reports on programming in accordance with funding agreements, identified work plans, and organizational plans and priorities. A primary function of this position is also to develop funding applications and proposals, including budgets related to cultural projects and programs within HNC. This position and the person in this role will be responsible for audio/video preparation and digitization while handling carious legacy audio/video formats. The cultural coordinator will work with the Haisla archives to preserve historical materials and collect current materials and donations to the archive library.

 

Duties:

  • Develops, plans, and coordinates significant operational initiatives to advance the identity of Haisla Culture through development of variety of projects and initiatives;
  • May supervise seasonal staff for specific projects related to cultural programming and heritage resources, as required;
  • Provides policy, project, and program advice to the Employment and Training Manager to implement the mandate, goals, and objectives of HNC;
  • Gather, process and catalogue archival materials;
  • Track and catalogue all equipment and tools while ensuring they are in functional order;
  • Prepare audio/video media and paper documents for digitization;
  • Digitize media and documents;
  • Manage completed digitized files;
  • Assist in development of online platform for archival storage.

Qualifications:

  • Some post-secondary education in First Nations Studies, anthropology, other related social science and/or significant experience in community based, First Nation focused/directed; Programming. An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience will be equally considered;
  • Experience in liaising, consulting and/or collaborating with multiple stakeholders and governments;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with tight deadlines and potentially competing interests;
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with Haisla heritage, language, traditional and/or cultural resources an asset;
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Drivers License;
  • Criminal Records Check required;
  • Occasionally, flexible work hours are required to accommodate evening and weekend.

 

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, the names of three references, and the express permission for Haisla Nation Council to contact these references, as well as your resume through our online application process.

 

Closing Date: Sept. 29, 2022 at 4pm. 
                         

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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ABOUT HAISLA NATION

The Haisla Nation is the band government of the Haisla people. Our mission is to build a powerful, prosperous and proud community, healthy in mind, body and spirit.

We believe in building a strong and thriving community, with healthy and happy members and a sustained and prosperous environment.

We are about 1800 people, with the majority living in Kitamaat Village. We have lived off the land and waters of our traditional territory for thousands of years, and it remains the focus of all we do.

We believe that careful and appropriate economic development will bring our people necessary self-sufficiency. Sustainable and realistic economic opportunities are increasingly available, and promise benefits for our people – and for every British Columbian.

We know that in order to attain strength and independence our Nation must work together – with government, business, the community, and internally – with a spirit of respect and partnership.

Haisla Nation Council