Project Coordinator, School of Health and Human Services(PS3)
Mi'kmaw and Indigenous Practical Nursing
School of Health and Human Services
Term, full-time Position: Commencing approximately Jan 8, 2024 and ending approximately Aug 31, 2026
Application deadline is 11:59PM, December 7, 2023
Competition No. 2023-270
This is a designated position open to candidates who identify from the Mi'kmaw or Indigenous community. Preference will be given to Mi'kmaw applicants.
The salary scale for Professional Support 3 is based on twelve steps that range from $62,382.29 - $87,211.36. New Professional Support may receive up to a maximum of seven steps for relevant occupational experience which is $74,891.37 annually
This position may be eligible for Hybrid Flex or Remote Flex work after demonstrating successful progression and proficiency in the position. Please visit www.nscc.ca for more details on our FlexWork Policy.
What you'll do
What you will be doing…
The project coordinator will report to the Manager of the Mi'kmaw and Indigenous Practical Nursing Cohort, and will be responsible for:
You will be responsible for project coordination within the School of Health and Human Services for the new Mi'kmaw and Indigenous Practical Nursing Cohort.
This role includes relationship building, communication, collaboration, and support for the cohort mobilization, activities and supports for all facets of student engagement and project coordination, ie. triaging student concerns, planning, development, implementation, problem solving, accurate and timely communication, timelines, reporting, evaluation with multiple and diverse internal and external stakeholders.
This position will include support for emerging initiatives related to the Mi'kmaw and Indigenous Practical Nursing Cohort.
What you'll need
Qualifications and Occupational Experience:
- An undergraduate degree in a related field such as Adult Education, Education, Indigenous Studies, Social Science, or a Health Discipline. Experience in educational supports, program planning and evaluation, community engagement, and Project Management Certification will be considered an asset. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- You have a minimum of five (5) years (full time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience in the development, planning, marketing, delivery and evaluation of projects, or the recognized equivalencies.
- Your occupational experience includes working in an environment, delivering services that assist individuals in addressing barriers related to education, training and/or work.
- Experience and knowledge of Mi'kmaw or Indigenous community health and wellness strengths and challenges
- Experience working directly with and/or supporting Mi'kmaw or Indigenous communities.
- Demonstrated experience with Mi'kmaw language, culture, and traditions.
- Knowledge and understanding of the unique experiences and barriers of Indigenous students.
- Highly organized, attentive to detail, with strong multi-tasking and time management skills.
- You work well independently as well as in a collaborative team setting.
- Strong resiliency skills for observing, listening, and reading difficult information which deals with historical and intergenerational trauma and colonialism.
- Create professional learning strategies that inherently bring community members, educators, and students together.
- You possess research skills with the proven ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data to propose recommendations for future programming.
- You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, E-mail, Video Conferencing
- You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology to create an exceptional student experience.
- You have experience in supporting training/facilitation preparation, delivery and evaluation.
Relevant Skills and Knowledge
- You demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism.
- You have a strong knowledge of supports and resources in the local Mi'kmaw community.
- You possess excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to interact with a diversity of people and support resolution of issues.
- You are known for your superior customer service skills and can create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction.
- Ability to build cooperative partnerships, teams, and to lead integrated initiatives.
- Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment.
- You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- You are a strong communicator.
- You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to program planning and coordination (e.g. coordinating services, work, events, logistics, etc.)
- You show a strong commitment to community involvement with the Mi'kmaw community, Partner organizations, and Government.
A little bit about us
Nova Scotia Community College
We value Diversity and Inclusion
The College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, Black/African Nova Scotians, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing the online questionnaire within the application.
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Work With Us
As a condition of employment, Professional Support employees at NSCC must complete a two-year (part-time) adult education program delivered by NSCC. This adult education program is a significant investment on the part of NSCC in the learning and development of new employees. To achieve regular status; all probationary, full or part-time Professional Support employees of the College must successfully complete the program within their probationary period. Term full-time Professional Support employees whose term appointment is twelve or more months are also required to participate in this program.
Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.
NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan, HR Generalist at [email protected]. Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.