Post Secondary Coordinator (Full Time)


Gitxaala Nation


Primary Duties – The Post Secondary Coordinator will oversee the Post Secondary Program, work with the other Gitxaala Education Departments to promote higher education and training, and to implement initiatives to support our Members in their pursuit of a higher education. The Post Secondary Coordinator will work under the direction of the Band Administrator and will be required to work both in Lach Klan and Prince Rupert.

Job duties include but not limited to:
• Accept, Review & Recommend Post Secondary Applications for the newly formed Advisory Committee
• Oversee and Monitor the Budget
• Prepare Post Secondary Reporting per government funding requirements
• Receive & Review monthly, quarterly and annual progress of students
• Be an Advisor to students by providing guidance, career counselling/planning, and/or referrals
• Connect and build relationships with surrounding colleges and universities
• Connect and build relationships with surrounding tutoring agencies and/or individuals
• Perform quarterly and annual reviews of the Post Secondary Program
• Ensure that the Post Secondary Policy is reviewed on an Annual Basis
• Administer the summer student work employment program
• Collaborate with other Gitxaala Education departments on developing a post secondary plan: Lach Klan School, Continuous Learning Centres in Prince Rupert & Lach Klan
• Promote and implement initiatives to support members in their pursuit for higher education

Must possess the following:
• Strong administrative qualities; excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills; ability to prioritize work in order to meet deadlines; ability to work independently and within a team environment; be motivated.
• Proficiently use Microsoft word, outlook and excel
• Compliance with the terms of the Gitxaala Nation (M001 Personnel Policy Manual)
• Knowledge and understanding of funding agency reporting
• Budgeting – Assist with the budgeting process

1. A degree or certificate from a recognized educational institution in career counselling and/or administration;
2. Ability to organize, motivate, delegate, supervise and co-ordinate staff;
3. Working experience with First Nations with an understanding of the particular issues encountered by First Nations;

Closing Date

Jun 23, 2020

How to Apply

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Please submit a cover letter & resume, along with 3 references.
Applications can be forwarded to ATTN: Norman Ridley, Payroll Finance Clerk
• F: (250) 848-2238 or email:
Preference will be given to persons of Aboriginal ancestry

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.