Program Administrator and Coordinator II (Full Time)


HGI Institute


Call for Applications: Program Administrator and Coordinator II
Job Summary

The Haida Gwaii Institute (HGI) is looking for an adaptable, energetic, and reliable individual to add to our dedicated team. The successful candidate will work with the HGI Management Team to develop courses; support instructors and guest speakers; to supervise/support students and participants; to develop/implement local engagement strategies; to play a key role as part of the HGI communication/marketing team; and provide administrative support. This position is based on Haida Gwaii. This is a term salaried position at 35 hours of work per week.

Application closing date: 5pm June 11th, 2021
Desired Start Date: June 21st, 2021
Job End Date: April 30th, 2022 (with a possibility of extension)

Work Performed
While this list is not extensive, the successful candidate assists in developing and adapting selected courses for an online format, including the filming (including outdoor locations); reviewing and writing video and audio content for HGI online courses, website and promotional material; works with instructors in planning and facilitating activities and discussions during synchronous sessions online; develops and delivers orientation and non-academic workshops in courses; acts as the liaison between students/participants and the community partner/Haida Gwaii initiatives; assists in the evaluation of offered courses/programs; works collaboratively with Management Team in the design, development and dissemination of a wide range of communication and marketing materials, including writing promotional materials for newsletters, brochures, webpages, and social media; assists with HGI projects including research, develop and implement strategies to increase local participant interest and build community relationships; may processes student registrations; coordinates complex processes of program activities, such as planning procedures and coordinating with instructors, community organizations and individuals (guest speakers) for tours, interviews, and pre-recorded lectures; and, performs various other related duties in keeping with the qualifications and requirements of the positions.

Excellent written, verbal communication, and computer skills. Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as prioritize and complete tasks independently. Living on Haida Gwaii and/or familiarity with Haida Gwaii communities and people is an asset. Previous experience in education and/or tourism sector, and communications, is an asset. Valid BC Unrestricted Class 4 License and OFA Level-1, or willingness to obtain, is an asset.

Working Conditions and Salary Range
This position is based out of the Haida Gwaii Institute Skidegate office at the Haida Heritage Centre; Wage $3,944 per month (~$25.95 hr) plus benefits.

If you would like to know more on the position prior to applying, and/or a full copy of the job description, email questions/request to
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to by 5pm Friday June 11th, 2020.