The Executive Director, serves as the senior level management of the Organization and reports to the Naicatchewenin First Nation Chief and Council. The Executive Director will act as the liaison between Band Directors, Chief and Council, Band members as well as outside agencies and programs. The Executive Director plans, organizes, directs, controls and evaluates, through Directors, membership and other Organizations. This is a full-time position working Monday to Thursday 9:00AM – 4:30PM and Friday 9:00AM – 2:30PM.
- Authorizes and organizes the establishment of all departments and associated senior staff positions
- Oversees and ensures operational activities and initiatives adhere to the vision and mandates of the organization as outlined in work plans, budgets and the objectives identified by Chief and Council;
- Ensure that Chief and Council is sufficiently briefed by management on important issues;
- Coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and delegating work accordingly;
- Evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of Band programs, policies and procedures and provide recommendations for changes and/or initiate new policies to improve efficiency;
- Interprets outside policies, procedures, laws, regulations governing band programs to Chief and Council;
- Evaluate employee performance and provide feedback, coaching, and formal evaluations;
- Implement a budgetary control system. Assisting all departments in areas such as budget monitoring and auditing;
- Prepare and present proposals relating to departmental budgets, resource allocation, and work processes
- Post-Secondary College/University degree or diploma in Business Administration, Economics, Human Resources, Public Administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
- Minimum three (3) years’ experience working with First Nations, Tribal Councils and Organizations;
- Demonstrated ability to develop timely, sensitive analyses in complex and rapidly changing environments;
- Ability to interpret and analyze policies, public issues, legislation, and/or the operations of governments, businesses and organizations;
- Executive level of experience and knowledge with First Nation, provincial, federal and municipal governments
- General knowledge of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) policies and procedures, Lands Management – FN Taxation – Aboriginal health, CMHC, Etc.
- Ability to speak Ojibway language an asset;
- Must possess valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be insurable;
- Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a criminal records check.
- Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a drug test.
- Based on qualifications and experience.