The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Assistant to the Piluwitahasuwin with the Office of the President. This is a term part-time (24 hours per week) position with the APT employee group. The position is funded by the external monies with a salary range of $19.04 - $23.80 per hour.
The Assistant to the Piluwitahasuwin, Assistant Vice-President Indigenous Engagement (AVP) will provide administrative and executive support to assist in the implementation of the strategic goals of the AVP.
- Responsible for assisting Piluwitahasuwin in strategically managing Indigenous engagements priorities
- Facilitate regular and effective engagement and relationship-building with a variety of communities and stakeholders to advance the strategic goals of the Office of Piluwitahasuwin.
- Build, support, and sustain relationships with Wabanaki communities and Indigenous organizations for the purpose of collaboration.
- Travel throughout Wabanaki territory to meet with Indigenous communities/organizations.
- Seek consultation/guidance from Indigenous communities/organizations on relevant matters.
- Advise and oversee project involvement with Indigenous communities/organizations.
- Provides strategic advice on issues that require input from the Piluwitahasuwin.
- Oversee and manage of the Piluwitahasuwin's schedule,
- Perform general office administrative duties.
- Post-secondary diploma in office administration. University degree preferred.
- Five years related experience in an executive office environment or equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Ability to understand complex scheduling, particularly as it applied to multiple priorities and tasks.
- Due to the nature of the position, candidates who are Indigenous or those who have experience with Indigenous communities or organizations are preferred.
Closing date for applications is January 12, 2021 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.