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Current Opportunities:

Executive Assistant to the President, Office of the President 

Reporting to the President and Academic Dean, the Executive Assistant is responsible for providing executive administrative support for the President, and for the operational functions of the Office of the President.

The Executive Assistant works with highly sensitive and confidential information from internal and external sources and displays high standards of diplomacy and professionalism. The incumbent is responsible for providing administrative support to the area including all correspondence, calendar maintenance, file and record maintenance, meeting scheduling and preparation, budget monitoring and maintenance, and travel plans as required.

The incumbent must be able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, establish priorities, work independently and use good judgement and be comfortable with decision making. They must be able to work with interruptions to workflow which may create changes in priorities.

Complete applications received by November 1, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. 

Qualifications Include:

  • Four-year undergrad degree in related field
  • Five years of senior Administrative support experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Solid writing and verbal communication skills

Please email cover letter and resume to: dhoogsteen@shingwauk.ca

 For more information, please see the full position description

Recruitment Officer, Student Services, Outreach and Resources

The Recruitment Officer, reporting to the Director - Student Services, Outreach and Resource, is required to oversee the duties of recruiting students to Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig by creating awareness and providing information about SKG. The Recruitment Officer functions within legislative requirements, regulations, policies, and procedures, and the Vision, Mission, Scope and Core Values of Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic priorities of the institution.

Qualifications Include:

  • Minimum education required: Diploma in marketing, communications, business or related fields
  • Minimum experience required: One-year in a related field including experience in public speaking; events planning and promotions
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge of Indigenous cultural values and traditions

 Please submit cover letter and resume to: dhoogsteen@shingwauk.ca

For more information, please see the full position description

Anishinaabe Studies, Department of Modern Languages (Repost)

In cooperation and partnership with Algoma University, Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig offers the Anishinaabe Studies 3-year B.A. program and the 3-year BA in  Anishinaabemowin. A summer immersion program in Anishinaabemowin runs annually. Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabe Studies, in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning January 1, 2020.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment (or to have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent) in a discipline directly relevant to Anishinaabe Studies (a discipline relevant to Anishinaabe knowledge, research, and the communities of our region). Applicants will demonstrate a record of, or clear potential for, excellent research, teaching, curriculum development, and publication. Applicants will demonstrate a history of success in culture-based education and ethical engagement from within, or in respectful collaboration with, Anishinaabe communities, organizations, and/or institutions. Familiarity with cultural protocols, experience in curriculum development for culture-based education, and fluency in an Indigenous language (particularly any variety of Anishinaabemowin) are also assets.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.  

Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., examples of student evaluations), and reprints of up to three significant publications to Dr. Donna M. Rogers, Academic Dean via deanapps@algomau.ca.  Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address. The PDF file and reference letters should have file names that identify the applicant. Complete applications received by October 1, 2019 will be assured of consideration, though the posting remains open until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

For more information, please view the job posting (PDF).

Anishinaabemowin, Department of Modern Languages

Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language), in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning January 1, 2020. The successful candidate will hold post-secondary credentials appropriate to the position (minimum Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred), and will be completely fluent in Anishinaabemowin. S/he will have mastery of the written language with the double vowel system and a thorough understanding of the structure of the language. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and commitment to language teaching, a deep knowledge of Anishinaabe culture, and demonstrated ability to develop a research program and to secure external research funding. Strong candidates will have teaching and research expertise in two or more of: immersion models for language teaching; culture-based education; resource collection and development for language and culture retention; pan-dialectal awareness and expertise with various writing systems. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.

For more information, please see the full position description