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Current Opportunities:

Chief Administrator Officer, Shingwauk Education Trust Board of Directors/Trustees

The Shingwauk Education Trust (SET) is seeking an innovative Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide administrative and financial management to support the trust’s mandate. 

The CAO will work closely with the board to ensure that Chief Shingwauk’s vision is the foundation of SET’s long and short-term objectives. The CAO will work collaboratively with our partners and internal communities to advance the vision and mandate. 

Admininstration & Finance Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the trust 
  • Provide administrative support and reports to the Board of Directors/Trustee 
  • Maintains office files and records to ensure all are updated and easily accessible as required 
  • Develop operating and project budget 
  • Coordinates day-to-day financial operations, liaising with our outsourced accountant – which includes; processing deposits, payables, invoicing and reimbursements 
  • Coordinate and implement a new strategic plan that aligns with our indigenous partnerships and internal communities 
  • Proposal development and reporting

Training, Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years related experience in an Indigenous service delivery environment; and 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Indigenous Studies, Business Management or Public Administration 


Application must contain a cover letter, resume and 3 reference letters and be received by January 17, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

Please mail or email application package to the attention of: 

Chief Andy Rickard, President Shingwauk Education Trust

7 Shingwauk St.

Garden River, Ontario P6A 6Z8 


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

We thank all those who apply, however, only those short-listed will be contacted

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  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 February 3, 2020 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).