Indspire is an Indigenous national registered charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. With the support of its funding partners, Indspire disburses financial awards, delivers programs, and shares resources with the goal of improving educational outcomes for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students. Through Indspire’s education offerings, we provide resources to students, educators, communities, and other stakeholders who are committed to improving success for Indigenous youth. In 2019-20, Indspire awarded over $17.8 million through more than 5,124 bursaries and scholarships to First Nations, Inuit, and Métis youth, making it the largest funder of Indigenous post-secondary education outside the federal government. Each year, the organization presents the Indspire Awards, a celebration of the successes achieved by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people that is broadcast nationally.
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We are currently hiring for a Teach for Tomorrow Program Coordinator to join our Programs & Student Success department. Reporting to the Manager, Student Success, the Teach for Tomorrow Program Coordinator plays a coordinating and administrative role in managing the Indspire’s Teach for Tomorrow (T4T) program. The Coordinator will support the bridging of initiatives between departments, coordinating relationships with external partners.
The position responsibilities of the Teach for Tomorrow Program Coordinator include:
- In partnership with school boards and universities, coordinates the T4T initiative in each geographic region, including planning, monitoring, and documentation.
- Supports the development of charter plans, data collection, associated documentation, and the coordination of evaluation activities.
- Provides the administrative infrastructure for T4T programming.
- Coordinates T4T Steering Committees, program monitoring, liaising between partners and Indspire.
- Coordinates geographically specific advisory groups to provide guidance on the development and implementation of the program.
- Documents and reports program updates, maintains tracking systems, timelines, and monitors budget.
- Facilitates communication across Indspire teams and departments, including collaboration with others to coordinate external relationships.
- Triages partnership requests to appropriate departments.
- Extracts data for standard reports, monitors data and maintains metrics.
- Prepares correspondence and information packages.
- Collaborates with members of the Student Success team to create and follow a process-driven approach to new partner outreach and relationship management.
- Provides support on organizing meetings, scheduling and set up, including updating and maintaining project plans/timelines.
- College diploma in a related field and/or equivalent experience.
- Progressive experience with 3+ years of experience in a similar environment.
- Project coordination and resource development considered strong assets.
- Strong event coordination and logistics skills.
- Good oral and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of and experience in Indigenous communities essential, preferably with Indigenous youth.
- Demonstrated openness to learning and willingness to engage in cultural competency training.
- Excellent organization and time management skills with requisite attention to detail and ability to balance priorities.
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, the ability to work with all levels of staff and external individuals.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and database systems, ability to learn new software and programs efficiently.
- Experience of and interest in working with students considered an asset.
- Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends.
- Ability to work flexible hours as required and travel to support the program.
- Other duties as assigned.
The duties within this job description can be amended from time to time.
How to Apply
This is a full-time position that may be based at either Indspire’s Six Nations or Toronto office. The salary range is competitive with a comprehensive benefits package, including pension plan.
We are an Indigenous organization whose mandate is to promote opportunities for Indigenous people. We encourage applications from First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people and all others interested in the position.
To apply, please forward your résumé and cover letter to . All qualified candidates will be contacted directly. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agency calls please.
Deadline for Applications: June 17, 2021.
Indspire is committed to ensuring an equal opportunity recruitment process. Accommodations are available to all applicants upon request. We are committed to providing any accommodations required to ensure a barrier-free process. Please contact us via email at , we will work with all applicants to accommodate any accessibility needs.