Website University of Manitoba

Job Description:

Leads the development of a Learning Framework and a reporting process that will be used evaluate activities and guide learning from the initiatives supported through the EleV Partnership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To increase Indigenous student success through enhancing and innovating supports for transition to post-secondary education; and
  • To increase access to co-designed post-secondary education in the places Indigenous students call home.
  • Leads the development of a Learning Framework and a reporting process that will be used evaluate activities and guide learning from the initiatives supported through the EleV Partnership.
  • In collaboration with the Director and Program Leads, identifies and invites Indigenous youth and community members – internal and external to UM – to serve on advisory circles for each of the partnership’s four objectives.
  • To improve Indigenous graduate outcomes through building pathways and supports to employment and entrepreneurship.
  • Listens, witnesses, and creates space for Indigenous youth and community partners to share their experiences with programs and initiatives supported by the EleV partnership
  • Regular meetings of the advisory circles
  • Develops narrative reports for monthly meetings with EleV Program partners
  • Collects and translates all information gathered into relatable, relevant data needed to evaluate outcomes
  • To increase Indigenous student success through supporting post-secondary collaboration, including through the Blueprint initiative;
  • Works closely with Director, Blueprint Manager, Learning Hubs Manager, and other program leads to analyse and use data to support the ongoing evaluation and co-design of strategies designed to create systems change
  • Engages Elders and Knowledge Keepers in culturally appropriate ways
  • Ensures all community engagement is conducted ethically and respects Indigenous protocols and ways of doing
  • Develops a system for program leads and program learning facilitators to gather quantitative and qualitative information needed to evaluate outcomes, including success in program delivery, and student and community engagement and satisfaction
  • In collaboration with the advisory circle members, develops terms of reference that set strategic direction and ensures the ongoing evaluation and co-design of initiatives and programs
  • Working with the Director, UM staff who are leading programs and initiatives supported through the EleV Partnership, Indigenous students and communities, and the EleV program partners – identifies institutional and provincial data collection required to meet the EleV Partnership’s four main objectives:
  • In collaboration with the Director and Program Leads, responds to information shared by the advisory circles accordingly
  • In collaboration with the communications coordinator, engages Indigenous youth and communities in storytelling using data and learnings
  • Work with Indigenous students, providing them with the tools and support to share their stories and experiences

Job Requirements:

  • Diverse experience in Indigenous education including Indigenous program development, Indigenous post-secondary education, and/or Indigenous research
  • Exemplary communication skills (both written and verbal) evidenced by the preparation of research reports, executive summaries, slides, and handouts
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills required in working with students, staff, faculty, and the public
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills
  • Experience with student/faculty development, Indigenous knowledge and education, educational programming and program development is preferred.
  • Knowledge and awareness of Indigenous youth and matters related to Indigenous youth pursuing post-secondary education required
  • Experience working with Indigenous youth and communities and awareness of protocols required
  • Preference will be given to individuals who have extensive knowledge and experience with Indigenous cultures, communities, protocols, and practices; established community relationships is an asset.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team is essential
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced and team-based environment; ability to make sound independent judgments and utilize problem solving abilities with a high degree of professionalism
  • A Bachelor of Education degree is preferred or a bachelor’s degree in a field related to Indigenous studies, education, business administration, or similar. Master of Education or Graduate Degree preferred.
  • Documented experience in Indigenous program evaluation and curriculum development
  • Demonstrated presentation skills and ability to receive feedback
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous issues and pedagogical practices within higher education
  • Ability to work with diverse stakeholders (e.g. staff, faculty, Indigenous youth, Elders, Indigenous communities, educational organizations, and others) in a sensitive environment required
  • Experience working with Elders and Knowledge Keepers and understanding of protocols required
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and networking with various stakeholders

Job Details:

Company: University of Manitoba

Job Category: Education

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Winkler, Manitoba, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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