Education Administrator

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Author pmnationtalk
Date March 20, 2019
Type Full Time
Company AFOA Canada
Location Ottawa, ON
Category Education/Administrative
Client AFOA Canada
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Education Administrator

AFOA Canada is the national centre for excellence and innovation in Indigenous management, finance and governance. Established in 1999, the Association is the only organization in Canada that focuses on the capacity development and day to day needs of Indigenous professionals working in all areas of management, finance and governance – today’s leaders and those of the future.

AFOA Canada is looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join the Education and Membership team. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and maintaining the following programs: Certified Indigenous Leaders (CIL) In- Person Program, Certified Aboriginal Financial Management (CAFM) Online, In-Person, and Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Program, along with Research Projects.

The Education Administrator coordinates and conducts facilitator orientation sessions, provides support to students and potential students, manages student and potential students records, prepares statistical analysis, as required, and manages program course inventory. The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the Education Programs content within their purview is up-to-date on the AFOA Canada database, website, Moodle education portal and iMIS database. This position will liaise with project partners and stakeholders of colleges, universities, and post-secondary institutions to promote the CAFM and CIL programs.


Reporting to the Manager, Education and Membership, the Education Administrator will be a key member of the Education and Training team, providing support and a strong client service focus.

  • Possess a post-secondary diploma and 3-5 years of related experience and/or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working in a professional office environment is an asset
  • Intermediate experience working with Office applications (eg., Word, Excel)
  • Intermediate experience working with databases and/or software programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic mathematical ability is required
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and be a team player
  • Additional preference may be provided to those who are fluent in French and/or an Indigenous language

This is a full-time permanent position at the AFOA Canada office in Ottawa, Ontario. An attractive compensation and benefits package are offered for this position.

If you are qualified and attracted to assisting AFOA Canada achieve our goals, please provide your resume and cover letter in strict confidence by March 29, 2019 or until filled by email to Qualified applicants may also be considered for other similar equivalent positions.

Interviews will be held in Ottawa. AFOA Canada will not cover travel costs. Only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted. AFOA Canada reserves the right to cancel or amend job advertisements without notice. Individuals of Indigenous ancestry are encouraged to apply.

AFOA Canada | 301-1066 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4T3 | Phone: (613) 722-5543

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