Matrimonial Real Property (MRP) Executive Support

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Matrimonial Real Property (MRP) Executive Support

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date June 30, 2015
Type Full Time
Company National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
Location Curve Lake, ON
Category Business / Management
Client National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
Contact Information
Email: [email protected]


Employment Opportunity

Position: Matrimonial Real Property (MRP) Executive Support

The National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association (NALMA), is a federally registered not -for-profit organization that is Aboriginal-controlled, community-based, and membership-driven.

NALMA was selected by the Government of Canada to maintain the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property (COEMRP). This resource centre assists First Nations with the application of the new Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act, by helping to guide First Nations who are opting to develop their own MRP laws and to assist them in fully understanding the Provisional Federal Rules. The Centre provides information on the protections and rights available to individuals and families living on reserves, as well as, research on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.

NALMA is accepting applications for the position of Matrimonial Real Property (MRP) Executive Support.

Under the immediate supervision of the MRP Administration and Communications Coordinator and secondary supervision of the MRP Legislative Analysis Coordinator the position of MRP Executive Support will:

  • Provide executive administrative support to the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property
  • Perform a high level of administrative and secretarial duties for a variety of people, while organizing priorities and maintaining appropriate confidentiality
  • Assist in the co-coordination of training and project activities
  • Provide French translation written, comprehension and oral
 Location: Curve Lake First Nation, Ontario
 Employment Type: Contract until March 31st, 2018
Start date is immediate. The successful candidate will be subject to a three (3) month probationary period.
 Language  Requirement: Bilingual – French and English
Fluency in both official languages (written, comprehension and oral)
 Closing Date:  July 17th, 2015 at 4:30 pm – Eastern Standard Time (Late applications will not be accepted)
 Annual Salary:  $48,796.00(annually subject to availability of funds)
 Job Description:    Available upon request

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies:

  • Possess high level executive administrative skills
  • Possess a high level communication skills (written and oral)
  • Possess strong multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Must possess strong organizational and file management skills
  • Knowledge of theory and application of management, business policies, strategic planning techniques and practices
  • Ability to maintain a database and filing systems for all relevant inquiries, referrals and evaluations
  • Ability to analyze financial information and prepare financial statements and reports
  • Experience in human resources and administrative operations and coordination
  • Ability to do research and introduce new administration methods
  • Ability to prepare meeting minutes, briefing notes and internal support materials
  • Candidate must be flexible, proactive, solution focused and adaptable to rapid changes in the daily work environment and be resourceful in solving problems for a positive outcome
  • Ability to establish and manage effective working relationships
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Internet Explorer, various on-line communication methods, Mac operating systems, and Adobe Pro
  • Experience in coordination of training, meetings, conferences and workshops
  • Must maintain confidentiality and ensure legislated privacy requirements are met


  1. Aboriginal ancestry is an asset
  2. Fluency in both official languages (written, comprehension and oral)
  3. Completion of Post-Secondary certificate/diploma in business administration and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  4. Two to five years’ experience in the related field of business administration
  5. Willingness to work weekends and evenings
  6. Freedom to travel including Saturdays and Sundays
  7. Must possess a valid driver’s license
  8. Successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check as a condition of employment
  9. Submit (2) current dated letters of references to accompany resume

How to Apply:      Mail, Fax or Email your 1) Covering Letter 2) Resume 3) Two Letters of Reference

Please Send To: Leona Irons, Executive Director
National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association
1024 Mississauga Street
Curve Lake, Ontario, K0L 1R0
Fax: (705)657-7177
Email: [email protected]

Thank you to all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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