Policy Analyst – Northern Superior Region
LOCATION: Thunder Bay. See website for facility locations.
Full-time term position until June 7, 2024, with the possibility of extension
Benefits package after successfully completing 3 months of employment
Reporting to the Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief, the position is responsible for providing analysis on a wide range of government related policy for the Anishinabek Nation and for monitoring issues of concern and offering technical support and advocacy as required for the Northern Superior Region.
- Minimum two years’ experience working in a First Nation, specifically with analyzing public policy and producing briefing notes, reports, and recommendations;
- Working knowledge of federal and provincial governments and First Nation governments;
- Degree or Diploma in public administration or related field (a combination of experience and education may be considered);
- Ability to work remotely with reliable internet access if required;
- Willingness and ability to travel may be required in this position;
- Ability to understand and speak Anishinaabemowin or willingness to learn is an asset; and
- Valid Ontario driver’s license and be insurable.
- Excellent interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills;
- Excellent writing skills, including the ability to review and interpret meeting materials, reports, briefings, and legislation;
- Exhibit professional attitudes and behavior; and
- Exceptional computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office).
- Planning, developing, and implementing recommendations as directed by the Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief;
- Supporting the Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief at meetings as requested, developing speaking notes, briefing notes, analyzing information, and sharing information with the Director of Policy, Political Office;
- Assisting the Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief with various tasks related to the portfolios and region;
- Coordinating and hosting meetings as required and working with Corporate Services and the Political Office for regional meetings; and
- Collaborating with the Northern Superior Regional Deputy Grand Council Chief to effectively manage priorities and workload.
APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
- Cover Letter;
- Three employment references;
- Identify whether the applicant has been previously employed by the Anishinabek Nation (formerly Union of Ontario Indians). Note that the organization will conduct a reference check with the previous employee’s immediate supervisor;
- Identify whether the applicant is a member of one of the 39 Anishinabek First Nations. Qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry will be given preference in accordance with s. 16(1) of the Canadian Human Rights Act“; and
- The Anishinabek Nation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.
Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 16, 2022.
Applications are to be submitted to:
Human Resources Department
Fax: (705) 497-9135 | Email: Human.Resources@anishinabek.ca
For inquiries regarding this position, please contact:
Nikki van Oirschot, Director of Policy, Political Office
Miigwech to all applicants for their interest, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.