Under the general direction of the Director of Culture and Heritage, the successful candidate would be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Igloolik office of the Division, consisting of four positions that deliver the territorial heritage, archaeology, archives, and toponymy programs, and the Historic Places Registrar and the Heritage Collections Administration Officer positions based in Iqaluit. The Manager of Heritage is accountable for developing and delivering appropriate heritage programs and services, and fulfils these responsibilities in accordance with federal and territorial heritage legislation and policy and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.
The ideal candidate would have specialist knowledge in one or more of the Division's key program areas, normally associated with a degree in anthropology, archaeology, history, or a related social science. The incumbent should have a firm understanding of the social, cultural, and political climate in Nunavut, proven management and supervisory experience in the heritage field, and strong written and oral communications skills. Knowledge of government and legislative processes are essential, as is the ability to effectively organize teamwork and motivate staff. The ability to communicate in the Inuit Language would be an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of a combination of education, knowledge, skills, and abilities equal in worth to the formal education and experience requirements will be considered.
Application Deadline: Friday, 15 January 2010
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Government of Nunavut seeks Manager of Heritage Igloolik, Nunavut
Tue, Dec 22, 2009
The Government of Nunavut, Department of Culture, Language, Elders, and Youth, seeks applications for a Manager of Heritage. The position is based in Igloolik, Nunavut.