Director of Education

August 16, 2019 12:25 pm
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The Chiefs of Ontario is inviting applications for the position of Director of Education. Under the guidance of the Chief Operating Officer, the Director is expected to coordinate education related activities and support First Nation communities and organizations.

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario


  • Build and maintain partnerships with government ministries, First Nations leaders, communities and organizations
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with external organizations with a similar mandate.
  • Oversee the review, research and analysis of Education pertaining to Ontario First
  • Develop and submit funding proposals to implement program requirements and projects related to
  • Provide leadership and coaching to the members of the Education team, to ensure adherence to all Chiefs of Ontario policies, and program
  • Oversee several political and technical committees to ensure First Nation participation and strategic
  • Develop and implement a culturally appropriate program to collect, oversee and analyze Ontario First Nation data related to
  • Prepare communiqués, memos, briefing notes, speaking notes and media
  • Attend relevant meetings and gatherings


  • Masters of Public Administration or related
  • Previous work in Public Administration and
  • Experience in proposal development and financial
  • Proven management and leadership
  • Knowledge of First Nation traditions cultures and values; understand the history and relationship between First Nations and the
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and
  • Capacity to work effectively independently and as a member of a team to complete assigned tasks an
  • Strong ability to analyze problems, recommend comprehensive solutions and mobilize resources for effective
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; familiar with critical path planning and logistical
  • Must be trustworthy, reliable and maintain

*Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

DURATION: October 1st 2019 – March 31st 2021

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 6th 2019

Send letter of application, resume and include 2 references marked confidential to:

Ashley Nardella, Human Resources

Chiefs of Ontario

468 Queen St. E, Suite 400 Toronto M5A 1T7


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