Project Manager: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

July 7, 2020 4:19 pm
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The Sexual Harassment in the Workplace project will develop and create public legal education information and resources by and for First Nations in Ontario.

The Chiefs of Ontario is looking for a qualified and motivated individual for the position of Project Manager.  Under the supervision of the Director of Social the Project Manager: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace is expected to coordinate a wide range of complex and confidential tasks.  The incumbent provides intermediate level expertise to the position, manages confidential and time sensitive information and serves as a primary point of contact with management.

Location:  Toronto, Ontario

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an environmental scan related to knowledge/awareness/policies/issues of sexual harassment.
  • Development of a culturally based approach to Sexual Harassment education/training and resources.
  • Development of legal and educational resources that are culturally relevant for First Nations governments/employers/employees and communities.
  • Development of employment policy guidelines in relation to sexual harassment in the workplace for First Nations governments/employers.
  • Provide relevant sexual harassment in the workplace training and resources to First Nations governments/employers and employees.
  • Establish a legal resource network that can assist First Nations governments/employers/employees related to sexual harassment issues.
  • Provide project updates to First Nation Leadership as required.
  • Ensure that all project resources are made available and accessible to First Nations
  • Provide reports to management and funders as directed.
  • Monitor project budget with supervision of Director.
  • Collaborate and share information in a dynamic team environment within COO.
  • Responsible for general administrative duties as required.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours i.e. assembly sessions; out of town meetings, etc.


  • 2 years of proficient work experience in a First Nations community of organization is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture and values and rights in particular, the nations that reside within the boundaries of the province of Ontario.
  • Experience working with Provincial and Federal employment laws, with specific knowledge of sexual harassment laws.
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of First Nations governance structure.
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree is not required, but is extremely recommended.
  • A valid driver’s licenses and any other licenses and/or certificates will be considered an asset i.e. first aid/CPR training, coaching, WHMIS, etc.
  • Exceptional knowledge of various computer applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely both written and orally.
  • Demonstrates the ability to stay organized in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships within the organization and external agencies or affiliates.

DURATION: August 4th, 2020 – March 31st, 2021

Contract extensions to correlate with funding – this project period is 2019 – 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 21st, 2020 5:00 pm EST (Application must be received by this date & time)

Send letter of application, resume and include 2 references marked confidential to:
Ashley Nardella
Chiefs of Ontario

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