Director of Métis Languages - Louis Riel Institute

The Louis Riel Institute seeks to fill one Full-time Director of Métis Languages position located in Winnipeg, MB.

Under the direction and supervision of the LRI General Manager of the Louis Riel Institute, the Director of Métis Languages is responsible for overseeing all program and resource development, events, presentations, training workshops, staff supervision and funding proposals, meetings and report writing as related to Métis Languages and as required by LRI.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Identify performance targets and goals, scheduling, directing and the supervision of department employees
  • Act as a direct contact for the department
  • Prepare submissions, briefing notes and reports for General Manager as requested
  • Act as liaison with funders, creating financial and written reports as required
  • Manage programs and services offered through the department, ensuring capacity and revenue targets are met.
  • Monitor and evaluate budget monthly to ensure financial maintenance and fiscal accountability
  • Promote Métis languages through presentations to generate interest and uptake of programs and services.
  • Create ongoing advertisements and promotional documents to ensure knowledge and understanding of department offerings is realized thorough the Métis Community
  • Develop good working relationships and partnerships in the community

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Post-Secondary education in a related field
  • Project management - minimum 5 years
  • Experience in management and oversite of personnel - minimum 5 years
  • Experience in financial maintenance and for forecasting
  • Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines while multitasking
  • Comfortable working both collaboratively and independently
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills: both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of LRI programs and services
  • Knowledge of MMF programs, services, and governance
  • Acceptable recent Criminal Records/Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry check is required

Qualified Métis applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify on their resume. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary Range: Dependant on education and experience.
Closing Date: until filled

Please forward cover letter and resume to:
Louis Riel Institute


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B300-150 Henry Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0J7

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