River Lots Researcher - Louis Riel Institute

As an affiliate of the Manitoba Metis Federation, the Louis Riel Institute (LRI) is responsible to the Métis people of Manitoba to provide programs, resources and services related to education and culture.

The Louis Riel Institute seeks to fill one Full-time, Term, River Lots Researcher position located in Winnipeg, MB.

The River Lot Researcher's focus is on land ownership of the River Lots in Winnipeg. They are responsible to track and find all relevant information within the scope of the project and complete a full report on the findings. This is a summer project with the term ending August 31, 2022.

Job Duties/Competencies:

  • Continue the ongoing research of landownership in Winnipeg
  • Find historical and contemporary maps of the City of Winnipeg
  • Create an overlay map display
  • Write a research report on the findings
  • Mentor a research assistant
  • Reliable and able to work with minimal supervision in order to continue research

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University Education or relevant equivalent experience and training may be considered
  • Experience supporting other team members
  • Ability to meet deadlines while multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Proficiency in a variety of computer applications including MS Office and MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Metis culture
  • Knowledge of LRI & MMF programs and services
  • Acceptable Criminal Records check and Child Abuse Registry check
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination
  • Must be a student returning to school in the fall
  • Must be 18-30 years old as funding requirements

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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