GIS Education Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Information Services
POSTED: Monday November 06, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Monday November 20, 2023
Under the supervision of the Director of Information Services, he Geographic Information System - Education Specialist (GIS-ES) will enhance students’ learning through the implementation of the provincial Geographic Information System (GIS) within curriculum into various subjects and lessons at Mushkegowuk schools. Through the development of age appropriate, and diverse education methods that reflect the culture, language and ways of knowing and doing of the Omushkego in our communities through utilizing GIS. The GIS-ES will develop and collaborative with Mushkegowuk Council, communities, schools, educators, families, and Elders to provide leadership and assistance to staff at participating schools in GIS curriculum implementation, lesson planning, and technology use in the classroom. The GIS-ES will assist schools in the development of culturally relevant programs and lessons that are focused on local needs.
- College Diploma or University Degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Studies, or related field
- Hands-on professional experience in K-12 education or working with youth
- Knowledge and skill using computer hardware, software, and printers
- Organizational and problem-solving skills, as well as attention to detail
- Strong communication, presentation, and group facilitation skills.
- Ability to work as part of a team, and communicate effectively with a diversity group of people including First Nation staff and members, school staff, teachers, and students (K-12)
- Ability and willingness to be flexible in order to respond to the changing needs of communities and teachers, and to adapt to flexible hours for training outside of regular classroom hours
- Ability to speak Cree is an asset
- Willingness to travel extensively to Mushkegowuk First Nations
- A strong desire to develop a working knowledge of land and resource issues affecting First Nations
- Knowledge of the cultural competency of First Nations, along with an understanding of their aspirations, socio-economic needs, stewardship values, and history
- Have a valid (class G) Ontario driver’s licence
- Willing to provide a CPIC (Criminal Record Check, specifically Police Vulnerable Sector)
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM
Mushkegowuk Council offers a competitive compensation package, as well as a cohesive work environment and opportunities for development.
- Health and Dental Benefits
- Employee and Family Assistance Program
- Matched Pension Contributions
- Generous Vacation and Leave Entitlements
Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the Council will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).
HOW TO JOIN OUR TEAM
SUBMIT RESUME AND THREE (3) RECENT WORK REFERENCES with their phone numbers and emails, quoting Competition# 2023-058 no later than 4:00 PM on Monday November 20, 2023 to:
- Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 370
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
Resumes can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 705-658-2293
- Mushkegowuk Council is dedicated to providing quality equitable and accessible support and advisory services to respond to and meet the social, economic, cultural, educational, spiritual, and political needs of first nations, thereby improving the quality of life of our people.
- We thank all applicants for their interest, however only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview. If you have any accessibility or special requirements, please let us know and we will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable legislation.