Posting Period: March 2, 2021 – March 19, 2021 @ 4:00p.m.
Position: Language & Cultural Coordinator
Location: Woodland Cultural Centre
Job Status: Full-Time Permanent
Hours of Work: 37.5
Salary Range: $30,000 -$46,865/annum
Reporting to the Curator, the Language & Cultural Coordinator will manage the daily operations of the Dwadwenaga:dat Language Centre. The Language & Cultural Coordinator will lead language and cultural programs, continue the documentation, research, stabilization, and promotion of Ǫngwehǫ:weh languages, train contract staff and summer students, and work closely with the language programs in the three support First Nations. The Language & Cultural Coordinator will work within the policies and procedures established by the Woodland Cultural Centre.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Act as first point of contact for the Dwadwenaga:dat Language Centre including greeting visitors as they enter the Centre, answering calls/emails, and responding to inquiries.
Assist the Curator by leading the cultural educational programming initiatives. Coordinates with the Cultural Interpreters in delivery of cultural education programming.
Hire, train, and supervise the contract staff and summer students, ensuring staff understand language and culture of the community.
Assist in the maintenance of partnerships and relationships with Six Nations, Wahta Mohawks and Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte language programs.
Development and coordination of introductory level Haudenosaunee languages workshops
Ensure safe and secure handling of language recordings.
Develop and install language displays in the Centre and Museum/Galleries.
Assist with grant proposals, employment incentives, and requests for funding proposals.
Assist in the development of strategies to improve the viability and growth of language learners.
Assist with design of financial models, budgets and proposals.
Perform other administrative duties as required
***For a full description of the Essential Duties & Responsibilities and Education/Experience, please refer to attached Job Description for further details***
All applicants for this position should submit a current CV or Resume, a sample of writing in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language on the topic of their choice, and three references. References must include one reference who can attest to applicants level of proficiency and literacy in an Ǫgwehǫ:weh Language, one employment reference, and one personal or community reference.
Preference will be given to applicants of Ǫgwehǫ:weh heritage who are proficient in the languages of Cayuga or Onondaga.
Closing Date: March 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm
If interested, please send cover letter and resumé with references to:
Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3S 2X2
Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview
Police Record Check and copies of education will be required at the time of Offer of Employment