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