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Tsal’alh Education Coordinator

Start Date: Immediately; Probation: 6 months; Pay: Negotiable, depending on experience

General Purpose: Tsal’alh Education Coordinator coordinates and manages the Education Program for Tsal’alh Administration, providing support and services for children, youth and adult learners. The Education Coordinator is the main contact and representative for Tsal’alh Education programs and services. The Education Coordinator is a strong, positive role model in Tsal’alh, who is approachable, knowledgeable and has great interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities, including but not limited to: Knowledge of St’at’imc culture, history and language;Represent Tsal’alh as Liaison/Lead/Manager for Education Services and Programs;Act as a liaison for school, students and parents, provide support and guidance for successful participation in education program/school/lifelong learning (monitor attendance, homework, special needs, outreach);Plan and apply for programs based on Tsal’alh needs, based on individual learning plans, and Tsal’alh Strategic Plan and Comprehensive Community Plan;Prepare and manage monthly, semi-annually, annual payments related to education program, including but not limited to Nominal Roll, Student Allowances, Post-Secondary living allowances, tuition, travel allowances (as applicable), bursaries, grants, scholarships, and other payments;Prepare and submit the annual nominal roles;Conduct research, collect and analyze data to prepare operating plans, individual learning plans, budgets, reports and documents;Manage and maintain Education Program calendars, reporting dates, enrollment dates, etc.;Develop 90 day work plan, followed by annual work plan, and eventually multi-year work plans and budgets in accordance with Tsal’alh Administration;Develop individual Tsal’alhmec education plans, help with career plans, training plans, provide career counselling, work search, and facilitate individual and group capacity building.;Assist in Budget preparation and analyzation for Sk’il Mountain Community School, Elementary, Secondary, Adult, Post-Secondary, Trades and Capacity Building Programs and Projects;Adherence to code of conduct and organization structure

Academic/Educational Requirements: Completion of Secondary School is required;Certificates and Capacity Building Courses;Some Post-Secondary Education (Business Administration Diploma or Degree an asset);Required Skills/Experience;Minimum of 2 years office experience;Working knowledge of AANDC K-12 and Post-Secondary Education Policies;Proficient computer skills;Excellent grammar and good communication skills (written and verbal);Decision-making ability, ability to demonstrate tact, discretion and sound judgement (confidentiality and best use of information to help clients and organization achieve goals);Adaptability and ability to use initiative to engage clients and stakeholders;Ability to work for Administrator and Council and as a Team member in Tsal’alh

Working Conditions:

Ability to work in a remote community, and ability to travel frequently – in and out of community;Must have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and own reliable transportation (for meetings and to be eligible for travel/mileage claims);Report to work during regular office hours, Mon-Thurs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. minimum 32 hours per week;Ability to communicate effectively with learners with various levels, needs and abilities;Be able to attend some evenings and weekend meetings;Criminal Record Check required;

*Interested applicants can submit Cover Letter, Resume (including 3 references)*

Tsal’alh Economic Development Coordinator

Supervisor: Band Administrator; Wage: $18-20/hour for 32 hour work-week; Start date: Immediately, 3 month probation period

The Economic Development Coordinator will provide Economic Development related supervision, support and services to Tsal’alh Administration, and be the main point of contact for Economic Development related activities in Tsal’alh. The Coordinator will represent Tsal’alh as the Supervisor for economic development activities, and provide information and access to Program information and resource to Tsal’alhmec. Economic Development is an identified priority in our 2015 Comprehensive Community Plan. A typical day in the office may include, scheduling and providing supervisory support to Shuttle, Gas Bar and WiFi Workers, provide customer support services, supervise customer accounts, ordering fuel and inventory for Gas Bar. Other tasks will include monitoring the budgets for economic development projects, making operational improvements to Shuttle, Gas Bar and Tsal’alh WiFi, when budget allows: work with other resource people in development of an economic development plan and tourism strategy.

Qualifications: Completion of secondary school is required;Post-secondary diploma or degree is an asset but not required;Minimum of 2 years experience in working in an aboriginal community with supervisory experience

Requirements: Good communication skills, both written and verbal;Computer Skills & Bookkeeping Skills;Knowledge of Provincial and Federal Labour Codes;Good time-management and multi-tasking skills;Ability to work within project budgets & timelines;Valid class 5 drivers license & reliable transportation an asset;Strong problem-solving, networking, partnering, interpersonal and organizational skills;Current Criminal Record Check.

Working Environment: Ability to work in a remote community;Ability to travel frequently (mostly locally, out of town travel negotiable);Minimum 3 months probationary period;Full-time 32 hours per week pending funding availability;Other related duties may be assigned

*Interested applicants can submit Cover Letter, Resume (including 2 references)*

Scale and territory indicators:

Tsal’alh is in the business of providing community service to band members, and residents. Tsal’alh is a small, isolated first nation’s community located in Shalalth, BC, 65km away from Lillooet, BC. Travel to and from the Tsal’alh Community is mainly by railway and paved and dirt road (weather and road conditions permitting.)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position(s).

Interested applicants can submit Cover Letter, Resume by 4pm office hours.

To the attention of: Crystal Branget, Band Administrator. Tsal’alh Administration. Box 76 Shalalth BC V0N3C0. Fax: 250-259-8384. Email:

(Email, fax, mail, and in person accepted – please note, our office close at 12 noon on Fridays, but fax and email will continue to be accepted after office hours)

We thank everyone who applies to join our team – however only qualified, selected applicants will be contact. Incomplete applications will not be considered. This position will remain posted until filled – so apply immediately!

For a complete Position Description, please call or see Elizabeth at Tsal’alh Administration Office, Phone number 250-259-8227.

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