• Location: Truro, NS
  • Deadline: April 27, 2022 at 4:00 pm

The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq & Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq
Project Manager, Early Learning Governance

Two (2) positions
(please indicate location preference in cover letter)

About the Organizations
The Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq (UNSM) and The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq (CMM) are each seeking to fill the
complementary roles of Project Manager in Membertou and Truro.
UNSM and CMM are tribal council organizations each supporting efforts toward self-determination in their membership
communities across Nova Scotia. Both positions will be staffed in their respective health departments and will work

Position Overview
The Project Managers will contribute to a shared vision, principles, and path toward governance of Mi’kmaq Early Learning
and Child Care programs in Nova Scotia. These positions will work collaboratively with Mi’kmaq partners across education,
health and social fields to develop a Governance strategy for Early Learning & Child Care. This strategy will advance selfdetermination and transfer of authority to the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia and advise on a future Governance structure for Early

These two positions will also represent Nova Scotia at regional and national partnership tables and provide regular updates
to Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq leadership.

Desired Skills and Experience
 Strategic planning & coordination
 Community engagement & facilitation
 Policy review, assessment, and writing
 Advisory support and capacity development
 Exceptional organization and written communication
 Exceptional report writing and presentation skills

 Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
 Post-secondary education, in any field
 Experience working with and in First Nations communities
 Knowledge and understanding of Mi’kmaq culture and worldview
 Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq candidates
 Mi’kmaq language speaker
 Experience/education in health, education and/or social fields

Other Requirements
 Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of an interdisciplinary team
 Clear Criminal Background with Vulnerable Sector Check is mandatory
 A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle is required
 Travel within Mi’kma’ki is required. Other travel may also be required.

Salary/Employment Term: $62,500 – $72,500 per year; two-year contract with possibility for renewal
Deadline to apply: April 27, 2022
Submit Cover Letter AND Resume and to: Human Resources
c/o The Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq

PO Box 1590, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5V3

Fax: (902)893-1520 Email:

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment
Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who provide up-to-date CV along with Cover Letter and
qualify for interview will be contacted. The successful candidate may be required to submit a current criminal record check. Non-Canadian
applicants must be able to provide proof of current entitlement or eligibility to work in Canada