Director of Indigenous Relations

Lakehead Univeristy
Thunder Bay, ON

Director of Indigenous Relations
Faculty of Law
Full-time, two-year contract (renewable)
Thunder Bay Campus
A relationship builder with strong knowledge of Indigenous culture, you will be responsible for enhancing communications with our Indigenous community partners, coordinating the Aboriginal Perspectives course, assisting in the development of Indigenous course content, providing direct support to students enrolled in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, and supporting Indigenous recruitment, admissions, and retention efforts.
Your University degree and three years of relevant experience involving Indigenous outreach are complemented by strong knowledge of Indigenous cultures, communities, customs, practices, and communication styles. Knowledge of an Indigenous language and membership in the Law Society of Upper Canada with a licence to practice in Ontario would be considered an asset.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references by 4:30 p.m. on February 16, 2018, to:
Office of Human Resources
University Centre
Room UC-0003
fax: 807-346-7701
Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to Employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at 807-343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.