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We’re hiring: Indigenous Programs Coordinator
Do you have a passion for storytelling and storytellers and a genuine interest in the training and mentorship of content creators?
The National Screen Institute is seeking a highly organized Indigenous programs coordinator to support the CBC New Indigenous Voices training program staff and participants.
Propelled by a visionary network of donors, private and public organizations, staff and board, the National Screen Institute supports diverse creators from across Canada to tell unforgettable stories. Through industry-informed training and mentoring in film, television and digital media, our students and alumni find their voice and place on the global stage, inspiring us to shape a better world.
Working alongside the program manager, the program coordinator will provide wide-ranging support in the selection and training of participants.
The ideal candidate values equity, diversity and inclusion, and is knowledgeable about these issues. They will be a supporter of the values which guide the work of the National Screen Institute, have experience working cross-culturally and be committed to serving storytellers from underrepresented communities.
For the foreseeable future, work will be done from home with possible occasional small team meetings in person (subject to public health regulations.) All employees are required to be fully vaccinated and able to provide official verification before their first day of hire.
The National Screen Institute is committed to supporting individuals from underrepresented communities including Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning and two-spirit (LGBTQ2S+), people with disabilities, those outside large urban centres, those from regional and remote areas and various religious groups. Please let us know if you identify with any of these on your application.
We encourage you to review the National Screen Institute at https://nsi-canada.ca/.
Please submit a resume indicating relevant experience and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position to [email protected]
Application deadline: Tuesday, February 22 @ noon, Central Time.
We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Indigenous Programs Coordinator
Organization: National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI)
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Status: Full-time, contract, April to August 2022
Reports to: Director of Operations
Application deadline: Tuesday, February 22 @ noon, Central Time
The Indigenous program coordinator provides essential support to the CBC New Indigenous Voices program manager in the selection of participants and organization, management and delivery of training. Working collaboratively with the program manager, they help create a positive learning experience for participants and ensure timely delivery of the program to meet funder expectations.
CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 14-week online training program for Indigenous creators to learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries. The program includes full-time classroom training and an industry internship. The curriculum is designed with traditional and spiritual elements. Minimum wage is paid throughout.
The Indigenous program coordinator is a full-time contract position.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Participant selection and interviews
Participant and program support
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