ISETS Program Coordinator


Posted Feb 19, 2021 at 11:00 pm Closes Mar 5, 2021 at 11:00 pm

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Full-Time Position Reporting to the Program Manager


Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual that will perform the functions of Indigenous Skills & Employment Training Strategy (ISETS) Program Coordinator.


As the direct community contact, you will:


§  Have training in Business Administration or similar, plus minimum two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;

§  Have experience working directly with First Nations and/or Northern communities;

§  Be computer literate and have working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); 

§  Have experience in analyzing and reconciling monthly, quarterly, or annual financial reports with the ability to read general ledgers from various accounting software;

§  Have knowledge and/or experience with identifying and providing recommendations in the areas of training and employment for First Nations;

§  Possess strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with community officials and program partners;

§  Be highly self-motivated with the flexibility to adapt for changing roles and responsibilities in response to community and program needs;

§  Have excellent multi-tasking skills with the ability to effectively organize work priorities;

§  Be able to set and meet targets and deadlines in coordination with the community;

§  Have experience reading and applying terms from agreements and policy manuals;

§  Be able to work productively under own initiative as well as cooperatively within a team;

§  Possess conflict resolution and problem-solving skills;

§  Be able to assist with proposal and application writing;

§  Be approachable and work in a confidential manner;

§  Valid Class 5 Drivers license; must be willing to travel to communities;

§  Knowledge of the guidelines and reporting requirements of the ISETS Program;

§  Ability to speak a First Nation language is an asset;


Interested candidates are invited to submit in confidence, a cover letter with resume along with two work related references by 4:00pm on Friday, March 5, 2021 to: Dorothy Smith


Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.  A comprehensive benefits package is provided.  A complete job description is available upon request.  We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in employment with MKO, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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