Navigation Coach School of Indigenous Education

Red River College

Posted Jul 20, 2021 at 09:00 pm Closes Aug 3, 2021 at 09:00 pm

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Navigation Coach

School of Indigenous Education




Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)


1 Full-Time Position Available 

1 Full-Time Term Position Available, Anticipated up to January 2022 



An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions


Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success.  We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career. 



The School of Indigenous Education is seeking a Navigation Coach, one Regular Full-time position, and one Term Full-time position.  The successful candidate will report to the Manager, External Indigenous Relations and Partnerships.  The Navigation Coach provides a first point of contact and navigational support for new and returning students, assisting with all aspects of transitioning into college life.  The Navigation Coach will work within a team of wrap-around Indigenous supports and college-wide departments using a case management approach, developing and maintaining data collection and reporting systems and processes, and performing a variety of administrative related functions.  This position will assess student essentials, provide timely advice and make referral(s) where applicable.  Other activities include; consulting with faculty and staff in the provision of Indigenous student retention support services, liaising and building relationships with students’ communities and funding agencies, planning and implementing student orientations and events, providing advocacy, collaboration with both the internal college community and external communities.  



  • A university degree in Indigenous Studies, Community Development, or Social Sciences. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 
  • Self-identifies as an Indigenous/Aboriginal person with lived experience
  • Experience working directly with Indigenous learners in the provision of assessment using a case management approach to provide timely and appropriate supports, resources and referral(s)
  • Experience and understanding of working with consultative approaches, processes and systems within a post-secondary environment in the provision of student records, academic programs, and retention support services
  • Experience with planning and implementing learner focused initiatives such as orientations and events that support, assist and retain Indigenous students
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative model with Indigenous communities, education authorities, councils, and service providers
  • Experience and knowledge of developing and maintaining data collection and reporting systems
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Teams) and ability to adapt to new technologies
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent written skills
  • Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Commitment to lifelong learning



  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language



  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends



Applicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

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An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

We seek diversity in our workplace.  Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Competition #: 2021-125

Closing Date: August 4, 2021

Salary: $43,424 - $59,387 per annum


We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

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2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H0J9


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