Sep 15, 2022

Program Coordinator, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • SIIT Employment
  • Saskatoon
Term Education

Job Description

Established in 1976 the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nation governed post-secondary institution. Recognized under provincial legislation, the Institute has been conferred authority to grant certificates and diplomas. SIIT welcomes over 2400 students into our urban and community programs annually as well as serving over 6000 clients through our nine Career Centres across the province. The Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies is playing a significant role in Saskatchewan's economic future. You can contribute to that success while building your career.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity?
Be part of Saskatchewan's first Indigenous Innovation Accelerator dedicated to empowering grassroots Indigenous entrepreneurship. Indigenous peoples across Canada, have always embodied innovation and tradition. Today, a new generation of Indigenous changemakers are continuing to adapt and combine local traditional knowledge with new ideas to forge a new path for their peoples and communities. At the Centre for Innovation, we hope to inspire, encourage, and support this new generation of Indigenous Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of programs from start to finish, including administration and financial budgeting, program development, monitoring, as well as, recruitment and management of instructors and students, and completing evaluations. The Program Coordinator will provide project support in the implementation of an Indigenous Innovation Accelerator pilot project. The Program Coordinator will assist with managing the design, planning, implementation, of the project that may cross multiple functional areas within the institute.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Successful completion of a related post-secondary degree with three to six years of experience in program administration/coordination or project management. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Knowledge of First Nations cultures and organizations would be an asset. Candidate must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation as travel may be required.

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