Assistant Director – Research (Re-Advertisement)

Department of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Located in Iqaluit, NU


Under the direction of the Director, Research Monitoring and Evaluation, you will assist the Director in managing the Department of Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (RME). The Assistant Director oversees core elements of the department’s mandate, to: advance Inuit rights in relation to research, ensure the protection and inclusion of Inuit knowledge in research, advance Inuit self-determination in research and build a body of knowledge that will inform decision-making, policies, programs, and services that serves Nunavut Inuit. As the successful candidate you will ensure that the RME department can consistently and effectively deliver expertise and guidance internally at NTI and in collaboration with the Regional Inuit Associations (RIAs), and other external partners. Also, you will be responsible for delivering outcomes in the following key areas: Qanuippitaa? National Inuit Health Survey; Research Design, Ethics and Execution, Territorial and National Research Initiatives and Capacity Building.

To be invited for an interview;
• An advanced degree in a relevant research field from a recognized university or equivalent;
• Demonstrated experience in Inuit research, policy, and/or analysis;
• Ability to research, analyze and interpret policy, legislation and regulations;
• Experience in managing projects, budgets and/or research grants;
• Self-motivated, independent, reliable and dependable;
• Experience working in a team environment and with diverse perspectives;
• Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to Inuit issues;
• Strong oral and written communication skills;
• Proven ability to deal with multiple priorities;
• Strong ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, including familiarity with government processes;
• Ability to speak Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun, or willingness to learn, is a requirement.
• Must have strong problem-solving and analytical skills
• Must be highly adaptive, evaluative, and innovative;
• Must demonstrate high level of collaboration and confidentiality;
• Constant multi-tasking is required in a climate of constant demanding deadlines

Preference will be given to Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement.

Starting salary is $137,192.00 per annum (commensurate with experience) a comprehensive benefit package including an employee pension plan, group insurance and vacation travel assistance.

Housing allowance of $34,192.00

For full job description, please contact:
Human Resources
Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated
Rankin Inlet, Nunavut X0C-0G0

Telephone: 867-645-5440
Fax number 867-645-5414

CLOSING DATE: February 16, 2024

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