IPS Manager of Training & Curriculum

Indigenous Perspectives Society

Annual salary $80,000. Benefits package and Group RRSP available. Relocation costs may be negotiated. Applications open until position is filled.

About the position:

IPS provides professional development training services to Indigenous child and family services in BC. The Society works in cooperation with First Nations and Indigenous child and family service programs to protect and enhance the well-being of First Nations and Indigenous peoples by reaffirming traditions, and through effective child and family service delivery that empower the voices of Indigenous peoples.

Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is seeking a Manager of Training and Curriculum who is ultimately responsible for ensuring exceptional delivery of training with content that is both relevant and timely. The position will include overseeing the development of curriculum and facilitation techniques to ensure course material is aligned with child welfare legislation and other internal policies. The Manager will lead a high performing team (10) of Project Leads, Instructional Staff, relevant Administrative employees and Contractors.

The Manager reports to the Executive Director (ED) and will develop strong relationships with IPS staff, various stakeholders such as the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) when applicable, and contractors. The position will be based out of the Society’s office and will be expected to do some travel (mostly in BC) to other off-site locations and represent IPS at various conferences, committees and forums. Travel is restricted while COVID precautions are in place.

Ideal experience for this role:

  • A Masters or Bachelor of Social Work or related degree such as Psychology, Education or Child Services
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Child Welfare related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Progressive experience in Indigenous Child & Family Services, child protection and Indigenous social work
  • Demonstrated experience in the design and development of competency-based curriculum, public education and relations materials, specifically utilizing a blended learning approach
  • Experience in adult education instruction
  • Sound knowledge of Indigenous communities, cultures, traditions and practices in B.C.
  • Proficiency with computer software including MS Office, Moodle and PowerPoint

Preference will be given to individuals identifying as Indigenous, Métis or Inuit.

Job description – Manager of Training & Curriculum 

If you are qualified and interested in this challenging position, please send your resume with an accompanying cover letter describing how your strengths and experience make you the ideal fit to rachelled@ipsociety.ca with ‘Manager of Training & Curriculum’ in the subject line.

Preference will be given to individuals identifying as Indigenous, Métis or Inuit.

To apply for this job email your details to rachelled@ipsociety.ca.