Program Development Project Lead

Website Indigenous Perspectives Society

Are you eager to work in a positive and welcoming environment where the results of your efforts translate
into healthy, happy Indigenous families and communities? We are a charitable not-for-profit organization
dedicated to strengthening the lives and voices of Indigenous people, and we are looking for a Program Development Lead to join our compassionate, respectful, and caring staff team. If you’re an expert communicator, phenomenal relationship-builder, and empathetic problem solver with a passion for working in partnership with Indigenous families, Elders, and communities, then we want to talk with you!

In the Program Development Project Lead Position, you’ll develop, evaluate, and revise Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) programs and training curricula and initiatives within the confines of the IPS Vision, Mission, and Mandate that support our participants’ learning objectives.

The Program Development Project Lead reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for leading program development and training initiatives.  The role studies and interprets relevant legislation, standards, and policy to create educational curricula and course materials that meet participant learning objectives in a culturally appropriate way.  The curriculum will include appropriate delivery methods for each area of knowledge that adapts to various audiences.

The role will also be responsible for creating proposals for contractors, setting their deadlines, and revising their schedules as needed.

Who are we? The Indigenous Perspectives Society is a provincial charitable not-for-profit organization that
strengthens the voices of Indigenous communities through culturally relevant education, professional
development, research, and policy. Unique to our organization is our commitment to culturally relevant
services. For 30 years, our programs have been fostering a deeper understanding of Indigenous
perspectives and cultural differences and helping build successful relationships with Indigenous
communities, stakeholders, and government partners.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Relevant Degree.
  • 5-7 Years Experience.
  • Progressive experience in project management and curricula design.
  • Demonstrated Experience in the design and development of competency-based curricula, public education, and related materials; specifically utilizing a blended learning approach.
  • Sound knowledge of Indigenous communities, cultures, traditions, and practices in BC.
  • Proficiency with computer software including MS Office, Moodle, and Zoom.
  • Preference will be given to individuals identifying as Indigenous, Metis, or Inuit.

What we can offer you:
• Healthy workplace which offers professional development, a wellness program, and other cultural
initiatives
• Competitive benefits package after 3 months of employment
• Matched RRSP Group Savings Plan after 6 months of employment
• Annual salary $70,000 based on previous experience or related experience
• Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm position is onsite

How To Apply
If you are qualified and interested in this challenging position, please send your resume and cover letter
describing how your strengths make you an ideal fit for the Caregiver Support position to
rachelled@ipsociety.ca with “Program Development Project Lead” as the subject line. The position is open until a successful candidate is appointed . The Indigenous Perspectives Society thanks all applicants for their interest, and advises that only
those selected for an interview will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to RachelleD@IPsociety.ca.