Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

FNT2T Government – Employment Opportunity – Life Long Learning – Research position

July 25, 2019

Treaty 2 Territory – The Government of First Nation Treaty 2 Territory would like to announce the following position;

Job Title:                              Structural Readiness Research Assistant

Proposed Start Date:        August 19, 2019 to March 31, 2020

Location:                              Office within our Treaty 2 Territory

Wage:                                    To be discussed at interview process


The Structural Readiness Research Assistant will work collaboratively with the Structural Readiness Facilitator and report to the Director of Life Long Learning (LLL).  The main role of the Structural Readiness Research Assistant is to focus exclusively on conducting in-depth research on assigned tasks, analyze the gathered data, and present findings in reports as required.


  • Coordinates with the Director of Life Long Learning and the Structural Readiness Facilitator to create a research plan to achieve the objectives as set-out in the LLL work plan and the Education Partnership Program work plan;
  • Works closely, and collaborates with the Structural Readiness Facilitator to provide support for the engagement process with the member Nations;
  • Responsible for high-level and strategic advice on research and investigation processes;
  • Documents and records the engagement sessions in detail and identifies the shared findings to support the enhanced delivery for education locally and on a territorial level;
  • Conducts detailed research of existing educational support agents, services, programs providing services in the Treaty 2 Territory and identifies areas that are lacking;
  • Conducts both desktop research as well as in-the-field investigation to collect evidence and information of various educational services, programs, projects, etc;
  • Able to meet multiple concurrent deadlines and tasks in a high demand work environment;
  • Creates a data base for all research findings/outcomes and provides reports in writing;
  • Initiate collaboration and maintain relationship with useful groups and individuals such as freelance researchers to fulfil research needs;
  • Travel as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Bachelor of Arts or a relevant post‐secondary degree, diploma with added research experience;
  • Experience in both streams of research methodology (qualitative and quantitative), fieldwork techniques and analysis;
  • Experience in conducting research with the intent to inform and enhance existing practice, program delivery and support services;
  • Knowledge of current local, regional, national educational political structures;
  • Knowledgeable of existing educational support agents, services and programs;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work as a team player to effectively interact with elected officials, staff, media, service providers, and government agencies;
  • Highly motivated and ability to work in demanding and fast‐paced work environment;
  • Exceptional organizational and time‐management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines;
  • Self‐motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Knowledge of Anishinaabe language and understanding of culture and tradition an asset;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and own vehicle.

Please Apply by Friday, August 9, 2019 (Cover Letter and Resume):

Anishinaabe Agowidiiwinan—Treaty 2

Human Resources

Box 1254, Lake Manitoba First Nation

Email: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Posted on Monday 22 July 2019 @ 3:14pm

Last modified: July 21, 2020

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