Language and Culture Coordinator

  • Program stream: Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage
  • Job title: Language and Culture Coordinator
  • Organization name: Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre
  • Job location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Length of assignment: 2017-10-02 to 2018-03-30 (23 weeks)
  • Hourly wage: $18.00

Language and Culture Coordinator

This position involves assisting SICC Culture Resource Management department, Languages department and Library department with their museums activities, and culture and language activities. This will include working with various local event sites and businesses to coordinate events, projects and programs. The work must be done with the highest standards. Preference would be given to a candidate with some fluency in a First Nations language. The SICC believes that any undergraduate degree is suitable for this position. First and foremost, the candidate must also have a basic understanding that the SICC is a cultural institutions and the candidate must be open to learning more about First Nations language and culture especially with respect to basic protocols. Additionally, the candidate should have some administrative skills including:

• Basic technology skills with familiarity with Microsoft Office and its programs

• Basic communication skills including a friendly disposition, receiving and taking instruction sharing information and procedures

• Basic organizational ability including receiving several tasks at once and being able to prioritize the work, managing an electronic filing system, track incoming and outgoing correspondence and coordinate the flow of paperwork

• Basic written expression skills in standard written English and business English with emails and proofreading skills

• Basic time management skills to manage their own time, engaging the use of an electronic calendar, set meetings

• Basic technical oversight skills in operating business equipment

• Basic problem-solving skills with changing schedules and unexpected obligations

All interested candidates should forward a covering letter clearly demonstrating their qualifications and enthusiasm for the position, along with a resume and three references.

Fax all documents to (306) 665-6520 or email to or mail to:

Human Resources

Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre

305-2555 Grasswood Road East

Saskatoon, SK S7T 0K1

Preference in given to qualified First Nations persons (Human Rights Exemption # E04-08). We thank all those candidates who apply for this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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