Job Posting: Te’mexw Treaty Association Constitution Coordinator

October 8, 2020

Position Summary:

Full-time Maternity leave Replacement from Nov 2020 until May 2021

 Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Constitution Coordinator manages the constitution process to support and empower the TTA’s Member nations to develop their own unique constitutions and ultimately move closer to becoming fully self- governing under a modern treaty.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Write introductions to topics using a variety of information and
  • Schedule committee meetings with committee members, staff, and
  • Respond to action items determined at committee
  • Create agendas and distribute materials in advance of committee
  • Format, edit and update digital rolling draft of constitutions and distribute to
  • Liaise with legal counsel for legal reviews and interpret legal reviews to committees with help of governance
  • Manage project deliverables and budget
  • Work with Treaty Support Clerk, committee members and Communications Coordinator to plan/ host constitution community meetings and other types of community engagement
  • Prepare work reports
  • Maintain awareness of Treaty Negotiations
  • Responsible for other assigned Treaty Related
  • Support other areas of the TTA or assist with special projects as required

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the BC Treaty Process, and of Provincial and Federal
  • Knowledge of Indigenous self-government and the constitution
  • Ability to build cooperative, trusting relationships with a variety of people from community members to government
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to present information and speak publicly with clarity and impact
  • Well-developed meeting facilitation
  • Research
  • Intermediate computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Friendly, positive, responsive, professional and
  • Able to work independently as well as work within a collaborative team framework.
  • Respect for TTA Member Nations’ culture and

 Training, Education, and Experience

  • Post-secondary Degree or Diploma in First Nations Studies, Aboriginal Law, Political

Science or related field of study.

  • 3 years prior experience in a related field including project management experience
  • Experience working with an Indigenous
  • Valid class 5 B.C. driver’s license and a vehicle is
  • All employees are subject to a Criminal Record Check

 Deadline for Submissions: Oct 30, 2020 –All applications will be reviewed until a suitable candidate found.

 Please submit Resume and Cover letter to mmcgraw@temexw.org (Finance & Operations Manager)

 Te’mexw Treaty Association

Operations Manager

1500 – D Admirals Road

Victoria, BC

V9A 2R1

 We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.