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Director of Operations

NORDIK Institute is hiring a Director of Operations who will be responsible for the day to day operations of NORDIK Institute, a not for profit, community based research institute affiliated with Algoma University.   Duties include financial and human resources management; governance and oversight; community relations; and project support.

NOTE: The deadline for applying to this position has been extended to May 6, 2022.

Position Status: Permanent, full time

Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario


The Director of Operations will have 3-5 years progressively responsible experience, preferably in a not-for-profit organization, and substantial familiarity with community-based research and financial and human resource management. Experience in student or volunteer management would be highly desirable. Specifically:

  • Financial management skills, normally associated with a MBA or several years’ experience developing and managing budgets and financial records
  • Superior human resource management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and at least 3 years of experience with not-for-profit management; community based research; and student and/or volunteer coordination
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous communities, cultures, and histories, with a commitment to justice for Indigenous peoples
  • University degree in Business, Community Development/CESD or related field, preferably at Master’s level
  • 3-5 years experience in a progressively responsible management position, preferably in a not-for-profit setting
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail, interpersonal, and communication skills (in-person/virtual)
  • Ability to take initiative and work with limited supervision
  • Competence in G Suite and/or demonstrated a high degree of competence in Microsoft Office Suite or Apple applications
  • Class G License required
  • Bi/Multilingualism is an asset

Closing Date: May 6, 2022.

Start Date: As soon as possible

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