Job Opportunity: Executive Assistant (INTERNAL POSTING)

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Saskatoon Tribal Council

Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation

If you are looking for a challenging and exciting opportunity, the Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation (DDCDC) is looking for a highly motivated, team player with a positive attitude to join the DDDC team as the Executive Assistant position for an interim period of up to six months. As a key member of the team, this position works directly with the General Manager and is responsible for providing sound administrative support to ensure all directives and services best meet the goals, objectives and strategic direction of the DDCDC. This position is located at the Saskatoon Tribal Council main office complex in Saskatoon.

 

Main Job Duties
• Perform all general administrative functions;
• Maintain records and compile administrative, program and human resource management reports, ensuring information is accurate and accessible at all times;
• Research and prepare background information and briefings for the General Manager prior to meetings, public events and for sponsorship requests;
• Coordinate the logistics and prepare materials for Board of Directors, committees, annual general members meeting, internal and external meetings and events as required;
• Processing on-line applications and renewals for registration for eligible organization;
• Develop effective administrative systems, processes and procedures as required;
• Monitor and work within an annual operational budget;
• Identify and order required marketing and promotional items as required;
• Build and maintain positive working relations with member First Nations, community groups and other organization;
• Schedule and maintain schedules for events, appointments and meetings as directed;
• Responsible for the compilation and distribution of the annual report;
• Assist with the preparation of files, letters and reports for the community investment portfolio;
• Work with IT to troubleshoot and optimize functionality of the corporation’s website, database, hardware and software.
Education
• Successful completion of an administrative course (business/secretarial) from a recognized educational facility.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Significant experience in an office and administrative setting;
• Proven ability to work in a collaborative, respectful, team environment;
• Superior communication and organizational skills;
• Demonstrated ability and sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office (excel, access, publisher, word, power point, outlook) and other creative programs;
• Proven experience in working with databases is essential;
• Experience working with First Nations people is preferred;
• Strong organizational and analytical abilities;
• Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced, multi-task environment;
• Ability to work independently and as a team player as required;
• Ability to record minute accurately;
• Demonstrated commitment to maintain confidentiality;
• Require a Class 5 driver’s license.
Working Conditions:
• Travel required;
• Occasional weekend and evening work required;
• Working and meeting deadlines required.

 

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please submit your resume, with references, no later than August 31, 2015 to:

Willi Bear
c/o Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation
#200-335 Packham Avenue, Saskatoon SK S7N 4S1
Fax 306-956-6141 or email: wbear@sktc.sk.ca

Thank you for your interest!

 

Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

Internal postings are open to qualified band members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current  permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

External postings are open for application by the general public

Community Postings are open for application by the general public

STC Presents the 2nd Annual Vampire Gala

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Save The Date!

Polish up your fangs for an exclusive evening of elegance and entertainment.

You are cordially invited to a darkishly delightful night!

Thursday, October 29, 2015
TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK
5:30 Cocktails
6:00 Dinner

Dress to Impress!
Fangs, masks and vampire genre highly preferable. Stakes, silver bullets and garlics are strictly prohibited!

For more info visit sktc.sk.ca

Proceeds will support children and youth in our community!

Contact:  Heidi Gravelle @ 306-653-7676 (hgravelle@sktc.sk.ca) or Jamie Yuzicappi @ 306-956-1799 (jyuzicappi@dakotadunescdc.com)

Ticket information and how you can help will be posted shortly.

Circus comes to town for public school students

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The big tent is coming to Saskatoon in a small way, as public school students prepare to showcase their circus talents.

Students between the ages of nine and 14 attended a week-long circus performance camp at North Park Wilson School this week. They perform there for the public today at 2:15 p.m. This is the third year the school has hosted a circus camp, and the seventh consecutive year the school division has run the program.

“It’s physical activity and artistic expression combined into one. But it’s also not competitive, so students who might not do traditional drama or sports will be engaged in this as well, because it’s something really unique,” said Michael Bradford, vice-principal of College Park School.

Participation for all the kids involved was free of charge, thanks to sponsorship from Canadian Tire Jumpstart and support from the Saskatchewan Arts Board and Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation.