Current Employment Opportunities
Executive Director (Full-Time)
Established by the National Indian Brotherhood in 1982 as a non-profit research organization, the T.A.R.R. Centre specializes in research related to Treaty Rights, Treaty Land Entitlement, Claims Policy Reform, First Nation History and Land Claims. The T.A.R.R. Centre receives funding on an annual basis from Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada to undertake claims research and development on behalf of its member First Nations. At the request of, and in consultation with a First Nation, the T.A.R.R. Centre will research and develop specific claims such as reserve land surrenders, reserve land alienation, the administration of Indian Trust funds and Treaty land entitlements. Services are provided at no charge to its member First Nations. The T.A.R.R. Centre also monitors developments in contemporary First Nations issues such as the application of rights guaranteed in the Treaties, case law on related issues, Indian Act and claims policy reform. For more information on the T.A.R.R. Centre of Manitoba and associated services, please visit our website: www.tarr.mb.ca
The T.A.R.R. Centre of Manitoba seeks to fill one full-time Executive Director position located in Winnipeg, MB. The anticipated start date is early to mid-October 2022.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the administration of the T.A.R.R. Centre, identification and development of claims research. The Executive Director will have a key role in building relationships with First Nations communities in Manitoba and direct the T.A.R.R. Centre Staff’s research efforts to best support these communities. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the specific claims process in Canada, and awareness of Indigenous peoples’ unique histories within Manitoba.
- Post secondary education or relevant equivalent experience and training may be considered in any of the following: research experience with a focus on Indigenous History within Manitoba or a similar discipline, Indigenous economic development experience, Indigenous community engagement and consultation, experience working within or in collaboration with an Indigenous organization.
- Strong written, editing and verbal communication skills
- Team building abilities
- Demonstrated production of high-level research reports at the post secondary level.
- Experience developing and/or ability to develop strong relationships with First Nations communities and organizations.
- Experience writing proposals and federal funding applications
- Computer skills specific to MS Office Professional Suite and Adobe Acrobat Pro
Please submit your resume, cover letter and letter of reference to email@example.com or by fax (204) 942-3202 by September 30th, 2022. Preference will be given to qualified Indigenous applicants who are encouraged to identify within their cover letter.
Remuneration will commensurate with work experience and education. Travel throughout Manitoba will be required and reimbursed. The T.A.R.R. Centre also offers an excellent employee health benefit package.
Only preferred candidates will be contacted.