Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator
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Priority Comment:
In accordance with the College’s Employment Equity Program and pursuant to Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, this selection will be limited to Indigenous persons. Candidates from Indigenous communities are encouraged to self-identify, including those who identify as First Nations, Métis, and Inuit.

Find Your Spot at Humber
At Humber, our career paths open up a world of infinite possibilities for you to explore. People are at the heart of the Humber experience. Here, every day we work shoulder to shoulder to deliver excellence, and in doing so, we redefine what it means to be a leader in polytechnic education. Humber employees are a diverse group of committed, caring and fun-loving people.

We take finding and growing the right talent very seriously. We strive to find and nurture extraordinary employees who bring their best each day.

If you are interested in working in higher education and are looking to contribute to the largest polytechnic College in Ontario, as we shape the future of our students and communities, here is your opportunity to join our team.

Job Details

Position Title: Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator
Status: Full-Time Support
Hours: 35 hours per week
Faculty/Department: Indigenous Education & Engagement
Campus/Location: North Campus
Salary: $32.64 – $37.90

What you will do:
As a member of the Indigenous Education & Engagement team, the Indigenous Community Engagement Coordinator is accountable for the design, successful implementation, and evaluation of departmental outreach and community engagement strategies. The incumbent works collaboratively with community stakeholders (e.g. Indigenous communities, service organizations, and agencies) to develop and enhance relationships, identify programming needs, and work collaboratively to establish relevant/sustainable programs and services that are customized to the unique needs of each community

What you bring to the role:

  • 4 year degree or 3 year diploma / degree plus professional certification in Indigenous Knowledge, Native Studies, Public Relations, Student Development, Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, Social Work, and or Psychology
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in an outreach role and/or a student recruitment role, ideally inclusive of direct experience working with Indigenous students, families and communities
  • Knowledge of the issues Indigenous students face in relation to access, transition and retention from urban and rural environments to PSE
  • Knowledge and respect for Indigenous teachings and cultures
  • Demonstrated outstanding public/promotional speaking and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think on the spot, improvise, solve problems, and make effective decisions independently
  • Leadership experience during postsecondary education, in co-op jobs or other related work, or in the student community.
  • Clear understanding of both domestic and international prospective student audiences, coupled with knowledge of student recruitment marketing and enrolment management principles and the significant forces that could influence an Indigenous student’s decision to attend postsecondary education
  • Ability to speak credibly about all aspects of postsecondary education, including recruitment and admissions, Canadian and international education systems, transition issues, academic programs, financing, residence, student life, and success after graduation
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural, language, religious, political, socio-economic, and other relevant factors in Humber/Guelph Humber’s recruitment markets
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and excel in a fast-paced environment characterized by changing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in and contribute to an integrated and collaborative team environment and to apply a positive team approach to working with colleagues

What’s In it for you?

  • An opportunity to have an impact with a post-secondary institution, poised to do great things.
  • Diverse, hard-working, committed team of people who care about each other.
  • Tools and technology that will allow you to succeed at your job.
  • Work /Life balance with extended health and dental benefits, and above-average days off due to College closure schedules
  • Amazing perks
  • Highly supportive work culture

At Humber College we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it! Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and a progressive mindset goes a long way at Humber. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, consider applying and tell us why you are a great candidate for this job. Find your Spot at Humber!

We thank you for your interest in working with Humber College. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Consideration for Support Staff and Academic positions will be given to internal employees in accordance with the respective Collective Agreements.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our city. We actively seek Indigenous Peoples and individuals from equity-deserving groups with demonstrated skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a post-secondary environment.


Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our HR Generalists will work with applicants requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in alternate formats upon request.

Anti-Discrimination Statement
At Humber College, all forms of discrimination and harassment are prohibited. Students and employees have the right to study, live and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. If you need assistance on concerns related to discrimination and harassment, please contact the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion http://hrs.humber.ca/human-rights-equity-diversity.html or the Office of Student Conduct at studentconduct@humber.ca

Hours Per Week: 35
Position Type: FT Support
Payband: H
Minimum Salary: 32.64
Maximum Salary: 37.90
Work Locations: North Campus 205 Humber College Blvd. Etobicoke M9W 5L7
Job Family: Student Affairs and Services
Deadline to Apply: September 21, 2021
Job Posting: 9/3/21
Department: Indigenous Education & Engagement