Education Administrative Coordinator

Tr’ondek Hwech’in
Tr’ondek Hwech’in Government
Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Y0B 1G0, Canada (Dawson City, YT)
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Competition #: 2024-03-009

Education Administrative Coordinator - Term
Department: Education
Location: Tr’ondek Hwech’in Offices – Dawson, YT
Posting Date: March 28, 2024
Standard Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Start Date: Immediately
End Date: March 31, 2026
Salary: Level 7 Step 1 ($3,316.50 biweekly) 

Closing Date:  Until Filled

Reporting to and under the direction of the Director of Education, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Department of Education’s Early Learning, K-12 and Adult Learning & Employment units. The incumbent performs tasks related to finance and procurement processes, community engagement, event planning, records management, meeting support, asset management and communications. The incumbent administers external funding agreements, including proposal writing, liaising with funders, financial tracking and meeting reporting requirements. 

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term, or auxiliary on-call vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.  

If this opportunity interests you, please submit a cover letter & resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide. Applications will not be accepted without a cover letter and resume. 

Essential Qualifications:  

  • Post-secondary diploma in administration, communications, office management, accounting or a related field. An equivalent combination of education, knowledge, skills and experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of two years of experience working in an office setting, preferably in a First Nations government environment. 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of TH social structure, culture, values, and traditions. 
  • General working knowledge (or willingness to learn) of the TH Final Agreement, Self-Government Agreement, other implementation agreements and the TH Constitution. 
  • Experience in office administration and providing excellent customer service.  
  • Demonstrated experience using MS Office, including Excel, Outlook and Word; experience with Microsoft 365, Teams, SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat Pro is an asset. 
  • Good understanding of financial processes and procedures with ability to fulfil paperwork requirements.  
  • Strong technical writing skills with experience and proficiency in proposal writing and reporting. 


  • Ability to work under pressure in a rapid paced work environment with shifting priorities. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines, problem solve and plan strategically. 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with staff, citizens, external organizations, and the public. 

Conditions of Employment: 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Criminal Records Check. 
  • Class 5 driver’s license with a clear driver’s abstract. 
  • Standard First Aid certification. 
  • TH101 Cultural Awareness training. 

A detailed job description is available upon request.

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