Office Manager

Training Policy Committee
Emily Hoefs
Suite 6A 4230 – 4th Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon (Whitehorse, YT)
Part time
Hours / week:
20 hours/week
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:


This position is responsible for providing office administration, organizational and support management.

Main Duties RE: Research Support and Office Administration 

  • Assemble, interpret and analyze internal and external information pertinent to TPC and YIPTT and their projects;
  • Provide briefings and reports to the Executive Director, Committee Members/Trustees and external stakeholders/partners as required;
  • Coordinate, schedule, book travel for TPC/YIPTT meetings and events as required; and
  • Provide financial and administrative support to the TPC office including Visa reconciliation, monthly invoicing, liaising with bookkeeper, processing Honoraria, management of minutes and motions, and general office organization.

Main Duties RE: Web Management  

  • Review, develop and implement a Wayfinder improvement work plan.
  • Manage Wayfinder approvals of providers/content, providing/responding to email requests, building Wayfinder content and engagement;
  • Help build positive relations with First Nations, TPC Members/YIPTT Trustees, and
  • Liaise and coordinate between other funders, contractors, and stakeholders.


  • Exceptional organizational, office administration, critical thinking, problem solving, marketing, and planning skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in office administration and project coordination. 
  • Post-secondary in the field in Office Administration, web skills, Indigenous governance or an equivalent combination of work experience and training.
  • Knowledge of Yukon First Nation Government structures & general understanding of their current education, training, and employment challenges.
  • Experience working within a Yukon First Nation government (YFNG) or working with YFNGs as an outside agent.

Interpersonal Skills Required:

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to participate in training and learn on the job 
  • Good judgment, diplomacy, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to interact and work effectively with First Nation representatives, Committee members, Investors, Partners, and all community stakeholders
  • Ability to foster trust and respect at the community level
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team member
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Cross Cultural Awareness

Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of Umbrella Final Agreement and Implementation Plan
  • Knowledge of Government agencies and procedures for accessing programs/funding
  • Knowledge of research and professional communications methods

Conditions of Employment:

  • Willingness to participate in training
  • Willingness and ability to travel; Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s License
  • Cross Cultural Awareness and sensitivity

Preference is given to persons of Yukon First Nations ancestry.

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