JOB OPPORTUNITY – Community Research Manager

POSITION: Community Research Manager

REPORTS TO: Regional Research Manager

LOCATION: Flexible (any Nunavik village or remote)

START DATE: As soon as possible

Position Overview:

Atanniuvik, Nunavik’ new research governance organization led by Inuit, for Inuit, is seeking a dynamic candidate to fulfill the Community Research Manager position. As such, you will participate in shaping the research landscape in Nunavik in close partnership with communities, ensuring it aligns with their needs and priorities.  The Atanniuvik team is actively working towards an operational launch in 2025.

Your role

The Community Research Manager (CRM) plays a strategic role in helping Nunavik communities engage in research projects and research review, and in connecting communities and researchers. In the short term, the new CRM will be directly involved in establishing Atanniuvik, including setting up the Community Review Committees and onboarding the Community Research Liaisons. In the long term, this CRM will manage and support those Liaisons, oversee and support the process of gathering and sharing community research priorities, support the Community Review Committees, and provide support for community research. This position will be supervised by the Regional Research Manager.

Your responsibilities

Support Atanniuvik’s establishment activities towards the launch of operations in 2025, in collaboration with the Atanniuvik staff and Implementation Team:

  • Help plan and participate in, Atanniuvik’s Community tour (fall 2024)
  • Recruit and onboard the Community Research Liaisons Support communities to set up their Community Review Committees
  • Collaboratively create communication documents and presentations
  • Communicate and raise awareness of Atanniuvik in Nunavik communities through presentations and radio announcements
  • Plan the collection, documentation and communication of Nunavik Inuit research priorities
  • Participate in the Research Review process development and planning

Participate in Atanniuvik’s operational activities:

  • Manage, train and support Community Research Liaisons, including with Community Research Committees and local research support logistics
  • Manage and support the community research oversight process
  • Provide support for community research (e.g. proposals, training, reporting)
  • Participate in Atanniuvik Regional Review Committee meetings
  • Create awareness among Nunavimmiut of research opportunities and partnerships
  • Oversee and support the ongoing process of gathering and sharing community research priorities.

Why Atanniuvik?

Empowerment: Shift the research landscape in a way that empowers the Nunavik communities and resonate with their core values and needs.

Recognition: Join an organization that has earned the prestigious Arctic Inspiration Prize and is backed by strong regional partnerships.

Flexibility: Enjoy the flexibility of working remotely or from any Nunavik location, tailored to support a balanced and fulfilling work-life integration.

Supportive Environment: Benefit from a robust support system including dedicated staff, implementation team and strong BOD.

We are looking for:

  • Fluency in Inuktitut and English
  • Good computer skills in a Microsoft environment
  • Some knowledge of or experience with research in Nunavik (e.g., has been consulted about research, has had research-related employment, participated in research, community member affected by research)
  • Experience in the preparation of documents
  • Strong communication skills
  • Conscientious, reliable and able to work well without close supervision
  • Good planning, organizing and follow-up skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including generous time-off, following a three-month probationary period.
  • Working from home flexibility.

How to Apply:

Send your resume to info@atanniuvik.ca before May 31st, 2024

Atanniuvik is committed to promoting the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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