(867) 996-2265 NNDFN Main Line

Job Opportunity: Executive Director

Position Title:                  Executive Director
Department:                     NND Government
Salary Range:                  Level 10
Term:Full Time Permanent with 6 month Probation
Hours:7.5 hours per day/ 75 hours bi-weekly
Closing Date:                   Friday, January 15th, 2020 – midnight
ED Job Details


The Executive Director reports to NND Council and is responsible for the effective implementation of NND Laws, Acts and policies.  The Executive Director is responsible for the functioning of the FNNND government, including FNNND administration and programs to reflect the priorities of the NND government.


Completion of a degree in Public Administration and 5-plus years experience in multi-discipline program management, Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA), or the equivalent of several years’ experience and post-secondary education.

Experience in working within a government (preferably FN) in a senior management capacity.

Successful completion of Yukon University’s First Nations 101 or willing to obtain.


Good knowledge of or demonstrates ability to quickly acquire knowledge and understanding of FNNND culture and history, the FNNND Self-Government Act, the Final Agreement, and the Constitution;

Experience with public administration practices and procedures.

Knowledge of personnel policy, labour standards, and human rights legislation;

Knowledge of financial management and accounting practices and procedures;

Knowledge of and able to work with computer software programs and systems;

Knowledge of contracting specification, terms and conditions, and progress payment procedures;

Ability to work in a developing, culturally-unique government setting;

Ability to organize, coordinate, and effectively manage a number of multi-disciplined programs and services through the development of, mentoring or, and empowerment of employees.

If you need copy of job description, please contact the Deputy Chief.

Please submit your questions to:

Roberta Hager,  NND Deputy Chief deputychief@nndfn.com.

Please submit your resume to council@nndfn.com. P.O. Box 220 Mayo, YT Y0B 1M0.

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