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Executive Director 2013 - #667 at Northern Cultural Expressions Society in Whitehorse

Posted on Jun 17, 2013 in Management

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$70,000 to $80,000/yr

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

The Northern Cultural Expressions Society is seeking a full-time Executive Director for its dynamic, non¬profit organization. NCES is committed to providing opportunities for young people to channel their energy to artistic expression and business development

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the NCES according to the strategic direction as determined by the Board, oversees the delivery of a full-range of management functions, manages all human resources matters and staff, and provides advice, support and guidance to the Board, staff and program participants.

The Candidate will possess the following fundamental requirements:

• Post-Secondary education in business, management or a relevant field combined with a minimum of five years management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• A strong knowledge of Yukon First Nations' culture, history, goals and aspirations

• Proven effective leadership and supervisory experience

• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, including an ability to communicate complex information to a wide variety of audiences

• Demonstrated professionalism, judgment, diplomacy, tact and sound decision-making abilities

• Financial acumen and experience; advanced knowledge of MS Office programs

• Strong leadership skills to lead, develop and inspire a team of operational and program delivery staff and participants

• Proven ability to effectively manage the development and delivery of programs

• Demonstrated executive skills such as strategic planning, budget and financial management, contract administration, human resources management, conflict resolution, policy development and project management

A copy of the complete job description may be requested at assistant@northernculture.orq

This job was posted on Jun 17, 2013 and will be removed on Jun 27, 2013

All applications must be received before Jun 27, 2013

Northern Cultural Expressions Society

Please Contact: Julie


Phone: 867-633-4186

Address: Whitehorse

To apply for this Job

Contact Information: A copy of the complete job description may be requested at assistant@northernculture.orq The NCES Preferential Hiring Policy will apply, which gives qualified First Nation applicants first preference. Please send your letter of interest and resume to assistantanorthernculture.orq by 4 pm, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. We thank you in advance for your application but only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.: