The Ulkatcho First Nation is one of four communities making up the Dakelh or Southern Carrier tribal nation in central British Columbia. The Ulkatcho community and offices are located in scenic Anahim Lake, with access to an unparalleled natural beauty at the western edge of the Chilcotin District.
The Ulkatcho government is responsible for 22 reserves with a population of 729 members living on-reserve, and another 200 living off reserve. Our expansive traditional territory includes the waters flowing west on the Chilcotin Plateau and includes Tweedsmuir Park.
To learn more about Ulkatcho First Nation, please visit our website.About the Opportunity
Ulkatcho First Nation has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Heritage, Language and Culture to join our team based out of our Anahim Lake, BC office. In this brand new role, you will work directly with our chief and council, and play a pivotal part in developing our Heritage, Language, and Culture department and program.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for helping develop the vision and direction of this new department, ensuring it is in line with the Ulkatcho Strategic Plan and focused on the cultural identity of the nation, including protection of ancestorial territories, land, environment and language.
Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
To qualify for this position, you must have a Degree in Archaeology or Anthropology, as well as a minimum of 5 years of experience managing and executing heritage programs, with a minimum 3 years coordinating or managing large/complex heritage projects.
Furthermore, you must possess a deep understanding of First Nations cultures and language, preferably Carrier (Dakelh), and be familiar with the local history and with the Cariboo region as a whole.
As our ideal candidate, you will possess:
To succeed in this role, you must be a courageous spirit with the willingness to adapt through the development and growth of this new department. You are able to work independently with little guidance, while having the communication and interpersonal skills to create relationships with diverse individuals. Above all, you will be a community oriented, approachable, and inspirational leader.About the Benefits
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive $80,000-95,000 annual salary based on your skills, experience, and qualifications. In addition, you will also have access to a variety of employee benefits, including
Upon joining Ulkatcho First Nation, you will be welcomed into a friendly and supportive team, and have the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the community.
Don't miss this unique opportunity. APPLY TODAY!
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