Administrative Programs Coordinator
Whitecap Dakota First Nation - Whitecap, SK

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The Whitecap Dakota First Nation, located 26 kilometers south of Saskatoon, requires the services of an Administrative Programs Coordinator (APC). This is a full-time, permanent position in the Band Administration office.


The APC will coordinate the day-to-day operations of the organization and support the Program Directors and Managers in these areas: Administration and Operations, Human Resources, Education, Justice, Membership, Health & Social, Housing & Public Works, Finance, Lands and Economic Development. Reporting to the Support Services Manager, responsibilities include:

 Coordinate meeting logistics for Executive, Community and Committee meetings: venues, agendas, meeting kits catering, audio-visual, and boardroom preparation (includes taking minutes as required);
 Coordinate facility usage arrangements for Whitecap facilities as directed;
 Act as executive assistant to the two Councillor positions and General Manager as required: field external calls and emails, assist to coordinate calendars;
 Coordinate travel itineraries (flights, hotels) for Councillors, Executive and departmental staff;
 Coordinate Human Resources functions as required: preparation of personnel letters, memos, and job descriptions, electronic posting of job ads, collect applications and coordinate interviews;
 Maintain community database and produce Community statistics reports as required;
 Perform security-related functions for all designated Whitecap facilities: maintain keys and codes and dialogue with security company;
 Prepare, review, edit, fax and photocopy various correspondence;
 Monitor office equipment and prepare office supply orders to re-stock inventory;
 Maintain telephone system via computerized software and coordinate issuance and programming of telephones for administration office;
 Provide daily receptionist relief and provide coverage when the Receptionist is absent;
 Assist with daily distribution of incoming mail and correspondence;
 Maintain central filing system; and
 Any other related duties that may be assigned.


  • Secondary school diploma; post-secondary education preferred
  • 3-5 years related administrative support experience
  • Possess advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced office environment
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to verify and proofread documents for consistency and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize and exercise tact, confidentiality, and professionalism
  • Knowledge of Dakota culture and First Nation organizations is preferred

SALARY: Based on qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is provided.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, November 22nd, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.


Selection Committee
c/o S. Caisse
Whitecap Dakota First Nation
182 Chief Whitecap Trail
Whitecap SK S7K 2L2
Fax: (306) 374-5899

We thank all applicants and wish to advise that only those individuals that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.