Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in (TH) located in Dawson City Yukon, is a dynamic forward thinking Self Governing First Nation with strong cultural values. In this community we are an integral part of the prosperity of this region, the traditional territory, being one of the largest employers in the Klondike. With many cultural and natural pursuits, this community welcomes those who want to be a part of it and contribute to its rich fabric of diversity and uniquely Dawson experiences. Reporting to Chief and Council, the Executive Director is responsible for leading, planning, managing and implementing Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in programs, services and policies. The position is also responsible for the provision of administrative expertise and overall direction to Senior Managers including the Directors of Finance and Capital, Heritage, Trinke Zho, Human Resources and Community Training, Administration, Natural Resources, Communications, Public Works, Implementation and Community Services programs. The position is responsible for monitoring and ensuring that Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in programs remain within established budgets by maintaining a close working relationship with the Departmental Directors and Chief and Council. The position is also responsible for effective liaison, on behalf of Chief and Council, with officials of the Federal, Territorial, Provincial Governments and other agencies in support of Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in goals and objectives. If this opportunity interests you, please submit a resume clearly demonstrating the qualifications below, as selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide: Essentials • Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field combined with experience working with First Nation governments, preferably at a senior level; • Experience working at the management level including the ability to direct, supervise and evaluate the performance of personnel; • Strong skills in financial management, decision making, problem solving, and communications; • Ability to plan, lead, direct, develop, implement and evaluate programs, policies and procedures; • Experience in conflict management, mediation and problem solving; • Excellent organizational and time management skills and effective stress management; • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff, citizens and the general public; • Ability to provide strong leadership and motivate people with tact, diplomacy and good judgment. Assets • Sound knowledge of TH social structure, traditions and cultural values; • Sound knowledge of government program requirements and specifically, First Nation government program requirements, TH Final and Self Government agreements; • Knowledge of Federal and Territorial Government programs, regulations and procedures; • Good knowledge of funding agencies and associated requirements; • Experience conducting or participating in negotiations. Conditions of Employment • Mandatory confidentiality is a condition of employment for all Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in personnel. • Criminal Record Check with finger print check; • Attendance at General Assemblies. POSTING CLOSES FEBRUARY 15, 2013. Location: Dawson City, YT. Compensation: One Year Term with possible extension: $124,150.00 This is at a non-profit organization. OK to highlight this job opening for persons with disabilitiesPrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.