Louis Riel Institute

Louis Riel Institute

As an affiliate of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF), the Louis Riel Institute (LRI) is responsible to the Métis people of Manitoba to provide programs, resources and services related to education and culture. The Louis Riel Institute seeks to fill one Full-time Term Michif Revitalization Project Manager position located in Winnipeg, MB.

Michif Revitalization Project Manager

The Project Manager will lead the Michif Revitalization Project and its team members at the Louis Riel Institute. The main functions of this position are to ensure project timelines, budgets, and deliverables are met. The successful candidate will coordinate stakeholder meetings and strategic planning sessions, hire professional trainers and communicate with various Metis communities.  The Project Manager will oversee a diverse team, working in archival management, documenting and processing of language samples, communications, language research and work with I.T. in setting up the content management system ( Mukurtu) The Project Manager will report to LRI supervisor and funders as required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Related Post-Secondary Degree and project management experience/training
  • Passion for preserving Metis culture and languages
  • Speaker or learner of Metis Language(s)
  • Experience with archival activities (documenting, indexing and archiving language samples desired)
  • Comfortable working collaboratively and independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines while multitasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Metis culture, history and languages
  • Knowledge of LRI programs and services
  • Knowledge of MMF programs, services and governance
  • Acceptable Criminal Records check and Child Abuse Registry check

Qualified Métis applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify on their resume. While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary Range –$58,500- $68,250 dependent on education and experience:

Closing Date: Oct 30th, 2020

Please forward cover letter and resume to:

Louis Riel Institute

103-150 Henry Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 0J7

Fax:     (204) 984-9484

Email: lrihr@mmf.mb.ca

To apply for this job email your details to lrihr@mmf.mb.ca

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