Employment Opportunities

Manager – Métis Training to Employment Services

Post Date: 05/15/2017
Location: South Region
About us: Rupertsland Institute (RLI), an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta, is seeking a regional Manager for its Métis Training to Employment Services (MTES) division based out of Calgary. With service locations that include southern Alberta, RLI is a federally funded province-wide organization that designs and delivers training and education services to 100,000 Alberta Métis.
The Role: As the Manager of MTES (South), you are responsible for the delivery of RLI’s regional operations in southern Alberta including Red Deer, Stettler, Rocky Mountain House, Pincher Creek, Calgary, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. You are also responsible and accountable for the development of annual work plans that tie into RLI’s business plan goals and objectives and Annual Operational Plan.

This includes:
• Directing, leading, motivating and coaching employment centre staff
• Ensuring compliance with organizational policies and procedures
• Meeting annual targets and expenditures under a budget exceeding $1M dollars
• Providing effective and efficient client and project-based services
• Planning and organizing standardized employment assistance services to meet the needs of the Métis community
To Fit the Role: • Post-secondary training in Business Administration, Management, Human Services, Social Sciences, and/or five years of closely related experience
• Extensive knowledge of southern Alberta’s labour market supply/demand and economic trends and outlook
• Strong budgetary background, excellent understanding of the principles of finance
• Basic knowledge of accounting and ability to analyse financial spreadsheets
• Knowledge of employment counselling methods
• Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong decision making and problem solving skills
• Proven team leadership and supervisory skills
• Ability to multi-task and delegate in a dynamic work environment
• Knowledge of Métis culture is an asset
Application Deadline: All applications accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Application Procedure: Send your cover letter and resume to Kathleen Tilley at or fax 780.801.9992. Quote Job ID: CGY-MGR.
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