The First Nations Technology Council is seeking a highly organized and dynamic project coordinator with direct experience in event planning and coordination, and who has a passion for supporting Indigenous communities, engagements, research and outcomes. As part of a high-functioning team, the Project Coordinator will report directly to the Project Lead. The Project Coordinator will play a pivotal role in executing well-organized, thoughtful, and culturally-safe engagements to support projects and activities within the Sector Transformation Division.
The Project Coordinator is responsible for much of the hands-on logistical elements of event management and project planning and implementation for new and on-going province-wide research projects and engagements. As such, the successful candidate will have strong organizational, administrative, data management, and communications skills and experience. This position will suit an organized individual who manages multiple priorities well. The Project Coordinator will also assist with basic research activities and will have an opportunity to stretch their research knowledge working within an OCAP framework.
Experience working with Indigenous communities and/or the BC Tech Industry will be an asset.
About the First Nations Technology Council
The First Nations Technology Council is an Indigenous-led organization that serves all 203 First Nations communities across British Columbia, working to ensure that Indigenous peoples have full and equitable access to the tools, training and support to maximize the opportunities presented by technology and innovation. The Technology Council sees the strengthening of local Indigenous economies and the empowering of Indigenous innovators as contributing to Indigenous self-determination and nationhood.
About the Role
Skills and Abilities
We are an Indigenous organization whose mandate is to promote opportunities for Indigenous people. We encourage applications from qualified First Nations, Inuit and Métis people. We also welcome other candidates who possess a high level of cultural competence and understanding of indigenous experience, communities, and issues. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.