College of the Rockies
  • 01-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Cranbrook, BC, CAN
  • 38.59-51.88 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Auxiliary

College of the Rockies serves the communities of the East Kootenay. We acknowledge all our campuses are located in the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa people which is also home to the Kinbasket and Metis people. We welcome you to be part of our college community of employees who are Rocky Mountain Inspired, Small College Proud.

Indigenization Specialist - Education and Health (Auxiliary)

Duties: Reporting to the Dean of Innovation for Teaching and Learning, the Indigenization Specialist, Education and Health is tasked with supporting the College of the Rockies' priority to decolonize and Indigenize our Health and Human Services (HHS) programs. Specifically, this position will provide advice on Indigenization of the Aboriginal Education Support Worker (AESW) program as it undergoes institutional program review.


  • An advanced degree in Indigenous Education, Health, Education, or Human Services related field; significant relevant experience in lieu of advanced degree will be considered.
  • 5+ years experience in education, health, and/or human services as related to Indigenous
  • People's lived experiences, cultural safety, Indigenous specific racism, and decolonization.
  • 3-5 years experience with advising/consultation work; experience with Post-Secondary Education highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience working with Indigenous communities, collectives, and organizations; demonstrated expertise in Indigenous values, ethics, protocols and knowledge systems with strong ties to Indigenous communities.

Please see the Full Job Description in the link below.

Salary: As per the Faculty Salary Schedule and depending on qualifications, instructional and related work experience, the salary for auxiliary employees is in a range from $38.59 to $51.88 per hour (this includes 14% in lieu of benefits and vacation).

Closing Date: This position will remain open until filled

Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible

Interested persons should submit both a cover letter and resume directly through the College website under "Work Here" Ensure you press "upload" after you add each document.

Please quote Competition #22-FA-35

Please ensure your cover letter and resume clearly describe your related qualifications and experience as selection for interview will be based on the information provided.

To support employment equity and diversity in the workplace, we encourage all qualified applicants, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity at College of the Rockies.

In the spirit of reconciliation, we are committed to increasing Indigenous representation throughout the institution and encourage applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Metis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resume.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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