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Indigenous Recruiter/ Pathways Officer (22-43)

Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology

Full-Time • Timmins Region

POSITION TITLE: 22-43 Indigenous Recruiter/ Pathways Officer
STATUS: Full Time Leave Replacement (Appendix D/Appendix C – Averaging of Hours)
CLASSIFICATION: Support Staff, Payband H
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1st, 2022 – June 23rd, 2023
SALARY: $33.05/hr to $38.37/hr (35 hrs/week)
CAMPUS: Timmins
CLOSING DATE: Open until Filled 
DIVISION: Admissions & Student Recruitment

At Northern College, we’re driven by our commitment to the ongoing success and development of our students, our communities and our staff. A career with Northern College can provide you with meaningful opportunities for your professional growth, and we’re confident that our friendly, collaborative workplace culture will contribute to your personal growth as well.

In addition, to a rewarding career, some of the other benefits offered to eligible full-time employees of Northern College include competitive salaries, a defined-benefit pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, access to our athletics facilities and a wellness program.


Reporting to the Manager, Recruitment and Admissions, the successful incumbent will:

  • Organize and conduct a comprehensive direct (elementary and secondary schools), and non-direct recruitment program relating the full range of programs and services at Northern College to Indigenous audiences, with a view toward increasing Indigenous enrolment and graduations;
  • Attend the Aboriginal Post-Secondary Information Program tour and visits Indigenous communities within the Northern College catchment area to promote Northern College programs and services;
  • Provide information and assists students and potential students with: applying to college; choosing a program of study; admissions requirements; financial aid applications (OSAP); funding applications (through First Nation); living arrangements; child care arrangements; connecting students and potential students with college support services and local Indigenous organizations that have supports available in the college community; campus life; and maintaining connections with their home communities;
  • Serve as a navigator in assisting learners to identify objectives and find resources, to persist toward graduation and a successful career launch; and
  • Regularly consult with Northern Training Division’s Indigenous Liaison to develop and maintain a systematic sharing of post-secondary programming prospects.

A detailed job description for this position is available from the Human Resource Services department.


  • 2-year Diploma in Human Services or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2 years’ practical experience dealing with the public;
  • Extensive and demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous education, culture, language, community engagement protocols and knowledge of and able to work with community agencies and referral sources;
  • Experience presenting educational workshops and facilitating groups; and
  • Experience with full suite of Microsoft Office.

The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit the Northern College website at: and click on the Careers at Northern link to apply through our online job application system.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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Job Expires: 2022-10-11

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Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology

Timmins Timmins, ON, Canada

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