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					                       EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

                      UNION OF ONTARIO INDIANS (UOI)

                          HEALTH POLICY ANALYST
          (MATERNITY LEAVE REPLACEMENT TO OCTOBER 2011)


LOCATION:        UOI Head Office, Nipissing First Nation, North Bay, ON

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Reports to and works under the direction of the Health Director. Will provide a variety
of health consultative services to benefit Anishinabek communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES (includes but not limited to):

-   Review, analyze, and formulate analytical reports with recommendations for
    technical and political action.
-   Formulates briefing papers outlining clear options for action with potential
    implications.
-   Prepares funding proposals and maintains awareness of funding opportunities to
    benefit and enhance health programming.
-   Analyzes Provincial and Federal health policy and implications to UOI First
    Nations.
-   Applies measurable strategies of accountability with the writing of annual reports,
    activity reports, resolution updates, elements of yearly workplans and chronologies.
-   Understands and facilitates strategic planning and capacity building as it applies to
    UOI Health.
-   Liaise with Federal and Provincial health agencies.
-   Promotes the need to advocate for UOI health issues.
-   Facilitates discussions with consultants, contract negotiation, management
    committees and other groups.
-   Assess the implications of health transfer, fiscal transfer payments, and self-
    government initiatives.
-   Conducts community consultation sessions extracting issues, barriers, solutions and
    recommends options for leadership consideration and negotiation.




    UNION OF ONTARIO INDIANS
    P.O. Box 711, North Bay, Ontario, P1B 8J8 Phone: (705) 497-9127 Fax: (705) 497-9135
KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:

-   Knowledge and understanding of key health issues facing First Nations.
-   Understands jurisdiction perspectives between Canada in relation to First Nation
    health.
-   Working knowledge of provincial and federal health programs currently delivered in
    first Nations.
-   Demonstrated ability to foster and maintain good working relationships within the
    workplace and various levels of government and with key partners.
-   Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks and demands.
-   Sound operational knowledge of various computer applications (MS Word, MS
    PowerPoint, MS Excel).
-   Experienced preparing and delivering key communication tools such as briefing
    notes, correspondence, work plans, presentations, proposals, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

-   Solid working knowledge of the Anishinabek Nation.
-   Successful completion of relevant Post Secondary education or a combination of
    education and relevant experience.
-   Excellent research and analytical skills.
-   Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-   Must possess valid Ontario drivers license and be insurable.
-   Available to travel extensively and subject to irregular hours.

SALARY:                Commensurate with experience and education.

CLOSING DATE:          February 9, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m.
                       (Applications received after this date & time will not be considered.)

Please send a cover letter along with your resume and three employment references to:

                                    Glenda St. Amour
                           Executive Director of Administration
                                 Union of Ontario Indians
                           P. O. Box 711, Nipissing First Nation
                                 North Bay, ON P1B 8J8

       Phone: (705) 497-9127 / 1-877-702-5200 Fax: (705) 497-9135
       E-mail: stagle@anishinabek.ca


Individuals of First Nation ancestry are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to
UOI member First Nation applicants.

Miigwetch to all who apply; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




    UNION OF ONTARIO INDIANS
    P.O. Box 711, North Bay, Ontario, P1B 8J8 Phone: (705) 497-9127 Fax: (705) 497-9135

				
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