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Executive Director

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 28, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council
Salary $ 67,500 -$75,000 - Annual
Location Listuguj, QC
Category Business / Management
Client Gespe'gewaq Mi'gmaq Resource Council Inc.
Contact Information

Title: Executive Director

Effective Date: November 20, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary Range: $ 67,500 -$75,000/annual

Location: Listuguj, Quebec


The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council is seeking an Executive Director to provide leadership in an organization tasked with bringing understanding of aquatic issues impacting its member communities of Eel River Bar, Pabineau First Nation, and Listuguj by harmonizing the strengths of Mi’gmaq knowledge with Western scientific approaches.


Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Commerce or Economics.

The incumbent must have a minimum of 10 years experience working at senior management level, preferably with experience managing funding agreements and personnel.

Candidate must have experience working with First Nation communities and be knowledgeable in First Nation aquatic resource and ocean management issues.

The incumbent must have proven experience working with multi-stakeholders groups, industry, and other resource users.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.


Master’s degree in Administration, Commerce or Economics

Research background in aquatic sciences

Fluency in Mi’gmaq

Fluency in French

Sample of responsibilities

Plan, organize, direct and report the work of the organization to make measurable contributions to the fulfillment of the mission and vision of the GMRC

Setting organizations goals, objectives and priorities, making decisions and solving problems that impact on the organization’s goals, mission and vision

Responsible for the overall results of planning, execution and reporting of financial and operational activities and results of the GMRC

Responsible for the lawful execution of contribution agreements between GMRC and governments – an their representative agencies – to which GMRC is party

Serve as primary interface between the GMRC and key stakeholders, e.g. Chiefs, funders, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal resource management organizations, et al

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Deadline: Submissions must be received by noon AST, December 08, 2017.

We are an equal opportunity employer; however, qualified Aboriginal applicants will be given priority in accordance with the Aboriginal Employment Preference Policy of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. Only those applicants who qualify for an interview will be contacted.

A full job description may be requested at:

Please submit résumé and cover letter and any questions to:

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