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Corporate Services Director

Tungasuvvingat Inuit

February 4, 2022

Director, Corporate Services

Full-time, 1 Year Term

Possibility of extension

It is the mission of Tungasuvvingat Inuit (TI) to broadly provide Inuit-specific programs that contribute to the health and wellbeing of Inuit and to encourage and support similar programs for Inuit across the country. With over 30 years of highly successful experience in crafting the design, development, and delivery of a wide range of effective, client-centered services, TI continues to deliver quality programs and services that directly benefit our growing urban Inuit population.

The Corporate Services Department provides support to TI in the areas of human resources, communications, and operations and facility management. TI is searching for a Director, Corporate Services to lead the planning, delivery and evaluation of corporate strategies and services in support of TI’s strategic goals.

The incumbent will maintain and develop positive and trusting relationships between staff and management and will reflect the mission, vision, and values of TI.  The incumbent will also provide direction and leadership to a team of multi-disciplinary staff and contractors in the delivery of Corporate Services.

An overview of the Director’s responsibility areas include:

  • Human Resources – developing and managing a broad range of HR programs and systems, including recruitment, compensation, job evaluation, disability management, pay and benefits, employee and labour relations, performance management, system-wide learning and development and workplace health and safety.

  • Communications – overseeing and supporting the management of internal and external communication plans, the development of public relations and media policies and practices, and strategic marketing.

  • Operations and Facilities Management– overseeing and supporting the management of buildings, properties, (infrastructure and systems), corporate fleet, IT, phone systems, corporate insurance, and contract management.


The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of general human resources practices, policies and procedures, Canadian/Ontario employment law and legislation, human rights, and other related areas.  

They will also have knowledge of Inuit culture, values, and beliefs (Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit), operational areas of a medium-sized organization, and project management and organizational change practices and principles.

Mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, project management skills, interpersonal and team building skills, problem-solving, decision making and time management skills, and computer literacy skills (including Microsoft Office and HR Information Systems) are necessary.

The ability to supervise and mentor staff, function effectively in a cross-cultural, high pressure, and high-stress environment, and prepare briefings, notes, proposals, and reports is required.

A post-secondary degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred. Five (5) years of progressive management experience, preferably at the senior level, dealing with complex environments is required. HR generalist and facility management experience is also required.

Assets include previous experience working in a not-for-profit community-based organization (preferably with Inuit) and having a professional HR designation, PMP Certification or OHS Certification. 

Fluency in English is required and the ability to communicate in Inuktitut is preferred.

An acceptable combination of related education, work and life experience may be considered.

Salary and Benefits

  • TI offers a competitive total compensation package. Employees are provided an exceptional benefits plan which includes major medical and dental coverage for the employee and their dependents, and employee life insurance. TI also offers a Group RRSP benefit plan for eligible staff.

  • TI provides paid sick, personal and family sickness leave days, and a 24/7 confidential Employee and Family Assistance Plan.

  • Vacation (earn 3 weeks/year).

Deadline for applications is February 13th, 2022.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

This position works out TI’s 1071 Richmond Road, Ottawa location which is conveniently located close to major transportation access points and parking is free on the premise.

Preference in hiring will be given to qualified Inuit candidates, applicants are encouraged to self-identify.  The successful candidate will be required to obtain a criminal record check with results that are acceptable to TI.

Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

We thank all interested applicants in advance for their interest. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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