K’ahsho Development Foundation Executive Director – K’ahsho Got’ine Foundation

Proven leadership skills and strong vision for supporting diverse local economies through Indigenous-led conservation, stewardship and environmental monitoring
Minimum five years’ experience teambuilding and managing staff in a variety of work contexts including in-office, online, bush and work travel
Ability to develop a strong working understanding of the Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta Establishment Agreement and to support the development of the Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta Management Plan
Committed to centering K’asho Got’ine traditional knowledge, culture and language in all areas of work; ability to communicate in K’asho Got’ine dialect preferred
Good computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and some social media
Experience with managing multiple projects and deadlines through work-planning, collaborating effectively with all partners including government and contractors
Ability to manage a financial budget and complete full financial and written accounting in collaboration with Senior Finance Officer
Current Class 5 (minimum) Driver’s License in good standing
Vulnerable Sector Check will be required

Key Functions
The establishment of the Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area in K’asho Got’ine District presents exciting opportunities. The Executive Director (ED) of the K’ahsho Development Foundation (KDF, also known as K’ahsho Got’ine Foundation/KGF), the administrative arm of Tuyeta, is responsible for supervising the work of the KDF Senior Finance Officer and the Administrative Assistant, the Guardians Project Managers and Guardians, any other future KDF staff positions, and will collaborate closely with the Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta Management Board. Active engagement with other NWT and national Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas and Guardians/Stewardship Programs is an important part of this role.

Training and Capacity Development
Establish office, administrative, human resources and communications systems to support activities related to Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta and KDF
Lead the development of a training and capacity development program for the KDF Guardians and administrative staff that benefits K’asho Got’ine District
Ts’udé Nilįné Tuyeta Management Board
Prepare information for Management Board review and consideration in collaboration with administrative staff, GNWT and consultants
Provide administrative support for the development and implementation of the Management Plan in close collaboration with government partners
On the Land Programs and Guardians
Strong emphasis on intergenerational On the Land programs including bush camps, environmental monitoring, research, patrols, harvesting, and skill development
Work closely with Renewable Resource Council
Communications and Engagement
Support development of multiple communications and engagement initiatives, including local radio, social media, community meetings, website development and supporting understanding of initiatives in English and in Dene Xedi
Program Reporting
Prepare all final written and financial reports to Directors, Management Board, community and funders in collaboration with Senior Finance Officer and consultants

To Apply:
Inquiries or resumés may be submitted to Dr. Alexa Scully, interim Executive Director of KDF.
email: alexa.scully@kg-f.ca