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Job Title: Senior Community and Indigenous Engagement Liaison Northwest Expansion Project

Job Description: Senior Community and Indigenous Engagement Liaison
Northwest Expansion Project
(Based in Kenora, Contract to September 30, 2022)

Science North is seeking a Senior Community and Indigenous Engagement (SCIE) Liaison to lead the community engagement process of the Northwest Expansion Project. The SCIE Liaison will work on engaging the community in workshops, stakeholder sessions and surveys to help foster support and input from the community as a whole, including Indigenous community members. The successful candidate will, under leadership of the Project Lead, work with the NW Expansion Project team and consultants to facilitate sessions, build strategic partnerships and networks and deliver pop-up information sessions around the city and region. In addition, this position will be involved in leading and implementing an engagement strategy with corporate and private sectors to grow financial support for Science North’s expansion project.

The SCIE Liaison will;
• Develop and implement a plan to solicit financial support through private sector and other philanthropic contributions, in coordination with the Development unit;
• Organize, plan and deliver stakeholder workshops;
• Use local business knowledge to recognize assets in Kenora and the Northwest to tap into as potential partnerships;
• Work with the NW Expansion Steering Committee to organize community engagement sessions;
• Develop a pop-up information station and collect feedback from community members in multiple locations;
• Engage with Indigenous community leaders and members to ensure traditional ways of knowing and Indigenous culture is rooted in the development of the expansion;
• In coordination with the Visitor Experience Staff Scientist, the SCIE Liaison will work with Indigenous consultants to build visitor experience concepts that incorporate Indigenous technology and knowledge;
• Build strategic partnerships and networks to create an environment and appetite for fundraising for a science centre and build funder relationships across Northwestern Ontario at a broad level;
• Support the work required for the expansion project and work with the project team and consultants to follow through on actions as determined throughout the contract
This is a contract opportunity to September 30, 2022 with possibility for extension at a salary of $53,700 to $65,000 per year. Apply online. An early application represents your best opportunity for success. Science North is committed to an inclusive workplace and invites applications from all qualified individuals to join our diverse team. Accommodations are available upon request in all aspects of Science North’s selection process. We thank all interested candidates; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Science North is a registered charity.
Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario.

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Company/Organization Name: Science North

Company Information: Science North is Northern Ontario’s most popular tourist attraction and an educational resource for children and adults across the globe.

Science North maintains the second and eighth largest science centres in all of Canada and features an IMAX® with Laser theatre, digital Planetarium, butterfly gallery, special exhibits hall, and so much more!

Posting Date: 03/09/2022

Closing Date: 04/08/2022


Contact Phone Number: 705-522-3701

Contact Email: [email protected]