Employment Opportunities

Yellowquill University College is an Independent First Nation owned and operated Post-Secondary Institution in a position to develop and deliver programs beyond their current offerings. 

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Job Position: Curriculum Developer

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is hiring a Curriculum Developer who will be responsible for creating an instruction manual for the Transition Program, aimed to ready learners for other academic programs which includes, but is not limited to, life skills, navigating systems, academic upgrading, cultural awareness. 

Deadline for application: April 30, 2021

Mail applications to:

Bobbi Pompana, Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

ycdirector@yellowquill.org

Job Position: 

Sessional 

Instructors

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is receiving applications for the anticipated positions for Sessional Instructors for the First Nation Bachelor of Teaching (FNBT). Sessional Instructors will be responsible to teach specific courses that have predetermined course syllabuses and approaches to instruction and student learning. 

Deadline for application: On-going

Mail applications to:

Courtney Penner, Assistant Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

courtney@yellowquill.org

Job Position: Curriculum Developer

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is hiring a Curriculum Developer who will be responsible for creating an instruction manual for the Transition Program, aimed to ready learners for other academic programs which includes, but is not limited to, life skills, navigating systems, academic upgrading, cultural awareness. 

Deadline for application: April 30, 2021

Mail applications to:

Bobbi Pompana, Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

ycdirector@yellowquill.org

Job Position: 

Sessional 

Instructors

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is receiving applications for the anticipated positions for Sessional Instructors for the First Nation Bachelor of Teaching (FNBT). Sessional Instructors will be responsible to teach specific courses that have predetermined course syllabuses and approaches to instruction and student learning. 

Deadline for application: On-going

Mail applications to:

Courtney Penner, Assistant Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

courtney@yellowquill.org

Job Position: Curriculum Developer

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is hiring a Curriculum Developer who will be responsible for creating an instruction manual for the Transition Program, aimed to ready learners for other academic programs which includes, but is not limited to, life skills, navigating systems, academic upgrading, cultural awareness. 

Deadline for application: April 30, 2021

Mail applications to:

Bobbi Pompana, Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

ycdirector@yellowquill.org

Job Position: 

Sessional 

Instructors

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is receiving applications for the anticipated positions for Sessional Instructors for the First Nation Bachelor of Teaching (FNBT). Sessional Instructors will be responsible to teach specific courses that have predetermined course syllabuses and approaches to instruction and student learning. 

Deadline for application: On-going

Mail applications to:

Courtney Penner, Assistant Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

courtney@yellowquill.org

Job Position: Curriculum Developer

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is hiring a Curriculum Developer who will be responsible for creating an instruction manual for the Transition Program, aimed to ready learners for other academic programs which includes, but is not limited to, life skills, navigating systems, academic upgrading, cultural awareness. 

Deadline for application: April 30, 2021

Mail applications to:

Bobbi Pompana, Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

ycdirector@yellowquill.org

Job Position: 

Sessional 

Instructors

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is receiving applications for the anticipated positions for Sessional Instructors for the First Nation Bachelor of Teaching (FNBT). Sessional Instructors will be responsible to teach specific courses that have predetermined course syllabuses and approaches to instruction and student learning. 

Deadline for application: On-going

Mail applications to:

Courtney Penner, Assistant Director

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Man. R3J 1J1

courtney@yellowquill.org

Job Position: 

First Nation Bachelor of Teaching Program

2022 -2023 Academic Year

The First Nation Bachelor of Teaching program at Yellowquill University College would like to invite qualified instructors to apply to teach in our 2022-2023 Academic School Year. We are currently seeking instructors to teach the course, Exceptional Children, Exceptional Teaching from February 21 - March 17, 2023.   

The First Nations Bachelor of Teaching program prepares student teachers to teach at the elementary or middle-year school level for public, band, and locally controlled schools in Manitoba. This culturally-based program prepares inspires students to build upon their identity and enhances their cultural awareness and connections. As the instructor, you will teach a cohort of students attend in-person classes, 36 hours, 4 days a week for the duration of 4 weeks. We encourage instructors that have a passion for the course content and the ability to deliver the course material in an engaging manner to apply to our program.

Interested applicants will submit their resume and cover letter to dbeauchamp@yellowquill.org

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in being an instructor for First Nations Bachelor of Teaching program. The deadline for receipt of application is open until the position is filled.

 

Job Position:
Coordinator/Instructor– Community-based - First Nations Addictions and Mental Health Diploma
 

Job Title: Coordinator/Instructor

Department: Post-Secondary

Location: 480 Madison Street, Winnipeg

Hours: Full Time

Reports To: Director of YQUC

Application Deadline: Open until filled

POSITION SUMMARY:

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) requires a Program Coordinator/Instructor who will be responsible for the Coordination and Instruction of the Community-based First Nations Addictions and Mental Health Diploma program.  This person will be responsible to coordinate the hiring of sessional/contract instructors and will be required to teach up to half time.  The program will be a hybrid model –  a combination of on-line and in-person learning

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE:

The Program Coordinator/Instructor for the First Nations Addictions and Mental Health Diploma program will ensure the preparation of students to work in the field of addictions and mental health. The program is a unique, culturally-based program dealing with the current issues surrounding addictions and mental health in the First Nations population. The program format will be in the modular format including lectures, small group learning, case studies, class discussions and presentations, land-based learning,

 

ROLES  & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the coordination of the First Nations Addictions and Mental Health Diploma program

  • Ensure Instructor assignments coincide with the expertise and skill level required

  • Adapt and use curriculum in accordance with adult principles and college standards and in accordance with provincial standards where necessary

  • Create instructional timetables

  • Develop/modify course descriptions, using the required template, for each course taught

  • Select texts, resource, reference materials, and supplies as required for all classes taught

  • Ensure there is an inventory of all instructional materials and equipment for community classroom

  • Prepare and provide all program reports as required

  • Participate in professional development activities related to the program and institution

  • Assist with registering students and provide information on courses, as required

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with administration, staff, and representatives of a wide variety of organizations and groups both in the community and on-campus

  • Plan and organize orientation session for students

  • Respond to queries from prospective and registered students

  • Maintain regular communication with all students

  • Direct students to appropriate resources and supports when needed

  • Attend and participate in all YQUC staff meetings and school events

  • Provide and perform other duties as may be assigned in carrying out the functions as an Instruction

  • Provide direct instruction in all assigned classes and supervise and provide instructional assistance for courses as assigned

  • Submit mid-term marks, final marks, attendance reports, and other reports as required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office 365

  • Experience using online communication platforms (Teams and Zoom)

  • Ability to develop original and appropriate documents

  • Ability to analyse and solve problems

  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently

  • Superior organizational, time management, and prioritizing skills

  • Attention to detail in all areas of work

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license and reliable vehicle

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's of Education degree, or related discipline

  • Relevant experience or education (Health field – Addictions and mental health)

  • Experience working in adult education with Indigenous students

  • Experience working in an educational institute would be an asset

  • A strong cultural/land-based background would be an asset

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Valid Manitoba Drivers License and access to a reliable vehicle

  • Ability to work overtime/travel when required (teach in the community)

  • Salary will be based on a combination of education and experience

 

Applications should be mailed or emailed to:

Tea Rampanen

Director, Yellowquill University College

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 1J1

YQUCdirector@yellowquill.org

 

CLOSING DATE:   Open until filled

First Nations Bachelor of Teaching Coordinator (on-campus)

 

Position Summary:

Under the direction of and reporting directly to the Director of Yellowquill College, the First Nations Bachelor of Teaching (FNBT) Coordinator will provide managerial and administrative support as well as recruitment services. The FNBT Coordinator will provide the services and responsibilities associated with the delivery of the FNBT program, on-campus.

 

TERMS OF REFERENCE:

The Program Coordinator for the First Nations Bachelor of Teaching degree program will ensure the preparation of students to work as a teacher in the field of education. The program is a unique, culturally-based program dealing with education within First Nations populations and communities. The program format will be a full-time, modular format (1 week block or 4 week blocks) including lectures, small group learning, case studies, class discussions and presentations, volunteer opportunities, field trips, land-based learning, appropriate textbooks, and teaching practicum placements.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The FNBT Coordinator will:

  • Oversee the coordination of the FNBT degree program

  • Schedule and conduct interviews for potential instructors

  • Recommend instructors for contract purposes

  • Ensure Instructor lessons, syllabuses, etc. coincide with the expertise and skill level required

  • Encourage the use of curriculum in accordance with adult principles and university college standards

  • Create and distribute instructional timetables

  • Develop/modify course descriptions, using the required template, for each course taught

  • Select and order texts, resource, reference materials, and supplies as required for all classes taught

  • Maintain an inventory of all instructional materials and equipment for classroom and office spaces

  • Assist in providing information on the FNBT programs and in the promotion at career events

  • Prepare and provide all program reports as required

  • Participate in professional development activities related to the program and institution

  • Register students and provide advice on course selections and alternative course completion options

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with administration, staff, and representatives of a wide variety of organizations and groups

  • Plan and organize orientation sessions for students

  • Respond to queries from prospective and registered students

  • Maintain regular communication with all students and funding agents

  • Direct students to appropriate resources and supports when needed

  • Attend and participate in all YQUC staff meetings and school events

  • Prepare and distribute student recruitment, advertising, and marketing materials

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing

  • Supervise and provide instructional assistance for courses as assigned, including printing and course delivery

  • Submit final marks, attendance reports, and other reports as required

  • File and organize instructional files including resumes, attendance, final marks, course evaluations, etc.

  • Administer course evaluations at the end of each course

  • Ensure attendance, student information, and final marks are up-to-date in TOSM

  • Ensure all funding agencies receive regular attendance and progress updates

  • Plan workshops and professional development days for students every Friday and other teacher-associated functions/special dates

  • Establish relationships with various school divisions for student teaching practicum within Winnipeg and students’ home communities

  • Visit various schools for student placement purposes and meet with principals/administration

  • Supervise and serve as a practicum supervisor for students in the teaching practicum

  • Provide and perform other duties as may be assigned in carrying out the functions as a coordinator

Qualifications:

  1. A minimum of a Bachelor of Education degree or experience

  2. Experience working in adult education with Indigenous students

  3. Strong verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills

  4. Excellent computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office 365

  5. Experience using online communication platforms (Teams and Zoom)

  6. Ability to develop original and appropriate documents

  7. Ability to write and orally communicate clear instructions

  8. Ability to analyse and solve problems

  9. Ability to work efficiently as part of a team as well as independently

  10. Superior organizational, time management, and prioritizing skills

  11. Attention to detail in all areas of work

  12. Valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license and reliable vehicle

 

 

Submit resume and two (2) written references to:

 

Tea Rampanen

Director – YQUC

480 Madison Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3J 1J1

 

yqucdirector@yellowquill.org

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Job Position: 
Sessional/ Full-time Instructors

Job Title: Sessional Instructors

Location: Red Sucker Lake First Nation

Application Deadline: On-going until all positions are filled

 

Yellowquill University College (YQUC) is receiving applications for the anticipated positions for Sessional Instructors for the First Nation Bachelor of Teaching (FNBT) in the fly-in community of Red Sucker Lake First Nation. The ideal candidate able to teach in-person; though, there may be some flexibility for pre-recorded instruction with occasional community visits. 

The FNBT program is a unique teacher education program that is concentrated on First Nations worldview, philosophy, history, cultural foundations, and ancestral languages. Sessional Instructors will be responsible to teach specific courses in four-week blocks. The role of the Sessional Instructor is to plan, organize, and deliver the instruction as outlined in the curriculum; however, Instructors may supplement aspects of the course with the approval of the FNBT Program Coordinator. 

*Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference from previous employers. To determine the course best suited to the applicants’ skill-set, applicants should indicate their area of specialization in subject area. 

 

Please forward resume and cover letter to:

 

                        Tea Rampanen

                        480 Madison Street

                        Winnipeg, MB, R3J 1J1

                        Fax: 204-953-2810

                        Email:

yqucdirector@yellowquill.org