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ULethbridge Opportunities

Indigenous Student Advisor (Program Specialist)

Under the direction of the Manager of Iikaisskini Indigenous Services, the Indigenous Student Advisor will be responsible for integrating a holistic approach to support and guide Indigenous Students towards academic success. In this role, the Indigenous Student Advisor will focus on one-to-one support and guidance to students while referring students to the appropriate services and programs within the U of L or external Lethbridge community.

It is important for the incumbent to have a good knowledge of university programs and courses and to develop close relationships with academic advisors and others to ensure students receive the correct information to succeed. The incumbent will also develop and maintain project plans and financial budgets.

Position Qualifications           

The successful candidate will have a Bachelors Degree preferably in Management or a related discipline. Applicants must have the skills to build positive relationships with students, assisting with project planning and events, communication support, and liaise and refer to internal U of L departments, faculty and staff.

Blackfoot Language Instructor

The Department of Indigenous Studies is seeking a Blackfoot Language Instructor for a full-time 3-year term. The start date will be January 1, 2023, subject to budgetary approval.
We are looking for a Blackfoot Language Instructor with experience and/or interest in curriculum development. The successful candidate will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Education or Indigenous Studies; graduate degrees would be an asset. Blackfoot Language teaching experience is a requirement. We are looking for someone with an interest in investigating successful adult Blackfoot second language teaching and learning methods at the post-secondary level, and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues in developing innovative new courses and programming. Candidates interested in creating open-access language teaching materials and developing their professional skills in language pedagogy are particularly welcome.

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