Posted Jan 20, 2021UNB Nsyilxcen Manager



Business: Upper Nicola Band
Phone: 250-350-3342
Address: Merritt, BC


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Position: UNB Nsyilxcen Manager

Department: Language

Department Term: Permanent Full Time – 24-32 hours per week

Start date: ASAP (or until position is filled)

Wage: Commensurate with experience, as per salary range for Grade 5 level employee in UNB Personnel Policy

Reports to: Band Administrator

Role: UNB Nsyilxcen Manager is responsible for overseeing community language, support new initiatives and events, and integrate cultural knowledge and values. This position is responsible for managing a budget, writing funding proposals and supervising the language events for membership and staff, both on and off reserve, developing a consultation framework/community engagement strategy to enhance and support the acquisition of language within the UNB.

Key Responsibilities:

• Builds a consultation framework to engage Council, Elders, Youth

• In consultation with the above stakeholders and Kwu Xast develops a strategy to increase the use of Nsyilxcen. Oversees the Nsyilxcen programming and initiatives across the UNB community

• Liaises with external groups to coordinate cultural awareness activities or experiences

• Works across all UNB administrative divisions to integrate Nsyilxcen into day-to-day operations

• Collaborates with other Okanagan Nation bands on Nsyilxcen initiatives


Administrative Duties:

• Attends staff and external meetings

• Supervises Nsyilxcen staff

• Oversees and monitors the Nsyilxcen program budget, financials, and contribution agreement

• Completes payment vouchers and purchase orders

• Prepares grant applications and submits required reports

• Participates in community events as requested



• Bachelor’s degree preferred. Knowledge and experience in Nsyilxcen and committed Nsyilxcen learner.

• Proposal and report writing, and budget management experience. Experience developing and coordinating programs. Experience supervising staff. Advanced skill in multimedia programs.

• Current First Aid/CPR certificate or willing to obtain.

• Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle.

• Clean Criminal Record check is required.



• Understanding of cultural awareness and sensitivity. Collaborative team player. Ability to exercise tact, discretion, and diplomacy. Honest, trustworthy, and respectful

• Advanced knowledge and skill in MS Word and MS Excel

• This job involves working flexible hours including weekends and evenings


Send cover letter and resume by via hand delivery, mail, e-mail, to:

HR Upper Nicola Band – Box 3700 Merritt, BC V1K 1B8 Tel: 250-350-3342

Upper Nicola Band thanks all applicants. Only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted.

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