Assistant Director, Nunavik Research Centre

Job Description:

Training will be available for Beneficiaries in the advancement for their career.

Inuit Beneficiary hiring will always be a priority at Makivvik.


The Assistant Director, responsible for the Nunavik Research Centre reports to the Director of the Department of Environment, Wildlife and Research

Reports to:                                    The Director of the Department of Environment, Wildlife and Research.


  • Planning, coordinating and overseeing all research initiatives undertaken at the Nunavik Research Centre;
  • Supervise Nunavik Research Centre Staff;
  • Undertake research as required;
  • Prepare reports, funding submissions and other documents as required;
  • Foster collaborative research and seek funding opportunities;
  • Participate in preparing DEWR annual budget;
  • Participate to committees as required;
  • Prepare and participate in various meetings;
  • Assist and collaborate with DEWR staff on other files as requested;
  • Field work as required;
  • Be available to travel, when required;
  • Perform other related duties within the scope of the position or as requested by their supervisor or the Vice-President of DEWR.


  • Minimum PhD in biology, wildlife sciences or equivalent from accredited university;
  • Excellent command of English (oral and written) a prerequisite; familiarity with oral and written French and Inuktitut an asset;
  • Proficient computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Arc GIS); knowledge of both Apple and PC platforms an asset
  • Demonstrable field and lab experience;
  • Demonstrable capacity in report writing, and giving presentations at meetings;
  • Excellent leadership and management skills;
  • Excellent inter-personnel skills;
  • Past work experience with an indigenous organization is an asset;
  • Reliable, autonomous and highly motivated.
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All marginal benefits available to employees of Makivvik as outlined in the Makivvik Human Resources Policy Manual.

It is the Corporation’s objective to favor and promote the employment of Inuit beneficiaries of the JBNQA.


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Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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