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Casual Instructor/Facilitator, Huchá Hudän Field School
Competition Number: HR 17.70
Community Education and Development
Hourly rate: $33.52 to $37.71 (Casual hire from June 5, 2017 to July 7, 2017 . Estimated 75 hours bi-weekly.)
Pelly Crossing Community Campus

Initial Review Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017

From June 12th - July 7th 2017 Hets’edän Kú’ is hosting a field school focused on Northern Tutchone Language and Culture. This pilot program emphasizes theoretical and academic inquiry into issues related to decolonization, racism and self-government, and it is based on land-based pedagogical approaches to education. The successful candidate will have a week preparation at the campus in advance of the program.

• Bridging between theoretical inquiry (such as issues related to selfdetermination, indigenous governance and decolonization) and the teachings and
activities that are led by the Elders and situated on the land.

• Ability to articulate theoretical concepts in the context of land-based higher education
• Leading students in discussions based on themes
• Prior experience in similar land-based educational programs is an asset
• This program is situated at a remote boat-access camp site in the Traditional territory of Seklirk First Nation. Students and faculty will be accommodated in wall-tents.

If you are curious about this position please do not hesitate to contact Laird Herbert, Instructor/Coordinator at 867 537 8800 or lherbert@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax #: (867) 668-8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.