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Part Time Coordinator, Indigenous Legal Studies in the Faculty of Law (up to 24 hours per week)

Job Posting Number: 2017-NU-13
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Closing Date: Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 4:00pm

The Coordinator, Indigenous Legal Studies will engage in leading, coordinating, mentoring, supporting, and advising Windsor Law students, faculty and staff to integrate Indigenous knowledge and experience into all facets of Windsor Law. Among other things the Coordinator will assist Windsor Law in responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, including Call to Action 28, directed at law schools. The incumbent will have a role in recruitment and admissions, financial aid, academic support, student services, career services, communication, event planning; and liaison with various Indigenous services and communities, on and off campus. In all of these roles, the coordinator will consult with, and seek guidance from, Indigenous faculty members as well as the Faculty’s Truth and Reconciliation Steering Committee.

*Applicants for this position must be of Indigenous descent (First Nations, Métis, Innu, Inuit, Status, Non-Status).


The successful candidate will possess:

• A working knowledge of relevant Indigenous legal traditions and Indigenous issues particularly as it relates to post-secondary education.

• Familiarity with local Indigenous communities

• Understanding of appropriate protocols with relevant Indigenous communities and organizations

• Knowledge of legal education, admission requirements, student services, career services and communications

• Experience in student advising and mentoring

• Experience in delivering presentations to small and larger audiences

• Excellent interpersonal skills; strong organizational and administrative capabilities,

• Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving and research skills

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with various stakeholders

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

• Proficiency in office computer software applications including social media

• Ability to work effectively and respectfully with Indigenous students and community members.

• Valid driver’s license is desirable

• Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

Please forward your confidential cover letter, resume and Application for Employment, quoting the Ad reference number (2017-NU-13), no later than Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 4:00pm. Applicants are asked to forward their documents electronically to:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in the University of Windsor, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications submitted through employment agencies will not be considered

The University of Windsor is a welcoming community that is committed to equity and supports diversity in its teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Employment Coordinator.  Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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