Tsuu t'ina Gunaha Institute

*Community Project Coordinator*



Position Overview:

The Language Project Coordinator position will be responsible for leading the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institutes various unique projects to support Tsuut’ina language revitalization. The position will play a major role in the planning, implementation, assessments, and reporting of Tsuut’ina language programming. The position will also be responsible for the development of Tsuut’ina language Resource Development as directed by the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute. The Tsuut’ina Language Project Coordinator is to assist in achieving the goals for the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute projects.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Reports to: Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute Director

– Assist in all the planning and implementation of the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute projects and programming

–  Work closely with Language Administration Team and Resource Development Team to successfully execute various unique projects for Tsuut’ina Language Revitalization

–  Adhere to the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute programming process and schedule in order to meet project deadlines

– Research existing resources, work with elders, and draw on prior knowledge to ensure projects and programming are reflective of Tsuut’ina culture, history, and language

– Render artwork and/or graphic design on a request basis

– Update and revise language and culture resources on a request basis

– Participate in Tsuut’ina language and culture training sessions and workshops

– Effectively consolidate, organize and manage existing and current resources and materials

– Assist in identifying and complying with program funding sources and external funding sources

– Assist in external funding source reporting and compliance

– Assist in providing monthly and semi-annual reports to Dit’onik’odza Charities Limited and/or other external funding programs

– Assist in providing monthly program reports and updates to Essential Services Director, Council Representative, and Language and Culture Committee

– Assist in providing financial information upon request

– Research best practices for language revitalization by attending symposiums, workshops, conferences, etc, and by hosting language initiatives and seminars for the Tsuut’ina Gunaha Institute Staff and Tsuut’ina Nation



– Tsuut’ina Nation Citizen or Community Member

– Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent

– Passionate about design and language/culture revitalization and willingness to update job knowledge by participating in training and workshops

– Strong computer skills

– Tsuut’ina language and cultural knowledge is an asset – willing to participate in language and culture training and events

– Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships.

– Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

– Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.

– Team-management and leadership skills



× If you are a successful candidate you must provide proof of COVID vaccination, or you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee.

× Employees who are unable to get vaccinated due to medical reasons may request an exemption and accommodation, upon providing written confirmation from a registered physician that they are unable to get vaccinated due to medical reasons.

× Depending on your position – a Vulnerable Sector check may be required upon application from all provinces, states or countries lived in for the last four years. Vulnerable Sector checks must be completed within the past month.


Please note that this organization adheres to Sections 1 – 9 of the Aboriginal Employee Preference Policy for selection and displacement.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be under a probationary period at the commencement of his or her employment.


Competition Opens: November 4th, 2021

Competition Closes: December 10th,2021 @ 12:00PM MT (No applications will be considered after this time)


Please apply in writing, including a resume to:

TsuuT’ina Nation Human Resources Department

9911 Chiila Boulevard, Tsuu T’ina, Alberta T2W 6H6

Fax: (403) 238-6125

Email: Jobs@tsuutina.com

Please reference in subject line: JOB TITLE & REF# or will NOT be opened


We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those chosen with the required qualifications will be contacted for an interview.



To apply for this job email your details to jobs@tsuutina.com