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Academic Engagement Specialist

Compugen Inc.

This is a Contract position in Concord, ON posted May 9, 2021.

Position: Academic Engagement Specialist Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Job Id: 2378 of Openings: 1 Compugen is one of Canada’s largest privately-owned Information Technology (IT) Solution Providers.

We help customers design, acquire, integrate and operate technology.

Our mission is to help organizations realize new possibilities.

Every day, our dedicated staff across North America focus on providing extraordinary customer service and support experiences to private and public sector organizations.

We combine breadth of skill, depth of expertise, and commitment to operational excellence at scale to deliver exceptional, customer-focused experiences.

If you are driven to make a difference, relentlessly curious and collaborative at the core, we’d love to talk to you.

Join us and help us make a difference.

We are seeking a dedicated Academic Engagement Specialist .

This role will be located in Saskatchewan.

The ideal candidate will have direct experience with Indigenous communities within Saskatchewan.

Responsibilities Analyzing labour, and job market trends and developing programs and plans to best position Compugen with prospective and current Indigenous students Supporting Indigenous students in educational settings; in-depth understanding of local nations histories and protocols Indigenous community relationship building Background in education program delivery in an Indigenous post-secondary context.

Introduce the program to as many education institutions in Saskatchewan as possible to ensure we maximize the opportunity for learners in the province to benefit.

Researches Indigenous office and Indigenous student program offerings, best practices, surveys and canvases similar organizations for new, creative and collaborative implementation of programming Creates and sustain a working knowledge of urban and rural resources to support Indigenous student success Identifies, creates, assesses and builds community partnership opportunities to support student life development and enhance the community connectedness.

Researches and understands the unique needs of Indigenous students in all campuses and modalities of learning Coordinating Accelerate, Green4Good, and Connected North programs to all institutions in the province Qualifications Degree in Indigenous Studies or related field Minimum of three years’ experience working with Indigenous communities/organizations: Experience in educational settings Project and Event Management experience is considered an asset An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Additional Knowledge Requirements: Demonstrated knowledge of and appreciation for the diversity of cultural traditions and spiritual practices of First Nation, Metis and Inuit peoples Challenges, opportunities and advances in Indigenous Education in Canada and internationally.

Local Indigenous communities’ history and social circumstances.

Understanding of appropriate protocol with Indigenous communities and organizations.

Program coordination administration.

Indigenous career development and work integrated learning Experience working in a post-secondary setting and/or with Indigenous communities/organizations is considered an asset for this position.

Consistent with our commitments to equity and diversity, we actively recruit from all designated groups.

We also provide employment accommodation upon request to current staff members and to applicants during the recruitment process.

We aim to provide a work environment where excellence is allowed to flourish and diversity is prized.

Compugen is committed to providing accommodation throughout the interview and employment process.

If you require an accommodation, the hiring manager and the human resources contact will work with you to meet your needs.

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