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Term Employment Opportunity

Interim Executive Director

The Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research (AICBR) is seeking an Interim Executive Director to March 31, 2018.

This position will oversee the operations of AICBR. This includes:

  • Working closely with the outgoing Executive Director responsible for completing existing projects;
  • Research planning and management; operational planning and management; human resources planning; and financial planning and management;
  • Engagement and communication with community stakeholders



  • Minimum Master’s degree in health, social sciences, environmental sciences or related field and demonstrated experience working with Yukon First Nations communities and local, regional, and federal organizations.
    • Equivalent research and work experience and/or education may be considered.
  • Experience leading a non-profit organization in Canada’s North is a definite asset.
  • Position requires excellent communication, planning and organizational skills; strong critical thinking and problem solving skills; research experience; and experience managing staff and projects.

Position Duration:   

  • November 20, 2017 to March 31, 2018 (The position may be extended by mutual agreement and subject to funding).
  • 30 to 37.5 hours per week.  


  • $38 -45/hour, commensurate with experience.

Application deadline: October 27, 2017

Please email resume and cover letter to

For additional information about AICBR please visit our website:

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.