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Permanent Term Employment: Executive Director

The Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research (AICBR) is seeking an Executive Director. This position will oversee the operations of AICBR, a dynamic and unique northern research non-profit organization working in the fields of climate change, food security and healthy lifestyles.

This includes:

  • Research planning and management; project planning and management; human resources management; financial planning and management;
  • Working closely with the Board, staff, funders, and partners in supporting the long-term vision and goals of the organization.
  • Strategic, operational, and fundraising plan development and implementation including development of strategic research funding proposals;
  • Supporting AICBR research projects and leading research initiatives;
  • Engagement and communication with community stakeholders.


  • 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;
  • Proven project management, financial planning, and supervisory skills;
  • Demonstrated communication, planning and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Proven successful fundraising and research experience.


  • 30 to 37.5 hours per week.
  • Compensation: $38 -45/hour, commensurate with experience.

Application deadline: May 4th, 2018

  • Please email resume and cover letter to info@aicbr.ca.

  • For additional information about AICBR please explore our website: www.aicbr.ca

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