We are thrilled to unveil our new identity! The Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) has undergone a rebrand and is now Braiding Knowledges Canada (BKC)! To learn more about our rebrand, visit the new BKC landing page.

Braiding Knowledges Canada is hiring!

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CMN Admin

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Jul 9, 2024

Edited

Jul 9, 2024

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We're hiring three new positions with Braiding Knowledges Canada (formerly the Canadian Mountain Network).

Braiding Knowledges Canada (BKC) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 2024 with plans to continue the ground-breaking work of the Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) and broaden its impact beyond mountain landscapes in Canada. The organization is hosted by the University of Alberta, BKC is supported by a five-year grant from the Government of Canada’s Strategic Science Fund Program (2024-2029).

BKC is dedicated to continuing and growing the work of CMN in Reconciliation Through Research, focusing on understanding and monitoring environmental change to inform conservation, restoration, and adaptation strategies. This is all in pursuit of the shared goal: to enhance the well-being of the environment and its people.

Click on the positions below to learn more!


Research and Training Manager

The Research and Training Manager is responsible for overseeing the research and training programs for Braiding Knowledges Canada under the direction of the Executive Director. This role manages research and training activities of the organization, ensuring programs are implemented as proposed, within approved budgets, comply with regulations, policies and procedures and ensure the organization supports effective and impactful delivery of these programs.

This role involves managing administrative functions related to research and training and collaborating with many different staff, researchers, partners and collaborators. This role works within U of A systems, policies, procedures and requirements.

Application deadline: August 6, 2024

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Stakeholder Liaison

The Stakeholder Liaison Manager is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including donors, partners, clients, and community groups, for Braiding Knowledges Canada under the direction of the Executive Director. Serving as a "connector" and liaison across programs, partners, and opportunities is a key function of this role.

Additionally, this role involves developing and implementing strategies to secure funding, grants, and donations to support the organization's mission and projects. The position plays a key role in enhancing the organization's long-term financial sustainability through effective stakeholder engagement and fund development.

It also plays a key role in developing, nurturing, and strengthening relationships with First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities, researchers and organizations across Canada and beyond. This role works within U of A systems, policies, procedures and requirements.

Application deadline: August 6, 2024

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Administrative Assistant

(Applications are now closed)

Reporting to the Governance Manager, the Administrative assistant will provide a broad range of administrative support to BKC’s Executive Director, Governance Manager and staff of BKC while working within U of A systems, policies, procedures and requirements.

This position will be the first point of contact for general inquiries related to BKC. They will perform a variety of somewhat complex activities performed within a number of standard procedures and established policies.

Application deadline: July 18, 2024

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