Area(s) of Study
Agriculture, Forestry and the Environment
Humanities and Social Sciences
The Provincial Office of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is recruiting for a 9 to 12-week Research Assistant (RA). Reporting to the Métis Rights & Accommodations (MRA) Department Coordinator the RA will be responsible for supporting the research initiatives of the MRA division. The scope of work will include climate change, harvesting, industry relations, governance, and business development. This position will require you to think strategically on a wide range of issues and allow you to work closely on the negotiation process between the Métis Nation of Alberta and the Government of Alberta in regards to the Métis Harvesting Policy and Métis Harvesting Rights. You will also support the department’s ongoing climate change workshops throughout Alberta.
We are looking for a motivated, confident, and driven individual who is passionate about research, Indigenous issues, and has excellent analytical and writing skills. Current enrollment in, or recent graduation from, a University program is required.
This position requires a proven level of initiative and judgment in order to organize and prioritize daily tasks and long-term objectives. Tact, diplomacy and a commitment to teamwork are required in dealing with colleagues in an everyday working environment.
Minimum 1-2 years of experience.
Métis Nation of Alberta
#100, 11738 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5G 0X5
The Métis Nation of Alberta thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
You may apply for this position through any of the means below.