Northern Shuswap Tribal Council – Senior Treaty Manager

The Senior Treaty Team Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively coordinating work-plans, building strong working relationships in accordance with the vision, objectives and mission of the organization.  The Senior Treaty Team Manager oversees the Financial Flow-Through Agreements with communities, develops and administers the treaty operating budget, ensures proper records are kept, provides technical support for negotiations, and oversees professional development and treaty education.  The Senior Treaty Manager works closely and maintains a relationship with the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) Leadership Council and Northern Shuswap Tribal Council (NSTC) Board of Directors by keeping them informed of progress on Treaty.   


The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of experience:

  1. Developing professional relationships with other First Nations, provincial and federal government departments, and other groups
  2. Coordinating treaty-like programs and service delivery; understanding of the BC treaty process
  3. Supervising Staff
  4. Human Resources Management (hiring, firing, Labour Code, etc.)
  5. Managing budgets of $500,000.00 or more
  6. Working within non-profit entities and board governance structures


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, First Nations Studies, Aboriginal Law or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills & Abilities:

  1. Computer skills for Microsoft Office – Advanced level – very skilled with the program and can help others learn and use more challenging techniques
  2. Proven interpersonal skills and ability to give and receive feedback
  3. Ability to prioritize a complex and ever evolving schedule, write proposals and reports, and act independently
  4. Ability to process and assess large amounts of information
  5. Skilled at in-depth analysis and evaluation using significant innovative thinking and creativity to find answers and using common sense and past experience

Specialized Knowledge:

  1. Knowledge of Aboriginal Rights and Title (ART)
  2. Court Cases and precedent law in regard to ART and Consultation and Accommodation

 Salary:  $34.95 to $47.55 dependent on education & work experience

Please forward your resume and cover letter along with 3 work related references attention to:

Marg Shelley, Executive Director

Northern Shuswap Tribal Council

17 South 1st Ave, Williams Lake, BC   V2G 1H4

Or by email:


Application Deadline:  Open until filled     


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