Director of Development and Research (Library, Archives, and Gallery)
This is a full-time (one-year contract, with possibility for renewal, subject to funding) position reporting to the President and Academic Dean. The Director is responsible for the operations of the of the library, archives, and gallery in the new Anishinabek Discovery Centre. The Director of Development and Research is responsible for establishing, growing, and making accessible Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig’s research collections, which comprise Indigenous created archives, records, and oral histories in all formats and private archives from researchers of Indigenous issues, with thematic emphases on leadership, governance, community development, education, and resource management. The Director works with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig’s staff and faculty to integrate the use of the research collections into the institution’s academic curricula.
Anishinaabemowin, Department of Modern Languages
Algoma University, in partnership with Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe language), in the Department of Modern Languages at the Sault Ste. Marie campus, beginning July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will hold post-secondary credentials appropriate to the position (minimum Master’s degree, Ph.D. preferred), and will be completely fluent in Anishinaabemowin. S/he will have mastery of the written language with the double vowel system and a thorough understanding of the structure of the language. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience and commitment to language teaching, a deep knowledge of Anishinaabe culture, and demonstrated ability to develop a research program and to secure external research funding. Strong candidates will have teaching and research expertise in two or more of: immersion models for language teaching; culture-based education; resource collection and development for language and culture retention; pan-dialectal awareness and expertise with various writing systems. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic degrees held.