Senior Director of Health & Social Development

Department: Health
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Flying Dust Reserve

MLTC Health and Social Development Department is seeking a dynamic motivated individual to fill the full-time position of Senior Director.  The successful candidate will provide advisory and technical management support services to the nine MLFNs.  This challenging position offers a unique opportunity to work with progressive First Nation communities that have a strong commitment to community development.


This position is responsible for the management, direction, and administration of the Health and Social Development programs. The Senior Director of Health and Social Development reports to the CEO and works under the program umbrella of the Meadow Lake Health and Social Development Inc.


The Senior Director of Health is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the MLHSDA INC. The Senior Director of Health executes directives and priorities set by the MLHSDA INC.


POSITIONS DUTIES (include but not limited to):

  • Participates as a member of Executive Management Team in advising and directing the tribal council as a whole to advance and protect the interests of the nine member First Nations.
  • Work with Governance Board, set up meetings and work with Chair/CEO.
  • Provide technical, advisory, and consultation to the MLHSDA
  • Ensure professional preparation and documentation of MLHSDA meetings and any follow-up required.


  • Program Development
    • Ensure program standards and policies meet the needs of the Meadow Lake First Nations, are equitable to the Province of Saskatchewan, and are culturally appropriate, with current program practices.
    • Ensure delivery of 2nd level Health & Social Development services to the nine Meadow Lake First Nations.
    • Oversight of Health & Social programming practice operations
    • Pursuing new growth opportunities
    • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Case Management
    • Support and guide MLTC Health supervisors and Health staff in case practice, consultation, and direction.
  • Compliance
    • Ensure Health program activities meet the terms and conditions of both Federal and Provincial Health agreements, legislation, and the, standards and policies.
  • Financial Planning and Management
  • Responsible for overall financial management of the MLTC Health Programs
  • Negotiate with funding sources for future and existing program development or enhancement.
  • Maintaining fiscal responsibilities
  • Budgeting and sound accountability practices
  • Proposal development, implementation and evaluation.
  • Risk Management
    • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations.
    • Ensure accountability of organization.
    • Ensure integrity of organization.
  • Other general duties.



  • Masters / Degree in Health Care Administration, and / or related education.
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience in health related program administration and management.
  • 3-5 years direct supervision experience.
  • A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered
  • Experience working in a First Nations setting.
  • Excellent proposal and Funding Agreement analytical experience / skills
  • Excellent facilitation and coordination skills
  • Knowledge of all federal and provincial legislation, and First Nations Governance applicable to a First Nations’ incorporated organization Health Programs
  • Knowledge of current First Nations Health Program challenges and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to First Nations Health Programs
  • Knowledge of human resources management, financial management, and project management.



  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively facilitate meetings and to deliver intelligent insightful presentations.
  • Must have excellent communication (written/verbal) skills
  • Proficiency in computer applications (i.e. Microsoft-Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism, integrity, and personal wellness.
  • Willingness to travel extensively and possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • The ability to speak and understand Cree and/or Dene is a definite asset.


Interested applicants are invited to submit: A letter of application, resume stating qualifications and related work experience, copies of credentials, current RCMP Security Clearance/Vulnerable Sector Check, copy of valid driver’s license, and three (3) current professional supervisory references to:


Human Resources Department

8003 Flying Dust Reserve



Phone: (306) 236-5654   Fax: (306) 236-1464


For more information on position requirements, please contact Gordon Iron, CEO @ (306) 236-55654 or visit our website


Deadline:   Tuesday, August 4, 2020


MLTC sincerely appreciates and thanks all individuals for their applications,

however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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