Tag Archives | Aboriginal Hiring Strategy and Policy; Institutional Barriers to First Nations Hiring

Senior Administrators on Governance: necessary to consult with Aboriginal advisors

Senior Administrators felt that it was necessary to consult with Aboriginal advisors to get started.  It was considered important to have Learning Place for First Nations, which most institutions have, and First Nations programming included in the strategic plan. Programs needed to be created that acknowledge multiple nations.  Administrators noted that many departments within the […]

Indigenizing the Academy Elders

Indigenizers on Governance: Aboriginal hiring strategy to properly support students, create atmosphere of safety and trust

Indigenizers stressed, among other things, that First Nations should be hired throughout institutions, not just the First Nations studies department, and that institutions should report to aboriginal councils and that there be aboriginals and elders on the Board of Governors. It was felt that Indigenizing needed to be done by First Nations people to be […]

Workshop Breakout II Group 2 (Faculty 1) Hiring, Retention, Tenure, & Promotion

Hiring, Retention, Tenure, & Promotion Workshop Breakout II Breakout Group 2 (Faculty 1) 1.     What considerations are critical to hiring and retaining Indigenous faculty and staff? Connections to local communities/territories Urban (relocated) Aboriginal people Mentoring, team teaching Courses/programs Collective agreements 2.     What are the workload expectations of faculty and staff? Indigenous events and departmental expectations […]