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  • Post Date: June 23, 2020
Job Description

MANAGEMENT LEVEL: Senior Administrator (hors-cadre)
STATUS: 1 Permanent Full Time
SALARY: Class HC-5: Min. $112 624 – Max. $154 971



Reporting to the Executive Director, the Assistant Executive Director (AED) Miyupimaatisiiun oversees the majority of the organization’s primary vocation of clinical programs and services by planning and developing, implementing and evaluating the related activities of the Miyupimaatisiiun Group (MG), both at the Regional Board Level, notably the Eeyou Istchee Regional Hospital (regional hospital), and at the Community Level for the nine (9) Community Miyupimaatisiiun Centers (CMCs).  The position oversees the operational management for professional services and quality assurance and the management of Indigenous Services Funds.


The incumbent ensures, at the regional level, the management of clinical programs and services under MG in a decentralized manner and in coordination with the organization’s management teams.


The incumbent also provides leadership in the planning and development, implementation, and evaluation of all clinical activities to achieve integrated and complementary services. She will ensure the allocation of resources including development funds and the redeployment of resources within the budget allocated.


The incumbent leads directly the following areas, as per the Ministry of Health and Social Services of Quebec (MSSS) grand areas of programming: physical and mental health, adaptation and social integration and access mechanisms. She ensures the line management of the human, material, financial and information resources of the wide range of services and programs within her jurisdiction, notably Regional Services: Direction of Eeyou Istchee Regional Hospital, Direction of Professional Service and Quality Assurance (DPSQA)-Heath, DPSQA-Allied Health, DPSQA-Psychosocial  Local/Proximity Services in the nine (9) Community Miyupimaatisiiun Centers (CMCs) organized by population age groups (Awash , Uschiniichisuu and Chishaayiyuu) and Current Services.


The incumbent sits on the Executive Committee and contributes to the planning and development, implementation and evaluation of activities of the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB) including scanning the external environment and engaging external partners. The MG strives to meet the Vision of the CBHSSJB by delivering programs and services that are aligned with the Strategic Regional Plan (SRP).




Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in administration or science or with a health or social related specialization;
  • Ten (10) years experience in management in a health or social services setting or public organization;
  • Holder of Eenou/Eeyou Knowledge, and a combination of administrative or programming related education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree;
  • Master’s degree in health or administration or public affairs is an asset.


Please note that applicants registered in the Indigenous Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have sufficient university educational credits to be eligible for the management activities associated with this position.



Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Excellent knowledge of the MSSS programs, laws and regulations, RUIS Network and orientations, including Public Health, CHSSC (formerly CLSC), Hospital Services, Medical Services, CHSLD (seniors’ home), etc.;
  • Strong knowledge of current and emerging trends in health care, psychosocial services, public health and traditional healing methods;
  • Strong knowledge of strategic planning of programs, integrated programs and services, professional and organizational interdependence, information management, risk management, quality assurance, cultural safety and evaluation;
  • Strong knowledge of strategic planning, organization coordination of programs and services, and budget planning;
  • Strong record in an appropriate level of health and social services line management and leadership, as well as senior level human, financial, and information resources management;
  • Successful experience in change management, particularly as related to organizational culture;
  • Ability to both manage the planning and development of new services and programs, and the maintenance and quality assurance of existing services and programs;
  • Knowledge of Nishiiyuu Miyupimaatisiiun healing practices to support management role;
  • Knowledge of, or ability to grasp the issues that relate to and the context of First Nations health and social services programming;
  • Extensive knowledge of Cree culture, communities and language;
  • Experience and/or ability in establishing and maintaining viable relationships with community members, leadership and related Cree entities;
  • Meets the requirements of the Cree Nation with respect to program philosophies and orientations;
  • Excellent critical thinking, decision-making, planning and organizational skills;
  • Results-oriented, autonomous, flexible, and ability to multi-task;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and teamwork skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and presentation;
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with all colleagues, as a team member and leader;
  • Ability in administrative and statistical computer applications, and management information systems.



  • Fluent in Cree and English;
  • Fluency in French is an asset.


  • Willing to travel extensively and participate in required training.

Posting start/end date: 19/06/2020 – 20/07/2020
Shift type: Day
Positions available: 1
Hours per day/week: 7/35
Housing provided: Yes


To apply, please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay

Tel: 514-861-5955        Fax: 514-989-7495


Posting #: M-2021-0008

Position Number : 0002


With your application, please make sure to specify the posting number as well as the Job title on which you wish to apply.


We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Note 1: In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.