Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages – Chief Operating Officer

In 2019, in direct response to Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and following extensive engagement and consultations, the Government of Canada enacted the Indigenous Languages Act. An important element in the implementation of this Act and the Calls to Action is the establishment of the Office of the Commissioner of Indigenous Languages (the Commission).

Based full-time at the Commission’s Head Office in Ottawa, Ontario and reporting directly to the CEO, the Commission seeks a motivated Chief Operating Officer (COO) who possesses significant executive experience to help implement the Commission’s legislated mandate and to actively drive and promote its organizational vision and operational strategy.

The COO is a key member of the leadership team and is accountable for the overall management of the Commission’s administration and operational functions including the provision of leadership to and oversight of its finance, human resource, research and dispute resolution business lines.

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