Website Munsee-Delaware Nation

Executive Position Opportunity

Nation Manager


Re- posting date:  June 28, 2022,         Closing date:  Open until filled


The Newly Elected Chief & Council from Munsee-Delaware Nation is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the position of Nation Manager.  The Munsee-Delaware Nation is a Lenape community of nearly 800 members located approximately 25 km southwest of London, Ontario on the Thames River.


The Nation Manager reports to the Munsee-Delaware Council and provides leadership to the staff dedicated to providing the programs and services delivered to the members of the Munsee-Delaware Nation and ensures that they are provided in an effective and efficient manner.  A key responsibility of the position is to provide advice and support to the Munsee-Delaware Chief and Council and to ensure the Council directions and strategic priorities are realized and continue to move the Nation forward.


To be successful in this leadership role the ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education in public administration, business administration or a relevant field with a strong financial background and 5-7 years’ experience in administration with progressively more responsible roles in management and leadership.  Critical qualifications for the role include:

  • Excellent communication, diplomacy, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex organization including reporting, budgeting, financial management and experience in human resource management and policy development.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others, a proven ability to organize time and work, to make sound decisions, to provide effective supervision, and to develop policies and procedures.
  • An understanding of the principles of strategic planning and a proven track record in accomplishing the strategic priorities of an organization.
  • An understanding of First Nation culture, Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, and government, laws, regulations and procedures and governance is an asset.


The full job description is available upon request



If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to be a leader of a team that is dedicated to service excellence, continuous improvement and innovative thinking please apply with your resume and cover letter and 2 recent employment-related and 1 character reference with copies of educational documents to:

Munsee-Delaware Nation

Attention: Human Resources                                                                                 

289 Jubilee Rd., Muncey, ON, N0L 1Y0


In a sealed envelope marked “CONFIDENTIAL”


email to with the subject line “Nation Manager”


We would like to thank all those who apply, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.