Position: Director, Office of Student Life
Deadline: June 29, 2018
Posted: May 24, 2018
Job Description / Duties
Reporting to the Executive Director, Student Services, the Director, Office of Student Life develops, implements, and assesses a comprehensive student conduct and student life model. The Director provides institutional leadership and vision through student focused programming, education, and effective engagement with students. The Director strategically aligns the student life model with the Division of Student Affairs’ mandate, as well as all related institutional strategies and initiatives supporting diversity and inclusion.
Qualifications / Required Skills
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a graduate degree in a related field (e.g.; equity studies, law, conflict resolution, student affairs) and over seven years of progressive leadership in higher education or a comparable setting. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in the areas of natural justice, equity and critical incident response. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a comprehensive and progressive understanding of the issues and trends related to young adult populations, including those populations traditionally under-represented/marginalized.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Should you be interested in learning more about this unique leadership opportunity, please contact Carol Robinson at 604-998-4032 or forward your résumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Situated on the territory of the Coast and Straits Salish people, the University of Victoria (UVic) is a place for dynamic, hands-on learning; research that makes a vital impact; and discovery and innovation in Canada's most extraordinary academic environment. Established in 1963, UVic offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including professional degrees. UVic awards about 4,300 degrees a year and has over 116,000 alumni worldwide. Campus events, including plays, concerts, ceremonies, art exhibitions, conferences, continuing studies programs, public lectures, films and athletic events attract a total audience of more than 500,000 annually.