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LE,NOṈET First Year Coordinator

Full-time Term (one year)


Victoria, BC

Deadline: 2021-08-04

Posted: 2021-07-12

LE,NOṈET is a holistic suite of programs and services (academic, financial, cultural and social) designed to support Indigenous student success. Building on this approach, the LE,NOṈET First Year Coordinator (Coordinator) provides academic preparation and student support by serving as the primary point of contact in the Office of Indigenous Academic and Community Engagement and the First Peoples House for first-year undergraduate Indigenous students from faculties and programs across the university.

The Coordinator develops, delivers and oversees LE,NOṈET academic and cocurricular programming for Indigenous undergraduate students from the point of admission to the second year transition. The Coordinator also participates in student education, prevention, intervention and support efforts across campus and community systems for Indigenous first year students in general and specifically those at risk and facing crises.

This position requires a Masters’ degree in a related field (e.g., social work, public health, counselling psychology, child and youth care, etc.) and a minimum of 3 years practical work-related experience: (1) teaching Indigenous studies curriculum at a post secondary level; and (2)
managing and responding to crisis or critical incidents (e.g. situations of physical, sexual or self-directed violence) within university-aged populations, with advanced knowledge and skill in trauma-informed practices and/or with Indigenous communities/organizations. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

In accordance with the University's Equity Plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, the selection will be limited to members of the following designated group(s). Candidates from the group(s) are encouraged to self-identify: Indigenous Peoples.