Director, Student Engagement and Learning Services
any of the Saskatchewan Polytech Campuses
Accountable to the Associate Vice President, Student Services, the Director, Student Engagement and Learning Services provides senior level leadership and direction across all Saskatchewan Polytechnic campuses to a student success portfolio which includes student conduct, student client service operations, learning services, student employment and events. In addition, this position oversees student engagement initiatives which support student success and the overall student experience.
As a member of the Student Services division leadership team, the Director, Student Engagement and Learning Services is responsible for providing vision and leadership to the student engagement and learning services areas, contributing to the effective planning, management and success within the student services division, and working hand in hand with the Director, Counselling, Health, Accessibility Services and Wellness to provide holistic services for the wellbeing and success of all Saskatchewan Polytechnic students.
Located at any of the four campuses, this position will be accountable for supervising, directing and coaching a team of student success centered staff in Student Engagement and Learning Services. On a continual basis the director interacts with the Associate Vice President Student Services, Saskatchewan Polytechnic Deans and other school leaders, Student Services leaders and many other departments to support student and institutional needs. Given the institution’s focus on the importance and value of strategic enrolment management (SEM), particular attention and focus on the synergies between this portfolio and SEM will be necessary to continue our student-centered focus. The director is responsible for a team of approximately 46 employees, within the professional services and academic bargaining units, providing student retention and support services and programming to more than twenty-eight thousand distinct students at four campuses with multiple locations. The position has three direct reports including a Manager Student Services, Team Lead Student Services Operations and a Program Head Learning Services as well as a .5 administrative assistant. In this role, the director will collaborate with leaders in other post-secondary institutions locally and beyond, and will be required to travel locally, provincially and nationally, representing Saskatchewan Polytechnic on related committees or in performance of their duties as necessary.