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Director, Student Wellness

Management Excluded


Victoria, BC Canada

Deadline: 2021-12-10

Posted: 2021-11-05

The Director, Student Wellness leads the strategic development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive student wellness model. The Director also guides and oversees the development of programs and services to support an exceptional UVic student experience grounded in principles and practices promoting safe access, holistic support and equitable outcomes in health and wellness for all students. Knowledge of sound student development pedagogy and the CAS Standards (Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education) supports the approach to achieving the model.

The Director is an experienced advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, who has the knowledge, expertise and capacity to implement and integrate anti-oppressive, anti-racist frameworks and practices into all aspects of the Student Wellness portfolio. The Director will take up UVic’s commitments to advancing respect and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, including with local Indigenous communities whose relationships with the lands upon which UVic sits continue to present day, in all aspects of the Student Wellness portfolio.

The Director is expected to proactively and concretely implement structures, supports, programs, and assessment practices that support positive student mental health and wellness outcomes for historically underserved and underrepresented students.

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