Job Posting

Manager, Student Equity & Social Justice Education

Full Time - 2 yr Term


Victoria, BC Canada

Deadline: October 22, 2020

Posted: October 8, 2020

Based on student development theory, The Office of Student Life (OSL) provides student transition programming and support for new to UVic students facilitating their successful transition through pre-arrival and arrival orientation programs and events, as well as first-year experience programs and activities. OSL is also responsible for providing pro-active educational programming for students by developing and delivering programs to advance UVic’s response to student mental health issues, sexualized violence awareness and prevention, student based equity, diversity, and inclusion work, and in other areas that support under-represented student populations. OSL is also responsible for the investigation and resolution of non-academic misconduct allegations and supports the coordination and response for high-risk student issues that require case management support.

Manager, Student Equity and Social Justice Education is responsible for the direct supervision, strategic OSL program planning and day-to-day decisions for a range of programs and services that fulfill the University’s goals of creating an inclusive and supportive student experience. This position supports student success and retention through student engagement & experiential learning (i.e. student leadership opportunities); providing comprehensive opportunities for students to engage, learn and grow outside of the classroom experience.

Reporting to the Director, Office of Student Life, and in support of the university, departmental and divisional goals, the Manager, Student Equity and Social Justice Education n is responsible for the oversight of and development of, Student Life initiatives, including:
(a) anti-racism and anti-oppression training for students;
(b) sexualized violence education and prevention programming;
(c) educational and experiential programming that promotes inclusion and student development;
(d) student leadership opportunities designed to provide peer support and community building for marginalized student groups (e.g. LGBTQ2IA+ students, Indigenous students, racialized students, and students with disabilities);and in the oversight, management and assessment of these initiatives.

The Manger is also responsible for serving as an advisory role for units and departments across the Division of Student Affairs as they work to develop, enhance, review and adjust student-based objectives and goals related to anti-oppression and anti-racist principles and practices.