Director, Student Affairs
in St. John's, NL

St. John's, NL
Full-time - Permanent
$88,915 - $116,994 / year
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Competition Number: MUN01694

Academic and Student Affairs Marine Institute (Permanent Position)

The Marine Institute of Memorial University is a technically oriented education, training and applied research institution. Offering a unique suite of programs including technical certificates, technician diplomas, diplomas of technology, bachelor's degrees, post-graduate certificates, advanced diplomas and graduate degrees, the work of Academic and Student Affairs supports this diverse student population. We are looking for an energetic, student focused leader to join our community.

Reporting to the Associate Vice-President (Marine Institute), Academic and Student Affairs, the successful applicant will work as part of the management team of the Marine Institute to provide a suite of high quality and coordinated student services to the students. The successful applicant will be responsible for the administration of student affairs including, retention initiatives, student facing policies, crisis management, accessibility services, office of career integrated learning, wellness and recreation, international student support, support for teaching and learning and institutional planning as it relates to students. The successful applicant will also provide advice and guidance to the Marine Institute community and student groups relating to both student conduct and support. This position will aim to foster creative partnerships in the provision of seamless student services with all campuses of Memorial University.

Duties include providing senior leadership in the area of student affairs; providing direction and guidance to the daily operation of the student affairs division; providing guidance relating to policy development and planning; providing leadership to the institute's enrolment management and retention initiatives; initiating change to enhance operations and services to all Marine Institute students; providing support and guidance to prospective and current students; working to further a seamless support process for students from prospect to graduate; acting as a liaison between Student Affairs of the Marine Institute and relevant departments on all campuses of Memorial University.

Experience (5-7 years) in a post-secondary environment; graduation with a master's degree preferably in higher education, student affairs or related discipline; an equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Sound understanding of the challenges, emerging trends, and issues in post-secondary education; proficient leadership, relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills; and conflict resolution and demonstrated creative problem-solving skills along with a commitment to a collaborative team model of decision making and operations management are required, knowledge of programs at the Marine Institute would be a definite asset.

SALARY $88,915 - $116,994 per annum (Leadership Group)
CLOSING DATE August 15, 2022

Please note that we will ONLY accept applications for this position through our website

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

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If you are a successful candidate, this information will form part of your permanent employment record and will be used for other activities related to the employment process. This information may be disclosed to government departments and agencies as legally required; and to third party service providers, as necessary to administer programs and activities.

If you have any questions about the collection, use and disclosure of the information on this form, please contact MyHR, Department of Human Resources, at (709) 864-2434.

For further information concerning this opportunity, email [email protected], or contact the Human Resources Office, Marine Institute, Room E3306C or by telephone at (709) 778-0440.

Please be advised that we are unable to provide updates on current competitions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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About Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. It was established as a memorial to Newfoundlanders who lost their lives on active service during the First World War and subsequent conflicts. As the province’s only university, Memorial has a special obligation to the people of the province and plays an integral role in education and continuing development in the region.

Memorial is an inclusive community dedicated to innovation and excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity, service and public engagement. Memorial has more than 19,000 students from over 115 countries spread across five campuses and a global network of almost 100,000 alumni. From the classics to advanced technology, Memorial offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs. A respected employer with more than 3,600 employees, Memorial provides an environment that fosters innovation, creativity, equity, diversity and inclusion.

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