Director of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre & Lecturer in Indigenous Studies
The Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC) – also known in Kanien’kéha (Mohawk) as Shatitsirotha – provides cultural and social support to Indigenous students in all faculties and programs at the University of Waterloo. The WISC is located at St. Paul’s University College, which is also the academic home for UW’s Minor in Indigenous Studies and the new Minor in Indigenous Entrepreneurship. For more information about the WISC, please visit this website: https://uwaterloo.ca/stpauls/waterloo-indigenous-student-centre St. Paul’s is hiring a new Director for the WISC to replace Lori Campbell, who has taken a position as Associate Vice-President (Indigenous Engagement) at the University of Regina. We thank Lori for her excellent work as Director over the past four years. The Director reports to the Principal of St. Paul’s and consults with the Indigenous Advisory Circle on programming matters. The primary responsibility of the Director is to provide strategic and operational leadership to the WISC. The Director also provides advice to the Principal of St. Paul’s on Indigenous matters and serves as a valued member of the senior management team for the College. Finally, the Director holds the rank of Lecturer on the College Faculty and teaches courses in the Indigenous Studies Minor. Candidates for the position should have substantial experience in organizations that support Indigenous students or youth, demonstrated strategic and management skills, and a capacity to communicate the significance of the lived Indigenous experience. A successful record of teaching at the university level is also required. Candidates who have a doctorate or are in a doctoral program will be preferred but those with a Master’s degree may be considered depending on their teaching experience. St. Paul’s has an exceptionally collegial working environment and seeks employees who are team players and take an interest in the College as a whole. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 16th.