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Western now invites applications and nominations for the position of Director, Indigenous Services.
Reporting to the Associate Vice-President (Student Experience), and a key member of the Leadership team, the Director of Indigenous Services will play an important role in delivering our mission of increasing Indigenous presence and inclusion across the University, and increasing Indigenous student transition, retention, graduation and advancement. As the Director, you will act as an active partner with local, provincial, and national initiatives, and will be a resource in the innovation and development of policies, programs, and services. You will draw on your established understanding and relationship within the Indigenous community to foster and ignite a highly engaged community of students and staff.
Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process by contacting our search consultant (see below). In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.