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14 Jun 2018

Management Senior Manager, Student Services

UBC Alma Mater Society Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description

The Alma Mater Society (AMS), established as a formal constitution of UBC’s student organization in 1915, is UBC’s official student society and is responsible for providing a wide range of services to the University’s students. Operating as an independent organization to UBC, The AMS advocates students’ interests and provides opportunities for their growth and advancement. The AMS also operates the Student Union Building, “The AMS Student Nest”, which houses all of the AMS’ offices and businesses.

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world – and top 20 public universities. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world. UBC is home to over 61,000 students on two main campuses, including approximately 13,000 international students from 150 countries. These students are supported by 15,000 faculty and staff members across UBC’s campuses in Vancouver and Kelowna.

There is now the opportunity to join the AMS team in the position of Senior Manager, Student Services. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be a member of the leadership team and be the prime driver for guiding, coaching and managing the services and governance operations of the AMS. The Senior Manager, Student Services will oversee the functions of the Sexual Assault Support Centre Manager, Policy Advisor, Student Services Manager and Archivist comprised of permanent managers and student leaders. Success will be measured by service levels, growth in management team strengths and abilities and successfully developing and rolling out various programs in the department.

The ideal candidate will be a trusted student government advisor or champion of student services from a university or college environment. Alternatively, they may also come from a not for profit organization, city/municipality (e.g. Parks Board), or community centre engaging with a wide range of individuals, where developing successful programs and delivering them has been part of their success. They will possess exceptional leadership and people management skills, and business acumen. They will be a collaborative, visionary, and dynamic leader with a background in anti-violence programs and initiatives, who will help build a truly exceptional student-centered experience as the Senior Manager, Student Services.

This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership to students at British Columbia’s largest university.

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Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Management.

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