Student Affairs Advisor
Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
The Faculty of Medicine trains and educates learners over four years of study within the Undergraduate Medical Education program toward the completion of the MD Degree. There are approximately 400 undergraduate medical students for each of the four years, which includes additional International students attending in the clinical years. Reports to the Director of Resident & Student Affairs, the Student Affairs Advisor will be responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of individual and personal development initiatives and programs for the DMNS learner population, and to collaborate with the existing Advisor and team at DMNB site to support similar functions. The goal is to build awareness, skill, and flexibility of learners to support their academic and professional progress through the four-year program beyond graduation into residency training.
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St. Francis Xavier University is a top-ranking Canadian university seeking a Residence Life Coordinator to join our team. The Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is an integral part of Residence Life at St. Francis Xavier University, where you will enjoy living in a vibrant community on Nova Scotia’s beautiful East Coast. StFX is known for a highly engaged student experience. Through proactive and developmental mentorship, the RLC is ideally positioned to create a positive impact on this significant transitional period in students’ lives. With over half of the undergraduate student population living in residence, wholistic student development and engagement are key features of the StFX residence experience.
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Dalhousie University is seeking an Assistant Vice-Provost, Campus Living and Student Well-being (AVP). As a senior member of the Student Affairs’ leadership team, this is an opportunity to have impact by providing strategic leadership on the development and implementation of institutional policies, programs, services and resources related to living and learning communities in housing, student wellness, conduct, conflict resolution, and crisis/incident management. The incumbent will be committed to deeply embedding anti-oppression and trauma-informed practice principles in their work.
Reporting to the Vice-Provost Student Affairs, the AVP will offer strategic leadership and serve as a subject matter expert related to campus living and learning communities, student wellness, and student conduct initiatives within the division and for the institution broadly. The AVP will provide leadership to the Student Health and Wellness, Residence Life, and Student Conduct units. With strong expertise in restorative justice approaches, and socially just approaches to managing conflict and conduct, the AVP will be intentional in addressing responsive and relevant programs to meet the living and wellness needs of historically excluded/underrepresented and underserved student populations. The AVP will work closely and collaboratively with other members of the Student Affairs’ senior leadership team, with administrative and academic leads across the university, and with faculty, staff, and students to accomplish holistic and intersectional campus living and student well-being initiatives.
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