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Job title: Associate Director, Student Wellbeing and Accessibility
Job description: BCIT’s campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations
of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).
Founded in 1964, BCIT is one of British Columbia’s largest post-secondary institutions,
providing its students with cutting edge education and practical credentials, broad and
relevant skil s. Each year, approximately 18,000 full-time students and 30,000 part-time
students, study with BCIT at one of its diverse campus locations: Burnaby Campus, Downtown
Campus, Marine Campus, Aerospace Technology Campus, Annacis Island Campus, and the
Satellite Locations. BCIT’s international partnerships span training, education and research
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initiatives in South America, Central America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe.
A B O U T T H E R O L E
Reporting to the Senior Director, Student Success the Associate Director, Student Wellbeing
and Accessibility provides strategic direction to the development and delivery of student
wellbeing and accessibility across the Institute. This includes student health, counselling,
development, disability resources, and other related services. The Associate Director is
responsible for oversight of the legal duty to accommodate students and establishes the
Institute’s vision for all areas of accountability, and develops related strategies, plans,
policies, practices, standards, and processes. The Associate Director implements the
necessary controls to ensure compliance with internal policies, regulatory requirements, and
legal obligations. In addition, this position provides strategic advice to the Senior Director and
other senior leaders on the Institute’s most critical student accessibility and wellbeing
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strategies, initiatives, practices, and challenges.
C O M P E T E N C I E S
The Associate Director wil have a master’s degree in education, counselling, social work, or
related discipline with a minimum seven (7) years’ experience at progressive levels of
responsibility involving leadership in health, accessibility, counselling, or social work services.
The preferred candidate wil have expert knowledge of the concepts, theories, and practices
related to student wellbeing, primary health care, counselling services, disability
accommodation, and human rights requirements. The preferred candidate wil have
demonstrated advanced interpersonal skills with ability to build, engage, and manage a
unionized team. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
C O N T A C T D E T A I L S
Harbour West Consulting believes equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential for the
organizations we serve to achieve the business goals they strive for. We believe that
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everyone – no matter their gender, racialized identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age,
ability, religion, political beliefs, family status, socioeconomic status, citizenship status, or
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Indigenous status – should have equitable access to jobs and opportunities. We strive to
ensure the recruitment process unfolds in a fair, transparent, timely and open manner to
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include individuals previously underrepresented or discouraged from participating.
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Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity with BCIT, please
contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your CV and letter of
introduction, in confidence, to [email protected] We will respond to all who express interest.
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