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Director, Student Health - University of Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Deadline: August 04, 2017  11:59:00 pm

Are you passionate about holistic health and wellness? Are you committed to integrated healthcare models that serve the young adult population? The University of Victoria is calling for a dedicated and energetic leader, to join its extraordinary culture where high quality services and vital impact meet.

University of Victoria’s Division of Student Affairs transforms students’ lives by supporting and inspiring the highest standards of student learning and success, community engagement and staff development. University Health Services is responsible for the effective overall delivery of the University’s primary health care clinic and all related programs and services for over 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students. University Health Services delivers a proactive and comprehensive health outreach program aligned with contemporary student development theory and the annual student life cycle.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Student Services, the Director, Student Health develops, implements, and assesses a comprehensive student-focused clinical health services model. The Director provides institutional leadership and vision for University Health Services in an evolving student health and wellness framework. Leading a highly skilled and committed team of professionals, the Director strategically aligns the clinical health services model with the Wellness portfolio and campus wide strategies on complex student and public health issues.

The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in a related field (i.e. health care administration, health care leadership). The successful candidate will have over seven years of progressive leadership in primary health care and/or working with the young adult population in a context relatable to the student health clinic.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of successfully leading, influencing, and supporting broader organizational goals, projects, and mandates related to primary health care.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique leadership opportunity, please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips at 604-998-4032 or forward your résumé, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

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