The University of Winnipeg (UWinnipeg) is located on Treaty One Territory, and in the homeland of the Métis Nation. The UWinnipeg acknowledges and respects that its water supply is sourced from Shoal Lake 40 First Nation. We recognize our connection to the Red River Métis people, all First Nations peoples across Turtle Island, and the Inuit of Canada.
Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor, the AVP Indigenous is a member of the University’s senior leadership team. The incumbent will work collaboratively with the President, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, and other members of senior leadership to support the success of Indigenous students, to foster a respectful, inclusive and supportive learning and working environment, and to advance initiatives in support of the University’s Strategic Directions. They will provide leadership to the Office of Indigenous Education and Engagement which currently includes, the Director, Community Learning and Engagement, Manager, Indigenous Insights, a project manager, and an executive assistant. They will lead the development and management of Indigenization strategies and partnerships, and collaborate externally with a various Indigenous organizations, leaders, Elders, and Knowledge Keepers to ensure that the UWinnipeg offers programs, services, and supports in a culturally safe and respectful learning environment, and fulfills its mission to inspire youth to participate and be successful.
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