Location186 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB| Manitoba
Program Lead Position: Your Chance to Change Lives
Making a Science Degree a Positive Option for Indigenous Students
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Science is looking for a dynamic and
experienced leader with a strong commitment and connection to Indigenous communities for its ground-breaking Wawatay (Anishinaabe for Northern Lights) program. The goal of this holistic initiative is to attract highly motivated Indigenous students to science and ensure they have the academic, social and emotional support to successfully obtain a four-year science degrees or graduate degrees at a large university, possibly far from home, while respectfully connecting directly with Elders and their home community, and forging community and research collaborations. Wawatay needs a resourceful, forceful and determined lead to launch and build it into a prestigious and successful program, working collaboratively with students, their home communities as well as a wide range of faculty and support staff throughout the university.
Apply for this high-profile and high-leverage position that has the potential to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous students across Canada while strengthening their communities at https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=09850 no later than January 31, 2020.