The Director, Student Services is a senior management role that leads the Student Services department in the effective management, coordination and continuity of new and ongoing services and programs to support the Students’ Union’s mandate to serve and represent the undergraduate student population of the University of Calgary.

Your team will support 27 annually-elected officials, and in the provision of events, services, and programs to the student population, including volunteer services, LGBTQ centre, policy research and development, institutional and community advocacy, club’s coordination, student government and legislative process and office administration.

You are a highly skilled leader, effective communicator and influential advisor with the ability to manage change in a dynamic student-focused environment.  Your professional background includes a graduate degree and substantial management experience gained in a post-secondary education, government or non-profit setting.  Experience working with elected officials and/or Boards of Directors is preferred.

If you can give us enthusiasm, energy, and innovation… we can provide you with a diverse, exciting and ever-changing environment.  Our competitive compensation package includes an excellent benefit program, matching RRSP and six (6) weeks paid time off yearly.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as an agent of continuity in all areas of administrative and information management requirements; ensures organizational history is maintained and disseminated in a timely manner.
  • Provides proactive leadership and facilitation in the implementation of infrastructure required to ensure effective and efficient information streams, work flows, systems and processes to support student programs and services; maintains and continuously improves infrastructure.
  • Manages, coordinates, and ensures continuity of day-to-day administrative requirements to support the organizational needs of the student government (e.g., Committees, Clubs, Exec, Students’ Legislative Council, etc.).

See the Position Description for complete details.


Send cover letter and resume to resumes@su.ucalgary.ca.