Office of the VP Academic and Provost Directory

VPAC Core Unit

valerie kuehne

VP Academic and Provost

Valerie S. Kuehne

Tel: 250-721-7013| Fax: 250-721-7216 |

University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 2Y2

Lleona Livingston

Administrative Assistant to the VP Academic and Provost and Receptionist

Lleona Downie

Tel: 250-721-7013 |

  • Calendar management for the VP Academic and Provost
  • Logistical arrangements for meetings and events
  • VPAC office reception
  • Administrative support for general operations of the VPAC office
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Executive Director, Academic Resource Planning

Tony Eder

Tel: 250-721-7584 | teder@uvic.ca

  • Strategic planning
  • Policy development
  • Budget, enrolment and resource planning
  • leadership for core unit and institutional planning
Said

Administrator, Provost and Faculty Support

Ased Said

Tel: 250-721-7626 |

  • Senior level administrative support to the VP Academic and Provost
  • Briefing files coordination for VP Academic and Provost
  • Coordination of Deans' Council and other senior leaders meetings
  • Project followups and administration across VPAC portfolios
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Administrative Budget Officer

Catalin Albu

Tel: 250-721-6689 |

  • Strategic advice on budget management and academic planning
  • Operational budget management
  • Budget training
  • Financial and human resource analysis
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VPAC Office Manager

vacant

Tel: 250-853-3958| vpacmgr@uvic.ca

  • Coordinate and supervise senior executive and decanal searches
  • Manage Faculty/Librarian request to recruits
  • Support for spousal/job creation
  • Supervision of exempt office staff and temporary staff

Academic Planning and Programs Unit

catherinemateer

AVP Academic Planning

Catherine A. Mateer, Associate Vice-President Academic

Tel: 250-721-7012 | Fax: 250-721-7216 |

Jessica Gelowsky

Administrative Assistant to the AVP Academic Planning

Maureen Moffatt (temporary)

Tel: 250-721-7012 |

  • Senior level administrative support to the AVP Academic Planning including calendar management
  • Coordination of academic and administrative unit reviews
  • Administrative management for Senate Committee on Planning
sarah

Advisor to the Provost on Special Projects

Dr. Sarah J. Blackstone

holly

Administrative Assistant to the Advisor to the Provost on Special Projects

Holly Hatch

Tel: 250-853-3761 l 

  • Administrative support and calendar management for the Special Advisor to the Provost on Special Projects

Faculty Relations and Academic Administration Unit

mary anne

AVP Faculty Relations and Academic Administration

Mary Anne Waldron, Q.C.

Tel: 250-721-7114 | Fax: 250-721-7216 |

christina

Administrative Assistant to the Director, Faculty Relations and AVP, Faculty Relations

Christina Azedo

Tel: 250-721-7114 | fraasec@uvic.ca

  • Administrative support and calendar management for Director, Faculty Relations and for AVP, Faculty Relations
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Director, Faculty Relations and Academic Administration

Pamela Nielsen

Tel: 250-721-7010 | directorfacultyrelations@uvic.ca

  • Collective Agreement interpretation
  • Coordination of bargaining support
  • Conflict of Interest issues
  • Spousal support/job creation
  • Oversight of Faculty/Librarian salary process and HR actions
  • Extra-to-load and contracts
  • FOI requests, Privacy and Records Management, Interpretation of policies
Morrisson

Faculty Relations Associate

Heidi Morrison

Tel: 250-472-5666 |

  • Collective Agreement interpretation
  • Legal case management
  • Research for legal cases
  • Support to Associate Vice-President Faculty Relations on University Review Committee and Human Rights Cases
  • Support Director of Faculty Relations on bargaining coordination
  • Extra-to-load and contracts
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Coordinator, Academic Appointments and Immigration

Irene Statham

Tel: 250-472-4344 |

  • Support for academic appointments
  • Faculty recruitment processes support through to appointment of candidate
  • Faculty reappointments, tenure and promotion processes
  • Support for faculty, librarians and assistant teaching professor with study/administrative leave applications
  • Support for faculty/librarian immigration
Wong Sneddon

Director, Academic Leadership Initiatives and Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity

Grace Wong Sneddon

Tel: 250-721-6143 |

  • Support for equity and diversity success in educational programming, and academic policies and practices
  • Events and support for academic and administrative units in pursuit of inclusive and diverse working and learning environments
  • Requests for equity reports and statistics in academic units   
  • Leadership retreats, orientations and workshops for chairs, deans and directors
  • Review of UVic publications for inclusivity
  • Faculty retention initiatives including faculty accommodation
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Administrative Assistant to the Director, Academic Leadership initiatives and Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity

Ashley McKay

Tel: 250-853-3815 |

  • Administrative support to the Director, Academic Leadership Initiatives and Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity
  • Calendar management for the Director, Academic Leadership Initiatives and Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity
  • Supporting the Director, Academic Leadership Initiatives and Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity on leadership retreats, orientations and workshops

Associate Vice-President Student Affairs

For further information and services visit the Student Affairs Website

Dunsdon

AVP Student Affairs

Jim Dunsdon

Tel: 250-721-6421 | Fax: 250-721-6610 |

Division of Student Affairs
University of Victoria, PO Box 3025 STN CSC
University Centre (UVC), Room B215
Victoria, BC  V8W 3P2 Canada

jessica

Assistant to the AVP Student Affairs

Jessica Gelowsky

250-853-3989 |

  • Senior level administrative support to the AVP Student Affairs
  • Coordination of the Student Affairs Executive Council
  • Management of the Office and staff of the AVP Student Affairs