Vancouver School Board
Director, Enterprise Risk & Safety Compliance
Situated on the shared traditional territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, the Vancouver School Board (VSB) is an exciting, progressive, and dynamic school district providing a rich array of educational opportunities for more than 48,000 learners from kindergarten to adult. The School District has 110 educational sites and over 8,000 employees, represented by 14 bargaining units and exempt staff. Vancouver schools have an excellent reputation as being diverse and inclusive, and for providing outstanding student-centered choice programs.
A key member of the Employee Services leadership team at the Vancouver School Board (VSB), the Director, Enterprise Risk & Safety Compliance reports directly to the Associate Superintendent, Employee Services and is responsible for leading, mentoring and developing a team. The Director is accountable for providing organizational leadership in the area of Health & Safety, Emergency Management, and Employee Well-being, providing strategic advice and support to management in order to establish policy and administrative procedures for the district, and ultimately ensuring a safe and secure environment at all VSB facilities for teachers, student and administrative staff.
The ideal candidate brings a solid track record of implementing progressive health, safety and risk policies and procedures within large, complex unionized environments. The incumbent will be driven by excellence and best practices and bring a service-centric approach to all interactions across the district. Experience working collaboratively is critical as is proven ability to proactively respond to diverse internal and external stakeholder needs.