Office of Co-Curricular Engagement and Learning

Vice-Chairperson - Student Leadership Circle


Assisted in leading VIU's SLC, coordinated leadership events, fostered team unity, and co-developed workshops enhancing graduate skills.

Position Overview

The Vice-Chairperson of the Student Leadership Circle (SLC) at Vancouver Island University (VIU) plays a pivotal role in supporting the leadership and direction of the SLC. This individual is tasked with assisting in the overall leadership of the SLC, ensuring that the group effectively coordinates and executes leadership events aimed at enhancing the skills and experiences of its members. A key responsibility includes fostering team unity, creating a collaborative and supportive environment where student leaders can thrive and develop their potential. Additionally, the Vice-Chairperson is involved in the co-development of workshops and programs that are designed to enhance the graduate skills of the participants, preparing them for future professional challenges. The position demands a high level of organizational skills, leadership qualities, and the ability to work closely with others to achieve common goals. The Vice-Chairperson is expected to be a role model within the SLC, demonstrating commitment, enthusiasm, and a passion for student leadership and development.

Position Requirements

  • Proven leadership experience in student organizations or similar roles,
  • Strong organizational and event planning skills,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities,
  • Experience in team building and fostering group collaboration,
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Trello, Asana),
  • Competence in using social media platforms for promotion and engagement (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter),
  • Ability to co-develop and facilitate workshops or training sessions,
  • Knowledge of leadership theories and practices,
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution,
  • Conflict resolution and problem-solving skills,
  • Familiarity with the structure and governance of student clubs and associations,
  • Understanding of group dynamics and motivational techniques,
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of individuals,
  • Experience in volunteer recruitment and management.

Graduate Attributes

  • Oral Communication
  • Technological Literacy
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Capacity to Engage in Respectful Relationships
  • Ethical Reasoning

Sign Up Directions

Contact Telanie Moolman at for more information.