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To indicate your interest in available positions, please forward your resume, including photocopies of post secondary transcripts, quoting the appropriate competition number to:
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Please submit a separate resume for each competition to which you are applying. Ensure you have clearly marked each resume with the appropriate competition number.

Last updated: November 25, 2014


 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF ADVANCEMENT and CEO of the KPU FOUNDATION – Competition Number 14-128

ASSOCIATE DEAN, FACULTY OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGY - Competition Number 14-01

LEGAL COUNSEL - Competition Number 14-154

 

 


 

 

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF ADVANCEMENT and CEO of the KPU FOUNDATION – Competition Number 14-128

 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a unique, regionally focused undergraduate teaching led institution that offers an integrated education addressing community, industry and academic needs. Situated within the Metro Vancouver area, KPU offers a wide array of bachelor degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in over 135 programs to more than 18,000 students on campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale. 

Reporting to the President and the KPU Foundation Board, the Executive Director, Office of Advancement/CEO of the KPU Foundation is responsible for the planning, coordination and execution of a program of activities in fund- and friend- raising that will help KPU achieve its Vision 2018 Strategic Goals: http://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/downloads/strategic-plan-vision-201826051.pdf.

As a member of the senior executive of KPU, the Executive Director will conduct relevant research to seek and secure major gifts, engage with communities in the KPU region, and use best practices in advancement and fundraising.

As CEO of the Foundation in partnership with the Board, the Executive Director will have a pivotal role in the fiscal and program success of their foundation’s goals. The Executive Director will be accountable for the fiscal and legal management of the Foundation and serve to guide and motivate board members as they perform their duties.   

Areas of responsibility include the administration of the Office of Advancement team and related services; financial management; communications; planning for, and reporting on the Annual Fund; donor relations; and related public engagement and relations.

To explore this exceptional leadership opportunity; please contact Terri Jones in Human Resource Services at terri.jones@kpu.ca.  

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and supporting documentation via email to employ@kpu.ca quoting competition number 14-128.   

Candidate Profile Executive Director Office of Advancement 

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 


 

ASSOCIATE DEAN, FACULTY OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGY - Competition Number 14-01

 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a regionally focused, teaching-led institution. Situated in Metro Vancouver, and with an operating budget of approximately $140 million, KPU is a multi-sector university offering a wide array of undergraduate degree programs, trades and technology programs, and one and two-year certificate and diploma programs  to 18,000 students on campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale. 

The Faculty of Trades & Technology located at KPU Tech, Cloverdale reflects Kwantlen’ s commitment to the economic development in the South Fraser region and educational programs that will provide industry with the competent and highly-skilled graduates it requires.  KPU Tech provides leading-edge trades  programs for training ACE-IT, Foundation and Apprentice  students in Appliance Servicing, Automotive  Service Technician, Farrier, Metal Fabrication, Millwright, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Parts & Warehousing and Welding.  In addition, KPU Tech is home to Technology programs in Public Safety Communications (9-1-1) and CADD Technologies.  Through CE and Professional Studies a variety of Industry Service Programs are supported and delivered.

As the Associate Dean you will work closely with the Dean in the creation, management and implementation of a long-term academic plan for the Faculty, participate in selection committees of new faculty and staff, deal with day to day matters in the Faculty and represent the Dean or Faculty when appropriate on various committees.  In collaboration with the Dean and Divisional Business Manager you will provide input into the academic program delivery, planning and course offerings as proposed by Chairs and Coordinators; ensure academic offerings are aligned with Faculty budget; review and project enrolment patterns to inform current and future academic planning.  You will establish and foster effective internal and external relationships and collaborate with other Faculties and administrative units to ensure the successful delivery of academic programs and services related to the recruitment, transition, engagement and retention of students.

We seek an exceptional individual with a trade’s qualification with IP/Red Seal plus significant related industry experience.  A Master’s degree is considered an asset.  Demonstrated teaching experience in a post-secondary environment as well as significant committee work and leadership experience is required.  The successful candidate must have a fundamental understanding of the B.C. Trades Training System and knowledge of how to enhance skills training, technologies and apprenticeships.  Demonstrated experience working in a unionized environment is essential.  With outstanding interpersonal communications skills the Associate Dean will have a record of developing positive and collaborative working relationships and have the proven ability to provide leadership and direction to build capacity in the Faculty.   An understanding of budget management and principles and demonstrated strong organizational skills applicable to operational and logistical tasks are essential. 

This position is for a three (3) year term with the possibility of renewal.

To explore this exceptional leadership opportunity; please contact Terri Jones in Human Resource Services at terri.jones@kpu.ca.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and related information via email to employ@kpu.ca quoting competition number 14-01.

This opportunity will remain open until an appointment is made however a review of candidates will begin on November 7, 2014.

Please see job description below for further information.

JD Associate Dean T T Oct 22.2014.pdf

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


LEGAL COUNSEL - Competition Number 14-154

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a regionally focused, teaching-led institution. Situated in Metro Vancouver, and with an operating budget of approximately $140 million, KPU is a multi-sector university offering a wide array of undergraduate degree programs, trades and technology programs, and one and two-year certificate and diploma programs  to 18,000 students on campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale. 

KPU is currently seeking a full-time permanent Legal Counsel.  Reporting to the General Counsel of KPU, Legal Counsel will provide advice and guidance to senior administration on a wide range of complex and diverse legal and regulatory matters, will conduct legal research, and will respond on behalf of KPU to all access requests under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The Office of General Counsel for KPU is currently located on the Surrey campus of KPU.

The successful candidate will hold a law degree, will be eligible to practice law in British Columbia and will have a minimum of 5 years related experience.  S/he will have the demonstrated ability to draft, revise and review contracts including KPU affiliation agreements, research related agreements and funding/donor agreements to which KPU is a party.  S/he will be experienced in the development and/or review of procedures, practices and processes to limit legal exposure and manage risk. This individual will have demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. 

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and related information via email to: employ@kpu.ca, quoting competition number 14-154. 

This position is open until filled however a review of resumes will commence on December 19, 2014.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.