President and Vice Chancellor
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Metro Vancouver, British Columbia
Kwantlen Polytechnic University is a regionally focused undergraduate teaching led institution. Situated within the Metro Vancouver area and with an operating budget of approximately $130 million, Kwantlen 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 14,000 students on campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley and Cloverdale.
As the President and Vice Chancellor you will shape the institution during a period of dynamic growth and change. In partnership with the senior leadership team and the Kwantlen community, you will guide the institution as it builds on its traditional strengths in arts and science while pursuing opportunities that its polytechnic status offers to students, faculty and staff.
You are known to be an inspiring leader, highly effective at bringing people together to focus on the vision and strategy of an organization. Truly a champion for higher education, you bring a passion for students and student learning and an appreciation and respect for teaching, research and the role of a post-secondary polytechnic institution in society and the labour market.
You bring exceptional senior leadership and administration experience gained as a Dean, Vice President or President in a well respected post-secondary institution. Alternatively, you possess senior executive experience from the public or private sector with a sound understanding and appreciation of the post-secondary environment.
To explore this outstanding leadership opportunity, please contact Craig Hemer, Barbara Quelch or Barbara Morrison in our Vancouver office at (604) 685-0261. To be considered for this position please submit your resume and related information online at www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/9909