Principal, Marconi Campus

Nova Scotia Community College

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September 28, 2021
Halifax, Canada
Job Type
Annual Salary
100K and above


Principal, Marconi Campus 

We are looking for a senior leader to create a dynamic environment for the people who learn and work at NSCC’s Marconi Campus for a four-year term. You will need to be equally adept at inspiring people to do their best; community relations; fiscal management; human resources management; operational planning resulting in the delivery of excellent post-secondary education. Providing daily leadership to   950 full-time students and a staff group of 160 (151 full-time, 9 part-time) will require outstanding communication and team-building skills. Fortunately, you have been honing these skills all your working life.  As part of the steering committee for the current build of the new downtown Marconi Campus the Principal will play a key role in shaping and nurturing the relationships between NSCC and members of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM).   

We are Nova Scotia Community College. Our mission is to help “Build Nova Scotia’s economy and quality of life through education and innovation.” We offer 130 advanced skill programs in five academic schools, serving the whole province through a network of 13 campuses and a vibrant eCampus. Eighty-six percent of our graduates are employed, most in their field of study; 94% have chosen to live and work in Nova Scotia. 

Our newest Principal must have ten years of relevant experience and have served recently in a senior leadership role within a large organization, preferably a post-secondary institution. You have a graduate degree and if you have experience working with diverse communities, it would be a great asset. You are a highly collaborative leader who builds and motivates teams to do amazing things. You can manage multiple projects and objectives, while building and realizing a vision for the Marconi Campus of NSCC.  You have experience and are comfortable providing strategic leadership in highly technical environments. You have a passion for helping people achieve their dreams through adult education and life-long learning.  And you are looking for the challenge of a lifetime. 

NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities. How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry; and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000. Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own.  

Interested in submitting an application for this exciting opportunity? Please follow this link. Want to receive more information? Please email and request a copy of the position’s briefing note.  

The deadline for applications is October 12, 2021 at 11:59PM (AST)