Vice-President Finance and Administration

New Brunswick Community College

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October 22, 2019
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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Throughout our history, NBCC has been a driving force and significant contributor to the social and economic prosperity of New Brunswick.  Despite the challenges of limited resources and shifting demographics, NBCC is poised to rise to new heights through our bold five-year Strategic Plan: Together We Rise. As we enter the third year of our plan, we are singularly focused on seizing opportunities for new and innovative ways to educate more learners and add value to our communities.

To reach and to welcome more learners, we must adopt new and flexible modes of program and course delivery in ways that consider diverse and individual needs. More flexibility and increased life-long opportunities will allow us to meet learners where they are today and support them in turning their aspirations into reality. To ensure our success, we must make evidence-based decisions supported by institutional research; build an information technology infrastructure to support new models of learning; design a facilities masterplan to ensure modernization across our College network; and secure the revenue and resources to support our important goals.

NBCC is searching for a Vice-President Finance and Administration who will join NBCC’s leadership team in fulfilling our strategic vision. We require a proven, successful leader who values diversity and inclusion; inspires engagement; leads with integrity; embraces innovation; and builds strong relationships with College stakeholders.  The Vice-President plays a strategic role in the successful management of the college through oversight of financing strategies and resource allocation; information technology; risk management; facilities and ancillary services; institutional research; and leadership for our continuous improvement efforts. We are seeking an individual with a passion for nurturing a sense-of-belonging among students and staff, and a couageous commitment to leading complex change initiatives.

Achieving our ambitious goals requires strategic alignment, collective effort, and dynamic leadership. Our next Vice-President Finance and Administration will provide both the oversight ad foresight to support the achievement of our strategic goals.


Qualifications required for this opportunity include a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Commerce or a related field or an accounting designation with a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible senior management experience in finance and administration with at least five (5) years of demonstrated supervisory experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce or a related field or an accounting designation with a minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsibly senior management experience in finance and administration with at least five years of demonstrated supervisory experience. Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet these qualifications on their resumes.

Preference may be given to candidates with experience working in a post-secondary environment or working within a board-governed organization.

Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered as equivalent. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be raised.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. We promote an equal opportunity work environment.

NBCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes a competitive salary for this position.

All interested candidates must submit a detailed application and resume online, by November 5, 2019. All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.

Across six unique campuses, NBCC upholds high quality learning environments for the development of career-ready, citizenry-engaged graduates. Our College utilizes innovative and diverse strategies to provide accessibility and success for all learners while meeting the changing demands of the labour market. We are demonstrating, in many ways, that our College is a leader in the post-secondary education sector. To read more about this exciting time in our history, and about why you will want to join the NBCC team, visit

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