The Institution: College of New Caledonia
The College of New Caledonia (CNC) has been dedicated to helping meet the adult and post-secondary educational needs of northern British Columbians since 1969. Serving an area approximately 117,500 square kilometers in size, or 12% of the province, CNC plays an important role in training and educating students in health sciences, trades and technologies, social services, business and university studies. CNC is a pillar in its communities and has six campuses across BC’s Central Interior – Prince George, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, Quesnel and Vanderhoof. Across all campuses, 5000 students in 90 distinct programs are enrolled each year.
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Knowledge and Skills
- Five years of experience at a senior management level is required;
- Demonstrated experience providing strategic direction in some or all aspects of student affairs;
- Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal students and communities, international students, and students with diverse backgrounds and expectations;
- Must have experience working within a public post-secondary environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Vice President, Student Affairs (“VP SA”) is responsible for the overall functioning and performance of all aspects of student affairs on all campuses. This position provides day-to-day leadership and direction with respect to policies, practices, systems and operations in Student Services, the Office of the Registrar, Aboriginal Resource Centres, College Resource Centres (Libraries), and other areas as assigned by the President.
The VP SA, as a member of the College Executive Committee, has student success as a primary objective, and is focused on the provision of a high level of student support. The VP SA is responsible for implementation of Strategic Enrolment Management including promotion, recruitment, retention, support, and convocation. The VP SA oversees scheduling and work assignments, is responsible for ensuring quality standards, completing evaluations, overseeing the resolution of complaints, grievances and appeals, and performing other duties as required. The VP SA contributes to the College’s success by providing input into the development of the portfolio’s and College’s strategic and operational plans, and by ensuring that the College achieves its student recruitment, engagement, and retention goals.
- Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in relevant fields are required (an equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered);