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13 Sep 2017

Executive Management Vice President Partnerships & Student Services

College of New CaledoniaPrince George, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description

The College of New Caledonia is Located in scenic central British Columbia, at the hub of the BC’s economic growth with campuses in Vanderhoof, Mackenzie, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Quesnel and Prince George, and providing an excellent opportunity for those looking to join a vibrant team and make a difference. Information on the College can be found at:

In the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh, Prince George offers an affordable lifestyle, with exceptional recreation resources, a strong cultural base, and great family opportunities. Additional information on life in Prince George can be found at:


The Vice President, Partnerships and Student Services [VPP&SS] is responsible for the strategic direction and operation of Advancement; Communications Services; External Events; Community Outreach & Maintenance; Community Advisory Committees; Partnership Agreements; government and Public Relations. The VPP & SS facilitates and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to develop and cultivate fundraising and business development initiatives and partnerships. In addition the Vice President will also work closely with the CNC Student Union to promote student and College success. This position is one of five that reports to the President.


The VPP & SS leads and has overall responsibility for the development and operation of the Student Services portfolio in a manner consistent with established College Mission, Vision, strategic planning, goals, policies and procedures; and for all Advancement initiatives, including the development, implementation and ongoing management of a College Foundation. The VPP & SS will develop and supervise all manner consistent with the College’s Vision, Mission, strategic plans and goals. The VPP & SS collaborates with the Executive Director, Communications and other Executives, Regional Principals, Directors, Deans, Faculty, Administration and staff, while leading and overseeing the development of goals, strategies and implementation plans to execute comprehensive strategic and cohesive marketing and communications functions to further enhance and promote the College as a preferred post-secondary destination

The incumbent is part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the Vision, Mission and goals of the College; and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities.

As a member of the Executive Team, the VPP & SS is actively involved in various college-wide initiatives such as development of the College’s strategic plan; College budget development, institutional goal setting and action plans; Ministry relations, the delivery of services to the students and other areas as directed by the President. The VPP & SS advises the Board of Governors, Executive, Leadership Circle, Administrators, Faculty and Staff with regard to all Advancement, Community engagement; Partnership and other related matters and issues.

The position is responsible for both external and internal liaison on matters related to Student Services.


  1. Development and Implementation of a College Foundation.
  2. Community Engagement.
  3. Fundraising and Alumni.
  4. Communications.
  5. Student Services and Resource Centres.
  6. Office of the Registrar and Institutional Research.
  7. Executive Leadership.


The following are required of the incumbent:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field, with Master’s degree preferred.
  • An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.
  • Five years of experience at a senior management level is required.
  • Five to seven years of relevant and proven experience in:
  1. Partnerships with regional community organizations;
  2. Relationships and partnerships with Aboriginal communities;
  3. Successful large scale fundraising campaigns and/or annual giving programs.
  4. Media relations.
  • Prior experience providing strategic direction of Student Services portfolio is preferred.
  • Prior experience in a similar position within a post-secondary environment is considered an asset.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to use a community development approach at both an organizational and community level.
  • Negotiation skills with diverse organizations and groups.
  • Proven ability to mentor, motivate, and provide direction to staff members.
  • Proven ability to build consensus among team members and balance multiple priorities.
  • Goal-oriented.
  • A high level of taking initiative to creatively resolve issues.
  • Displays sound judgement.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Exceptional public speaking skills.

Special Working Conditions: Some travel is required, and the ability to work outside of established business hours and weekends is required.

You will be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities.

You will promote a positive work atmosphere and communicate in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues.

Hiring criteria shall include professional qualifications, professional experience, administrative experience, community awareness, past related job success and personal attributes such as teamwork, relationship building, communication skills and leadership.

SALARY: The salary range for the position is $110,750 to $129,432, with an excellent benefits package;

START DATE: January 1, 2018

SCREENING DATE: This position will remain open until filled, screening of applications will begin on October 2, 2017. Applications received up until this date will be reviewed, applications received after this date may be considered. Interviews will take place in Prince George on Monday, November 20, 2017.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: For further detail on this position or to apply, visit this opportunity at ( You will receive a reply email to acknowledge receipt of your application.

For information on other employment opportunities with the College, please check our website at:


We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CNC embraces the principles of employment equity.

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Executive Management. Job Tags: $110, 432, and 750 - $129.

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