Reporting to the Board of Regents, the President and Vice-Chancellor is the academic and administrative leader of the University responsible for managing, motivating and supporting faculty, administration, staff and students within a collegial environment. The President and Vice-Chancellor will actively engage with the full Mount Allison community including students, faculty, staff, alumni and external stakeholders in executing a common vision and integrated plan that embraces Mount Allison’s history and continues to differentiate Mount Allison’s academic programming, research profile, and student experience to ensure an extraordinary undergraduate education. The President and Vice-Chancellor will ensure the University’s sustainability by championing strategic enrolment management initiatives, engaging alumni and friends of the University and playing a role in influencing post-secondary and research funding policy locally, provincially, nationally and internationally.
As the ideal candidate, you bring a distinctive record of academic and administrative achievement and a demonstrated passion for and commitment to teaching, learning and research. You understand and value the essential role that faculty play in implementing most aspects of the University’s mission. You are student-focused, are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and invite and authentically listen to different voices, points of view and perspectives. You are able to think holistically and develop strategic opportunities and demonstrate an excitement for innovation and creativity in teaching, learning and research. You are able to foster and maintain positive relationships and partnerships within community, business, government and other institutions locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. You are a community-spirited, visible leader who is keen to share Mount Allison’s long history of providing high-quality education, academic programming and extracurricular and experiential learning opportunities to students around the world.
This is a 5-year renewable term position offering competitive compensation and benefits. To learn more, please call Anna Stuart or Shauna Smith at 902-425-2148, or submit your application online at: www.kbrs.ca/Careers/11679.