Vice-President (Saint John)
The Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Founded in 1964, UNB Saint John is home to three Faculties: Arts; Business; and Science, Applied Science, and Engineering. The campus also hosts New Brunswick’s only English language medical program, operated by Dalhousie University, as well as Saint John College — the campus’ language institute and professional development arm. Allied Health Programs of the New Brunswick Community College are also co-located on the campus. Faculty, staff, and students at UNB Saint John enjoy the benefits of studying and working on a small vibrant campus firmly embedded in its local community. UNB Saint John is part of the University of New Brunswick system. Founded in 1785, the University of New Brunswick is proud to be one of the first public universities in North America and the oldest English-language university in Canada. UNB offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 60 disciplines and continuing education in a variety of fields.
The Vice-President (Saint John) is the chief academic and administrative officer for the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick. Reporting to the President of the University of New Brunswick, the Vice-President is a member of the President’s Executive Team, and, in conjunction with the other Vice-Presidents, provides overall leadership to the University of New Brunswick. A member of the Saint John and Fredericton campus Senates and the UNB Board of Governors, the Vice-President is accountable for developing and implementing the strategic direction and growth of the Saint John campus within the overall mission of UNB.
The ideal candidate has a distinguished academic background, demonstrated accomplishments in a university administrative role, and the capacity to help the campus and its academic programs grow. The ideal candidate has managed financial systems and procedures and possesses the exceptional interpersonal and communication skills required to bring divergent stakeholders together and gain the support of community and private sector groups. The next Vice President will be passionate about post-secondary education and come to the role with the energy, conviction, self-assurance, collegiality, patience, and optimism that will allow them to inspire and lead institutional growth and serve as a decisive leader through times of change. The ideal candidate has knowledge of and comfort in working within a multi-campus university and within the values and culture of New Brunswick and the Atlantic region and an awareness of UNB’s history as well as its future potential.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applicants should indicate current citizenship status.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to the principle of Employment Equity.
To explore this opportunity, please contact Anna Stuart, Laura Godsoe, or Nikki Mifflen at 902-421-1310 for more information, or please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” on the button below.
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