Director, Future Students & Community Engagement
Institution: North Island College
Courtenay, British Columbia
Deadline: August 27, 2021
Posted: June 25, 2021
North Island College (the College) is honoured to acknowledge the traditional territories of the combined 35 First Nations of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Kwakwaka’wakw and Coast Salish peoples, on whose traditional and unceded territories the College’s campuses are situated.
Established in 1975, NIC brings education and training as a comprehensive community college that focuses on student success. Located in a spectacular west coast setting, the College proudly serves more than 9,000 students annually across four campuses, a learning centre, and through online and in-community learning. Over the past 40 years, more than 155,000 people have taken a course or completed a program at NIC.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Reporting to the Vice President, Student and Community Engagement, the Director, Future Students & Community Engagement is responsible for advancing and overseeing the strategic goals and priorities related to student recruitment, program marketing and brand development, and enrollment planning. The Director also leads the College’s Community Engagement Strategy.
The Director is a member of the Vice President Students & Community Engagement team and participates in scheduled meetings and committee activities to further the goals of the division and the institution. The Director is responsible for developing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external groups, including instructional and non-instructional faculties, staff and administrative departments, Deans and Directors, other institutions, provincial committees, external agencies, and professional associations.
The Director supports and enhances the efforts of the Vice President Students & Community Engagement in fostering a team approach within the department and is responsible for operational, budgetary and personnel matters affecting the department. The Director is committed to serving the NIC communities and optimizing enrollment through outreach, planning and engagement.
This is a challenging and dynamic opportunity for engaged and proactive leader with established professional credibility, as evidenced by a graduate degree in related area of study and management experience in a post-secondary setting. The successful candidate will have five to seven years of leadership and management experience in the post-secondary sector including significant management experience working in corporate marketing and promotion is required. The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire innovation and build collaboration. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
North Island College is committed to employment equity and takes active measures to eliminate discrimination and to reverse the historic under-representation of Indigenous peoples, members of racialized minority groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons of minority sexual orientations and/or gender identities within its workforce.
Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity with the North Island College, please contact Harbour West Consulting at 604-998-4032 or forward your CV and letter of introduction, in confidence, to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will respond to all who express interest.