PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH - UPDATE
Date issued: October 7, 2019
Subject: Presidential Search Enters Recruitment Phase
St. Jerome’s University is now entering the recruitment phase of the search for its next president.
Reporting to the University’s Board of Governors, the President and Vice Chancellor is the chief executive officer of St. Jerome’s University. The President and Vice Chancellor is responsible for the direction of the academic work and general administration of the University, the faculty, the staff, and the students in pursuit of the University’s objectives. The next President and Vice Chancellor will help to distinguish and promote St. Jerome’s University locally, nationally, and internationally as a pre-eminent Roman Catholic university rooted in the liberal arts and the principles of academic freedom. They will ensure that the University’s culture, services, and policies encourage critical thinking, and promote the practice of the gospel values of love, truth, justice, and encourage the holistic intellectual, spiritual, and social development of our students.
Executive search consultants from Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS) are supporting this process and are inviting potential candidates to consider this opportunity. Those interested in reviewing the complete Executive Brief and position profile are invited to contact Anna Stuart or Jackie Nguyen at SJUPresident@kbrs.ca, or to submit their application online. Click here for a copy of the KBRS advertisement for this position.
The position profile recommended by the Nominating Committee was approved by the University’s Board on October 3, 2019.
In its dedication to the principles of employment equity and accessibility, the University respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications are encouraged from qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, race, accessibility, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
St. Jerome's University is committed to providing accommodation to applicants with disabilities during the hiring process in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.