Vice-President Finance & Resources
The University of Saskatchewan is currently seeking candidates for the position of Vice-President Finance & Resources.
Reporting to the President, the Vice-President Finance & Resources is a member of the University’s senior leadership team and plays a central role in defining and achieving the institution’s strategic directions and priorities. In addition, the Vice-President Finance & Resources provides leadership, oversight and stewardship for all aspects of the university’s financial functions; capital, space and facilities; human resources; ancillary services; and enterprise risk management. The Vice-President Finance & Resources enables the President, the University Council and the Board of Governors to make timely, responsible, and creative decisions that optimize the generation and use of university resources, manage risk appropriately and maintain transparency. The Vice-President also represents the university’s governance and fiduciary responsibilities in service to university corporations, centres and independent organizations. Beyond the university, the Vice-President Finance & Resources provides, or enables the university to provide, appropriate information to and liaison with municipal, provincial and federal ministries and departments, other post-secondary institutions and various other external agencies and organizations.
Qualifications include a relevant advanced degree and at least ten years of progressive experience in an academic or competitive business environment with recent experience at a senior leadership level. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong record of achievement leading the financial and administrative affairs for a large, complex organization; demonstrated success in developing a shared vision and leading people to achieve exemplary performance and outcomes; outstanding organizational, interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to think analytically and creatively in support of the university’s aspirations and strategic imperatives; and, the proven ability to encourage innovation and collaboration and connect with the academic community.
The University of Saskatchewan is one of fifteen medical-doctoral universities and among the top research institutions in the nation. It is a university that continues to chart a course for its future and place itself among the most distinguished universities in Canada and in the world. In the spirit of Treaty Six, in whose territory the University of Saskatchewan is located, our vision is to be recognized as a place where many peoples come together to engage in mutually respectful relations and dialogues. The University of Saskatchewan community includes over 20,000 students and 7,500 faculty and staff. Its colleges and schools offer a wide array of discipline-based, interdisciplinary and professional programs. The University of Saskatchewan is located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Consideration of candidates will begin in March 2013.
Application should be submitted, in confidence, to:
Director of Recruitment, Human Resources
University of Saskatchewan
Room E140 Administration Building
105 Administration Place
Saskatoon SK S7N 5A2
Should you wish to learn more about this unique opportunity, please contact Kelly McInnes at email@example.com or by telephone at (306) 966-7939.
For more information
- View the full position profile at: http://www.usask.ca/hrd/docs/vpfr_profile.pdf
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.