Huron University College – Associate Vice President, Advancement

Huron is unique to post-secondary institutions in Canada. With the aim to redefine Liberal Arts education, Huron is creating a university experience unlike any other, one that prioritizes ethical leadership and community engagement, as much as the pursuit of academic achievement. As the founding institution of Western University, since 1863, Huron has remained strategically small to best serve the needs of its students. Huron’s mission is to develop Leaders with Heart from all backgrounds and foster a vibrant and inclusive community and prepare students to be engaged citizens who transform the sectors they work within.
It is within this context that Huron invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President (AVP), Advancement.
Reporting to the Vice President, University Growth, the AVP, Advancement is responsible for managing high profile and high value relationships external to Huron to accomplish institutional fundraising targets and goals. To accomplish this goal, the AVP Advancement focuses on the development and support of Huron’s major gift portfolio that align with Huron’s mission and vision of Leadership with Heart. The AVP provides innovative and strategic leadership to the major gifts portfolio, campaign management, annual fund, alumni board, alumni engagement strategy, bequests and legacy giving, and stewardship and recognition. The AVP, Advancement is also engaged in identifying, qualifying, and cultivating relationships with a broad range of partners, including but not limited, to alumni, donors, friends of Huron, staff, and faculty, in which there is potential for present or future gifts to Huron. In consultation with the Vice President, University Growth, and working collaboratively with the AVP, Marketing and Communications, the AVP assists with the development and leads the implementation of an integrated advancement communications strategy for marketing, events, and donor relations for a broad range of partners. The AVP, Advancement provides leadership and supervision to a diverse team of professional staff, including oversight of team goals and objectives, guiding collaborative and cohesive efforts toward expected outcomes, and evaluating results with a focus on continuous quality improvement.
As the ideal candidate, you are a proven and successful fundraising professional who has progressive leadership experience. You are skilled at fostering and supporting relationships who embraces innovative strategies that build relationships and promote ongoing engagement and support. As an advancement professional, you understand and adhere to ethical fundraising standards and supporting legislation. You are collegial and collaborative, which will aid you in your work to promote and contribute to Huron’s success. You are adept at managing multiple projects with shifting timelines and priorities and encourage innovation and problem solving. Your fundraising experience includes securing large, complex gifts in the 5 and 6 figure range. Experience managing and leading a team of direct reports is considered a strong asset, as is knowledge of a university environment. As a leader, you must foster and promote a welcoming environment for alumni, donors, friends of Huron, staff, faculty and community members from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited and recognized post secondary institution.
To apply or explore this exceptional leadership opportunity with Huron University College, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Nicole Arnold (nicole@griffithgroup.ca).
Huron values its place in an interconnected world and desires to reflect this value, acknowledging its responsibility to strive towards a diverse and equitable employment and educational environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Huron encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas.
We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected to proceed in the competition will be contacted.
Should you require accommodation please contact Huron by phone at 519-438-7224 or Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca).

Saint Mary’s University – Associate Vice-President Enrolment Management and Registrar

Saint Mary’s University acknowledges that the University is located on the traditional land of the Mi’kmaq Nation. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1725.
One of Atlantic Canada’s largest universities, Saint Mary’s is ranked as one of Canada’s top-10 primarily undergraduate schools. Its faculty are recognized for their teaching and research excellence and for their commitment to community engagement. This has led to a dramatic rise in research funding, through Canada Research Chairs, major external partnerships, and provincial and federal investment. Sponsored research funding at Saint Mary’s has increased by 38% in the last 5 years. In 2021, Saint Mary’s was ranked 2nd in Nova Scotia for sponsored research income, and the University is among the top three universities in Atlantic Canada for sponsored research income within its category of “universities with mainly undergraduate programs.”
Situated in Halifax’s beautiful South End, Saint Mary’s is home to more than 7,000 students from over 115 countries and has over 53,000 alumni worldwide. Its faculty and staff are focused on ensuring a supportive and progressive working environment. As an institution, the University is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. Community engagement is a pillar of the University’s academic mission, and it invests in communities through local partnerships, distance learning, and direct program support.
It is within this context that Saint Mary’s University welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its Associate Vice-President Enrolment Management and Registrar (“AVP EM&R”).
Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic and Research, the AVP EM&R provides senior leadership to all key aspects of the enrolment management strategy for Saint Mary’s University, including recruitment, admissions, registrarial services, the academic discipline office, as well as the coordination of conversion and retention initiatives and academic advising. This position cooperates and consults with all Faculties, Deans, Librarian and Associate Deans, and with units such as Student Affairs and Services, The Studio for Teaching and Learning, Enterprise Information Technology, and Institutional Analysis will be a key aspect of the role. The AVP EM&R will also be University Registrar and will assume the responsibility vested in that office under the Saint Mary’s Act, including ex officio membership on Senate. Duties will include representing the Vice President, Academic and Research on key committees, such as Strategic Enrolment Management, Senate Curriculum and the Academic Regulations Committee. The AVP EM&R provides oversight, direction and support to the following units: Recruitment and Marketing, Student Systems and Strategic Projects and, as University Registrar: Admissions, the Student Service Centre (including Financial Aid and Awards), Student Records and Convocation.
The AVP EM&R is responsible for the continuous development, implementation and monitoring of the Strategic Enrolment Management (SEM) Plan within the context of the Strategic Academic Plan and develops assessment tools to ensure objectives are being achieved. This position Co-Chairs the SEM Steering Committee, and provides oversight to the various strategic enrolment committees, sub-committees and working teams. The AVP EM&R promotes and supports faculty level SEM initiatives through consultation and collaboration, support for innovative programming and accurate and useful data. The AVP EM&R also serves as the University’s official liaison with law enforcement agencies on issues related to students, as appropriate, and consults with the University’s solicitors to ensure existing policies, procedures and regulations do not contravene provincial and national legislation.
As the ideal candidate, you have relevant administrative experience in a post secondary institution at a senior level, and a demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, strategic enrolment management. You also have a thorough understanding of the use of information technology as an effective management tool. You have proven project management skills and relationship building skills. You have the skills to ensure that the academic integrity of the university is maintained through the development, implementation, and updating of university academic regulations. You are collaborative, demonstrate vision, inspire confidence, encourage participation, and instill enthusiasm. You create a positive and inclusive work culture that is student-centered and welcoming to a diverse and intersectional community. Candidates will normally be expected to hold a doctoral degree, but those with an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
To apply or explore this leadership position at Saint Mary’s University further, please contact Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca ) and/or Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca ) or visit XXXXXXX
At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at hr@smu.ca.

Insurance Institute of Canada – Vice President, Programs

The Insurance Institute of Canada (“the Institute”) is the premier source of professional education and career development for the country’s property and casualty insurance industry. Established in 1899, the Institute is a not-for-profit organization serving more than 40,000 members across Canada through 19 volunteer-driven provincial institutes and chapters. Over 20,000 of those members are students and more than 18,000 are graduates who have earned the Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) designation or Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) designation. This Institute is a founding member of the Institute for Global Insurance Education (IGIE). The Institute sets professional standards for the industry through education programs that lead to a range of designations and certificates, including the internationally recognized Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) and Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP). As the Institutes members pursue rewarding opportunities in a rapidly changing industry, they can take advantage of ongoing development programs, seminar series and networking events offered by an organization devoted to learning for the real world. The Institutes graduate members of the CIP and FCIP programs are guided by a rigorous code of ethics and an evolving set of proven best practices.
It is within this context that the Institute welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its Vice President, Programs (“VP, Programs”).
Reporting to the President & CEO of the Institute, the VP, Programs proactively ensures that the Institute delivers a responsive and broad menu of educational products to the insurance industry, its employers, as well as Institute members and future customers. The VP, Programs plays an active leadership role in the progress and strategic direction of the Institutes as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and is intimately involved in future planning activities, research and the development of the annual operating budget. Direct reports include: Director, Academic Programs and Product Development; Registrar and Director, Examinations; Director, Learning Innovation and Technology; Senior Manager, National Programs; Manager, Translation Services; and Manager, Career Connections. The entire Programs team includes approximately 40 people. The VP, Programs is also the executive lead for the Institute’s national Academic Council and related sub-committees.
The VP, Programs is responsible for the development of high-quality curriculum, learning resources and technology, instructional design and assessments of the Institute’s designation and diploma programs, including the CIP Program, the Canadian p&c industry’s core designation program, as well as the FCIP, ACIP, GIE, Risk, Commercial and CMGA programs, with delivery and administration as required in collaboration with local institutes and chapters. This includes oversight of full-time post-secondary institutions that partner with the Institute and/or use Institute materials as part of their programming. The Programs team leads the development of provincial licensing learning resources and examinations as required.
The VP, Programs leads the Institute’s ‘Career Connections’ division, which is responsible for helping the insurance industry educate secondary and post-secondary students about insurance; and seeks to drive awareness and recruitment of insurance careers among post-secondary students and career changers to help the industry address its talent gap, utilizing industry partners as appropriate to help accelerate this work. The VP, Programs also leads the internal translation department, which translates all education materials from English to French and vice versa, as well as marketing materials and other translation needs for the organization. Consideration is given to outsourcing requirements as necessary.
As the ideal candidate, you have leadership experience in the field of adult/professional education, and proven business acumen gained from within a similarly complex organization or not-for-profit educational body. You are comfortable developing and implementing successful business plans and projects with appropriate targets and deliverables. You have proven financial experience and skills, including a demonstrated understanding of budgeting. You have knowledge of adult learning theory and best practices in the development of professional education programs – including curriculum, instructional design and assessment. You are also familiar with modern and emerging learning technologies and their application to adult learning, and have knowledge of textbook publishing models. You have superior relationship building and communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility. Colleagues describe you as values driven, visionary, and a team player who promotes an open, transparent, accountable environment that encourages innovation and where employees can thrive and achieve professional and organizational goals. A Master’s degree is preferred, or a combination of experience and education. Knowledge of the property and casualty insurance industry is an asset. The ability to communicate in both English and French is also considered an asset.
To learn more about this significant leadership opportunity with the Insurance Institute, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Tracey Trimble (tracey@griffithgroup.ca).
The Insurance Institute and Griffith Group Executive Search are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process.
We will ensure reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in this posting, recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes.
All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Ontario 211 Services – Board Member(s)

Ontario 211 Services (O211S) is the provincial coordinating body for all 211 services in Ontario. It oversees agencies which aid people struggling to navigate the complex network of available community and health programs. 211 infrastructure, 211 data and 211’s professional and certified Community Navigators guide the Ontario resident to access specialized services and information and inform government, agency and research program planning and investment based on the expressed needs of those who contact 211. In addition, Ontario 211 Services is a key contributor with local United Ways, United Way Centraide Canada and other 211s across the country to advance the 211system nationally.
The current pandemic has advanced the awareness and recognized value of 211 as a critical resource for Ontarians and the opportunities for further growth and increased impact in the Ontario Human Services space are immeasurable. To optimize its potential, over the last year, O211S’s Board and staff set to work in establishing a new strategic plan for the 211 system in Ontario. It looked ahead to understand the trends and signals that are likely to impact the way it deliver its services. O211S engaged a wide range of stakeholders to take the pulse on its areas of strengths and areas of improvement. The results of the interviews provided invaluable insights and helped it develop an actionable roadmap for the future.
It is within this context that O211S invites applications and nominations for Member(s) to the Board of Directors.
Supporting the goals, mission and values of Ontario 211, Board Members serve as a member of the Corporation and are accountable, individually and collectively, for the decisions of the Board. The Board steers and provides directional oversight to O211S’s management and, through it, to all 211 services in Ontario.
Applicants must have previous Board experience, ideally from a voluntary board that serves a non-profit or social services organization. Fluency in both of Canada’s official languages (English and French) is considered an asset. Candidates from across the province, but particularly from the Northeast, Northwest and Southwest, with any of the following skills and experiences are encouraged to apply:
• Training or direct experience in strengthening, diversity, equity, and inclusion perspectives in an organization’s business objectives and approaches
• Financial oversight with an accredited professional designation
• Data capture, storage and data/information sharing in a digital environment
• Marketing, communications, and public engagement experience
• Fundraising, specifically through corporate sponsorship
• Performance measurement and risk management
• Experience working in and knowledge of the community/social impact sector
• Knowledge of the Information & Referral sector

Term of Office – Board Directors are elected for a two (2) year term. They may be nominated by the Board for a second term of three (3) years, and a third time of up to three (3) years. Board Directors are limited to serving three (3) consecutive terms, for a total of eight (8) years.
Time Requirements – The time commitment for Board members ranges from approximately 10 to 12 hours per month. Members are required to attend monthly meetings, participate in semi-annual meetings, and to serve on at least one committee.
Location – Board Directors can be located anywhere in Ontario. When in person meetings resume occasionally, members will be asked to attend in person, most often in either Toronto or Ottawa.

To apply or explore this impactful opportunity with Ontario 211 Services, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca).
Ontario 211 Services hires based on merit and is strongly committed to diversity and equity within its community and to providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace. It especially welcomes applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, women, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group and Ontario 211 Services throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca and/or sam@griffithgroup.ca.
We thank all those who express interest in this opportunity, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Mount Saint Vincent University – Vice-President, Administration

Located in Mi’kma’ki the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People, Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) is strongly committed to fostering equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA). MSVU is an institution that was established by women for the advancement of women with social responsibility and social justice at its core. MSVU embraces the diversity of its community and is committed to efforts that enhance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility across all facets of the university, within its local community, and in society at large.
Founded in 1873, Mount Saint Vincent University is inspired by a strong tradition of social responsibility. Many successful and loyal alumnae are passionate supporters of the MSVU experience. Building on its esteemed 149-year history, MSVU has the highest percentage of women students and faculty among Canadian universities, reflecting its long-standing commitment to the advancement of women. With a diverse mix of close to 4,000 students from across Canada and more than 50 other countries, the University is large enough to offer a broad range of educational opportunities, yet small enough to provide an intimate learning experience and unique sense of community that promotes student growth.
It is within this context that MSVU welcomes nominations and applications for the appointment of its next Vice-President, Administration.
Reporting directly to the President and Vice-Chancellor, MSVU’s Vice-President, Administration (VP-Admin) is the senior administrative officer of the University and advisor to the President on all financial, administrative and relevant policy matters. Under the portfolio, the VP-Admin provides strategic direction and leadership to several areas including Human Resources, Financial Services, Facilities Management, and Information Technology. The VP-Admin works closely with governments, partners and community leaders to explore and initiate new opportunities that support students and academic excellence. The VP-Admin also assists with the implementation of the University’s strategic plan, Strength Through Community, particularly in regard to coordinating non-academic planning for campus development. Strong and collaborative people management skills are a must have, as the VP-Admin will lead and motivate a dedicated team of professionals, ensuring objectives for the individuals, the team, and the university are met.
As the ideal candidate, you are a strategic thinker with a proven track record of senior management experience in the academic, government, not-for-profit or private sectors. You have a broad, working knowledge of human resources, finance, facilities management, government relations, and information technology. Enterprise Risk Management experience is an asset. You possess an understanding of, and capacity to, work within the culture of an academic institution and complex unionized environment, and have proven experience in policy development and implementation. As a leader, you have strong interpersonal skills, sound judgement, and a clear communication style, all of which will aid you in liaising with diverse groups internally and externally. You are a consultative and collegial leader, whose approach to decision making is consensus-based. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree; a Master’s level degree and/or relevant professional designation(s) are considered assets.
To apply or explore this Vice-President, Administration opportunity with Mount Saint Vincent University, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca).
Mount Saint Vincent University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within its community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and other groups that would contribute to the diversification of its campus. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their application materials. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group and Mount Saint Vincent University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca and/or sam@griffithgroup.ca.

Mount Saint Vincent University – Vice-President Academic and Provost

Located in Mi’kma’ki the unceded and ancestral territory of the Mi’kmaq People, Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) is strongly committed to fostering equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA). MSVU is an institution that was established by women for the advancement of women with social responsibility and social justice at its core. MSVU embraces the diversity of its community and is committed to efforts that enhance diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility across all facets of the university, within its local community, and in society at large.
Founded in 1873, Mount Saint Vincent University is inspired by a strong tradition of social responsibility. Many successful and loyal alumni are passionate supporters of the MSVU experience. Building on its esteemed 149-year history, MSVU has the highest percentage of women students and faculty among Canadian universities, reflecting its long-standing commitment to the advancement of women. With a diverse mix of close to 4,000 students from across Canada and more than 50 other countries, the University is large enough to offer a broad range of educational opportunities, yet small enough to provide an intimate learning experience and unique sense of community that promotes student growth.
It is within this context that MSVU welcomes nominations and applications for the appointment of its next Vice-President Academic and Provost commencing July 1, 2023.
Reporting directly to the President and Vice-Chancellor, MSVU’s Vice-President Academic and Provost is the chief academic officer of the University and a key member of the senior leadership team. Responsible for the planning, development, administration, and integrity of MSVU’s academic and research affairs, the Vice-President Academic and Provost plays a major role in the fulfilment of the University’s vision, mission and values, and the achievement of its goals. The Vice-President Academic and Provost works across MSVU in support of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and accessibility and serves as a spokesperson for its strengths and achievements with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
The MSVU Vice-President Academic and Provost establishes academic direction consistent with the University’s mission and ensures that its academic objectives are achieved. In conjunction with the Vice President Administration, the Vice-President Academic and Provost will be responsible for a number of non-academic units, including the Registrar’s Office, Student Experience, and the Teaching and Learning Centre. The Vice-President Academic and Provost provides leadership for strategic enrolment planning and leads the academic planning process, stimulating creativity, innovation, and effectiveness in MSVU’s approach to its academic long-term future. Overseeing the reviews of academic programs, ensuring their high quality, and recommending academic policies, standards, and appointments are key components of this role. As the senior administrator responsible for academic labour relations, the Vice-President Academic and Provost manages appropriate human resource policies, guided by the University’s Collective Agreements with its faculty.
The Vice-President Academic and Provost is appointed by the Board of Governors on the advice of the President and the search committee to a five-year (renewable) term. Annual performance reviews will be conducted by the President, who will convene a review committee in the penultimate year of the term, should the Vice-President Academic and Provost elect to re-offer.
As the ideal candidate, you are a respected educator, researcher, and academic leader who has a demonstrated ability to advance and transform university academic goals, programs, and priorities. Committed to building collegial relationships with students, faculty, and staff, and promoting the University with the external community, you will possess an open and collegial style, outstanding management and interpersonal skills, a creative approach to problem solving, and the ability to inspire. As MSVU’s next Vice-President Academic and Provost, you are a strategic thinker and skilled communicator who will facilitate and enhance the academic and research endeavours of MSVU through sustaining positive working relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders, including University Senate, the Board of Governors, and the President. You have demonstrated accomplishments in a complex university administrative role and both a record of and commitment to teaching and research success with a level of scholarship and intellectual acumen that will facilitate credibility both internally and externally. Additionally, you will foster and encourage innovation in all areas of the University, have a proven record of successful leadership in academic planning and implementation, and have experience with online education. Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. from a recognized university, and be appointable at the rank of full professor.
To apply or explore this exceptional academic leadership opportunity with Mount Saint Vincent University, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca), or visit https://griffithgroup.ca/msvu-vp-academic-and-provost/
Mount Saint Vincent University is strongly committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within its community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, and other groups that would contribute to the diversification of its campus. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify in their application materials. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group and Mount Saint Vincent University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca and/or sam@griffithgroup.ca.

Choice In Health Clinic – Executive Director

Choice in Health Clinic (CIHC) provides compassionate and client-centred abortion care to women and gender-diverse individuals. Driven by the desire to increase access and abolish shame, CIHC recognizes that abortion is essential, important, positive, and powerful. CIHC first opened its doors in 1988 and is a licensed and fully funded, non-profit clinic and registered charity with a community-based board of directors and an annual operating budget of $1.6M. The clinic receives funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and is an Independent Health Facility (IHF). CIHC is a member of the National Abortion Federation (NAF). CIHC provides accessible, high-quality reproductive care, including abortion services, contraception and counselling, based on an anti-oppression model of care delivery. CIHC has excellent client satisfaction rates and an engaged interprofessional staff team, which includes 12 regular and 12 relief staff, a physician rotation, and management team.
It is within this context that CIHC welcomes applications and nominations for the appointment of its Executive Director.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for providing leadership to ensure effective day-to-day management of service delivery, programming, finances, personnel and public relations at CIHC. The Executive Director manages all aspects of the relationships with both the external regulatory and the accreditation bodies, including the Ministry of Health, and the National Abortion Federation, and works with the Quality Advisor/Medical Director to ensure quality of clinical care and compliance with the Out of Hospital Premises Inspection Program, Independent Health Facilities Act and the National Abortion Federation. The Executive Director leads the communications strategy and serves as the formal liaison and contact person for community organizations, agencies, professionals, government officials and the media. The Executive Director plays an active role in fundraising activities and strategies which support the Access Fund.
As the ideal candidate, you are a leader who will passionately and effectively advance the principles of reproductive justice. Your management and leadership skills include financial management, human resource management, board governance, fundraising, and community engagement. Experience with strategic planning and risk management are considered an asset. You are comfortable using social media and with being a spokesperson and advocate. Your commitment to community-based health care is paired with your ability to establish and maintain relationships with community-based organizations, media and government agencies. Knowledge of the current healthcare and abortion-service landscape is also considered an asset. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility, and to working within an anti-oppression framework.
To learn more about this impactful leadership opportunity with CIHC, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup). Please note, cover letters must describe your philosophy as it relates to abortion and reproductive justice. Applications without this statement will not be reviewed.
CIHC welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including but not limited to women, members of Indigenous, Black, and racialized communities; Two-Spirit, non-binary, trans, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer people; people with disabilities; and members of other equity-deserving groups.
All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Choice in Health Clinic and Griffith Group are committed to an inclusive, accessible and welcoming hiring process that provides reasonable accommodation to all applicants. Please advise Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) should you require any accommodation to participate in this posting, recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes.
rks with Canadian kids’ mental health organizations to help solve their problems and co-create solutions that effectively build more capacity. Through funding from banks, asset managers, pension plans, family offices; the pro-bono support from partners such as Bain and Company, McKinsey & Co., MNP, Pemeco Consulting, RBC Strategy & Operations, Sia Partners, and The Boston Consulting Group; and from philanthropic donations, C4K brings together exceptionally talented professionals with capital commitments.

To accomplish this next phase of its development, C4K welcomes applications and nominations for the role of Chief Executive Officer.
Reporting to a highly regarded Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for all aspects of C4K including scaling the organization, business development, philanthropy, financial and human resources, and with developing the organization’s strategic plan. The CEO will be instrumental in guiding C4K’s annual “Investors Conference”, building on the success of its initiatives such as “The Bay Street Games”, and with needed fundraising capabilities to enhance C4K’s family office philanthropic program. As such, working with a dedicated and high caliber team, the CEO will envision new and further develop existing initiatives within the kids’ mental health sector; strengthen and develop relationships with senior executives at major financial institutions and family offices; and raise the profile of C4K’s respective initiatives through business development activities.

As the ideal candidate, you are committed to the aims and ethos of C4K and hold a desire to bring about positive change in the delivery of kids’ mental health services across Canada. You have a proven track record of securing funding, particularly through sponsorship and major gift activity, and an understanding of kids’ mental health issues, practices, and the provincial marketplaces, would be considered a strong asset. You are an experienced people leader who can enthuse, motivate, and develop a small team to deliver upon its goals through igniting people’s passion for the mission and vision of an organization. You are an exceptional relationship builder, and ideally are knowledgeable of, and familiar with, the capital markets industry. You are described as having the highest level of integrity and ethical behaviour, with personal drive and energy, and with the ability to interact with various groups of people, from children to government officials to senior executives, sponsors, and donors. You are at ease with public speaking and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Your experience with financial management and budget development skills are coupled with your strategic planning and change management skills. Candidates must hold a degree from a recognized university and be located within a reasonable distance to work out of the Toronto head office.

To learn more about this unique and exciting leadership opportunity with Capitalize for Kids, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Denny Young (denny@griffithgroup.ca).

Capitalize for Kids welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and/or gender identities. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Capitalize for Kids is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca.

Huron University College – Associate Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Huron is unique to post-secondary institutions in Canada. With the aim to redefine Liberal Arts education, Huron is creating a university experience unlike any other, one that prioritizes ethical leadership and community engagement, as much as the pursuit of academic achievement. As the founding institution of Western University, since 1863, Huron has remained strategically small to best serve the needs of its students. Huron’s mission is to develop Leaders with Heart from all backgrounds and foster a vibrant and inclusive community and prepare students to be engaged citizens who transform the sectors they work within.
It is within this context that Huron invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President (AVP), Marketing & Communications.
Reporting to the Vice President, University Growth, the AVP, Marketing & Communications will provide strategic leadership to a team of highly skilled marketing and communications professionals. Working with partners across the institution, the AVP will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of the organization’s marketing, brand, and communications strategies, including developing and operationalizing a long-term brand strategy to capitalize on Huron’s distinct brand while building, enhancing, and protecting its reputation. The AVP will also be tasked with building partnerships and working collaboratively with internal and external contacts and stakeholders, and with Huron’s marketing and communications strategy. Knowledgeable about sector trends, the AVP will aanticipate evolving dynamics in the market to guide the architecture and adoption of an audience engagement strategy and create integrated marketing plans for Huron’s distinct audiences.
As the ideal candidate, you operate with a strategic mindset, are a trusted leader, and translate complex challenges into strategies to capitalize on your organization’s distinct brand. You are adept at building and maintaining strong relationships, with both B2B and B2C marketing strategies, and with optimizing the use of owned, earned, and paid media channels to deliver desired results. You are media trained and are comfortable acting as the spokesperson for an organization. Experience with crisis communications is considered a strong asset, as is a working knowledge of freedom of information and protection of privacy legislation. Candidates must be strong supporters of equity, diversity and inclusion, with supporting decolonialization and Indigenous ways of knowing, being and excellence, and with working with diverse communities with respect, sensitivity, creativity, innovation and cultural understanding. Candidates must hold a degree or diploma from a recognized College or University.
To apply or explore this exceptional leadership opportunity with Huron University College, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Nicole Arnold (nicole@griffithgroup.ca).
Huron values its place in an interconnected world and desires to reflect this value, acknowledging its responsibility to strive towards a diverse and equitable employment and educational environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Huron encourage applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the diversification of ideas.
We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected to proceed in the competition will be contacted.
Should you require accommodation please contact Huron by phone at 519-438-7224 or Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca).

Capitalize for Kids – Chief Executive Officer

Founded in 2013, Capitalize for KIDS’ (C4K) vision is for Canada to have the most efficient mental health care system in the world. To accomplish this goal, C4K works with Canadian kids’ mental health organizations to help solve their problems and co-create solutions that effectively build more capacity. Through funding from banks, asset managers, pension plans, family offices; the pro-bono support from partners such as Bain and Company, McKinsey & Co., MNP, Pemeco Consulting, RBC Strategy & Operations, Sia Partners, and The Boston Consulting Group; and from philanthropic donations, C4K brings together exceptionally talented professionals with capital commitments.

To accomplish this next phase of its development, C4K welcomes applications and nominations for the role of Chief Executive Officer.
Reporting to a highly regarded Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for all aspects of C4K including scaling the organization, business development, philanthropy, financial and human resources, and with developing the organization’s strategic plan. The CEO will be instrumental in guiding C4K’s annual “Investors Conference”, building on the success of its initiatives such as “The Bay Street Games”, and with needed fundraising capabilities to enhance C4K’s family office philanthropic program. As such, working with a dedicated and high caliber team, the CEO will envision new and further develop existing initiatives within the kids’ mental health sector; strengthen and develop relationships with senior executives at major financial institutions and family offices; and raise the profile of C4K’s respective initiatives through business development activities.

As the ideal candidate, you are committed to the aims and ethos of C4K and hold a desire to bring about positive change in the delivery of kids’ mental health services across Canada. You have a proven track record of securing funding, particularly through sponsorship and major gift activity, and an understanding of kids’ mental health issues, practices, and the provincial marketplaces, would be considered a strong asset. You are an experienced people leader who can enthuse, motivate, and develop a small team to deliver upon its goals through igniting people’s passion for the mission and vision of an organization. You are an exceptional relationship builder, and ideally are knowledgeable of, and familiar with, the capital markets industry. You are described as having the highest level of integrity and ethical behaviour, with personal drive and energy, and with the ability to interact with various groups of people, from children to government officials to senior executives, sponsors, and donors. You are at ease with public speaking and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Your experience with financial management and budget development skills are coupled with your strategic planning and change management skills. Candidates must hold a degree from a recognized university and be located within a reasonable distance to work out of the Toronto head office.

To learn more about this unique and exciting leadership opportunity with Capitalize for Kids, please submit a comprehensive resume along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and/or Denny Young (denny@griffithgroup.ca).

Capitalize for Kids welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and/or gender identities. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Capitalize for Kids is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages applications from all persons including those with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca.

Brock University – Dean, Faculty of Education

Brock University is located on the Traditional Territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe peoples. This Territory is covered by the One Dish One Spoon Wampum Agreement and the Upper Canada Treaties. We express our gratitude and respect for the honour of living and working with Indigenous peoples, and strive to honour and support the Indigenous peoples on whose Traditional Territory Brock is located. Brock’s commitment to Reconciliation and Decolonization is one of four strategic priorities of Brock’s 2018-2025 Strategic Plan. Brock believes that a diverse and welcoming learning community is built upon the foundation of exceptional students, faculty, staff and alumni. This requires that Brock be attractive and welcoming to people of all identities and accepting of the unique histories and experiences of Indigenous people within the Canadian state.

In keeping with the priorities of Brock’s Strategic Plan, and with the intent to increase the representation of underrepresented groups in leadership positions at Brock, this search for a Dean, Faculty of Education strongly encourages applications of candidates who self-identify in one or more of the following groups: Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply. 

For 55 years, the Faculty of Education has provided exceptional education and built pedagogical capacity for Ontario’s educational professionals. Founded in 1965, through a special arrangement between Brock University and the Ontario Ministry of Education, the Faculty of Education began operating as the St. Catharines Teachers’ College. When the St. Catharines Teachers’ College became integrated with Brock University in 1971, it became the College of Education. In 1989, the College of Education became known as the Faculty of Education. Over the years, this Faculty has grown into one of the most prestigious Faculties of Education in Canada and globally, with a superb record for research, teaching, learning and service. Currently, the Faculty of Education has over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate student alumni.  It has over 7,000 students engaged in full and part time studies, 45 staff members and 55 full time faculty members. The Faculty offers a range of programs through a one department model, including lifelong and lifewide perspective of education in early childhood, adult education, and educational studies. The Faculty operates from campuses in St. Catharines and Hamilton. The latter is relocating to Burlington in the coming years. The Faculty of Education also includes the Tecumseh Centre for Aboriginal Research and Education. The Centre establishes collaborative relationships with Indigenous communities, university faculty, and schools across Ontario and Canada.

It is within this context that Brock welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Dean, Faculty of Education, commencing July 1, 2023, or soon after. Applications must be received before November 22, 2022.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, the Dean, Faculty of Education, works with the Brock community to enrich student experiences and build upon programming that supports a culture of excellence in teaching, research, service, and innovative curriculum delivery. The Dean provides supervision and supports to the professional and personal development of faculty and staff. Under the one department model, the Faculty offers a range of programs. The Dean provides effective and balanced support to all programs while promoting collaboration and embracing the unique challenges related to this structure. The Dean fosters opportunities for faculty, students, and staff to make an impact across the institution as well as regionally, nationally, globally. The incoming Dean must actively champion EDIA and reconciliation through advocating and taking concrete action toward these goals that are inline with the Faculty’s unique opportunities to support this work. As Brock’s Hamilton campus is relocating to Burlington over the coming years, the new Dean will be tasked with ensuring the relocation progresses smoothly, and that the lines of communication between both campuses are open and strengthened during this period of transition.

As the ideal candidate for the Dean, Faculty of Education, you are an accomplished scholar in the field of education with a proven record of impactful teaching, research excellence, graduate student supervision, service, faculty mentorship and engagement, and administration. Candidates must be appointable at the rank of, or be eligible for appointment as, Full Professor. A demonstrated commitment to fostering a culture of inclusivity, accessibility, reconciliation and decolonization, and an authentic appreciation for collegiality and collaboration is required. As the ideal candidate, you have experience building and fostering community engagement, and are knowledgeable of relevant provincial/national committees that would require your contributions. You have the ability to lead impactful change, both operationally and strategically, a strong strategic and creative approach to leverage opportunities, and with identifying and addressing challenges. You have a genuine commitment to students’, faculty, and staff members’ success as the university transitions to post-COVID models of teaching, experiential learning, scientific inquiry, and professional development. You have strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to motivate and engage others, and excitement about the status and progress of education in Canada and beyond.

To apply for, or explore, the Dean, Faculty of Education opportunity with Brock University, please submit a curriculum vitae along with a cover letter in confidence to Jane Griffith (jane@griffithgroup.ca) and Sam Walton (sam@griffithgroup.ca).

About Brock University – Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a modern university in a safe, community-minded city, with beautiful natural surroundings. With 19,000 students, 5,000 faculty and staff, an operating budget of around $360 million, and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in seven diverse Faculties, Brock offers an academic experience that’s second to none. Brock is a comprehensive university known for its excellence in teaching and learning, positive student experience, and strong university-community engagement. Brock is home to a community of highly regarded researchers who are improving society by undertaking impactful and significant research.

Please note that Brock University currently requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they are working on campus and/or in-person with other employees, students or members of the public. As a condition of being hired, employees in these types of roles will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide medical or Human Rights Code exemption.

Brock University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. All qualified candidates are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

In accordance with the provincial legislation, accommodation will be provided by Griffith Group and Brock University throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact jane@griffithgroup.ca and/or sam@griffithgroup.ca.