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Port Hawkesbury, NS
Administrative
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

Principal, Strait Area Campus 

Education 

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia 

Department of Campuses & Communities 
Continuing Fulltime Position: Due to measures NSCC is taking to protect the health and safety of our communities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to identify a start date at this time
Application deadline is 4PM, Thursday April 2, 2020 

Competition No. 2020-065

Salary range: $112,880.01 to $132,800.02 annually

As NSCC takes precautionary measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please be advised that hiring processes will be delayed. We will endeavor to keep you up-to-date as the situation evolves and we are in a better position to move forward.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

What you will be doing… 

We are looking for a senior leader to create a dynamic environment for the people who learn and work at NSCC's Strait Area Campus. You will need to be equally adept at inspiring people to do their best; community relations; fiscal management; human resources management; operational planning resulting in the delivery of excellent post-secondary education. Providing daily leadership to more than 600 full-time students and a staff group in excess of 100 will require outstanding communication and team-building skills. Fortunately, you have been honing these skills all your working life. 

What you'll need

Qualifications

You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand our position as role models to our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC's mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience: 

Our newest Principal must have ten years of relevant experience and have served recently in a senior leadership role within a large organization, preferably a post-secondary institution. You have a graduate degree and if you have experience working with diverse communities, it would be a great asset. You are a highly collaborative leader who builds and motivates teams to do amazing things. You can manage multiple projects and objectives, while building and realizing a vision for the Strait Area Campus of NSCC. You have a passion for helping people achieve their dreams through adult education and life-long learning. And you are looking for the challenge of a lifetime. 

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A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Community College

We are Nova Scotia Community College. Our mission is to help "Build Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation." We offer more than 130 advanced skill programs in five academic schools, serving the whole province through a network of 13 campuses. Fully 86% of our graduates are employed, most in their field of study; close to 90% have chosen to live and work in Nova Scotia. 
NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities. How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry; and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000. 
Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own. 
All NSCC positions are advertised every Tuesday and Thursday. To learn more about our hiring process, please follow this link

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What you will experience at NSCC… 

We are Nova Scotia Community College. Our mission is to help "Build Nova Scotia's economy and quality of life through education and innovation." We offer more than 130 advanced skill programs in five academic schools, serving the whole province through a network of 13 campuses and a vibrant eCampus. Fully 86% of our graduates are employed, most in their field of study; close to 90% have chosen to live and work in Nova Scotia.

NSCC makes things happen. We're growing the economy of Nova Scotia, we're producing highly skilled workers, and we're building communities. How are we doing it? By providing the most career-oriented education available in Nova Scotia today; by maintaining close links to industry; and by inviting exceptionally talented people to join NSCC's team of 2,000.

Consider being a part of excellence in learning and having the chance to help build Nova Scotia's future while building your own. 

You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia's economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change. 

You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.
 

You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publicly accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence. 
 

You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. NSCC campuses are located on the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq People. Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.
NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements. 

To apply for College jobs, click on the Apply Now button. First time users will be asked to set up an account with a username and password. There are three parts to your NSCC application:

Your Profile. You can import your resume or your LinkedIn profile to help populate your profile (click Import Options, top right) or you can complete the profile manually. One thing to note if you are using a resume or LinkedIn; they may not import synchronously with the profile and you may still need to make some manual adjustments. 

Your Cover Letter and Resume. Towards the bottom of the Application tab, you will see a place to attach or write your cover letter. You will also see a place to attach your resume. Although these two sections say they are optional; they are not optional and are required for a complete NSCC application.

Questions. Next to the Application tab, you will see a Questions tab. We will need you to complete these questions in order to submit your application.

To receive more information on this exciting opportunity, please email nikki.berrigan@nscc.ca and request a copy of the position's briefing note.

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