Dean, Strategic Enrolment Management and Registrar

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Okanagan College

Okanagan College’s mission is to transform lives and communities. This simple statement reflects the College’s support of students and connects the College to the communities it serves. Since 1963 Okanagan College has been embedded in the social, cultural and economic fabric of Okanagan, Shuswap and Similkameen regions and has a strong reputation for excellence in learning and teaching through its wide range of academic, career, continuing education, developmental, trades and vocational programs, The College’s catchment area covers an area of 37,750 km2 and serves a population of nearly 400,000 people. Each year, approximately 16,000 individual students attend Okanagan College in programs spanning an array of areas such as Arts, Science, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Health and Social Development, Adult Upgrading and in niche areas such as Viticulture, Animation and Sustainable Construction Management Technology. Also offering vocational training, Okanagan College is the second largest trades training institution in B.C.

Within this exciting context, Okanagan College is seeking a visionary post-secondary leader who brings significant and current strategic enrolment planning and management experience, along with a solid understanding of the Registrar role. The Dean, Strategic Enrolment Management and Registrar is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to the development and implementation of OC’s strategic enrolment management plans. The Dean will ensure the College complies with the requirements of the College and Institute Act of B.C. as it relates to the function of the Registrar As a member of the Vice President Enrolment and College Relations team, the Dean, SEM and Registrar participates in and contributes to the goals and priorities of the division and institution.

The Dean, SEM and Registrar will possess exceptional leadership and communication skills in order to build strong, effective relationships in order to meet the bold goals and aspirations defined in the Inspire strategic plan. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing dynamic and effective leadership in strategic enrolment management within a post-secondary institution. As well, the search committee is seeking an individual who has demonstrated a progressive career of senior strategic enrolment management experience.

Okanagan College is committed to increasing equitable and inclusive participation of marginalized people in all aspects of college life. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black People, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, people with disabilities and people with diverse gender identities or expressions. People with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, The Geldart Group.

To apply for or learn more about this exciting leadership opportunity, please connect with Cameron Geldart, [email protected]. Application materials will be held in the strictest confidence and should include your up-to-date resume or CV, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three references.

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