Board of Governor Positions (3-Year Term)

Toronto, ON, Canada, Part Time

Centennial College is looking for individuals to join our Board of Governors to assist us in providing effective governance and oversight. We are currently recruiting candidates for three (3) board positions with three-year terms beginning September 1, 2024, to increase capacity in several areas: • Construction, Finance, and Asset Management • IT and Cyber Security • Government Relations Centennial College, founded in 1966, is Ontario’s first public college. Anchored primarily in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area, the college boasts five campuses and two satellite locations. Renowned for its outstanding teaching, creative curriculum, and robust network of partnerships, Centennial annually welcomes over 40,000 full-time and part-time students from over 130 countries.

These students pursue their education in over 400 diploma, certificate, and degree programs across various fields, including business, media, arts, community and consumer services, engineering technology, health care, and transportation. Board members must commit to at least 8 -10 hours per month, including attendance and participation in board and committee meetings, retreats, professional development, onboarding, and college events, providing guidance and support and fulfilling other duties. Our board supports our new governors with an onboarding process with rich resources for learning, mentorship and professional development through Colleges Ontario, Colleges and Institutes Canada and other partners. If you are interested in applying, please email the following to Susanne Hinds, Communications and Administrative Officer, Board of Governors, at shindscentennialcollege.ca.

A one-page letter which responds to the following questions: What is your connection to the communities that Centennial serves?. Why are you interested in joining the Centennial College Board of Governors?. What Board experience do you have?. What experience and expertise could you contribute to the Board in general and in one or more strategic areas of construction, finance and asset management, IT and cyber security, and government relations?.

Legal, Financial Designation (CPA, etc.), Environmental, and Climate Science would be of added value. Your Resume (1-2 pages) The deadline for application is February 29, 2024. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted in March. At Centennial, diversity, equity and inclusion are fundamental to our mission to educate students.

We are committed to education emphasizing global citizenship, social justice and equity. We live this value through the strength and richness that diversity brings to our workforce and welcome contributors from equity groups, including Indigenous Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Lesbian Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer persons. We are committed to providing persons with disabilities equal opportunities in all employment activities, including access to jobs and accommodations during employment as required, per the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). To learn more about Centennial College, please visit: www.centennialcollege.ca

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