Superintendent of Finance and Treasurer

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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB)

“Educating for Success – Inspiring learning, developing well-being and building social responsibility”

(www.ocdsb.ca)

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (‘OCDSB’) is the largest school board in Eastern Ontario and offers students and parents a world of choice for learning. Its 147 schools offer a wide range of programs to promote learning excellence and meet the individual needs of students, parents, and the community at large. OCDSB schools are teaching communities where principals, vice-principals, teachers, and support staff nurture student well-being and challenge students to achieve their best.

Under the general direction of the Director of Education, the Superintendent of Finance and Treasurer, is responsible for providing strategic, ethical and equitable leadership and direction to the financial services department. This includes financial planning and management, school finances and procurement. The Superintendent of Finance represents the Board to external partners and stakeholders, including the Ministry of Education, the Council of School Board Business Officials and others. The Superintendent will also lead the development and approval of the District’s $1 billion annual budget, in support of the District’s strategic plan and priorities.

As the ideal candidate, you are a respected and forward-thinking business leader with a proven track record of successfully providing strategic financial advice at the management level. You are described by your peers as an innovative and strategic thinker, an excellent communicator and relationship-builder with strong interpersonal skills and a proven commitment to working positively, collaboratively and respectfully with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

You have a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and effective leadership to remove barriers, address anti-Indigenous and anti-Black racism, and are a champion of the advancement of human rights for students, staff and community.

Qualified applicants must hold an acceptable post-secondary degree, a CPA designation, or equivalent and possess (or be eligible and willing to obtain) Ontario Business Supervisory Officer Qualifications as determined by the Ministry of Education.

If you are interested in applying for this important role, please submit your Cover Letter and CV to John Caminiti and Mike Young from Boyden Executive Search at myoung@boyden.com.

Please note that applications must be received by 12:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, September 2, 2022. The successful candidate should be available to assume the role by November 1, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The ODCDSB is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible working environments and welcomes those who would contribute to the further diversification of staff including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.