CAMPION COLLEGE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF REGINA INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Founded in 1917, Campion College is a Catholic community of learning at the University of Regina. The College’s mission is to develop the whole person – intellectually, spiritually, and socially – for service
within society, through an education in liberal arts and sciences in the Jesuit tradition.
QUALITIES OF A PRESIDENT:
The ideal candidate is a person of professional competence, motivated by mature Ignatian principles and Jesuit values specifically in terms of personal spirituality, institutional vision, and communal direction.
The ideal candidate is a leader capable of being, and willing to be, loyal to both the College and the Society of Jesus, by creating an effective community within the College, by giving firm and clear leadership while maintaining the principle of subsidiarity, by being able to read the signs of the times and to chart a course
within that discernment which maintains the Jesuit tradition of education, social commitment, and spirituality.
Reporting to the Board of Regents, the candidate must be able to serve as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the College within the mandate of the Corporation of the Catholic College of Regina:
- To promote actively the values of the mission statement and the perspective of an Ignatian
commitment to the world within the College, and to witness to those values to the larger community of the University of Regina, the Archdiocese of Regina, and the people of Saskatchewan.
- To be knowledgeable and competent in managing the financial affairs of the College, practicing financial prudence and understanding the budgeting process.
- To be able to work within the context of the University of Regina and Colleges at the University based on the concept of federation and within the terms of the mission statement of Campion College.
The President shall promote unity among the faculty, staff, students, and alumni and be responsible for the effective operation and growth of the College. As well, the President shall provide advice and
recommendations relating to the general direction of all academic studies, business, operations, or other affairs of the College as a whole. The President’s principal responsibilities shall include:
- The promotion of excellence in education within a Catholic and Jesuit context.
- The development of detailed objectives, policies, procedures, programmes, budgets, and other plans that will serve to guide the College in reaching its academic, religious, cultural, and community
- The counseling, direction, and motivation of faculty and staff.
- The exercising of positive and remedial control through a process of evaluating progress against plans.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Refer to Sections 3.3 of the Board Policy Manual for a detailed list of the President’s responsibilities and duties. Campion College’s strategic plan, annual report, by-laws, policy manual, and further information can be found by visiting: https://campioncollege.ca/about/governance/.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
As a Jesuit college, Campion College recognizes that its connection with the broader Society of Jesus is key to its strategic vision and values. This includes active recruitment of Jesuits for various positions at the College
through its association with the Provincial Curia of the Jesuits of Canada, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, and other higher education institutions connected with the Society of Jesus. As such, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to qualified candidates in the following order: Canadian members of the Society of Jesus, American members of the Society of Jesus, and non-Jesuits.
The Search Committee will further give preference to a candidate with the following:
- Experience in administrative roles and strategic leadership, direction, and support.
- Relevant academic qualifications, preferably a doctoral degree within the liberal arts (humanities, fine arts, or science).
- Knowledge of current and emerging trends in public higher education.
- A willingness to learn and understand the contributions of First Nations and Métis peoples to our community and Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE:
Located in Regina’s scenic Wascana Park, Campion College offers courses in the humanities, social and natural sciences, and fine arts within the framework of the University of Regina. The College is a fully accredited
member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, an associate member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), and its graduates receive University of Regina degrees.
TERM AND SALARY:
The term of appointment is for a five (5) year renewable period commencing July 1, 2025. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a one (1) page direction and vision statement, and at least three (3) references. At least one (1) reference should be from outside the College and one (1) should be from outside the University of Regina.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2024, and will continue until suitable candidates have been identified. Please send applications and inquiries in confidence to:
Mr. Brad Lulik | Chair, Presidential Search Committee | HR.Campion@uregina.ca
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