ABOUT THE CANADIAN MEMORIAL CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE
Founded in 1945 and located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) is a leading chiropractic institution that prioritizes excellence in education, research, and professional practice.
It fosters a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to healthcare, emphasizing the importance of evidence-based care, integrated health promotion, basic and applied research and strategic partnerships with universities, colleges, healthcare agencies (including hospitals), and other organizations worldwide.
Since 1986, CMCC’s Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) program has been accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education Canada (CCEC) of the Federation of Canadian Chiropractic (FCC). In January 2022, CMCC’s Doctor of Chiropractic program was awarded accreditation by the Council on Chiropractic Education in the United States.
A not-for-profit, charitable organization, CMCC receives no direct government funding and relies on tuition, donations, auxiliary revenue, and special events for support. More information is available at www.cmcc.ca.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Accountable to the Board of Governors, the President is the Chief Executive Officer of CMCC, responsible for the execution of all directives of the Board including the effective management of the institution and its programs.
We are seeking a skillful, values-driven leader who will inspire, support, and motivate students, staff, and faculty and who will articulate and advocate for the unique role and mission of CMCC within the chiropractic profession.
The President will be a collaborative decision-maker who provides strong leadership in academic programming, budgetary and fiscal management, strategic planning, and fundraising. Active, energetic, dynamic, and well-organized, the President will have an appreciation of the special culture and history of CMCC and will lead the institution with a sense of pride in its accomplishments and excitement about its potential.
The President will be a strong and effective communicator who will build and sustain effective relationships with alumni, professional partners, and government and institutional partners.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Preferred candidates will have an Ed.D. or Ph.D. higher education administration, business administration, or a clinical/basic sciences discipline. A master’s degree in education, business administration (MBA) or a clinical discipline and/or a Doctor of Chiropractic degree would be an asset.
Ten (10) or more years of experience in senior academic leadership (minimum Dean level) in higher education is required, with experience in strategic planning, fundraising, faculty/staff relations, accreditation, and new program development.
Experience in creating a mission and vision for an academic institution, articulating an approach to academic excellence in education, research and organizational leadership is necessary, as well as experience in establishing a commitment to collegiality, student engagement and the pursuit of innovative strategic initiatives to position the institution as an education leader.
An outgoing personal style, with experience attracting, developing and nurturing relationships with alumni, donors, government and educational partners at the local, provincial, national and international levels to advance toward goals and objectives is a critical need as well as energy, passion and commitment and an ability to manage multiple competing initiatives and priorities, travel internationally to attend/present to association and partnership meetings and conferences and work on weekends and evenings to accomplish key objectives.
HOW TO APPLY
To express interest in this exciting opportunity, email your cover letter and resume by December 14, 2023 to:
Patrick Rowan, Partner
For additional information on the opportunity and for announcements, please visit https://www.cmcc.ca/about-cmcc/presidentialsearch.