Careers

Board of Education of School District No. 83
(North Okanagan-Shuswap)

PO Box 129 ~ 341 Shuswap St. S.W. ~ Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4N2
Phone:  (250) 832-2157

LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Secretary-Treasurer


The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District invites applications from individuals who are seeking a challenging and rewarding leadership opportunity in a vibrant and beautiful environment.  The start date for the position is negotiable depending on the availability of the successful applicant but is anticipated that the appointment would be effective as soon as possible.
 
Our District In the North Okanagan-Shuswap School District, we serve just over 6300 students in 23 schools through a variety of sites located around Shuswap Lake and the North Okanagan. We are known for strong academic achievement, a thriving trades and careers program, and a rich culture of school athletics. The school district enjoys comprehensive Local Education Agreements with each of four First Nations bands. One elementary, one middle, and one secondary school offer French Immersion. A newly developed Strategic Plan prioritizes a “students first” focus on success, organizational efficiency, and a culture of health and wellness as our key goals.   Our Communities With year-round recreational activities in a spectacular natural setting, we offer a small-town atmosphere with big city services. You’ll find musical and theatre performances, garden markets, wineries, and opportunities for world class boating, biking, hiking, and golf right outside your door. Add in quick access to larger centers and very affordable housing, and it is clear that the North Okanagan-Shuswap is a truly desirable place to live.  
 
The Candidate School District No. 83 is seeking a proven leader who, reporting to the Superintendent of Schools and participating as a member of the senior leadership team, can provide expertise and advice in the areas of finance, plant operations and facilities, and providing corporate services to the elected board. This role will be instrumental in supporting the district’s mission to “engage all learners in quality learning experiences.”
 
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to public education; have a post-graduate university degree and a professional accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)); have proven strategic leadership with 5 years of senior management experience in the areas of financial and facilities management - ideally with a public school district. The successful candidate will have experience managing employees in a fast paced unionized environment; and will demonstrate the ability to work as a collaborative member of the senior leadership team in support of the educational and financial goals of the district.
 
Qualified individuals are invited to apply in confidence by submitting a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by 1:00 pm on Friday, July 20, 2018, to apply@sd83.bc.ca.  The successful candidate will be subject to the terms of the Criminal Review Act. We thank all who apply; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  
 
For a detailed job description, please contact Tracey Ward, HR Administrative Assistant at tward@sd83.bc.ca.
 
School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Financial Administration,Corporate Services
Posted: July 3, 2018, 12:24 pm
Expires: July 20, 2018, 1:00 pm