Assistant Vice-President, Planning and Analysis

Ontario Tech University stands as one of Canada’s smart, young and focused leaders in career‑ready education and collaborative research. Founded in 2002, Ontario Tech has quickly developed an outstanding reputation for generating exceptional student outcomes in a dynamic and research-rich learning environment. In a short time, the University has grown to include two campus locations with seven Faculties and more than 2,000 faculty and staff serving over 10,000 students. The University also has an engaged alumni network of over 19,000 former students. With a dedication to values of integrity and respect, as an institution, Ontario Tech embraces honesty, inclusivity, and equity across all aspects of the University.

The Assistant Vice-President, Planning and Analysis (AVP) is a key position providing leadership for, and support to, the planning, policy formulation, and decision-making activities of the University. The AVP is responsible for designing, planning, implementing, and evaluating data-driven and data-informed systems that support strategic initiatives including integrated planning and budgeting, enrolment modeling and management, quality assurance, and decision-making across the University. The AVP Planning and Analysis takes a leadership role in governing the effective and ethical use and management of enterprise-wide data and will guide the university in its efforts to identify, introduce, manage, and effectively utilize new registrarial and data analytics platforms. Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, the AVP serves as the Provost’s Chief of Staff and works closely with the Provost on a variety of University initiatives that advance the quality of the institution. The AVP leads the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis (OIRA), the Centre for Institutional Quality Enhancement (CIQE) and prepares and monitors the annual and multi-year budget for the Office of the Provost.

As the ideal candidate, you are a well-respected leader with superior communication and relationship building skills. You have a Masters degree and 5-10 years of experience working in a Canadian post-secondary institution (preferably a university) in a similar or related role. With exceptional data analysis skills, you are fluent in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. You have proven financial, budgeting and general business acumen and can effectively deliver multi-faceted and complex information into unified concepts and concise reports, ensuring clarity and compliance with established standards and practices. Experienced in managing teams, you work collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders and can clearly communicate messages that address different perspectives and levels of engagement of multiple audiences. You demonstrate a leadership style that is fair, helpful and objective and you consistently demonstrate collegiality, sound judgement, and professionalism.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Amorell Saunders N’Daw at asaundersndaw@kbrs.ca or Janet Rose at jrose@kbrs.ca, or submit your application online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact accommodate@kbrs.ca or communicate your needs to the recruitment professional named in the job description.

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