Executive Director / Registrar

Nova Scotia
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Executive Director / Registrar, Nova Scotia College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (NSCMIRTP)


Halifax, NS


The Nova Scotia College of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Professionals (NSCMIRTP) is seeking a knowledgeable and strategic leader to assume the dual role of Executive Director / Registrar.


The Organization


The NSCMIRTP is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of practice and public safety in the fields of medical imaging and radiation therapy in Nova Scotia. It achieves this through rigorous regulation of the profession, continual professional development, and public engagement. The College's mission is to protect the public by maintaining and advancing high standards of qualification and ethical practice within these healthcare specialties.


The Role


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director / Registrar is tasked with providing strategic and operational leadership for the NSCMIRTP. This individual will oversee regulatory compliance, manage licensure processes, and ensure the continued professional development and competency of registrants. The role also includes managing public complaints and mediating disputes to uphold the integrity and public trust in the profession. As the leading advocate and administrative head of the College, the Executive Director / Registrar will drive strategic initiatives, collaborate with stakeholders, and champion the mission of NSCMIRTP. They provide direction and leadership to the College’s staff team while overseeing budgets and all operational priorities.


The Executive Director / Registrar works with the board to support good governance and provides regulatory oversight, strategic review of professional standards and guidelines and public complaint response and mediation. As a proactive policy and process steward, they ensure the Board has a quality assurance program that includes professional development and promotes continuing competence and quality improvement for board members.


Key areas of oversight and responsibility:

Strategic Leadership and Governance – Leads the organization in alignment with its vision, mission, and values, ensuring delivery of strategic objectives. Manages the College staff team and works closely with the Board to enhance governance and operational effectiveness.


Licensing and Regulatory Compliance – Oversees all aspects of professional licensing for registrants, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and practices.


Complaint Management and Mediation – Manages the intake, investigation, and resolution of public complaints, maintaining transparency and accountability in all procedures.


Professional Development and Education – Advocates for continuous professional development and upholds standards through educational initiatives and regular assessments to ensure practitioner competence.


The Ideal Candidate


You are an ethical and visionary leader with a solid background in healthcare, health regulation or a related field. You possess a deep understanding of regulatory frameworks and have a proven track record in managing professional standards and compliance. Your leadership style is characterized by analytical thinking, decisiveness, and a strong capacity to build relationships with diverse stakeholders.


Qualifications and Experience

  • A Master’s degree, or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience, ideally within a healthcare regulatory body or professional association.
  • Experience working within the field of medical imaging and radiation therapy is a strong asset.
  • Demonstrated expertise in policy development, strategic planning, and government relations.
  • Strong skills in conflict resolution and public communication.
  • Experience with volunteer boards and nonprofit governance models.
  • Experience in managing professional licensing and compliance frameworks is an asset.

Skills and Attributes

  • An analytical and strategic thinker with a commitment to high ethical standards.
  • A down-to-earth, optimistic leader with empathy, kindness, and integrity.
  • A willing mentor, able to nurture new leaders on the Board, staff, and within the registrant community.
  • A strong communicator with the ability to engage effectively with registrants and the public.
  • A spirit of continuous improvement – striving to innovate and seeing possibilities where others see problems.
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the capacity to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • A facilitator of change, adept at identifying and implementing improvements and innovations within regulatory practices.

The NSCMIRTP will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact KBRS.


The NSCMIRTP is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including but not limited to Indigenous peoples, women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.


If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Michelle Doyle at mdoyle@kbrs.ca, or Dr. Jennie Massey at jmassey@kbrs.ca or submit your full application package online by hitting the "Apply Now" button.