University of Saskatchewan Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Chief Operating Officer, Veterinary Medical Centre
The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a visionary, highly collaborative and inclusive leader to serve as its inaugural Chief Operating Officer, Veterinary Medical Centre (COO, VMC). Reporting to the Associate Dean Clinical Programs (ADCP) and Chief Operations and Finance Officer, the COO, VMC will contribute to the leadership in fulfilling the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of the Veterinary Medical Centre, ensuring state of the art clinical care, clinical research, and clinical education and experience for professional veterinary medical students, interns, and residents.
As a member of the senior leadership team, the COO, VMC provides direction and expertise to promote and enhance fiscal and administrative leadership through long-term strategy and planning, monitoring, management, and reporting, including management and development of policies, systems, and processes. This position has primary responsibility for leadership on all VMC matters related to finance, clinical care, workplace health and safety, workflow, scheduling, and internal communications.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare management, or a related field with a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in leadership, administrative and financial management in a healthcare environment, with an understanding of clinical operations and patient care in a hospital is required.
A strong understanding and experience in strategic planning, hospital management, business planning, financial analysis and organizational effectiveness is also required.
- Significant experience managing multiple initiatives with changing and often conflicting priorities is essential.
- Demonstrated success in leading people to achieve exemplary performance and outcomes is essential.
- Strong interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse communities and stakeholders will be critical to the candidate’s success in this position.
- Must possess knowledge and understanding of issues (including cultural, socio-economic and other factors) affecting Indigenous peoples; and an awareness that Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority at the University of Saskatchewan.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
John Dugdale or Allan Nelson
Leaders International Executive Search
TO VIEW FULL PROFILE & APPLY: COO, Veterinary Medical Centre
CLOSE DATE: July 6, 2022
Reference ID: 22-1472
JOB TYPE: Permanent / Full Time