BACKGROUND: The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA) is a charitable non-profit organization that partners with the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Schlegel Villages to enhance the care and quality of life for older adults. Through collaborations with key partners and stakeholders, RIA supports practice-relevant research and knowledge mobilization. Research evidence is used to inform programs, education and training, and influence practice and policy. The RIA operates its own building with several tenants, research labs, meeting rooms and office space. The RIA supports 10 research chairs, 4 specialists, affiliate researchers, and 28 team members (staff) with a commitment to improved quality of life and care across the continuum of care. For more see www.the-ria.ca.
This is a full-time position for an initial five-year term, renewable.
ACCOUNTABILITY: The Executive Director is responsible for operationalizing the overall vision and strategic direction of the RIA, with ultimate accountability to the Board of Directors for the work of RIA, through the Board Chair. This includes
Operational Planning and Management.
Work with the Senior Director of Operations to ensure the operations of RIA meet expectations of the Board, partners, collaborators and stakeholders:
Financial Planning and Management.
Work with the RIA Accountant to:
Education: Masters, PhD, MD or comparable credential
Experience and Skills:
HOW TO APPLY
RIA invites applications (cover letter and curriculum vitae) by November 30, 2020. Please submit your application in one document by email to Josie d’Avernas at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RIA welcomes applications from all qualified persons.
RIA is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
RIA is pleased to accommodate individual needs in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) during our recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please let us know in advance.