Booth University College is a growing undergraduate Christian institution built on 40 years of excellence, offering a range of academic programs. Centrally located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Booth University College reflects The Salvation Army’s deep involvement in service to the community and is committed to “Education for a Better World”.
Building on the strengths of BUC’s academic programs, exceptional faculty and staff, a clear strategy for the future and growing opportunities for programs, the successful candidate for this position will provide essential leadership during a time of planned change and growth, in partnership with the Board and the leadership team. The Board of Trustees believes that the next President & Vice Chancellor of Booth University College will be well positioned to lead the institution into a future that includes increased awareness of the institution’s programs and successes both nationally and internationally.
The President is expected to embrace and further refine this mission to produce greater cohesion and interaction among programs. Booth University College will need to be proactive to achieve student growth targets and to prepare students to participate in an increasingly interconnected and challenging world.
Booth UC has an on-campus and distance learning enrolment of 400+ (approximately 250 FTEs), with 47 faculty and staff, and an operating budget of about CAD $6.2 million.
Undergraduate programs include Bachelor degrees in Behavioural Sciences, Community and Urban Transformation, Business Administration, English, Interdisciplinary Studies, Psychology, Religion and Social Work. Diplomas are offered in Business Administration and Liberal Arts, and a Certificate Program is offered in Christian Studies. A Master of Social Work program is also currently being developed.
The School for Continuing Studies focuses on distance and on-campus learning experiences for degree completion. The School currently offers unique certificate programs including Chaplaincy/Spiritual Care and Not-for-Profit Management.
As well, a new Corporate Learning Academy was launched in October 2022 to provide quality training to Mission Partners of The Salvation Army, to increase individual and organizational effectiveness, for the advancement of the Mission.
The Centre for Salvation Army Studies is a small, focused institute within Booth University College that is focused on nurturing high quality research on The Salvation Army, which now operates in 130 countries around the globe.
Due to a retirement the current President & Vice Chancellor, Booth University College has begun a search for a new leader. Booth UC has retained KCI Search + Talent to lead this search.
For more information about Booth UC, the opportunity, and Winnipeg, please review the Executive Brief which can be found at https://kciphilanthropy.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Booth-UC-Executive-Brief-01NOV2022-1.pdf.
Inquiries and nominations are invited, please contact Tara George, Partner or David Gyertson, PhD, Executive Associate, at: BoothUC@kcitalent.com.
The deadline for application is December 12, 2022. Interested candidates are invited to electronically send their resume or CV and a letter of interest, to BoothUC@kcitalent.com.