Headquartered on a 22-acre campus in Ontario and fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is the global leader in developing anproviding innovations in aging and brain health.
Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.
Baycrest is the global leader in developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health. Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.
Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is playing an important role in training and enlightening future professionals who will have the responsibility of caring for our aging population. Each year we provide students with practical on-site training in almost every health-care discipline.
The Baycrest Innovation Engine develops, evaluates and transfers new practices, knowledge and products from our health sciences platform to the division at Baycrest responsible for bringing products to market, and has a system-wide impact on care delivery, quality of life and health and wellness.
Baycrest, a world-class leader in innovation in aging, provides care through a unique continuum of care system ranging from wellness programs, residential housing and outpatient clinics to a 472-bed nursing home, and a 300 bed complex continuing care facility.
The mission of the Baycrest Foundation is to enrich the quality of life of our community by supporting programs and services that promote excellence in care, research, and education in the field of aging.
Baycrest is reinforcing its commitment to advancing the field of aging on a global scale. The Baycrest Foundation will embark on a major global fundraising campaign to raise $600 million in the next 10 years to support The Next Generation of Baycrest. The campaign will not only be transformative to Baycrest, but will have the potential to transform geriatric medicine and patient care delivery to seniors around the world.
The newest campaign, which is to raise $600 million over the next 10 years, is the largest ever in Baycrest Foundation history!
To support the achievement of its campaign objectives, the Baycrest Foundation has a full-time opportunity for an ASSISTANT VICE-PRESIDENT
ABOUT THE BAYCREST FOUNDATION Baycrest, a world-class leader in innovation in aging, provides care through a unique continuum of care system ranging from wellness programs, residential housing and outpatient clinics to a 472-bed nursing home, and a 300-bed hospital that includes both Acute and Complex Continuing Care.
The Baycrest Foundation raises funds to support Baycrest’s vision: to be the global leader in providing innovative and effective solutions to the challenges inherent in the process of aging through the integration of exemplary clinical care, education and scientific discovery. The Baycrest Foundation does this through developing and nurturing relationships with community leaders, donors and prospects in Toronto, Canada and internationally, and by generating awareness and recognition for Baycrest and its work.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Working collaboratively with the Baycrest Foundation team, and reporting to the President, Baycrest Foundation & Vice-President, Global Institutional Advancement, the Assistant Vice-President manages the day-to-day operational activities of the Baycrest Foundation.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES • Resource Deployment: Ensures assigned resources are aligned with the Foundation’s structure to ensure they support the achievement of the Foundation’s strategic direction, and are deployed in a manner that ensures the Foundation is an effective, responsive and efficient organization. • Legal: Works with internal/external legal counsel on legal, regulatory and other issues. Ensures compliance with Canada Revenue Agency and other legislative/regulatory and contract requirements. • Risk Management: Maintains overall responsibility for risk management in the Foundation, including identifying areas of vulnerability and introducing measures to mitigate risks. • Annual Budgeting & Financial Services: Participates, in collaboration with the Director, Finance & Operations and other members of the management team, in the preparation and monitoring of the Foundation’s annual budget(s), financial reporting, etc. • Capacity Building: Champions organizational cohesiveness, fostering a knowledge culture and enables resource deployment in a manner that supports capacity building within the Foundation. • Planning: Drives the development and implementation of operational, strategic and business plans for the Foundation, ensuring they are seamlessly integrated into broader Baycrest planning initiatives and support the fundraising goals of the Foundation. • Corporate Secretariat: Provides strategic and operational support to the Board of Directors, in a manner that reinforces good corporate governance, transparency and ethical standards; ensures adherence to the Foundation’s by-laws and the timely coordination of Board and Annual General Meetings. • Human Resources Management: Maintains responsibility for the development, delivery and management of assigned Human Resources systems, programs, practices and policies, ensuring consistency of practice and application. • Purchasing & Procurement: Ensures purchasing policies and tendering processes are established and followed, authorizing all purchase requisitions and ensuring supplier contracts are reviewed, negotiating new and renewed agreements, as required.
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS • Completion of a Bachelor of Laws (‘LL.B.’) and/or Canadian Chartered Accountant (‘C.A.’) or equivalent designation is required. • Master’s degree in Business Administration is an asset. • Eight (8) years senior leadership experience. • Previous experience in a Foundation/Advancement environment is an asset. • Experience working directly with a volunteer Board of Directors. • Knowledge of legislation and regulations relevant to the non-for-profit, charitable sector. • General knowledge of human resources practices, policies and requirements is preferred. • Proven ability in contract negotiations with vendors and partners. • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills. • Excellent interpersonal, networking and strategic relationship-building skills to exert influence and develop constructive working relationships with a wide range of persons and organizations. • Excellent organizational, planning, evaluation and time management skills, including handling multiple, concurrent and diverse tasks. • Strong leadership, change management and facilitation skills. • Strong skills in negotiation, influencing, consensus-building and persuading. • High degree of professionalism and integrity. • Demonstrated ability to think and plan strategically and manage tactically. • Ability to use discretion, judgment and tact in handling sensitive/confidential information/situations.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting job posting number 12-0639 to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than November 16, 2012.
Baycrest appreciates all applications to this position, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you!
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