President and Vice Chancellor

University of British Columbia

President and Vice Chancellor

  • Institution: University of British Columbia
  • Institution Type: Research Institution
  • Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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President and Vice Chancellor

  • University of British Columbia | Vancouver, B.C.
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: April 28, 2023
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Job TitlePresident and Vice Chancellor

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

Salary Range -

Location Vancouver, B.C.

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Ella Hipolito

Department -


Phone CA +1 (604) 685-0261

Job Description

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for excellence in teaching, learning and research, consistently ranked among the top 10 public universities in North America.  UBC’s vision is to inspire people, ideas and actions for a better world, fostering global citizenship and advancing a sustainable and just society.  Since 1915, UBC has been opening doors of opportunity for people with the curiosity and drive to make a difference.

UBC is home to over 70,000 students, supported by a $3.8-billion annual budget and 19,000 faculty and staff.  Across dozens of disciplines, UBC faculty and departments are rated amongst the very best.  Whether related to UBC’s contributions on global challenges around poverty, inequality, climate, prosperity and peace, or UBC’s number one ranking in the world for impact in industry, innovation and infrastructure (through its patents, research income and 245 spin off companies), UBC faculty, staff, students and alumni are having an impact.

UBC’s two main campuses are located in Vancouver and in Kelowna, on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Musqueam and Syilx (Okanagan) peoples, and the University has sites and activities that take place on Indigenous lands throughout BC and beyond.  UBC has a deep commitment to leading the advancement of Indigenous people’s human rights and aspires to be a global leader in this regard.

With an inspiring and ambitious vision, the next President of UBC will be a champion for research excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.  With a strong track record of success in university leadership, the President will be a passionate advocate for the University externally and an engaged and visible presence internally.

To explore this exceptional opportunity further, please contact our Search Consultants at Boyden at or at (604) 685-0261.  To apply directly, please click Apply and submit your cover letter and resume.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.  Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.

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