Senior Vice President, Career Colleges


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triOS College is a Canadian owned Registered Private Career Colleges in Ontario. We strive to be the very best at what we do, both in the eyes of our students and coworkers. It is the dedication of our employees that has resulted in being recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 13 consecutive years. Our Colleges were founded on familial values and these have been retained for the last 31 years. We are truly a team in every sense and work collaboratively towards our common goal of preparing job-ready graduates. Our teams are highly motivated and passionate about the work they do and the impact they have on changing the lives of each student that studies at the Colleges.

The Opportunity

The Senior Vice President, Career Colleges, is a pivotal leadership role within triOS Corporation, responsible for overseeing and driving the strategic growth, development, and operational excellence of our Career Colleges division. The division includes triOS College Business Technology Healthcare, Eastern College and the Centre for Distance Education. This role requires a visionary leader with a deep understanding of the educational landscape, a strong commitment to student success, and the ability to inspire and lead a team to achieve their full potential.

The Senior Vice President, Career Colleges works in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer, President and the Executive Team to establish, lead, and direct the organization in strategic planning, operational oversight, revenue generation, and stakeholder relations. The Senior Vice President, Career Colleges will co-develop and uphold the organization’s mission, vision, and values. This position will develop and implement both short- and long-term tactical and strategic plans in accordance with organizational goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive strategy for the Career Colleges division that aligns with the overall mission and goals of the institution.
  • Identify market trends and opportunities to drive growth and innovation.
  • Ensure program mix is suited to the various markets served by the Career College.
  • Provide thought leadership in the field of career-focused education.

Operational Excellence:

  • Oversee the Career Colleges division, ensuring the delivery of high-quality education and services during the student lifecycle.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess and improve divisional performance.
  • Ensure compliance to meet the requirements of the Ontario Private Career Colleges Act, Private Career Colleges Act of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick Private Occupational Training Act, Canada and Provincial Student Loans and any other accrediting bodies (i.e. Law Society Ontario, Canadian Council of Massage Therapy Schools, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain appropriate relationships with Career Colleges Ontario (CCO), National Association of Career Colleges (NACC), New Brunswick Association of Private Colleges and Universities (NBAPCU), Private Colleges Association Nova Scotia (PCANS), and other professional associations as required.
  • Build and lead a high-performing team of academic and administrative professionals.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Develop and mentor team members to ensure their professional growth and success.
  • Oversee College Leadership Planning and Weekly Adjustment Meetings

Academic Excellence:

  • Ensure that the curriculum and programs offered by the Career Colleges meet or exceed industry standards and accreditation requirements.
  • Foster a culture of academic excellence and innovation, promoting student success and retention.
  • Develop and manage the budget for the Career Colleges division, ensuring financial sustainability and growth.
  • Identify opportunities to generate revenue and manage resources efficiently.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, industry partners, and accrediting bodies.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with industry leaders and employers.
  • Engage in business development with employers and other industry associations to gain feedback on hiring and employment trends.


  • Attend scheduled meetings with the President and Executive Team, as well as the College Leadership Team.
  • Active participation as member of the Executive Team.
  • Provide periodic reports, budgets and performance reviews to the President as required.

Education & Programs:

  • Assess, on a continuing basis, the educational needs of the College; devise and deliver appropriate programs and services to meet these needs; monitor results to ensure high quality.
  • Developing, maintaining, and evaluating the academic programs and student services of the College and creating a climate that enhances student learning, stimulates creative approaches to teaching and learning, and motivates staff, faculty, and students to optimum achievement.
  • Ensure “Student-First” service attitude is demonstrated by all employees in their engagement with students, customers, employees, vendors, and other stakeholders.

Other duties as assigned, and which are in the best interests of the College.

What you bring to the position

  • University degree in business or management or similar along with a track record of educational leadership.
  • An MBA or other graduate degree in an appropriate field of expertise is preferred.
  • 10+ years of senior executive leadership experience.
  • Demonstrate collaborative experience with working with a Board of Directors/Advisors.
  • Strong business acumen, budget planning, and management skills.
  • Proven track record in the development of industry, government, and community partnerships.
  • Refined administrative and team leadership experience, preferably in a post-secondary environment; teaching experience at the post-secondary level is an asset.
  • Experience in higher education online education management including strategic planning, budgetary, and program development.
  • Strong interpersonal and English communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations and facilitate group meetings.
  • Ability to develop proposals and respond to Requests for Proposals.
  • Ability to resolve complex issues and provide appropriate and creative resolutions when required.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Teams).
  • A reliable vehicle, valid provincial driver’s license, and credit card is required.

Why You Should Join Us:

Exciting Challenges: You’ll be at the forefront of Career College innovation, tackling exciting challenges that will keep you engaged and motivated.

Growth Opportunities: We believe in investing in our talent. You’ll have access to continuous learning and development opportunities to advance your career.

Collaborative Team: You’ll be working alongside a group of passionate, like-minded professionals who are as excited about their work as you are.

Rewards and Benefits: Competitive salary, generous benefits package, group RRSP match and more!

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to embark on this thrilling journey with us, please apply directly through the “Apply” button on our website or the job posting platform.

Additionally, please note that a mandatory assessment is part of our application process. Your participation in the assessment is a crucial step in our selection process, allowing us to better understand your qualifications and fit for the role.

We are committed to building an intentionally inclusive environment that engages, supports, and empowers diversity and belonging in the workplace and communities we serve.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from candidates regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age.

Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any reasonable accommodations needed to support your participation in the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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