Employment opportunity

Director, Cold Climate Innovation

Competition number
HR 17.155
Cold Climate Innovation
Salary: $57.29 to 71.62 per hour. Based on 75.0 hours bi-weekly. Term position from January 2018 to September 30, 2018.
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus
Initial review date

Yukon College is seeking creative, innovative candidates for the temporary role of Director of Cold Climate Innovation (CCI).

The Director plays a fundamental role in the delivery of the College’s strategic directions and directing the the growth of the CCI to continue as an internationally renowned centre for innovation in cold climate technologies.

Candidates for this position should have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline combined with professional experience and a record of accomplishments sufficient to establish a reputation for leadership at the intersection of academia and industry. Experience should clearly include business development; strategic/analytic and marketing skills.

Candidates with a combination of related education and experience may also be considered.

Experience developing and working with advisory board members; superior interpersonal and presentation skills, creative thinking and an open-minded approach will be important attributes for success.

Visit our website for detailed information about the CCI: https://www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/innovation

Secondments may be considered.


Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax: 867.668.8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.