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General Manager

Mount Saint Vincent University Students' Union (MSVUSU) is a student-governed, not-for-profit organization that serves the diverse interests of Mount Saint Vincent University students. Located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, MSVUSU provides advocacy and a wide range of services to its members.

On their behalf, we are looking for an individual with broad skills and solid leadership abilities to assume the role of General Manager.

Reporting through the President to the Students Representative Council, this position acts as a trusted advisor to the Executive team, serves to provide operational and human resource leadership to the organization, and acts as a primary liaison between MSVUSU and the University.

What qualities will help you succeed as General Manager?

Ideally, you have familiarity with the post-secondary environment and an understanding of student unions or a background with membership-based organizations. You thrive on working in a highly diverse environment, possess significant cross-cultural awareness and a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion.

You are very adaptable and possess strong conflict management skills complemented by highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to manage, develop, and inspire staff.

From an operational perspective, you have strong financial acumen and well-developed skills in human resources, governance, public relations, retail management, and policy development. You are an articulate communicator who can provide sound advice on strategic, operational, and policy matters.

You have the demonstrated ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with a broad variety of stakeholders within and outside the University environment.

The salary for this role is $55,000 per year.

If you feel your skills are a good fit and the opportunity to work with young leaders in a highly diverse and changing environment energizes you, please forward a resume and a thoughtful letter explaining your qualifications and how you could contribute to the future success of Mount Saint Vincent University Students' Union.

Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc., apply@geraldwalsh.com. Please quote Project #1848 in the subject line.

Mount Saint Vincent University Students' Union values diversity and inclusiveness and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Aboriginal/Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with disabilities, and women.