Government of New Brunswick

Vacancy for appointment

Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick

Board members

The New Brunswick Community Colleges Act (the Act) establishes that the Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick is responsible for enhancing the economic and social wellbeing of the Province by addressing the occupational training requirements of the population and of the labour market of the Province and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, the objects of each corporation are:

a) to offer education and training and related services to full-time and part-time students,

b) to provide education and training and related services to governments, corporations and other bodies and persons,

c) to participate in joint programs with respect to education and training and related services developed and delivered in conjunction with other post-secondary institutions and educational bodies, and

d) to carry out the other activities or duties authorized or required by this Act.


Considerations for Board composition are as follows:

a) Candidates must be New Brunswick residents.

b) Candidates must bring a combination of the skills and competencies essential to govern the organization such as a background in: governance, accounting and finance, law, business management, human resources and labour relations, communications and public relations, project and risk management, education and educational administration, arts and culture, knowledge of current and emerging issues around youth, knowledge of current and emerging issues in post-secondary education (college or university), strategic and financial planning, knowledge in research, innovation, sciences and technologies or experience in professional and/or technical training.

c) Candidates possessing knowledge and experience in the following areas will be given special consideration for this round of appointments:

- qualifications in accounting and finance (accounting designation is an asset),
- qualifications in law,
- knowledge of current and emerging issues around youth, and
- experience in professional and/or technical training.

d) Written and spoken competence in French is required. Please state your language capability.

e) Candidates must be willing to abide by the Board’s regulations, its directives and by-laws as well as the requirement to maintain a strict level of confidentiality.   

The Board’s composition will take into account the cultural and geographic diversity of the province and the need for fair representation of gender.

As the use of technology is encouraged at CCNB, candidates must be comfortable with the use of technology.


Board members receive a per diem of $250.00 for attendance at Board and Committee meetings plus expenses to cover travel and accommodations when needed to attend scheduled meetings. Members are required to travel to attend Board meetings at one of the five CCNB campuses and the head office in Bathurst


Candidates must be able to attend four regular Board meetings, two extraordinary meetings and one planning session each year. The four regular meetings are held in September, December, March and June while the planning session is in October. These meetings are held on Friday evening and Saturday.

Board members are assigned to one of three Board committees and travel would normally be involved (4 meetings per year). Conference calls and videoconferencing might be used for special meetings of the Board and for most of the Board committee meetings.


Expressions of interest may be submitted by e-mail, regular mail or fax. Please provide details of education, work experience, references and contact information (telephone and email) by completing the Application/Nomination Form for Agencies, Boards and Commissions. You may also provide a resume and cover letter.

While we appreciate the interest of those who submitted an expression of interest, only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted. Inquiries relating to specific opportunities can be made after the deadline passes and should be directed to the responsible department.

Executive Council Office
Attention: Carys Storey
Chancery Place
675 King Street, Floor 6
Fredericton, NB E3B 1E9

Fax: (506) 453-2266


Deadline for Submission :

07 March 2019

Type of Appointment :

Appointment by Lieutenant-Governor in Council

Term :

Up to 3 years

Associated / Responsible Department :

E-mail address for submissions :

Link(s) :

Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick

Note: Please ensure you have attached necessary documents in Word or PDF format. Links to cloud-based documents (Skydrive, Google Docs, etc.) or other download areas (FTP sites) cannot be accepted due to current Government of New Brunswick security policies.