Closing date: 2023/10/13

Job title: Director General – A2324.001 – 2nd Posting

Category of employment: Management

School / Centre / Department: General Directorate

Status of position: 100% Full-Time Regular

Place of Work:
SWLSB Head office, 235, montée Lesage, Rosemère (Québec) J7A 4Y6

Status of Position:
100% Full-Time Regular

Salary Scale:
Class 16 – $140,044 – $186,721

Fringe Benefits:
• Thirty (30) to thirty-two (32) days of annual vacation
• Special leave days to facilitate work-life balance
• Pension plan
• Health insurance plan
• Employee and family assistance program

Immediate Supervisor:
The Council of Commissioners

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is the third-largest English school board of the Province of Québec. Its territory comprises
the administrative regions of Laval, Lanaudière and the Laurentides. We provide services to over 14,000 students in
26 elementary schools, 9 high schools, and 4 adult and vocational education centres, and also provide business training
services. In total, we employ approximately 2,800 people and manage roughly $215 million on an annual basis.

The position of Director General entails responsibility for the management of all activities, programs and resources of the school
board for all administrative units, establishments and fields of activity, as well as the implementation of decisions made by the
Council of Commissioners and the Executive Committee, in accordance with the laws and regulations in force. This position
includes, in particular, the following responsibilities:
• Supervise the personnel required for the operations of the school board;
• Report to Council and participate, without voting rights, in meetings of the Council of Commissioners and of the
Executive Committee;
• Oversee the Advisory Committee on Management;
• Participate in committees of the school board, including the Resource Allocation Committee, the Parents’ Committee
and the Advisory Committee on Services for Handicapped Students and Students with Social Maladjustments or
Learning Difficulties, or designate a representative;
• Take the leadership in the definition of the objectives and policies of the school board;
• Coordinate the implementation of school board policies with the Directors of administrative units in the fields of activity
of an educational or administrative nature;
• Provide support and guidance to in-school and centre Administrators and service Directors;
• Oversee services provided by various departments;
• Promote the vision and mission of the school board through leadership and innovation;
• Promote the visibility of the school board;
• Develop partnerships and a vision for success.

• Master’s degree or undergraduate degree in a relevant field of study certifying a minimum three-year university
program, or hold a senior executive or senior staff position, excluding that of manager, in a school service centre.
• Ten years of relevant experience, including at least five years in a senior executive position.

• Demonstrate a transparent, inclusive and proactive approach to problem solving;
• The ability to work collaboratively with different stakeholders and exhibit strong communication and interpersonal
• Strong judgment and leadership in both managerial and educational matters;
• Expertise and knowledge of the evolution of educational issues in Québec and the legal and financial aspects
governing the education milieu, including knowledge of Ministry guidelines and policies;
• Strong oral and written communication in English and in French;
• Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment;
• Proven track record of leadership;
• Ability to work seamlessly within each department, including knowledge of integration and special needs.



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