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Keyano College Board of Governors Recruitment Posting


The Minister of Advanced Education is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving as Chair of the Board of Governors of Keyano College.

Keyano College is a public, board-governed college operating as a Comprehensive Community Institution under the authority of the Post-secondary Learning Act. Keyano College, now in its 50th year, offers a diverse program mix including certificates, diplomas, university transfer, apprenticeship, academic upgrading, and through collaboration with other post-secondary institutions, degree completion options. Keyano College’s comprehensive program offerings include arts, health, engineering technologies, human services, humanities, trades, transportation, heavy equipment operations, and industrial training. Through innovative program delivery options such as the Heavy Equipment Mobile Simulators, Keyano College is able to offer training in remote northern communities, providing students the opportunity to avail of economically viable post-secondary training while remaining in their home communities.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply online at the following address:

https://www.alberta.ca/public-agency-opportunities.cfm

Competition #: 503 
Ministry: Advanced Education 
Opening Date: 10/31/2017 
Closing Date: 11/28/2017 
Role: Chair

Should you have any questions with respect to this posting, please contact the Board Secretary at 780-791-4855.

About Keyano College

Keyano College is a public, board-governed college operating as a Comprehensive Community Institution under the authority of the Post-Secondary Learning Act of Alberta. Keyano plays an active role in Campus Alberta by collaborating with other post-secondary institutions to increase access to learning opportunities for students in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. Through its two campuses, in Fort McMurray and Fort Chipewyan and four learning centres, in Fort McKay, Conklin, Janvier, and Gregoire Lake, Keyano provides a variety of learning opportunities through classroom, online and blended delivery models. Keyano also serves a wider learner population through its involvement in education consortia and a variety of industry partnerships.

Keyano College offers certificates and diplomas, university transfer, apprenticeship, academic upgrading and, through collaboration with other post-secondary institutions, degree completion options. Keyano’s comprehensive program offerings include arts, science, business, education, health and wellness, trades, and industrial training. Keyano provides relevant, practical, flexible and affordable workforce development including continuing education, customized corporate training, and English as a second language courses and programs. 

Keyano provides high-quality lifelong learning opportunities by promoting access to and participation in post-secondary education, fostering excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. Keyano’s faculty and staff are engaged in professional development, scholarly activity and applied research for the purpose of enhancing expertise and increasing knowledge that will facilitate a high-quality learning experience through improved programs and services.

As a Comprehensive Community Institution responsible for regional stewardship, Keyano College also collaborates with post-secondary educational institutions, community adult learning providers, business, industry, school districts, Aboriginal communities, and other organizations to ensure access to a broad spectrum of learning opportunities. As well, Keyano plays a pivotal role in enhancing sustainability within the region by collaborating with stakeholders to support social, cultural, recreational and economic development initiatives. Keyano’s specialized facilities, such as the Theatre and Arts Centre and the Syncrude Sport & Wellness Centre, help to make Keyano College an important community hub and gathering place in Wood Buffalo.