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Seeking an Executive Director for the Canadian Mathematical Society

The Canadian Mathematical Society is currently seeking an individual with enthusiasm, initiative, and a strong interest in supporting the development of the Canadian Mathematical community, to be its next Executive Director.

The mission of the CMS is to promote the discovery, learning and application of mathematics in Canada. The CMS enhances the practice of mathematics in Canada through national conferences and publishing research journals, books, and newsletters in both print and electronic formats. The CMS supports efforts that identify and develop young mathematicians through its math competitions, math camps and other educational activities. The work of the CMS is carried out by a large number of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers, together with a small experienced staff at the CMS Executive Office in Ottawa.

The role of the Executive Director is to support the CMS President through the CMS Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and the chairs of CMS standing committees. The Executive Director is responsible for the planning and implementation of CMS policy decisions and establishing the priorities of the Executive Office staff.

The Executive Director position requires an individual with proven administrative experience and a broad knowledge of the Canadian academic community. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills are required. A graduate degree (preferably doctoral), fluency in English and French, and fundraising experience are assets.

This position offers is a unique opportunity to support the Canadian Mathematical Society, and to enhance the Canadian mathematical community. The position is full time and based in Ottawa and requires both vision and administrative talent.

The CMS is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities+; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and perspectives at the CMS to apply.

Applications, including a covering letter, curriculum vitae and references, should be sent to: Please contact the CMS Executive Secretary, Graham Wright, at if you have any questions about the position.

We will start reviewing applications on April 15, 2018. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2018 or until the position is filled.

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