Executive Director and Registrar (.8FTE)

June 13 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Health, Medical, Management, Consulting, Administration, Management, HR, Training, Therapy Services , Management staff
Saskatoon, SK

The Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapists (SCPT) regulates and licenses physical therapists in the Province of Saskatchewan. The mandate of the SCPT is to protect the public by ensuring competent, safe and ethical practice by physical therapists in Saskatchewan.

Executive Director & Registrar (.8FTE)

Reporting to and receiving direction from Council, the Executive Director & Registrar (EDR) operationalizes the strategic objectives and decisions of the SCPT Council and manages the operations of SCPT in compliance with established policies and allocated resources.  The EDR provides vision, leadership, and sound managerial skills to enable SCPT to fulfill its role as a regulatory body under the Physical Therapists Act, 1998. This position includes responsibility for the overall planning, management and administration of the SCPT's programs including registration, regulations, personnel, and financial resources.

Hallmarks of success for this role include the provision of knowledge, expertise, and recommendations to Council to assist SCPT in fulfilling its mandate to protect the public through the licensing, regulation and discipline of physical therapists within the Province. To achieve this, the likely candidate will have an understanding of regulated professions and the issues and trends facing them.

The SCPT will be best served by a trusted, communicative leader whose passion and purpose champion SCPT's mission to protect the public interest, improve industry standard, support stakeholder and member consultation, promote education and licensing, and seek out cost-effective modernization of business practices.  They will bring energy, presence, credibility and a proven ability to influence and build relationships. The likely candidate will possess:

  • Baccalaureate degree, preferably in a health-related discipline or administration
  • 5 years' experience in a supervisory role, preferably in regulation, health administration, or the non-profit sector
  • Knowledge of the profession of physical therapy, including a working understanding of the Physical Therapists Act, 1998, the regulatory bylaws governing the practice of physical therapy in Saskatchewan would be an asset
  • Experience supporting a volunteer board and with board reporting in a regulatory environment
  • Experience in the domains of human resource management, financial management, program/service delivery, organizational development, website and database management, budget development and monitoring

This opportunity will resonate with professionals who hold transparency as a value and the interests of the public and the members in high regard, have a natural affinity for strategic thinking and can bring vision to reality to set the course for the future direction of the College. 

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