Chief Administrative Officer - Head of Branch

Ref: 5929

Toronto Metropolitan University

Cairo, Egypt

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Role Managed by:

Corey Paquette

Research Associate

t: 778 835 5108


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 07/10/2022

Building on Toronto Metropolitan University’s long commitment to providing excellence in postsecondary education, we are launching our first international branch campus in partnership with UCE. Beginning with programs in Communication, Design and Engineering, it will eventually be the home to almost 5,000 students in the New Administrative Capital in Egypt. To lead and expand this important and exciting new initiative, Toronto Metropolitan University is seeking an experienced and inspirational administrator to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer (and designated Head of Branch [HoB]).

Reporting to Toronto Metropolitan University’s Provost and Vice President Academic, the CAO will be the University’s designated Cairo campus management committee representative in Egypt. The inaugural CAO will be responsible for overseeing the strategic and administrative functions of the Toronto Metropolitan University’s Cairo Branch program, leading and managing a successful relationship with the UCE community, including Senior Management, and will act as Toronto Metropolitan University’s designated representative to the Government of Egypt (the HoB functional responsibility). The CAO will build core enabling functions and infrastructure essential to the successful delivery of Toronto Metropolitan University’s distinct mission and will make significant contributions to strategy and decision-making to support and enhance performance across the organization. This individual will also be responsible for ensuring Toronto Metropolitan University’s compliance with all Government rules and regulations. The CAO will support the Provost in the leadership, management, and effective operation of Toronto Metropolitan University – Cairo Campus. The individual who serves in this role will fulfill principal responsibilities as the Chief Administrative Officer as well as their functional responsibility as the Cairo Campus’ designated Head of Branch. 

TMU welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. A demonstrated commitment to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action (2015) which TMU actively pursues in terms of decolonization and inclusion of Indigenous perspectives in education. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples within Canada, Indigenous Peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.  TMU is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and Human Rights websites.

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