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Director, Corporate Services, KFL&A Public Health

Kingston, Ontario
Deadline July 11, 2014

KFL&A Public Health, an accredited local public health agency affiliated with Queen’s University, serves to promote and protect the health of the more than 180,000 residents of the Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington area. KFL&A Public Health has an opening for the Director, Corporate Services. Reporting to the Medical Officer of Health, the Director is accountable for planning, leading, organizing, and controlling the activities of the Corporate Services Division, including Human Resources, labour relations, financial, property management, Information Technology, Continuous Quality Improvement, Central Resources, and Communications, to support the organization’s mission of protecting and promoting health and preventing disease in Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A).

We are looking for a strategic, proven leader to join our executive team that jointly directs the overall operations of the agency. The ideal candidate will have a Master's degree in a business related discipline, relevant to the roles of this position and a minimum of five years leadership and management experience in the administration of a public agency or business, including a working knowledge and experience in human resources and finance. Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, Professional Accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA), or both, are assets.

KFL&A Public Health is committed to providing its staff with a healthy work environment. The main office is large, bright, spacious, and airy physical environment, complete with in-house exercise and shower facilities. Other attributes include continuing education and professional development opportunities; flexibility in work hours; family-friendly policies; strong clinical leadership and support and an open-minded, caring, supportive environment. All of these features play an integral role in employee retention.

Kingston offers a unique combination of history, culture, recreation, and a rich academic community, which together make our city a showcase for quality living and careers. A family oriented centre, Kingston was chosen as one of Canada’s top five cities for business and lifestyle–all good reasons to consider a career with KFL&A Public Health and a life in Kingston.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply in writing by July 11, 2014, to Carol Koob at

We thank all those who take the time to apply, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.