Chief Operating Officer, Verschuren Centre


CBU invites applications for the full-time position of Chief Operating Officer in the Verschuren Centre.

The Verschuren Centre is an industry responsive research development and deployment centre focused on bringing sustainable technology solutions to problems and opportunities in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and globally. It services industry partners of all sizes having a focus on business development and commercialization of novel opportunities and technologies. It provides a unique opportunity for the University to connect and integrate activities with industry and community through clean technology implementation in renewable energy, bio-processing, and aquaculture.

Please review the Job Description for details.

Qualified candidates should send to the Human Resources Department (in PDF format):

  • a letter of application quoting the reference number (COO1811) and identifying your education and experience as it relates to this position;
  • a resume; and
  • complete contact information of three work related references.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. November 30, 2018. Applicants who apply by email will receive a return email confirming receipt.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2