McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search for SAIT’s inaugural, Vice President, People + Culture. This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and Search Consultant Alina Ivanets.

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is a polytechnic institute located in Calgary, Alberta, with a vision to become a global leader in applied education. Building on its 100+ year history SAIT continues to reimagine the workforce of tomorrow and continues to train hit-the-ground-ready, future-proofed graduates.

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, People + Culture is an integral member of the senior leadership team. The inaugural Vice President, People + Culture will support the planning, development, and implementation of quality-based, integrated human resources programs and services, as well as provide strategic direction and oversight to Indigenous Engagement, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Natoysopoyis (formerly Chinook House), Sustainability, and Athletics and Recreation.

If you would like to know more or know anyone who might be a good fit for the role, please contact Alina Ivanets at in McDermott + Bull’s Vancouver office.