Submit your comments regarding the VP, Human Resources position profile

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To: Faculty and staff in Vancouver and the Okanagan

As announced last month, UBC has embarked on a search for a new Vice-President, Human Resources.

Ms. Lisa Castle, our current Vice-President Human Resources, is retiring at the end of this year. In June, we launched a global search for a suitable candidate to fill this position. The position profile has now been finalized and can be found online at:

We are inviting members of the UBC community to provide your thoughts on the position description, alongside comments about the opportunities and challenges that are ahead of the new Vice-President, Human Resources.

We also encourage you to send in nominations or suggestions of candidates for this position. All feedback and suggestions will be treated confidentially. They should be sent, care of our search consultants, to by July 31, 2017.

The Vice-President, Human Resources reports to the President and provides vision and leadership in carrying out the university’s human resources plan including its people practices and workplace culture.

Thank you in advance to all those who are contributing to this important search process.

Professor Santa J. Ono
President and Vice-Chancellor