Executive Searches

The Office of the Vice Provost & Dean of Student Affairs is initiating a search for the next University Registrar. As planned, Stuart Pinchin will end his term as Registrar on December 31st, 2021.

Request for Commentary & Feedback

Reporting to the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs, The Registrar is a convener and champion of transparent and collaborative decision-making across the University. The incumbent oversees the activities of staff within the Office of the University Registrar (“OUR”), works closely with campus partners and aligns plans and services with those of the faculties and schools while ensuring a student-centric approach. The Registrar provides guidance and direction to enable the University to meet its policy requirements, enrolment goals, financial aid objectives and student support goals. The Registrar plays a key role in the University’s efforts to enhance equity, diversity and inclusivity, and Indigeneity, contributing to the shared mission of supporting and engaging students.

Members of the University community are invited to submit commentary on the present state and future prospects of the Office of the University Registrar, and on specific qualities or skill sets that they believe are vital to the role of Registrar at Queen’s.

Please send all feedback to the Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs, via e-mail, to vpdean.sa@queensu.ca by September 15th, 2021.

Job Posting

University Registrar, Queen’s University - Click here to read the job description 

To apply, please contact Kathy Rahme at krahme@boyden.com or Jenny Zhang at jzhang@boyden.com

The search committee will begin to consider candidates in October 2021

Employment Equity and Accessibility Statement

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2S+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes an applicant’s accessibility needs into account. If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact Kathy Rahme at krahme@boyden.com. Every effort to accommodate candidates will be made in a way that is equitable and respectful of their additional professional, community, and personal responsibilities.

Committee Members

  • Ann Tierney (Chair) – Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs
  • Courtney Bannerman – Vice-President Finance and Services, Society of Graduate and Professional Students
  • Kandice Baptiste – Director, Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre
  • Heather Cole - Chief of Staff and Legal Advisor, Office of the Principal and Vice-Chancellor
  • Chris Coupland – Executive Director, Undergraduate Admission and Recruitment
  • Barbara Crow – Dean, Faculty of Arts and Science
  • Chris DeLuca – Associate Dean, School of Graduate Studies
  • Toni Easter – Assistant to the University Registrar
  • Corinna Fitzgerald – Assistant Dean, Student Life and Learning
  • Lori Garnier - Adjunct Lecturer & Director of Strategic Program Development & Accreditation, Smith School of Business
  • Zaid Kasim – President, Alma Mater Society
  • Chad McLeod - Director, Finance and Staffing, Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs
  • Teri Shearer – Deputy Provost (Academic Operations & Inclusion)

Meeting Dates

Committee Meeting to Launch Search Process: August 2021

Candidate Consideration: Early October

Interview Process: Early November

Updates to come as competition progresses