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President - Canadian Police Knowledge Network

Province: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Position: President
Deadline: September 6, 2024
Posted: June 12, 2024

Job Description / Duties

Location: Prince Edward Island

Salary Range: $165,000-$190,000

Established in 2004, the Canadian Police Knowledge Network (CPKN) is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop police professionals by providing innovative learning solutions that cater to the changing demands of Canadian and First Nations policing.

CPKN is seeking its next President to champion its vision and to continue to strategically position CPKN as the national leader in professional development, education, and training for policing.

The President holds a pivotal role in driving the vision and strategic leadership of CPKN and ensuring CPKN's activities are organized and aligned to successfully deliver the specified results of the Board-approved Strategic Plan. The President will play a central role in creating opportunities and continuing CPKN’s growth by forging collaborations with other organizations sharing similar missions, strengthening partnerships, and forming alliances that amplify CPKN’s reach and effectiveness. The President is also responsible for:

Ensuring all decisions and activities within the organization are lawful, prudent, and ethical;
Ensuring the Board remains informed and supported in their work;
Ensuring all procedures, processes, and activities involving interactions with external stakeholders are conducted in a respectful, timely, and efficient manner;
Promoting open communication channels with staff and maintaining a respectful and positive workplace, free of bullying and harassment. Providing staff with clear position descriptions and regular feedback on their performance;
Ensuring CPKN’s financial performance aligns with the Board’s approved annual budget or multiyear plan; and
Ensuring corporate assets, including information technology infrastructure, are always adequately maintained, supported by a long-term plan, and protected from a risk perspective.
Ideal Candidate Profile

As the ideal candidate, you are a seasoned leader with a proven track record of providing operational and strategic management in a complex, multi-partner organization. Innovative and visionary, you can see beyond immediate challenges to identify and capitalize on long-term opportunities. You can articulate a compelling vision for the future and develop action plans in alignment with strategic priorities that drive the sustainable growth of your organization.

You are an adept relationship builder who believes in fostering strategic partnerships and inspiring enthusiasm for your organization’s mission. With high emotional intelligence, integrity, and authenticity, you excel in motivating and empowering high-performing teams. As an inclusive leader, you integrate principles of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in all you do. You are also a skilled communicator, adept at tailoring your approach to various audiences. Most importantly, you believe deeply in CPKN’s vision to drive excellence in professional development for policing and are committed to building upon CPKN’s history, identifying innovative approaches to program and training delivery, and driving the success and growth of the organization forward.

How to Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this exciting opportunity, please apply online at For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Bola Moradeyo at, Ryna Young, Andrea Forbes-Hurley at, or Erin MacDonald at

Diversity and Accessibility Statement

CPKN is committed to being an organization where diversity and different perspectives are valued. We strive to be an organization that is inclusive, supportive, and reflective of the communities and organizations we serve, and encourage applications from candidates who identify as part of a traditionally marginalized community.

KBRS will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact or communicate your needs to our team.

Contact Information

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