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Interested in becoming a Board member?

The UOIT Board of Governors is a competency-based Board whose composition reflects the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for to govern effectively and meet the vision, mission and strategic goals of the University.

External Governors bring an independent perspective, as well as a combination of individual skills, expertise, and experience in the governance of other organizations, which contribute to the effective governance and function of the Board and its committees.  The objectivity and impartiality brought by External Governors as a result of their independence from the University is a crucial element of good governance. 


The Board of Governors is recruiting new external Board members; volunteers with the values, knowledge, and competencies necessary to govern effectively and to promote the vision, mission and strategic goals of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

That is why the Board has hired Arlington Partners, an executive and board search firm, to help it fill upcoming vacancies on the Board. We seek diverse leaders, entrepreneurs, outstanding business and community trailblazers, and up-and-coming executive leaders who will govern the affairs of the university. 

If you are interested in applying to be considered for appointment to the UOIT Board of Governors, please email A detailed copy of the Board Governor Profile will be provided to all interested candidates. We look forward to exploring your candidacy.

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