Executive Director

Our Executive Director is our leader and our shepherd. They drive #PSEWEB forward, while guiding its team members and collaborating with the Board of Directors to shape the organization’s future. #PSEWEB and its team, including the Executive Director, represent and serve a passionate and inclusive community of higher education digital professionals – coast to coast.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Team leadership, including directly or indirectly ensuring healthy, open and consistent communication and project management.
  • Team structure and appointments.
  • Act as a spokesperson for the team and for the #PSEWEB community, bringing forward feedback and ideas for change or improvement.
  • Annual conference venue selection and approval, with team support.
  • Approval and supervision of the budget.
  • Liaison between the #PSEWEB Team and the #PSEWEB Board.

What is #PSEWEB?

  • A peer community of PSE digital communications professionals: we base our decisions on our community’s needs and interests
  • Our decisions & process acknowledge that #PSEWEB exists due to its community’s support & contributions.
  • A conference experience that provides low-barrier participation (low cost, low time and rotates locations coast to coast, while also offering regional conference options for those outside the national conference region each year)
  • The contribution of our speakers is incredibly valuable and we are dependent on it.
  • Organizers report to the community through community-driven decision making
  • Our region influences who we are, what we do and how we do it. We are Canada’s post-secondary education digital communications professional community and conference
  • We recognize the importance of play; our overall vibe is accessible, casual, and fun
  • A not-for-profit organization;
  • ticket prices are based on operating cost per attendee, available only to employees of post-secondary education institutions
  • We are self-supporting & invest profit back into the community & experience
  • Sponsorship helps lower the cost of the attendees and fund an improved conference experience
  • Sponsorship without Influence

Who are ‪#‎PSEWEB’ers?

  • We love the heck out of what we do and we are way more passionate about it than we are paid to be.
  • We execute communications for tiny cities with hospitals, police forces, crisis situations and vulnerable humans. Sometimes we use marketing to achieve our business goals.
  • We may traditionally have titles including web coordinators, social media officers, digital communications and user experience specialists, web programmers, online marketers, and many more.


Want to apply to lead the charge?

  • How can we help you? What gets you excited to fly your #PSEWEB flag with pride?

Recent Blog Posts

Canadian University and College CMS Use

NOTE FROM THE #PSEWEB EDITORIAL TEAM: Happy New Year, #PSEWEB Community! Our first post back is a guest article from eQAfy’s Paul Bradley about the use of content management systems by Canadian universities and colleges. eQAfy,... Read more

From a One-Person Show to Leading a Social Media Team: the Transition and Lessons Learned

Written by Megan Weales Digital Community Coordinator, Office of Student Life University of Ontario Institute of Technology It’s weird to think my career in Higher Ed only *officially* began in May, because in reality, I’ve been... Read more

5 Ways to Ace Your Post-secondary Education Communications Interview

Written by Kristina Doyle  Digital Communications Officer, University of Toronto Scarborough, Communications, Marketing & Public Affairs Yay! You just got the email—you’re invited to an interview for the post-secondary... Read more

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