Vice President, Information Technology - Surrey Place Centre



Surrey Place is a not-for-profit organization that serves people of all ages with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments in the Toronto region and Northwestern Ontario. As a trusted leader in the developmental services sector, we provide integrated services and inclusive support in a safe and welcoming environment. Surrey Place helps people learn new skills, gain self-confidence and reach their full potential. Today, we serve over 10,000 clients, families and caregivers, professionals and organizations annually from five satellite locations in Toronto.


Every one of our clients benefits from our programs, services, community initiatives and our dedication to client-first, family-centred care. Our commitment to service excellence is a direct reflection of Surrey Place as an organization and as a team. Surrey Place staff become advocates for people with developmental disabilities and champions of inclusion, diversity and accessibility. When you work at Surrey Place, you are contributing to the shared vision of a better tomorrow for all.


Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President, Information Technology (VP, IT) will spearhead IT strategy and provide the leadership and oversight for advancing all aspects of Surrey Place’s information technology, enterprise architecture, applications, strategies and long-term strategic roadmap. They will oversee a team of ~16 IT professionals, guiding their skill development and career progression while fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation. As a key part of the executive team the VP, IT will play a pivotal role in supporting the technology needs of a growing and evolving organization that is committed to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorder and their families.


Both strategic and hands on, you are a values-based leader and team player, highly adept at building consensus and communicating IT strategies to senior management and peers with varying levels of IT knowledge. Progressive managerial experience in the day-to-day operation of a centrally managed information technology function combined with experience working in a complex, multi-site, service-oriented business will be highly valued. The ideal candidate will prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, aiming to empower their team and frontline decision-makers.



To fill this position, Surrey Place has partnered with leadership advisory firm Odgers Berndtson. Applications are encouraged immediately and should be submitted online by June 10th.


We would like to thank all applicants but regret that we are only able to personally contact those individuals whose backgrounds best match the requirements for the role.


Surrey Place is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and Surrey Place throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.


Odgers Berndtson is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all the work that we do. As part of our efforts to better understand our ability to reach as broad a pool of candidates as possible for our searches, our DEI team would like to encourage you to take a moment and access our Self-Declaration Form.


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