Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Position Title:             Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Reports To:                 CCA Board of Directors  


As a visionary organization, the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA) is the leading advocate for the muscular, skeletal, and nervous system health of all Canadians.

  • We promote high-quality research, excellence, integrity, and innovation in chiropractic care that upholds public trust.
  • We provide an exceptional member experience and create an engaged work environment for our employees and volunteers.
  • We support strong professional chiropractic association relationships and lead on issues of national impact.
  • We foster strong relationships with our Canadian and international healthcare and educational partners.

Position Overview

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)’s primary responsibility is to provide leadership to the Association. While the Board is responsible for supervising the management of the business, the CEO is responsible for the executive leadership and for facilitating the highly effective performance of CCA. The CEO is an executive of CCA and as such is responsible for the operational management of every aspect of CCA’s business as well as working with the Board to help set the overall strategy for CCA.

This role is located in downtown Toronto, and in-person attendance at the office is a requirement. Occasional travel is also required.

Key Responsibilities

The CEO shall have active general management of the business of CCA (Association). Duties shall include, but are not limited to:

  1. Strategic leadership, which includes developing with the Board, the mission, vision, values, and objectives of the organization;
  2. Leading and managing the Association within parameters established by the Board and relevant Committees;
  3. Reviewing and reporting regularly to the Board concerning the Association’s progress toward its strategic plan;
  4. Implementing the capital and operating plans that support the strategic plan;
  5. Preparing and, upon Board approval, implementing annual budgets in support of the strategic plan;
  6. Ensuring that appropriate resources are in place to support the strategic and operational plans;
  7. Preparing and implementing a strategic human resources plan which includes staff training, development, and rejuvenation plan;
  8. Reviewing and reporting regularly to the Board on the overall progress and results against operating and financial objectives and initiating courses of action for improvement;
  9. Identifying the principal risks of the Association’s business and implementing  appropriate systems to manage these risks.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • experience as a CEO of a national organization
  • executive experience in a not-for-profit association, in particular the healthcare industry
  • obtained a graduate degree and/or Master’s degree (MBA preferred)
  • a background as a healthcare professional (preferred)
  • extensive knowledge in board relations and governance
  • demonstrated solid strategic planning and operational effectiveness
  • strong communication skills with ability to proactively solve problems and anticipate future trends
  • excellent relationship management with the capability to engage and build meaningful partnerships

How to Apply

Please attach a cover letter along with your CV/resume and send to:
Note that only those moving into the our selection process will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in working at the CCA.

The CCA is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment where all those participating in the organization are valued for their differences.  We encourage and welcome applications from all qualified individuals, including applicants from all cultures and backgrounds, racialized communities, indigenous communities, diverse sexual and gender identities, various religious backgrounds,  women and those with disabilities. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier-free. We encourage applicants to self-identify if they wish to do so.

The CCA acknowledges the enduring and vibrant presence, culture, history and inherent rights of First Nations people, Métis and Inuit across Canada on whose traditional territories CCA members live and work, as well as where the CCA has its head office in Toronto. // L’ACC reconnaît la culture et l’histoire des membres des Premières nations, des Métis et des Inuits de tout le Canada, ainsi que leur présence durable et dynamique et leurs droits inhérents sur les territoires traditionnels où vivent et travaillent des membres de l’ACC et où est établi son siège social à Toronto