Ruth McGillivray

Interim President/Chief Operations Officer

Education

  • M.A., Learning and Technology, Royal Roads University, 2011
  • Certified Q-Test Administrator, a non-language-based, culture-fair assessment of general cognitive ability and trainability, 2015
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma, Vancouver Community College, 1997
  • Data communications, project management and leadership, Motorola, 1990-1997
  • Training, Marketing & Management, BCIT, 1991-1993
  • Theology & Liberal Arts, Ontario Bible College, 1980-82

Publications

  • Competency-Based Theological Education: Origins of the Immerse MDiv at Northwest Baptist Seminary, 2020
  • C-BEN Employer Engagement Best Practices Toolkit, 2019
  • Northwest Seminary Quality Framework for Competency-Based Theological Education Programs, 2019
  • Reflections on Implementing a Competency-Based Theological Education MDiv Program, 2018

Professional

  • Northwest College and Seminary, 2017-present
    • Chief Operations Officer, 2020-present
    • Chief Innovations Officer, 2019-2020
    • Director of Competency-Based Education, 2017-2019
  • Consultant, Design of learning and assessment solutions, 2015-2020
  • Industry Training Authority, Province of BC, 2010-2015
    • Director, Standards and Assessment, 2013-2015
    • Manager, Quality Assurance, 2010-2013
  • Consultant, Instructional Design, Technical Writing, Project Management, 2000-2010
  • Customer Training Manager, Training Project Manager, Motorola Canada Limited, Wireless Data Group, 1989 – 1998

Interests

  • Competency based education; designing innovative, sustainable solutions to meet strategic learning and assessment needs
  • Music – singing, writing, performing