5. The board of directors of an institution is to give written sectoral and public notice of the holding of a competition for the appointment of an assistant president and executive director.
The sectoral notice is sent to the Minister and to the associations of senior administrators and officers in the sector, who must circulate it, at least 30 days prior to the date of the first sitting of the selection committee. The sectoral notice for the competition provides for a registration period of at least 25 days from the date it is sent out.
The public notice is to be published in a newspaper distributed in the region in which the institution is situated and in a newspaper distributed throughout Québec. The notice must be published at least 20 days prior to the date of the first sitting of the selection committee. It must provide for a registration period of at least 15 days from the date it is published.
The 2 notices may be replaced by identical notices published or distributed by electronic means that can reach as many potential candidates as possible at a lower cost.