Vice President, Academic
University Canada West
University Canada West (UCW) is a member of Global University Systems (GUS), an international network of higher-education institutions, brought together by a shared passion for accessible, industry-relevant qualifications and graduate success.
GUS institutions deliver a wide variety of programs, including bachelor’s, master’s, medical and law degree programs, vocational and professional training, and language programs face-to-face at one of its global campuses or through its online platform. When someone chooses to study at a GUS institution — whether on campus in Europe or North America, or even in their own home — they are joining a network of 85,000 students from 175 countries worldwide. GUS institutions are based in some of the world’s largest cities, with campuses in London, Birmingham and Manchester in the UK, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver in Canada, and across the globe in Singapore, Germany, Israel, India and the Caribbean.
Based in Vancouver, the Vice President, Academic will report to the President & Vice Chancellor, will be an integral member of University Canada West’s Senior Leadership Team. The Vice President, Academic is responsible for the development and administration of academic policies, programs and personnel in accordance with a progressive academic vision and annual plan in a private, for-profit context. The Vice President, Academic is a builder, an innovator, and a persistent leader of growth and change.
The successful candidate brings senior leadership and administrative experience gained as a Vice-President, Dean, or Associate Vice-President in a post-secondary institution. They possess a mix of experience that includes oversight for areas such as academic planning, budget management, human resource leadership, and/or student services. They will have extensive in-class and on-line education experience with domestic and international students, and an understanding of public and ideally private post-secondary legislation, structures and reporting in British Columbia and knowledge of related operations (e.g., BC Council on Admission and Transfer).
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