Academic Chair, Public Safety

Assiniboine Community College

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May 5, 2020
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
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Academic Chairperson Public Safety

School of Health & Human Services

Full-Time Regular

Competition 59-19/20

Brandon, Manitoba

Salary: $87,964.84 to $112,287.06 annually

Assiniboine Community College strives to create exceptional learning experiences for our students while strengthening Manitoba through applied education and research. Our Board has identified Public Safety as an area of provincial program leadership and growth for the college. We are looking for a experienced leader to be our Academic Chairperson, Public Safety.

Be Passionate.

With a focus on exceptional learning experiences, the Chairperson is responsible for the programs day-to-day operations including: hiring, managing and developing faculty and staff; program development and review; capital planning and budgeting; and ensuring program quality and growth. In addition to the day-to-day operations on campus, the Chairperson will oversee development and delivery of public safety and social service worker programming, on-campus and through contract training and community partnerships, while ensuring industry standards and provincial needs. In addition, the chairperson is responsible for overseeing two speciality training centres to support training for the public safety sector, as well as college security, which includes a police studies mentorship program.

Take Initiative.

The Chairperson – Public Safety is a member of ACCs management team, accountable for providing academic and administrative leadership, supervision, and direction to support staff and all full-time and contract faculty.   Over the last decade, Assiniboine has worked with partners across Manitoba to develop successful permanent and contract programs in the field of Public Safety, including Police Studies, First Nations Safety Officer, Community Safety Officer, Restorative Justice, Enhanced Security and professional in-service training programs.

Deliver Results.

The college is searching for a proven leader with credibility in the sector and experience working with partners and stakeholders who can spearhead the development of the portfolio. The ideal candidate has a background in education and training; experience in at least one of the disciplines listed, (ideally public safety); creativity, innovativeness and a perspective for leadership in the development of faculty and students; as well as, appropriate academic credentials (Master degree preferred). Regular travel within Manitoba will be required.

This competition will remain open until filled.

Assiniboine Community College is committed to ensuring that its policies, practices, and systems are free of barriers, emphasize the value of diversity, and promote full participation to ensure dignity, respect, and equal access for all employees. Requests for accommodations can be made at any point during the recruitment process by contacting 204.725.8729 or

Assiniboine’s campuses are located on the traditional territories of Treaty No. 1 and Treaty No. 2, and the shared traditional lands of Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene and Anishinabek/Ojibwe peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Assiniboine Community College

c/o Human Resources

1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2A9

Fax 204.725.8736 or email

We thank you for your interest. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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