Associate Dean, School of Technology

Bow Valley College

February 4, 2021
Calgary, Canada
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Bow Valley College is Alberta’s largest comprehensive community college, serving Calgary at its downtown campus, and communities throughout Southern Alberta at its regional campuses. More than 17,500 full- and part-time students take part in year-round diploma and certificate programs, micro-credentials, as well as adult upgrading and English language learning

Reporting to the Dean, Business and Technology, the role of the Associate Dean is to provide academic leadership to the School of Technology and programs to promote excellence in teaching and learning and to foster a culture of scholarly activity. The Associate Dean provides support and mentorship as the direct supervisor to faculty and staff, and supports faculty and staff in their professional development and scholarly activity to ensure delivery of a consistently high quality learning experience.

Together with the Dean, the Associate Dean provides leadership and direction with partnerships and collaborative initiatives that involve the community, professional associations, agencies, and other post-secondary institutions.

The ideal candidate brings demonstrated strong leadership capabilities, with the ability to gain the confidence and respect of external stakeholders, College leaders, faculty and staff members. You will have the ability to influence the organization at various levels and build consensus towards achieving the vision and goals of the College. You will have a relevant Master’s degree, combined with a commitment to instructional and service excellence and creating a learner-focused environment that fosters excellent adult learning opportunities, exploring innovative approaches and access to learning.

Personally, the ideal individual is approachable and open, collaborative, credible, entrepreneurial, politically astute, high energy, resilient, courageous, adaptable, comfortable in an environment of uncertainty and ambiguity, creative, curious, a team player and team builder, strategic, and visionary.

To apply for this position, please submit your application and related materials to and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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