Dean of Trades, Technology and Apprenticeship

Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology

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Published
April 7, 2021
Location
South Porcupine, Canada
Job Type
Category
Annual Salary
$ 115,279 - $ 153,705/yr
Hours per Week
Closing Date

Description

At Northern College, we’re driven by our commitment to the ongoing success and development of our students, our communities and our staff. A career with Northern College can provide you with meaningful opportunities for your professional growth, and we’re confident that our friendly, collaborative workplace culture will contribute to your personal growth as well.

In addition, to a rewarding career, some of the other benefits offered to eligible full-time employees of Northern College include competitive salaries, a defined-benefit pension plan, a comprehensive benefits package, access to our athletics facilities and a wellness program.

DUTIES:

Reporting to the Vice President of Academic and Student Success the incumbent will provide support and direction to faculty, administration and support staff of Technology, Trades, and Apprenticeship programs, throughout the college. The incumbent is accountable for planning, development, maintenance, delivery and ongoing review of related full and part-time post-secondary and apprenticeship programs, partnerships, projects, and services. The successful incumbent will:

  • Assure academic supervision for the programs in the Technology, Trades, and Apprenticeship department to support the College’s Vision/Mission and Strategic Plan;
  • Assures the needs of college-level students and the communities we serve, are met;
  • Maintain responsibility for all related matters and supervision of all full-time and part-time faculty involved in Technology, Trades, and Apprenticeship program delivery;

A detailed job description for this position is available from the Human Resource Services department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The incumbent will possess the following qualifications:

  • Masters’ Degree or Graduate Degree in the field of Business, Sciences, or Education;
  • Minimum 11 years of management experience is required, or completion of an educational program in leadership/management skills and experience related to proposal writing and formulation of business/operational plans. A combination of leadership and management experience may be considered;
  • Experience working with or knowledge of Indigenous peoples and their culture;
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite or other spreadsheet, word processing and presentation programs;
  • Ability to learn and use College student, financial and human resource information systems;
  • Excellent proposal writing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, organizing and communications skills;
  • Strong leadership skills, visionary capacity and a commitment to positive community development;
  • Effective conflict resolution, mediation, problem solving and consensus building skills;
  • Must have knowledge of, or aptitude for college academic management work;
  • A good understanding of the school’s faculty, programs and initiatives as well as other divisions and departments throughout the College would be an asset; and
  • Experience in teaching would be an asset.

The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit the Northern College website at: www.northernc.on.ca and click on the Careers at Northern link to apply through our online job application system.

Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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