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24 Oct 2018

Executive Management Associate Dean, Health Sciences

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Job Description

Do what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.


Douglas College is the largest degree-granting college in British Columbia. With two main campuses and three training centres in the Metro Vancouver area, Douglas is one of the province’s most vibrant leaders in post-secondary education, combining the academic foundations of a university with the employer-ready skills of a college. Douglas’ 2,000 employees instruct and serve over 23,000 students each year, including over 3,000 international students from 80 countries. Currently, Douglas offers 10 applied bachelor’s degree programs, over 20 post-degree programs, over 30 career programs and more than 500 courses that transfer to top universities


Reporting to the Dean, Health Sciences, the Associate Dean provides day-to-day leadership, development and review of credit and non-credit programming in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Associate Dean provides operational direction and leadership in working with faculty, staff and administration; this includes but is not limited to budgeting, evaluation of faculty and select staff, oversight of work assignments and scheduling, management of complaints and grievances and provision of professional development opportunities. The Associate Dean works collaboratively across College stakeholders to foster collaborative relationships, partnerships and opportunities.


The Associate Dean, Health Sciences will have established professional credibility as evidenced by a graduate degree in a relevant area from an accredited post-secondary institution (PhD preferred). The preferred candidate will be a member in good standing of a regulated health profession, preferably within the disciplines offered by Douglas College’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of five years of teaching experience in a similar position and/or three to five years of experience in Health Sciences administration, in a post-secondary institution or other relevant organization. The preferred candidate will have five years of teaching experience in a post secondary institution in a Health Sciences program and the ability to meet the qualified to teach determination in at least one department or program within the College. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Douglas College values diversity and is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination.

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity please contact Carol Robinson or Paul Phillips or forward your resume, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Executive Management. Job Tags: V3M 5Z5. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000.

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