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17 Sep 2018

Management Associate Dean, School of Trades & Technologies

College of New CaledoniaPrince George, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description






Through consultation with the Dean of The School of Trades and Technologies, the Associate Dean is primarily responsible for the effective management of the programs assigned within the School’s responsibilities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing, staffing, and managing resources for the School. The Associate Dean provides a perspective and analysis of academic and educational requirements to Deans and the College’s senior Executive Team. While maintaining currency in the needs of the community employers and labour market trends, the Associate Dean provides contextual educational planning within the college and provincial mandates, priorities and directions.


The Associate Dean provides educational leadership in a proactive and consultative manner and recognizes the professional nature of the instructional role of faculty. An Associate Dean promotes and encourages learning centred work, and the development of scholarship in learning and teaching within an inclusive environment. The Associate Dean represents College of New Caledonia (CNC) on internal and external community committees, and in coordination with the Dean and Regional Principals at regional, provincial and national committees.


The College of New Caledonia is located in scenic central British Columbia, at the hub of BC’s economic growth with campuses in Vanderhoof, Mackenzie, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Quesnel and Prince George. Information on the College can be found at:


Prince George is a mid-sized city of about 74,000 people located in central British Columbia on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh. Surrounded by tree-covered hills and a short drive in all directions to the beautiful BC outdoors, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a small town. As the largest city in the surrounding region, Prince George is a family-friendly city

of opportunities where you can move up in your career, achieve your educational and home-ownership goals, while still affording an exceptional lifestyle. Additional information on life in Prince George can be found at: and




As an educational administrator, an Associate Dean must be a dynamic educator and have management philosophies, educational qualifications, and instructional experiences that inspire confidence and motivate others. An Associate Dean must recognize that the needs of the learners are paramount and must be sensitive to the needs of the School’s faculty and staff.


The Associate Dean is part of a team that is actively engaged in contributing to, and accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College while supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities. The Associate Dean will promote a positive work atmosphere and a professional environment that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues.

The incumbent:

  • A Trades or Technology certification plus a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Relevant practical Trades or Technology experience
  • A minimum of three years relevant teaching experience in a post-secondary setting, with a minimum of 2 years proven administrative experience; however a combination of teaching and administrative/professional experience will be considered
  • Must have a strong understanding of the role, history and mandate of the B.C. community college post-secondary system as well as a comprehensive understanding of the philosophy of adult learning models.
  • Knowledge of the B.C. public post-secondary system, Ministry of Jobs, Tourism & Skills Training and Ministry of Advanced Education as well as the secondary system through the Department of Education will be preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with, and an understanding of, aboriginal education in a community college context
  • Requires excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and analytical skills with a demonstrated strong desire to collaborate and cooperate with others for both immediate and strategic outcomes.
  • Requires evidence-based decision-making and excellent judgement when balancing competing demands.
  • A proven ability to articulate and implement leadership and management philosophies is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and implementing long-range strategies based on learner needs, institutional priorities and labour market and government developments is an asset.


Hiring criteria shall include professional qualifications, professional experience, administrative experience, community awareness and personal attributes such as teamwork, relationship building, communication skills and leadership.


You will promote a positive work atmosphere and communicate in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues.


You will be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities.


SALARY: $ 76, 839 – $102,452 per year.



START DATE: November 1, 2018

SCREENING: Screening of applications will begin on October 8, 2018. Applications received up until this date will be reviewed, applications received after this date may be considered.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: For further details on this position, or to apply, visit this opportunity at You will receive a reply email to acknowledge receipt of your application.


For information on other employment opportunities with the College, please check our website at:

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CNC embraces the principles of employment equity.

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Management. Salary: 80,000 - 100,000.

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