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20 Mar 2018

Executive Management Associate Deans – various centres

Lethbridge CollegeLethbridge, Alberta, Canada

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Job Description

Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean (AD) is to provide academic leadership to Schools and programs within their Centre to promote excellence in teaching and learning and to foster a culture of scholarly activity. The AD has responsibility for the development, redevelopment, delivery, and assessment of programs and curriculum to meet an exceptional standard of excellence. The AD provides support and mentorship as the direct supervisor to faculty and staff. The AD supports faculty and staff in their professional development and scholarly activity to ensure delivery of a consistently high quality learning experience.

The Associate Dean works with the Dean and other academic colleagues to establish and implement Centre, School, and program goals and objectives to enable an institutional culture of excellence in teaching and learning as well as scholarly activity.

This position is responsible for:

  • Development and maintenance of curriculum in the Faculty.
  • Development and monitoring of tactical and operational plans for designated areas of responsibility.
  • Management of the Faculty, including human resources.
  • Management of the operating structures, policies, procedures and communications for the Faculty.
  • Innovative solutions to complex problems while ensuring compliance to college policies and procedures.
  • Supporting program development and implementation.
  • Supporting student success by working with students and faculty members, as required, to address performance and/or academic issues.
  • Innovative ideas and approaches for new projects and entrepreneurial activities.
  • New program initiatives and proposals.


  • Master’s degree preferred in a relevant discipline they are working in, curriculum/program development or leadership
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience leading and coordinating the work of other faculty and staff, preparing and monitoring budgets, and performing program planning and administrative work in higher education.
  • Proven ability to supervise and provide leadership to faculty and staff within a post-secondary environment and context.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering the principles of learner-centeredness
  • Excellent analytical, research, critique and problem solving skills
  • Proven success with faculty and staff development and application of educational technology
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Deans and other academic and administrative leaders
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in leadership and the management of change initiatives

Salary: Starting at $104,063 to $122,427 per annum; commensurate with education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Posting will remain open until suitable candidate is found, however, initial review will take place March 23.

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Executive Management. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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