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5 Dec 2017

Executive Management Dean – Faculty of Arts, Media and Design

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Dean – Faculty of Arts, Media and Design

As one of Ontario’s largest colleges – with campuses in London, Simcoe, St. Thomas and Woodstock – Fanshawe serves more than 40,000 full-time and part-time students with a promise to educate, engage, empower and excite. For over 50 years, Fanshawe has been helping people to unlock their potential and achieve success in a variety of disciplines including: applied arts; media and design; business; health care; human services; hospitality and technology.

The Faculty of Arts, Media and Design (FAMD) is a dynamic and growing entity within Fanshawe. Comprised of the Schools of Design; Contemporary Media; Language and Liberal Studies; and the English Language Institute, the Faculty currently serves over 6000 FTE students annually, and offers a diverse range of full- and part-time diploma, graduate certificate and collaborative degree programs including: Fine Arts; Interior and Fashion Design; Fashion Merchandising; Graphic Design; Landscape Design; Geographic Information Systems; Theatre, Film; Corporate Communications; Photography; Journalism; Gaming; Radio and Television Broadcasting; Public Relations; Interactive Media; Multimedia; Music Production; General Education; and Language and Liberal Studies – and much more! The Faculty is home to award-winning, creative and enthusiastic faculty and staff – and offers a number of leading-edge, “signature” programs – on its main and downtown campuses in London, Ontario.

Fanshawe is seeking an experienced academic leader as the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design. Reporting to the SVP Academic, the Dean will provide effective academic and administrative leadership to the Chairs, faculty, staff and students in each of the academic schools in order to deliver exceptional, innovative learning experiences, instill a global outlook to meet student and employer needs, and achieve the College’s strategic goals into the next decade. Working collaboratively with other academic and service leaders across the College, the Dean will model an interdisciplinary approach to student success, and will play an important role as part of a team of leaders College-wide in bringing Fanshawe’s exciting new “Innovation Village” from concept to reality!

The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, along with several years of progressive academic leadership and management experience from within a complex and dynamic post-secondary environment. Strategic, creative and collaborative, the ideal candidate will be committed to working with other academic and service leaders across the institution to support interdisciplinary excellence and enhance a culture of enquiry. Effective relationship- and partnership-building experience as well as demonstrated commitment to alternative learning strategies, student success and academic excellence is considered important. Exceptional communication, human relations, conflict resolution, team building and change management skills are required.

Unlock YOUR potential! To confidentially explore this role, please submit your application to quoting Project #FCDFAMD1117. Requests for a copy of the detailed candidate profile, or confidential recommendations of suitable candidates may also be submitted to the email address above. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Job Categories: Full-time. Job Types: Executive Management.

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