Executive Management Director, Camosun Innovates
|Posting:||A18-04||Closing Date:||March 6, 2018|
|Start Date:||April 1, 2018 (negotiable)|
Camosun College is a comprehensive community college located on the traditional territories of the Coast and Strait Salish peoples serving the people of the Greater Victoria Region of British Columbia. Guided by an inspiring strategic plan and administered by a professional community of talented faculty, staff and senior executives, Camosun enrolls 18,000 learners each year, including over 1,100 Indigenous students and 1,100 International students. The College has an operating budget of over $123 million. Across two campuses, Camosun offers more than 160 certificate, diploma, and bachelor’s degree programs in arts, sciences, business, health and human services, trades, technologies, sport education, Indigenous studies and adult upgrading. The College is committed to values of relationship with community, inclusiveness, and respect. As a community, we commit to the process of Indigenization of the college – including both programs and services – and to use this learning to improve the learning experiences for the exceptionally diverse range of student needs and backgrounds present within the Camosun community supporting the commitment to lifelong learning and positive student experiences.
The Director, Camosun Innovates plays a key leadership role in the College’s quest to be a leading applied research (AR) college in Canada. The Director provides leadership for the development and implementation of Camosun College’s applied research and innovation agenda, and key to the college’s commitment to teaching and learning, has primary responsibility to ensure applied research projects align with the teaching and learning requirements of the college’s programs. The Director, Camosun Innovates is a pivotal role for the collaboration work that is necessary to integrate AR into all appropriate college programs.
The Director is a member of several cross-college committees and participates in or leads ad hoc Working Groups focused on short-term strategic projects. The Director works closely with many areas across the College as the key contact for staff requiring information or advice related to Camosun Innovates. The Director leverages College staff and resources where appropriate and must have the ability to act and represent the College in a professional, collegial, collaborative and entrepreneurial manner. The Director is a key contact for the external community.
Camosun College is committed to Indigenization and the CI Director strives to create an environment that engages with Indigenous pedagogy. This brings the opportunity for cross college and community relationship building, efforts to serve community, and the desire to bring applied learning opportunities to the students we serve.
Camosun Innovates is the largest applied research department among BC’s Colleges. Its growth has been impressive, and we are taking on the challenge of focusing this growth on educational opportunities for students to experience Applied Learning opportunities.
A competitive salary, opportunities for professional development and an excellent benefit package are offered.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply; to be considered for employment, applicants must meet the qualifications of the position and be eligible to work in Canada.
Please find full job description and apply online at www.camosun.ca/careers. We would like to thank everyone in advance for applying, as only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Camosun College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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