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Associate Dean, Faculty Of Arts

Job ID83-9F-AE-13-35-1E
CompanyKwantlen Polytechnic University
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2024-03-28
Posted Until2024-04-27
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
KPU offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers. KPU strives to implement initiatives that will attract, support, engage, and retain KPU's people and create an environment where all employees see themselves as contributing to student learning.

This position reports to the Dean, Faculty of Arts and is located at our Surrey Campus.
The Associate Dean is an integral member of the Faculty of Arts leadership team, working closely with the Dean and Associate Dean colleagues to provide strategic and day-to-day administrative and educational leadership to 22 diverse departments and disciplines in Arts as well as collaborative partnerships across the university. The Associate Dean will be appointed for a five-year term with potential for renewal for an additional five-year term.
Start Dateasap
Salary$108,048 To $165,673 per year

A Ph.D. or a terminal degree in an Arts or Arts related discipline is preferred. A Master's degree is a minimum requirement.
At least five (5) years of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment, including demonstrated committee work and leadership experience.
Experience working in a teaching-intensive post-secondary institution is an asset.
Experience working in a unionized environment is preferred.

Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction, analyze situations, and develop effective solutions.
Outstanding interpersonal communication skills in a complex environment and a record of effective working relationships.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture of diversity, inclusion, decolonization and indigenization.
Demonstrated ability to build leadership capacity in the Faculty by hiring, mentoring, and coaching faculty.
Demonstrated commitment to academic excellence; ability to advance the quality and content of programs, courses, initiatives and the student learning experience.
Strong organizational skills applicable to operational and logistical tasks,
Knowledge of faculty management processes and a demonstrated ability to set a tone of support and respect.
Engagement in research and scholarship initiatives.
Involvement in external partnerships
Intercampus travel is required, possession of a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle is preferred.
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