Dean, Faculty of Management
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB
The University of Lethbridge is recognized as a pacesetter in the field of management education and research. You will join the Faculty of Management, a community that thrives on openness to diversity, commitment to student success and quality academic programs. T
his is an exciting and dynamic opportunity as the Faculty of Management is in the latter stages of achieving AACSB accreditation and is ready for the next evolutionary step as a Faculty.
With 79 Faculty members and staff supporting over 1,850 students, the Faculty offers courses on its Lethbridge and Calgary campuses.
The University of Lethbridge prides itself on student engagement, its innovative spirit, and its collaborative working relationships with community partners as well as the quality of its research.
As Dean, you will report to the Provost and bring your energy and academic ambition to the University.
Under your leadership, the Faculty will continue to foster innovation in its courses, its practices and its community involvement. You will build on your record of success in developing and leading teams around a compelling vision, and display the energy, fortitude and drive to see the vision through to strategy and execution.
As the Faculty’s chief relationship developer and leader in the community, you will reach out to academic colleagues, industry leaders, governments, 10,000+ alumni, donors and Alberta communities including Indigenous Peoples, and specifically look to strengthen ties to the Blackfoot community.
As an academic leader you will foster a culture of respect, integrity, and self-awareness in interpersonal relationships, while demonstrating personal resiliency and wellness.
You will bring a sound business background with proven skills in strategic planning, prioritization, resource planning, financial management as well as human resources and labour management.
As Dean, you will passionately advocate for the Faculty while balancing the various multifaceted demands of the role, showcasing your ability to push to get things done while ensuring a positive and collegial academic environment.
You will excel at finding solutions through collaboration and respect for transparent communication.
You will move the Faculty of Management forward in its growth aligning to its current Strategic Plan. In addition to your post-graduate degree(s), you will bring strategic insight to the University’s planning, fundraising and academic development.
Qualifications and accountabilities: experience sufficient to lead a Faculty with over 79 Faculty members and staff; including over 1,850 students.
Responsibilities include reporting to the Provost, playing an integral role in the achievement of the strategic direction and academic priorities of the Faculty of Management. The Dean acts with full authority on behalf of the Faculty of Management for all internal and external matters affecting the Faculty. She/he is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the academic community of Area Chairs and academic staff, as well as professional and administrative staff in the Faculty and reporting units.
All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity.
All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.
Please indicate your interest in Project 171006 at www.caldwellpartners.com/apply.php or email Rochelle Miller: firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Lethbridge Address: 4401 University Dr W, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4. This full-time position requires relevant education such as a PhD (or equivalent) and proven leadership of an academic Faculty.
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