Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning - Queen's University

  • Boyden
  • Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Apr 27, 2022
Full time Other Executive

Job Description


Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Queen’s University

Location: Kingston

Queen’s University is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.

Queen’s University has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1841. Located in Kingston, Ontario — one of Canada's most vibrant small cities — and guided by a Strategy and commitment to making a global impact, Queen’s consistently ranks among Canada's very best universities.

Queen’s seeks a recognized and collaborative leader to become the Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL). A vital resource faculty and students, the Centre for Teaching and Learning is the academic service unit that promotes and supports quality teaching and builds teaching and educational leadership capacity in direct support of Queen’s students’ learning experiences. The Centre leads evidence-based, innovative, and sustainable strategic enhancement initiatives, and encourages and supports emerging, grassroots investigations of novel approaches to teaching and learning.

Responsible for the Centre’s leadership and administration and reporting to the Vice-Provost Teaching and Learning (VPTL), the Director helps to strengthen partnerships and position of the Centre as a resource for pedagogical leadership, support, and innovation. In doing so, the Director guides the development, implementation, and evaluation of progressive programming, initiatives, and services that promote teaching excellence, pedagogical innovation, academic program development, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Collaboration, creation, and consultation with the academic community is central to the Director’s role. The Director fosters a dynamic and collaborative workplace and culture, inspires and empowers a talented and diverse team of professionals, and promotes and creates inclusive teaching and learning spaces and practices based on principles of equity, diversity, inclusivity, and decolonization/Indigenization.

As the ideal candidate, you are empathetic and compassionate and inspire others to do their best work. You have a doctoral degree with at least seven (7) years of experience in a senior role and have several years of post-secondary teaching experience with expertise in curriculum design/development, use of technology in teaching, and teaching skill consultation. You are a leader who empowers, builds, and support teams. You are a strong change manager and consensus builder who seeks and integrates diverse perspectives to develop robust plans and solutions. Collaborative, diplomatic, and collegial, you thrive in a complex, decentralized environment where your can exercise your well-honed skills in relationship building, communications, influencing, and negotiating. As an administrator, you have sound judgement, strategic foresight, and the managerial instincts to grasp concepts, details, and ideas quickly, and to clearly articulate the big picture and organizational decisions in plain language. Your experience providing innovative and sound leadership within an academic institution that aligns with the institution’s vision and direction will be of great value.


Application Details

If you are interested in this vital and exciting opportunity to lead a community of passionate teaching and learning professionals, we would like to hear from you! For more information, please contact Mike Young at To apply, please visit

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes an applicant’s accessibility needs into account. If you require accommodations during the interview process, please contact Mike Young at Every effort to accommodate candidates will be made in a way that is equitable and respectful of their additional professional, community, and personal responsibilities.

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