Dean - School of Business

$110,944 - $141,602 yearly
  • Assiniboine Community College
  • 1430 Victoria Ave E, Brandon, MB, Canada
  • Feb 13, 2023
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy BUS: Marketing Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems Deans & Directors

Job Description


It’s an exciting time for Assiniboine Community College and for our School of Business. We’re growing—not only with respect to student enrolment, but also through new programs and new learning spaces across our campuses.

Reporting to the Vice-President, Academic, the Dean is a senior leader at Assiniboine, responsible for shaping and ushering in the next chapter of business education and industry partnership at our college. They are a public face for the School of Business, and network frequently with industry, employers, government and community members.

We are looking for someone with a track record of success, who is highly motivated in environments where they lead teams to evolve. As the Dean, you will be responsible for developing and advancing the school’s academic plans, including the applied research strategy. In action, this requires encouraging and sustaining a culture in the School of Business that is entrepreneurial, accountable to results, quality-focused, and addresses the educational needs of learners in both on- and off campus environments.

You have progressive leadership experience throughout your career to date, including experience in change management, program development, strategic planning, and policy frameworks. You have relevant academic and/or industry experience as it relates to this role.

This position is based on campus in Brandon, and requires travel throughout the province as needed.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree (preferred)
  • Extensive knowledge of Canadian post-secondary college trends, developments and directions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both within the college, and with contractors, consultants, customers, the public and other personnel associated with private and public agencies.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, presentation, influencing and negotiation skills including the ability to develop and promote close and effective internal and external work relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrated high-level analytical skills together with the capacity to evaluate situations, make decisions and consult with others to inform, facilitate and expedite decision-making.
  • Instructional and/or administrative experience in the field of Continuing Studies, preferably in a college setting. Proven track record of curriculum development.
  • Experience in strategic planning and in the development and implementation of operational plans.
  • Considerable knowledge of and experience with budgetary processes, including the development and administration of budgets.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with the administration of collective agreements.
  • Superior ability to develop, interpret, and apply College, government, agency, and departmental policies, procedures and guidelines, and collective agreements.
  • Ability to think and lead creatively and strategically.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, motivate and empower a team.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

Application Details

This competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank you for your interest. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are interested in this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to:

 Assiniboine Community College

c/o Human Resources

1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2A9

Assiniboine Community College is committed to ensuring that its policies, practices, and systems are free of barriers, emphasize the value of diversity, and promote full participation to ensure dignity, respect, and equal access for all employees. Requests for accommodations can be made at any point during the recruitment process by contacting 204.725.8729 or

 Assiniboine’s campuses are located on the traditional territories of Treaty No. 1 and Treaty No. 2, and the shared traditional lands of Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, Dene and Anishinabek/Ojibwe peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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