Corpus Christi College in Vancouver has announced a search to fill the position of Academic Dean. The official job search announcement is posted below. All questions should be directed to the college directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: Academic Dean, Corpus Christi College
“The Community of St. Mark’s, which includes St. Mark’s College, Corpus Christi College, and St. Mark’s Parish, is the Catholic centre of the UBC.
St. Mark’s, the affiliated Catholic College of the University, educates undergraduate and graduate students through a theological lens, preparing them to become leaders in Catholic schools, healthcare, and social services. It also provides the academic formation for men preparing to serve as permanent deacons in the Archdiocese of Vancouver.
Corpus Christi College, affiliated with St. Mark’s, provides students with the good undergraduate start that develops the individual student’s potential and enables success today and beyond. Our offeringsare unique, imbued with Catholic values, while complementary to the academic programs at UBC.
Corpus Christi College, is seeking an outstanding and visionary academic leader, teacher and scholar with experience leading faculty and serving students. The successful candidate should be comfortable working with faculty, staff and students who represent a diverse range of cultural and religious backgrounds, to guide the College in its search for excellence through its commitment to the Catholic liberal arts and intellectual traditions.
The Academic Dean is the senior academic officer for Corpus Christi College, and will support the College’s vision of Catholic higher education in the Province on the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia. The Academic Dean provides leadership to the College faculty and staff to support and advance excellence in education. S/he is also the principal representative of the College’scurriculum to external agencies and foundations, alumni/ae, and other constituencies. With the President/Principal and other senior administrators, the Dean will identify and address priorities for the College, including educational initiatives, academic advising, diversity perspectives in learning curricula, and relations with the University of British Columbia and the Ministry of Advanced Education. Duties will include building up the academic curricula of the College, and the structure and support of academic concentrations.
Functional Reporting Relationships:
The Academic Dean reports to the President, Corpus Christi College. Primary working relationships are with the other senior administrators of the Colleges, including the Deans; the Registrar; the Executive Director, Strategy & Planning; the Director, Finance & Operations; the Director, Development & Alumni Relations; the Director of Campus Ministry; and the Manager of Communications.
Expectations and Responsibilities:
The Academic Dean provides leadership, guidance, oversight and executive-level decision making authority relating to all aspects of the academic programs, including but not limited to the following:
A. Academic Status – the successful candidate
will be considered a regular, full-time faculty member of Corpus Christi College;
B. Educational Leadership and Management
C. Management of Human Resources
D. Resource allocation, and the overall financial management of the Faculty
E. External Liaison
As Catholic colleges, Corpus Christi College and St. Mark’s College understand that being an inclusive community means recognizing the dignity of each individual as a unique creation of the divine. The Catholic intellectual tradition in which the Colleges operate welcomes a diversity of voices, opinions and beliefs. We are open to all who seek the truth about God and the world, and encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, culture, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, language, disability or social class to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority in the search.
Applications, including curriculum vitae and a statement of the candidate’s understanding of theimportance of Catholic higher education, should be sent by email to: email@example.com by the Closing Date.
Closing Date: Friday October 26, 2018
Preferred Start Date: July 1, 2019