Faculty of Education - Dean of Education

University of Ontario Institute of Technology - Oshawa, ON (il y a 5 mois)

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Faculty of Education

Position Title: Dean of Education

Appointment Type: Full-Time Continuing

Posting Date: January 30, 2020

Application Review Date: immediately, or until the position is filled

Ontario Tech University invites nominations, expressions of interest,
and applications for the position of Dean, Faculty of Education, with
the appointment to be effective July 2020.

With two campuses in Oshawa at the eastern end of the Greater Toronto
Area, Ontario Tech University provides more than 90 undergraduate and
graduate programs that are technology-enriched and responsive to the
needs of students and the evolving workplace. 10,000 undergraduate and
graduate students and 2,200 faculty and staff combine with more than
90 specialized high-tech research laboratories and facilities. Committed
to attracting leading scholars and stimulating their success, the university
works with over 300 industry partners to form a culture of innovation,
creativity, and entrepreneurship. Founded in technology, the sciences,
and professional practice, the university will continue its already substantial
growth with the development of an additional 190 acres in Oshawa to
create an even more innovative mixed-use, vibrant community hub. More
information about the university is available at www.ontariotechu.ca.

Ontario Tech University's Faculty of Education offers cutting-edge
undergraduate, graduate, and graduate diploma programs with a fully
online component designed to develop future educators, leaders, and
specialists in teaching, learning, and technology. Its vibrant community of
faculty, researchers, professionals, and students support evidence-based,
technology-enhanced research and life-long learning within a caring
environment that is highly attuned to the principles of equity, diversity,
and inclusion. The Faculty prides itself on the use of innovative classroom
technology, impactful research, and the education of thoughtful,
well-informed, and socially responsible educational leaders. The Faculty
has 80 full and part-time faculty and staff and over 600 students, 25%
at the graduate level. Additional information can be found at
https://education.ontariotechu.ca/.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic as part of the
University’s leadership team, the Dean of Education provides strategic
direction, academic planning leadership, and administrative oversight
to achieve the highest possible standards in education, research, and
service. Responsible for all academic, administrative, and external
activities of the Faculty, the Dean will work collaboratively and effectively

with administrators, faculty, and staff to develop, implement, and adapt
ideas and visions as the Faculty moves forward in meeting the needs of
students, faculty, staff, and the education community. The Dean will work
collaboratively and engage with a variety of internal and external partners
to further the vision, mission, and goals of the Faculty of Education.

The Dean of the Faculty of Education will be a respected and innovative
educator with academic qualifications and research achievements
relevant to the academic mission of the Faculty, administrative experience,
knowledge of educational policy and the professional environment, and
the skill to build strong relationships with a variety of external stakeholders
including school boards, government, and other Faculties of Education. A
strategic thinker, life-long learner, and excellent communicator who values
diversity, the new Dean will facilitate and enhance the endeavours of the
Faculty and the university through an open and collegial style, dynamic and
creative leadership, outstanding management skills, and a flexible approach
to problem solving. Experience building collaborative teams and working
with a diverse range of internal and external partners will be important
assets in this role.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes
applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging
applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous
peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation,
gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will
be given priority. Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs
and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation
for applicants where appropriate.

The search committee will begin to consider potential candidates
immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should include a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, and the names of three
references (who will not be contacted without consent of the candidate),
and may be forwarded electronically, in confidence, to the university’s

search consultant:
Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.
ontariotech@lavernesmith.com

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