Working collaboratively with the Dean, faculty and staff, the Chair develops and implements goals and objectives in alignment with the College’s Strategic and Academic Plan and is responsible for the providing academic leadership and management of the School’s day-to-day operations. The Chair provides leadership in academic processes, including new program development, program review, quality assurance, and external accreditation processes ensuring a focus on the needs of students and employers in the labour market. They also contribute to the development of the School budget and multi-year capital plan. The Chair is responsible for the organization and facilitation of Program Advisory Committee meetings and the implementation of outcomes. The Chair recruits, supervises, and develops full-time and contract faculty and provides leadership and direction for workload assignments of the School. Through exemplary leadership, engagement, mentoring, support and communication, the Chair models the values of responsiveness, innovation, collaboration, inclusiveness and accountability that are inherent in the Strategic plan. The Chair participates on various cross-College committees, in collaboration with the Dean, seeks out, and fosters partnerships with industry, the community and other educational institutions.
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What We Are Looking For:
Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline. A graduate level degree is preferred.
9 years' progressive, academic leadership experience combined with professional experience in the field or discipline.
Relevant post-secondary teaching experience.
Supervision of professional staff within a unionized setting
Experience with design, development and delivery
Ability to be nimble and problem solve operational challenges
Open-minded, responsive and approachable with proven academic leadership abilities
Strategic and innovative thinker with ability to connect the big picture to operations
Superior communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills including mediation, facilitation, and negotiation skills
Excellent organizational, planning, budget and analytical abilities
Demonstrated ability to cultivate and foster a collegial, collaborative work environment and empower direct reports
Deep commitment to equity and diversity with demonstration of promoting a respectful and inclusive workplace environment
Ability to promote a positive work environment through honesty, integrity and ethical behaviour consistent with Fleming’s core values
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.
We believe in and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities and commit to ensuring accommodations available throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform our Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. To obtain a copy of this document in another format please e-mail HR@flemingcollege.ca.
Please Note - Admin
In addition to the salary range listed above, you will be eligible for performance-based incentives, in accordance with the College’s administrative compensation program and practices.