Founded in 1967, and dedicated to exceptional applied learning and graduate success, Sheridan College is one of Canada’s premier polytechnic institutes. A leader in providing skills-based educational programming that combines theory with experiential learning, Sheridan prepares students for careers in visual and performing arts, business, community services and technical fields. The college serves close to 18,000 full-time students at its campuses in Oakville, Brampton and Mississauga.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice President Academic, the Dean, Faculty of Applied Science & Technology provides leadership at both strategic and operational levels, balancing and aligning the vision, objectives and planning of the College with those of the Faculty. The Dean is responsible for advancing excellence in teaching and learning, and for development, delivery and ongoing quality review of innovative programs and initiatives. The Dean collaborates with other campus leaders and deans to ensure Sheridan’s continuous improvement and evolution of a range of programs and services that meet the needs of students, effectively managing resources to support them. The Dean develops and maintains partnerships with external constituencies to continue to represent the interests and build the profile of Sheridan, the Faculty and its programs.
The ideal candidate for this position is a seasoned and strategic academic leader with a particular strength in building collaborative partnerships and professional networks. The ideal candidate has significant experience managing a professional/technical discipline in a similar environment. Experience in resource stewardship: fiscal, physical and human resources is highly desirable, as is knowledge of Ontario’s post-secondary education environment. The ideal candidate has outstanding communications skills and a track record of successful management in a large, complex organization. Well-defined relationship building skills and the ability to work effectively in a highly collegial environment are essential.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Aboriginal People, and persons with disabilities.
Consideration of candidates will begin in July of 2013. Inquiries and/or applications should be directed, in confidence, to Sarah Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org