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Principal, Whitby Campus and Dean, Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship and Renewable Technology

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Durham College

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Oshawa, Ontario

Job Description

At Durham College (DC), the student experience comes first. Our students know it and so do our employees, which is why we are one of the fastest growing colleges in the province and annually ranked as one of the Greater Toronto Area’s Top 100 employers. With campuses in Oshawa and Whitby and an innovative partnership with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, this is one of the most dynamic teaching and learning environments in the country. The Whitby campus is home to the School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship and Renewable Technology (START), Corporate Training Services (CTS), and the Centre for Food (CFF) and currently offers more than 270,000 square feet of shop, class and student services space on 29 acres of land. There are 9 apprenticeship programs offered at the Whitby campus including 7 that are Red Seal, as well as numerous trade-related certificate and diploma programs. The CFF, which opened its doors in 2013, features a green-certified teaching restaurant and lounge and trains students in culinary, hospitality, event management, food science, and agricultural and horticultural programs. Durham is currently seeking a Principal, Whitby Campus and Dean, Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship and Renewable Technology to join their senior leadership team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the further growth of these cutting-edge programs and services.

Reporting to the Vice President, Academic the Principal/Dean is responsible for managing the staff and operations of the School of START, CTS and the CFF and contributing both academic and administrative leadership, support and direction to Whitby campus staff and faculty. The Principal/Dean is also responsible for planning, developing and overseeing the delivery of campus full-time post-secondary and apprenticeship programs. This involves an ongoing process of review and evaluation, with the aim of ensuring campus programs and services are relevant to the needs of students and other constituent groups and aligned with both the college’s strategic direction and Ministry regulations. The position also involves accountability for all college-wide functions and services required or offered at the Whitby campus.

As the ideal candidate, you bring a blend of administrative and academic experience alongside an entrepreneurial mindset and a deep understanding of — and enthusiasm for — the technical and skilled trades. With a passion for fostering a student-focused environment, you possess excellent communication skills and are known for your approachable and engaging manner. Your collaborative leadership style and significant strengths in problem-solving and team-building would allow you to work effectively in a unionized environment. A track record of building productive relationships with diverse stakeholders would enable you to maintain and develop the institutional, community-focused, and industry-related partnerships essential to the college’s well-being and growth and serve as an impassioned advocate for the Whitby campus. Willing to take a hands-on approach when necessary, you are able to work in a rapidly changing environment and have significant experience working with budgets. The ideal candidate also possesses a Masters degree in a relevant discipline and has several years of experience in a college setting.

To learn more about this full-time continuing position, with a competitive salary and benefits package, please contact Lois Dyer Mann or Laura Godsoe at 1.866.822.6022. To apply for this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae at http://www.kbrs.ca/Careers/10732. This position will remain open until filled.

Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Institutional Address: 2000 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON, Canada, L1H 7K4

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Full-Time

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Academic Dean

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Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship and Renewable Technology

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Laura Godsoe

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1.866.822.6022

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http://www.kbrs.ca/Careers/10732

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Approval Date

3/24/2015 12:00 AM
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