Associate Dean

Website Humber College

Job Description:

Reporting to the Dean, Indigenous Education and Engagement, while also working closely with Program Planning, Development and Review, and the Centre for Teaching and Learning, the Associate Dean is informed by the college’s mission, vision, principles, and strategic plans, CiCan’s Indigenous Education Protocol (2014), the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action (2015), Humber’s Strategic Plan (2018-2023) and Humber’s Indigneous Education Plan (2021-2023). An educator, advocate and mentor, the Associate Dean is consultative and collaborative, facilitating awareness within an environment of teamwork to create consistent, open channels of communication in support of educational initiatives that expand and enhance Indigenous programming, methodology, research, practice, and delivery.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience building collaborative relationships between Indigenous communities and institutions.
  • Knowledge of the Truth & Reconciliation recommendations as well as relevant Federal and Provincial reports, programs and grant opportunities that impact the post-secondary sector.
  • Possess courage to support innovative thinking, view tactical problems or initiatives from a broad perspective, and operationalize a strategic plan.
  • Project management experience with demonstrated analytical and organizational skills to be able to manage multiple projects in and effective and timely manner.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills with an ability to facilitate consciousness-raising within an environment of teamwork to inspire, motivate, support and empower others through authentic listening, engagement and humility.
  • Excellent leadership, team building, interpersonal, organizational, and management skills including demonstrated ability to work collegially in a unionized environment.
  • Teaching experience, including experience with curriculum review, development and design considered an asset. Along with in-depth knowledge of the post-secondary environment, the ideal candidate will bring outstanding communication skills, strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills in order to build and cultivate relationships with a variety of stakeholders and manage difficult situations with diplomacy and tact.
  • Possess a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Indigenous Studies, Education, or an aligned field with a minimum of five years of experience in a post-secondary educational environment in support of Indigenous education, student success and/or community engagement (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience) is required.
  • The successful candidate will be an Indigenous Scholar with lived experience and expertise in Indigenous knowledges, epistemologies, methodologies, histories, traditions, and/or languages.
  • Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously, as well as demonstrated creative problem-solving skills.

Job Details:

Company: Humber College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Brampton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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