Job Posting

Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Administrators - Post-Secondary Education and Vocational Training (0312)
NOC Job Title: Dean - University Or College
Expires in 14 days
Expires: 2020-12-18
Last Updated: 2020-09-22

Job Number: 637387

Job Location(s)

New Westminster, British Columbia

Job Description

This job is posted by an employment agency or third party on behalf of the employer.

Employer Name: Douglas College
Industry Title: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (6113)

DO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through its classrooms, offices and boardrooms. It inspires students and drives Douglas College to be one of BC’s Top Employers and Forbes Canada’s Best Employers for 2020.

Located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Peoples of the QayQayt and Kwikwetlem First Nations, Douglas College is the largest degree-granting college in British Columbia. With two main campuses and three training centres in the Metro Vancouver area, Douglas College is one of the province’s most vibrant leaders in post-secondary education, combining the academic foundations of a university with the employer-ready skills of a college. Douglas College’s 2,000 employees instruct and serve more than 25,000 students each year, including 3,000 international students from 80 countries.

The Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration is a leader in applied business education and training, and committed to interdisciplinary, experiential, and research activities. The next Dean will play a critical role in the strategic direction of the Faculty as it explores new opportunities to adapt and evolve programming to best meet student and industry needs.

Reporting to the Vice President, Academic and Provost, the Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration provides academic and strategic leadership to the Faculty and is responsible for planning, developing, promoting and evaluating the effectiveness of the Faculty’s academic and continuing professional education programs. As a senior member of the Academic Division, the Dean works closely with the Vice President, Academic and Provost to further the initiatives in the College’s Strategic Plan and with the Faculty to develop and implement initiatives in accordance with the Faculty’s operational plans. The Dean plays an instrumental role in fostering a supportive environment for both faculty and staff to maintain the highest quality of service for students, encourage superior standards of course instruction and promote excellence in academic scholarship.

This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative and collaborative leader with a demonstrated understanding of applied business education. The preferred candidate will have a graduate degree (within a relevant field or discipline) with at least five years of leadership experience in post-secondary administration, including strategic planning, administrative operations, and team leadership. In addition, the preferred candidate will have a track record of teaching with knowledge of program development. The role requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. An equivalent and/or related combination of education and experience will be considered.

Douglas College is committed to be a workplace that is free of discrimination, values and champions diversity, and is representative of the communities we serve at all job levels.

Should you be interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity with Douglas College, please contact 604-998-4032. Forward your resumé and letter of introduction, in confidence, to We will respond to all who express interest.

How to Apply

Expiring: Dec 18, 2020

Contact: Carol Robinson
Phone: 6049984032