Dean
Vancouver International College - New Westminster, BC

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Vancouver International College is a well-established private school, duly registered with the BC Ministry of Education. Originally established in Toronto, Ontario, we have recently opened a new branch in New Westminster, BC. We at VIC are committed to offering quality ESL (English as a Second Language), UP (University Preparation) and PGP (Post-Graduate Preparation) courses to students from around the world. Our mission is to grant students a pathway to a university degree in Canada that will open doors to numerous opportunities for future success. VIC provides a solid foundation for advanced studies in the liberal arts and sciences by offering government-accredited UP courses and rigorous ESL training while maintaining high academic standards and giving careful attention to the individual needs of each student. We strive to create a supportive and inspiring environment for students in order to encourage them to pursue academic excellence, and to develop a life-long passion for learning. Our knowledgeable and committed staff work tirelessly to ensure our students become responsible and compassionate world citizens who demonstrate innovation, leadership, commitment and integrity in all their endeavors.

Vancouver International College is currently hiring for the part-time position of Dean at its newly established branch in New Westminster. The position starts as a part-time role (minimum of 4 hours per day, Monday to Friday) with the progression of the role into a full-time position within a 3 month period. The salary for this position is competitive and negotiable, and is based on the previous experience and qualifications of the selected candidate. The Dean is responsible for being an active member and leader of the faculty and staff at Vancouver International College, and providing strategic vision and initiative in planning and managing the Faculty, and directing its significant contribution to the teaching policies and curriculum of the school. The challenge of this complex role will require great vision and innovation, while collaborating with diverse groups of people associated with our college. The new Dean will work to capitalize on the already established success of our Toronto branch, and will aim to achieve a similar prestigious and well-respected name for our new branch in New Westminster within the Lower Mainland and BC.

Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will bring a demonstrated record of success as a leader and administrator in a well-respected post-secondary institution at the level of dean, associate dean or chair, or another public or private sector organization with responsibility for continuing education and lifelong learning.
  • S/he will bring academic credentials appropriate to the leadership of a progressive Faculty. A graduate degree is required. Additionally, either a Ph.D or a BC Ministry of Education teaching certificate.
  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills, a commitment to action and a demonstrated ability to inspire and mobilize others.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Vancouver International College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment.


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