Faculty/Department: Faculty of Continuing and Professional Studies
Employee Group: Administrative
Campus: Trafalgar (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan Campus)
Reference Number: 17/A/45
Hiring Range: $118,509.00-$125,916.45
Salary Range: $118,509.00-$148,137.00
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Application Details: Temporary position which may continue until October 1, 2018
Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Continuing & Professional Studies, the Associate Dean, Continuing and Professional Studies is accountable for creating a diverse, dynamic and innovative Continuing Education program that meets the life-long learning requirements of part-time students, business, industry, public agencies and the community at large. The Associate Dean has direct accountability for enrolment and resource (i.e. faculty and space) planning in this portfolio and is responsible for driving marketing, growth and expansion of programs. He/she manages the department as a profit centre, and is also accountable for providing academic leadership, management, and administration to the part time faculty, co-ordinators, technicians and support staff in the department. He/she is responsible for monitoring emerging trends and the effective planning, development, marketing, delivery and evaluation of part-time credit, and professional association’s programs, courses, workshops and seminars.
The successful candidate must possess an advanced degree (Master’s required) in Business, Education or related discipline with a minimum of seven years of experience working in a post-secondary or related environment, including significant progressive leadership. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the post-secondary corporate training market and adult education. The incumbent will have a sound understanding of the challenges involved in the provision of relevant post-secondary education. Experience in financial budgeting, management, analysis and reporting with a customer service orientation is essential. Knowledge of, and experience in curriculum development, teaching adults, marketing and community development, alternative modes of learning, business administration and management, and computers and new communication technologies are preferred. Excellent leadership, relationship building, team-building, communications, interpersonal, organizational, project and change management skills as well as the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities is required. He/she will be self-directed, forward thinking and have a broad understanding of cultural diversity and needs of special populations. The incumbent will have experience working with a diverse group of stakeholders and have effective verbal and written communication skills, including professional presentation skills.
Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.
Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.