Job Posting

Associate Dean, Donald School of Business, Science and Technology

Permanent Full Time

Institution: Red Deer Polytechnic


Red Deer Polytechnic

Deadline: November 5, 2021

Posted: October 7, 2021

The Donald School of Business, Science and Technology is currently inviting applications for a full-time, permanent Associate Dean position with an approximate start date of December 1, 2021.

The Associate Dean role is an outstanding opportunity to play a key leadership role, contributing to the future growth of the School and Red Deer Polytechnic, and to support the success of our learners. This position will have a portfolio of programs with cross-school responsibilities.

The Donald School of Business, Science and Technology is a growing, learner-centred community that advances the mission of Red Deer Polytechnic to strengthen and enrich the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development of Central Alberta. The Donald School of Business, Science and Technology contributes to the vitality and strength of the economy and businesses of Central Alberta through the development of graduates who work and excel in the region.

In an entrepreneurial and team focused environment, the Associate Dean is responsible for academic leadership within their portfolio and promotes excellence within a learner-centred environment. Leading a comprehensive learner-focused team, the Associate Dean has overall responsibility for the development/redevelopment, delivery and assessment of programs and curriculum to contribute to the School reputation as a hub of innovation and incubation for lifelong learning programming. The Associate Dean is responsible for key decision making in relation to program and course development within the School, and for achieving strategic and financial targets. The Associate Dean utilizes flexibility and creativity to execute the programming goals of the School to meet community needs while meeting the fiscal targets of the School.

The Associate Dean provides support and mentorship as the direct supervisor to faculty, including work plans, professional development and scholarly activity to ensure delivery of a high-quality learning experience for learners. The Associate Dean works with the Dean and other colleagues to establish and implement School and program goals and objectives to enable an institutional culture of lifelong learning and academic excellence in a learning-centred environment.

Red Deer Polytechnic offers a comprehensive benefits package including extended health and dental care through Blue Cross, access to a health spending account, pension plan, generous vacation allotments, credit tuition waivers and opportunities for professional development funding. Additional time off due to College closures between Christmas and New Year general holidays.

*Eligibility to access the above mentioned benefits dependent upon the EXEMPT Terms and conditions of Employment and related RDP policies.

Red Deer Polytechnic’s COVID-19 vaccine program has been implemented as an additional measure during the pandemic to help protect students, employees and visitors who attend our campus for any in-person activities. Please see our COVID-19 Vaccine Program on our website for more information on requirements for employment.

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