Associate Dean, School of Human Resources

George Brown College

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Associate Dean, School of Human Resources


George Brown College

Job description

Competition Number: REQ 5322TITLE: Associate Dean, School of Human ResourcesDIVISION: Centre for BusinessSALARY: Payband 13, $112,225 – $149,633 per yearLOCATION: 200 King St.E.STATUS: Full Time AdminEFFECTIVE DATE: ImmediatelyCLOSING: Open until filled.Land AcknowledgementGeorge Brown College is located on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation and other Indigenous peoples who have lived here over time. We are grateful to share this land as treaty people who learn, work, and live in the community with each other.Equity StatementGeorge Brown College is committed to creating and sustaining an equitable and inclusive learning and working environment. We encourage and actively seek applications from Indigenous, Black, racialized people, visible minorities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, all genders, and persons with disabilities.GBC VisionTo be a college renowned for its inclusion, excellence, relevance, impact, and leadership.Position Description:Reporting to the Dean, Centre for Business, the Associate Dean provides collaborative academic leadership and management of the School of Human Resources in alignment with the strategic initiatives of the College’s academic plan. The Associate Dean is accountable for providing both academic and administrative leadership, including supervision and direction to faculty, managers, support staff, and students within their portfolio. The School currently runs 10 full-time programs, both on-line and on campus, as well as multiple initiatives and short programs.Key responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the Dean and the leadership team in all divisional leadership activities including the development and implementation of the Centre’s and the School’s strategic plans as part of the college’s academic and operational planning exercises.
  • Maintains a high level of performance through all aspects of people management, supervising approximately 80-100 employees in any given semester. Conducts effective hiring, orienting, and developing faculty, managers, and support staff. Conducts ongoing performance reviews, providing regular feedback, coaching and mentorship.
  • Resolves conflicts and addresses complaints – from employees and from students – and manages complex team dynamics effectively following relevant College policies and procedures and accessing appropriate resources and supports.
  • Initiates, facilitates, and leads the review, development, implementation, and quality assurance of new and existing programs and initiatives in response to changing external and internal factors, including accreditation review and adherence to applicable regulatory bodies and professional associations standards. Ensures a focus on access, equity, and inclusion in delivering high quality, student-focused programming.
  • Ensures that the objectives of the School are attained through effective supervision of the teaching and learning processes. Engages, encourages and directs scholarly and applied research activities.
  • Leads workload and workforce planning for School, determining faculty teaching and complementary function assignments, making strategic human resource decisions and maintaining the best interests and needs of the School/department.
  • Leads partnership development with external academic and community partners, including Program Advisory Committee (PAC). Ensures positive and effective brand awareness of programs, working collaboratively with Marketing and Communications, Registrar’s Office, Community Partnerships Office, Global Partnerships & Education Office, and other areas to ensure positive reputation across the College and the community.
  • Leads the development, monitoring and directing of the School’s operating budget in collaboration with the Manager, Academic Operations, divisional manager of finance and operations and the Dean. Oversees and ensures fiscal accountability for all funding sources accessed to operate the School’s programs and initiatives.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree is required; a Doctorate Degree preferred.
  • The Post-grad degree should be in a discipline relevant to the School of Human Resources programming.
  • Additional certification in teaching, UDL, project management, leadership, etc., is a strong asset.
  • Minimum nine (9) years of experience in the education field, including management/leadership experience, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Experience in fostering excellence in teaching and learning and academic programming.
  • Demonstrated administrative/leadership experience, including developing and managing budgets, administration of policies and procedures and management of human resources.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Demonstrated advocacy for the professions associated with their portfolio and awareness of the professional landscape locally, nationally, and internationally.
  • Ability to expertly and inclusively lead others in ensuring accessibility, reduction of barriers, and application of UDL in courses and programs.
  • Demonstrated expertise in teaching and curriculum development. Leadership experience to advance quality in programming and to improve the student experience and engage faculty in activities to advance scholarship.
  • Experience managing multiple, diverse teams. Advanced leadership skills, including advanced communication, collaboration, team-building, conflict resolution, negotiation, and change management skills. Demonstrated ability to create a positive, inclusive, and community-focused environment.
  • Skills in systems-thinking, strategic planning, and creative problem-solving. Strong ability to set priorities and manage time effectively to meet commitments and achieve goals.
  • Skills in utilizing data to inform decision-making and set strategic priorities to widen access, improve the student experience, and advance on student success and program goals for the School.
  • Digital skills essential, including expertise in virtual management as well as relevant experience with software to support teaching, research and administrative activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to uphold the College’s priorities on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Willingness to work remotely and on campus as well as travel between campuses and for external meetings and events.

Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.Notes:

  • The College requires proof of degrees, credentials, or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews or offer.
  • GBC employees, please use Cornerstone to apply via our internal site using your GBC credentials for consideration.

About Us:prides itself on educating students through real-world learning, in the heart of Toronto. Our faculty and employees make this vision a reality, and we support them by making George Brown a . See why we are consistently ranked as one of .George Brown College offers hybrid work opportunities, a competitive pension plan, generous holiday and vacation time, a tuition assistance program, discounted rates for employees taking Continuing Education courses, and an equitable work environment where everyone matters.George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Candidates who require accommodation in the hiring process may contact confidentially.

Expected salary

$112225 – 149633 per year


Toronto, ON

Job date

Sat, 08 Jun 2024 04:17:36 GMT

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