Loyalist College is located on the territory of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, and the Haudenosaunee people. Loyalist College acknowledges the shared obligation to respect, honour, and sustain these lands and the natural resources contained within.
Loyalist is Ontario’s Destination College, empowering students, faculty, staff, and partners through experiential, industry focused, cluster-based education, training, and applied research programs. Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, the College is perfectly positioned between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements, and superior student services. Its Belleville, Bancroft, and Toronto campuses and Port Hope satellite location support programs and services for more than 6,000 full-time and 8,000 part-time students each year.
Loyalist is currently seeking to fill the position of Dean, Applied Science, Skills and Technology. The School of Applied Science, Skills and Technology (ASST) resides in the Bay of Quinte Skills Centre - a technology and trades training centre of choice for Southeastern Ontario. As a society, we need skilled workers, particularly in important labour markets such as architecture and building sciences, automotive, electrical, welding, and manufacturing. In the Bay of Quinte Skills Centre, students train on the latest equipment to prepare for in-demand jobs in these fields.
Reporting to the Senior Vice-President Academic, the Dean, ASST is accountable for contributing to the academic well-being and growth of the School and for providing academic and administrative leadership, supervision, support, and direction to all faculty and staff in the school. The Dean is accountable for the planning, development, maintenance, and ongoing quality review of the technology, skills and applied science full-time and part-time post-secondary programming offered within the School, ensuring that curriculum meets or exceeds external accreditation and relevant licensing requirements, and responding to the needs of students, industry, and the community while aligning with the College’s strategic objectives. The Dean is accountable for the fiscal management of the School including development of budgets and capital projects.
As the ideal candidate, you are a visionary and strategic leader, experienced in the leadership of individuals from diverse industries and disciplines within applied science, skilled trades, and technology. In combination with a graduate degree in Engineering, Technology, Applied Science, Business Administration, or a related discipline, you have a blend of industry and academic leadership experience, an appreciation for the technical and skilled trades, and a strong belief in the value and importance of the College sector. Your positive outlook, engaging manner, and collaborative style allow you to lead effectively and support a collegial, accountable environment. You also have a track record of building productive relationships with diverse stakeholders, enabling you to maintain and develop the institutional, community-focused, and industry-related partnerships essential to the School’s success. Willing to take a hands-on approach, you are able to lead the School in a rapidly changing environment as it builds on its many strengths.
Loyalist is deeply committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive college community. We encourage applications from marginalized and equity-seeking groups. Loyalist College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.
To apply or for further information, please contact Michelle Richard and Renée Young at [email protected] and state the title of the position in the subject line of your e-mail.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted and priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.