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Job title: Chair, Mechanical and Transportation Technology - REPOST
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Department/Campus: School of Advanced Technology
Reports To: Dean, Faculty of Technology and Trades
Salary Range: Payband 13 - $91,146 to $121,527 per annum, based on a 36.25 hour work week. The College also offers a complete range of fringe benefits.
Job Posted On 10-Jan-2014
Job Posted Until: 05-Feb-2014 (noon)
Posting Type: Internal/External

Job Description  
Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Trades, the Academic Chair provides academic leadership, management and administration for the faculty, support staff and students in the academic programs offered in the Mechanical and Transportation Technology Department. The Academic Chair is accountable for the planning, development, delivery and financial viability of the Department’s full-time post-secondary, non post-secondary, apprenticeship, and contract training activities and for ensuring that these programs and courses are responsive and relevant to the needs of the students for the community at large in accordance with the College’s Strategic Plan.

Required Qualifications  
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree, PhD is a preferred credential
  • Minimum of nine (9) years of relevant work experience in an applied science, transportation or industrial setting;
  • Minimum of five (5) years recent experience in positions of progressive levels of responsibility, preferably with half of that time spent in a post-secondary educational institution;
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated superior organizational, planning, and financial management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to engage the external community and develop partnership linkages
  • Ability to respond quickly to rapidly changing market conditions
  • Experience working in an adult education setting either as a result of prior teaching, curriculum development, and/or educational consultancy
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the following areas:
  •     curriculum development
  •     effective management
  •     adult education
  •     human resource management
  •     conflict resolution
  •     budgeting and financial planning
  •     marketing and community linkages
  •     instructional leadership
  •     applied research
  •     apprenticeship model of training
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to student success, teaching excellence, quality education and applied research, preferably within an applied post-secondary environment
  • Ability to identify and lead the implementation of new technology, including educational technology tools in the learning environment
  • Experience managing personnel in a unionized environment, would be considered an asset
  • Experience dealing with accreditation bodies, would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the College educational structure and experience in the community college environment, would be considered an asset

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