Dean, Faculty of Health

 •  Dalhousie University Halifax, NS


Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/11/17
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/11/17


Located in the vibrant, prosperous, ocean city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq First Nations people, Dalhousie University is a driver of Atlantic Canada’s intellectual, social, and economic development and one of Canada’s leading U15 research-intensive universities. 

Dalhousie University is seeking a new Dean, Faculty of Health to provide inspiration and leadership to students, faculty, and staff. Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health is the most programmatically diverse health faculty in Canada, with more than 35 programs for students at both entry and professional levels. Comprised of 10 diverse units – eight schools, one college and one program – the Faculty offers undergraduate, masters, doctoral, diploma, certificate and professional programs, exposing students to a broad range of health topics and learning experiences.

It is one of the largest Faculties at Dalhousie and one of the largest health Faculties in Canada, with more than 200 faculty members, 80 staff members, and over 3,000 students.

As Dean, Faculty of Health you will lead and inspire a skilled and experienced team of colleagues, drive fund development and revenue diversification efforts, continue to implement the Faculty’s Strategic Plan (2017-2022) and be a visible face and voice for the Faculty and Dalhousie.  As Dean, you will build strong relationships with a range of important stakeholders, including the health regions, partner hospitals and healthcare organizations, donors, researchers, faculty, students, university administration, all levels of government, and community leaders. In your senior administrative capacity, you will develop creative strategies, prepare sound business plans, set priorities, allocate resources, and develop and execute complex projects.

As the ideal candidate, you are an established and successful scholar, educator, and visionary leader.  Your career has exemplified inter-professional and inter-disciplinary collaboration, scholarly excellence, and a deep respect for and broad understanding of all forms of health scholarship.  You are an experienced academic administrator who displays confidence, objectivity, and enthusiasm in leading teams within complex enterprises and you appreciate the challenges of an environment that encompasses education, research, and clinical training.

You are considered a trusted partner who has led and participated in many successful, system-wide initiatives. You are a colleague and teammate who gives generously of your time and who is committed to building cultures that encourage collaboration, creativity, innovation, social accountability, and diversity.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Ad Number SC-17010

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