Academic Chair, School for Advanced Digital Technology

SAIT Polytechnic

Educational Chair, Faculty for Superior Digital Expertise
Calgary, AB
Educational – Faculty for Superior Digital Expertise /
Administration Everlasting Wage
/ On-site
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SAIT’s Faculty for Superior Digital Expertise (SADT) is dedicated to making ready our college students to thrive within the borderless, world financial system. We provide an thrilling vary of media and know-how packages constructed on a basis of utilized, technology-immersed experiences and enhanced with work-integrated studying alternatives.
How will we make this occur? By way of a dedicated faculty of consultants centered on the values of excellence in studying and learners, partnerships and collaboration, and being versatile and ahead pondering. SADT is SAIT’s boldest transformation so far — designed with the longer term in thoughts and dealing nearer with trade than ever. Be part of us as we try to instigate a brand new world!
The Alternative
Reporting to Affiliate Dean, the Educational Chair will lead a portfolio of instructional packages inside SADT, particular to the supply of Media Expertise programming. This function will lead program high quality initiatives and continued enrollment development that can proceed to contribute to the development of SAIT’s repute as a pacesetter in superior applied sciences by utilized and work-integrated studying alternatives. The Educational Chair will oversee the identification and growth of curriculum, course supply operations, and evidence-based steady enchancment of this system. In help of program success, the Educational Chair will foster relationships with trade companions, school, and inner SAIT stakeholders to make sure related curriculum in help of scholar and graduate success in direction of SAIT’s repute because the premiere instructional establishment in Alberta.
The Educational Chair can even collaborate and contribute to the college and institutional initiatives linked to SAIT’s Strategic Plan and Schooling Plan, within the areas of scholar success, worker engagement, and innovation in utilized training and partnerships. 
Please submit one doc together with each a canopy letter and resume.
The Position

    • Lead the event of program strategic plan within the space that addresses high quality
    • Lead steady enchancment initiatives
    • Main the staff to develop college students’ expertise round complicated applied sciences with pragmatic, measurable outcomes
    • Improve curriculum utilizing enter from trade companions and finest practices from different post-secondary establishments to ship high-quality training
    • Lead efforts in collaboration with the Affiliate Dean to determine the college as a acknowledged heart of excellence in superior applied sciences
    • Be an envoy for SAIT, SADT, its college students, and alumni in the neighborhood
    • Develop alternatives for college kids to take part in work-integrated studying with trade companions 
    • Contribute to enchancment of program operations 
    • Oversee recruitment of school and their mentorship of their supply after all materials, scholar engagement, {and professional} growth
    • Set strategic targets and route to help the achievement of brief, medium and long-term targets as established by the Dean
    • Answerable for useful resource administration, scheduling, and suggestions for development based mostly on market demand to make sure an efficient studying surroundings for learners
    • Set and meet price range targets related to program operations

{Qualifications} & Expertise

    • Grasp’s diploma in a associated area with minimal of 5 years trade expertise. Different combos of associated training and trade expertise will likely be thought of
    • Management expertise in a related trade with a broad understanding of present and rising tendencies in know-how
    • Skill to make resolution based mostly on information and proof
    • Display understanding of high quality assurance in curriculum
    • Display distinctive monetary and enterprise acumen
    • Expertise main change in a big and complicated group
    • Distinctive product administration expertise from growing, launching, and repeatedly enhancing profitable merchandise. Expertise in curriculum growth and supply, or in a school/managerial function at a post-secondary institute ultimate
    • Skill to construct a cohesive and collaborative staff
    • Possess an entrepreneurial mindset (ahead & versatile) with consolation taking dangers and figuring out new alternatives
    • Skill to successfully mentor and help workers
    • Skill to positively affect and preserve relationships with inner and exterior stakeholders (partnership)
    • Wonderful communication and interpersonal expertise 

Job Classification: Educational Chair
Wage: $120,098.48
Paid Depart: 4 Weeks Trip/14 Flex Days per yr
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Posting Closing Date: February 19, 2024
View a abstract of our advantages and perks for salaried workers as one among Alberta’s Prime Employers, together with well being & dental care, pension plan, trip & particular go away and versatile work choices at our stunning inner-city campus.
About SAIT
SAIT is a world chief in utilized training. Named one among Alberta’s Prime Employers , we provide the possibility to work with a objective — making ready the following technology of trade leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Constructing on our 100+ yr historical past, we’re on the lookout for revolutionary, daring and collaborative workers who embrace change and ship world-class buyer experiences. Your future begins now at SAIT.
Fairness, range and inclusion (EDI) is crucial to reaching SAIT’s imaginative and prescient to be a world chief in utilized training. We encourage purposes from ladies, Indigenous individuals, racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, individuals from gender and sexually various communities, and/or individuals with intersectional identities. Be taught extra about EDI at SAIT . 
At SAIT, we perceive that have is available in many types. We’re devoted to including various views to SAIT – so in case your expertise is near what we’re on the lookout for, please think about making use of.
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