Dean and Vice-Provost (Graduate Studies)

University of Calgary

We want to take this chance to acknowledge the normal territories of the folks of the Treaty 7 area in Southern Alberta. The Metropolis of Calgary can be residence to Métis Nation of Alberta, Districts 5 and 6.

Place Description

Dean and Vice-Provost (Graduate Research)
2500 College Drive NW Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Positioned in Canada’s most enterprising metropolis, the normal territory of the peoples of Treaty 7 and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Districts 5 and 6), the College of Calgary (UCalgary) is a worldwide and revolutionary mental hub for educating and studying, analysis and scholarship, and group engagement. 

Calgary is a welcoming metropolis, identified for its thriving innovation ecosystem, management in power transition and its openness and dedication to fairness and variety. The School of Graduate Research (FGS) fosters excellence, creativity, and innovation in graduate schooling and analysis on the College of Calgary. It offers management and help to our various group of over 8000 graduate college students in additional than 80 applications.  In help of the College of Calgary’s new Strategic Plan, “Forward of Tomorrow,” FGS goals to have interaction graduate college students with wonderful supervision and analysis and studying alternatives. 

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Tutorial), the Dean and Vice-Provost (Graduate Research) has a posh, twin position because the chief of the college and the campus champion of graduate schooling. The Dean is accountable for rising and driving institutional priorities that additional improve the College’s graduate schooling portfolio, together with the implementation of recent transdisciplinary credentials and programming.  The Dean will work with a devoted crew to construct on best-in-class successes already achieved on the College of Calgary to extend graduate enrolment by 7,000 by 2030. Working throughout the College’s educational and administrative portfolios, they are going to lead the identification and implementation of revolutionary approaches for advancing post-secondary schooling for the subsequent technology of students, practitioners, and professionals.

As Dean and Vice-Provost, you’ll solidify the College fame as a worldwide hub of innovation.  You’ll assist develop each course and thesis-based applications and guarantee that our graduate college students advance the College’s mission whereas making certain that graduate supervision is revolutionary, skilled and moral.  You’ll advance our passionate graduate studying group as a centre of excellence, embedding sturdy communication and management ability growth alongside core topic studying in a future centered and entrepreneurial instructional atmosphere.  You’ll problem our college students’ self-perceptions of their very own capabilities. With a demonstrated dedication to fairness, variety, inclusion, accessibility, and Indigenization and Reconciliation, you’ll keep knowledgeable fame to function a visual presence throughout the College group.

As the best candidate, you should have a PhD or equal skilled and educational {qualifications} commensurate with an appointment with Tenure on the rank of Professor. You might have demonstrated excellence by your post-secondary educational management over a minimal of 5 years from earlier positions which will embody roles corresponding to Affiliate Dean, Division Head or Institute Director.  Your established management, organizational and administrative potential contains in depth graduate supervision, monetary and budgeting expertise, group engagement and confirmed fund growth expertise, with a observe document of securing funding.  You might have demonstrated expertise able of affect together with guiding a imaginative and prescient by to accomplishment, are an distinctive listener, communicator, and collaborator with the capability to advocate and encourage in all kinds of settings and throughout a various demographic of stakeholders. You’re student-centered and captivated with graduate scholar success. 

Our graduate college students embody the establishment’s dynamism, vibrancy, and entrepreneurial spirit as they pursue their private, instructional, {and professional} objectives. You’ll harness their inspiration as you redefine what is feasible in graduate schooling.  

The profitable candidate will present management in creating house for individuals who maintain various views, and can actively lead native implementation of college methods together with Indigenous (ii’ taa’poh’to’p), Sustainability , International Engagement , Psychological Well being , in addition to an rising EDIA technique.  The appointment as Dean, School of Graduate Research is for a five-year interval with the potential of renewal.  The profitable candidate shall be provided a tutorial place “With Tenure” on the rank of Professor. 

About The College of Calgary
UCalgary is one in every of Canada’s prime 5 complete analysis universities, with over 8,000 graduate college students and 28,500 undergraduate college students, over 1,800 educational workers (persevering with, contingent time period or restricted time period appointment), and greater than 1,300 sessionals, over 3,200 non-academic workers, in 14 Colleges, throughout 5 campuses. As one of many prime start-up universities, our deal with innovation and entrepreneurial pondering offers our college students with the instruments to reach our altering economic system. The colourful and research-intensive atmosphere at UCalgary is residence to 169 analysis chairs (75 Canada Analysis Chairs), and greater than 50 analysis institutes and centres. UCalgary has the quickest progress charge in attracting analysis funding among the many 10 largest universities in Canada. The just lately accomplished Energize: The Marketing campaign for Eyes Excessive, was the third-largest fundraising marketing campaign in Canadian historical past, surpassing our aim of $1.3 Billion.

We try to innovate and create societal impression. With a consolidated funds of greater than $1.6 billion, which incorporates an annual working funds of simply over $800 million and exterior analysis revenues of over $504 million, the College of Calgary is amongst Calgary’s largest employers and contributes practically $16.5 billion yearly to Alberta’s economic system.
Constructing on the success of the Eyes Excessive technique, the College launched into a brand new strategic visioning course of to proceed our excellence in analysis and educating and strengthen our group engagement in one in every of Canada’s most various and quickest rising cities. This new technique is supported by the College of Calgary’s educational and analysis plans in addition to the Fairness, Variety, Inclusion and Accessibility , Indigenous , psychological well being and sustainability methods . 

The College of Calgary’s exceptional trajectory displays sturdy progress and entrepreneurial spirit. Our college students, postdocs, school, workers, and group have constructed a daring college in lower than 60 years.  This Strategic Plan – Forward of Tomorrow – shapes our journey towards 2030, thought of by long-term, foundational commitments to: Fairness, Variety, Inclusion, and Accessibility; Indigenous Engagement; Psychological Well being; International Engagement; and Sustainability.

Based mostly on our distinctive strategy to educating and studying, analysis excellence, group partnership, and campus operations, this Strategic Plan and our foundational commitments collectively lay a mosaic for the longer term.

Click on this hyperlink to study extra concerning the 2023-2030 Forward of Tomorrow Strategic Plan: 

About Calgary
Lately ranked the 2nd most habitable metropolis in North America and seventh on the planet (2023) by The Economist Intelligence Unit, and possessing one of many youngest populations of main cities in Canada, Calgary is residence to world-class points of interest, sporting facilities and public infrastructure that helps a wholesome way of life, making it an ideal place to boost a household ( ). Located the place the Canadian plains attain the sunny foothills of Canada’s majestic Rocky Mountains, Calgary is a serious city centre surrounded by an space of profound magnificence with an awe-inspiring mountains, lakes, rivers and beautiful prairie. 

Constantly rated by the United Nations because the world’s finest nation to reside in, Canada is the world’s second largest nation by whole space and is without doubt one of the most ethnically various and multicultural nations. Canada ranks among the many highest in worldwide measurements of presidency transparency, civil liberties, high quality of life, financial freedom, and schooling.

To discover this chance additional, please ship your CV and Letter of Curiosity in confidence, with the topic line “Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate Research” to: [email protected]  

The College of Calgary’s complete advantages and pension program is designed to advertise a productive stage of well being and well-being to workers members.  In Alberta, decanal salaries are provincially regulated with the whole compensation most set by the reform of Businesses, Boards, and Commissions (Publish-Secondary Establishments) Compensation Regulation.  In alignment with this regulation the wage vary for this place is $210,000 – $260,000. To study our complete advantages bundle for this Calgary-based, English-speaking place, please go to . 

The College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} various workers/school advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of your complete campus and larger group. We’re dedicated to eradicating boundaries which were traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We try to recruit people who will additional improve our variety and can help their educational {and professional} success whereas they’re right here; particularly, we encourage members of equity-deserving teams (girls, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with disabilities, members of seen minorities and various sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nonetheless Canadians and everlasting residents shall be given precedence. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage in the course of the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions concerning variety at UCalgary could be despatched to the Workplace of Fairness, Variety and Inclusion ([email protected]) and requests for lodging could be despatched to Human Assets ([email protected] ).

The College of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Technique  committing to making a wealthy, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and helps Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous group partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous views in all that we do.

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