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 also be dwelling 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 progressive mental hub for instructing and studying, analysis and scholarship, and group engagement. 

Calgary is a welcoming metropolis, identified for its thriving innovation ecosystem, management in vitality transition and its openness and dedication to fairness and variety. The College of Graduate Research (FGS) fosters excellence, creativity, and innovation in graduate training and analysis on the College of Calgary. It supplies management and assist to our numerous group of over 8000 graduate college students in additional than 80 applications.  In assist of the College of Calgary’s new Strategic Plan, “Forward of Tomorrow,” FGS goals to interact 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 fancy, twin function because the chief of the college and the campus champion of graduate training. The Dean is accountable for rising and driving institutional priorities that additional improve the College’s graduate training 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 tutorial and administrative portfolios, they’ll lead the identification and implementation of progressive approaches for advancing post-secondary training for the following technology of students, practitioners, and professionals.

As Dean and Vice-Provost, you’ll solidify the College status 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 guaranteeing that graduate supervision is progressive, skilled and moral.  You’ll advance our passionate graduate studying group as a centre of excellence, embedding robust communication and management ability growth alongside core topic studying in a future targeted and entrepreneurial instructional setting.  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 an expert status to function a visual presence inside the College group.

As the best candidate, you should have a PhD or equal skilled and tutorial {qualifications} commensurate with an appointment with Tenure on the rank of Professor. You have got demonstrated excellence by your post-secondary tutorial management over a minimal of 5 years from earlier positions that will embrace roles corresponding to Affiliate Dean, Division Head or Institute Director.  Your established management, organizational and administrative potential consists of in depth graduate supervision, monetary and budgeting expertise, group engagement and confirmed fund growth expertise, with a observe report of securing funding.  You have got demonstrated expertise ready 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 might be student-centered and enthusiastic about graduate scholar success. 

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

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

About The College of Calgary
UCalgary is one among Canada’s high 5 complete analysis universities, with over 8,000 graduate college students and 28,500 undergraduate college students, over 1,800 tutorial 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 high start-up universities, our deal with innovation and entrepreneurial pondering supplies our college students with the instruments to achieve our altering financial system. The colourful and research-intensive setting at UCalgary is dwelling 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 not too long ago 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 attempt to innovate and create societal affect. With a consolidated finances of greater than $1.6 billion, which incorporates an annual working finances 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 financial 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 instructing and strengthen our group engagement in one among Canada’s most numerous and quickest rising cities. This new technique is supported by the College of Calgary’s tutorial 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 robust 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; World Engagement; and Sustainability.

Primarily based on our distinctive strategy to instructing and studying, analysis excellence, group partnership, and campus operations, this Strategic Plan and our foundational commitments collectively lay a mosaic for the long run.

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

About Calgary
Just lately ranked the 2nd most habitable metropolis in North America and seventh on the earth (2023) by The Economist Intelligence Unit, and possessing one of many youngest populations of main cities in Canada, Calgary is dwelling to world-class points of interest, sporting facilities and public infrastructure that helps a wholesome life-style, making it an awesome 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 lovely prairie. 

Persistently rated by the United Nations because the world’s greatest nation to dwell in, Canada is the world’s second largest nation by whole space and is likely one of the most ethnically numerous and multicultural nations. Canada ranks among the many highest in worldwide measurements of presidency transparency, civil liberties, high quality of life, financial freedom, and training.

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 entire 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 find out about our complete advantages package deal for this Calgary-based, English-speaking place, please go to . 

The College of Calgary acknowledges {that a} numerous workers/school advantages and enriches the work, studying and analysis experiences of the complete campus and better group. We’re dedicated to eradicating limitations which have been traditionally encountered by some folks in our society. We attempt to recruit people who will additional improve our variety and can assist their tutorial {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 numerous sexual orientation and gender identities) to use. All certified candidates are inspired to use; nevertheless Canadians and everlasting residents might be given precedence. To make sure a good and equitable evaluation, we provide lodging at any stage through the recruitment course of to candidates with disabilities. Questions relating to 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 Sources ([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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