Dean, Faculty of Business Administration
University of Regina
Regina, SaskatchewanApply Now
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t: +1 (416) 522-8574
Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research
Salary & Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing Date: 05/01/2024
The University of Regina invites applications and nominations for the appointment of its next Dean, Faculty of Business Administration commencing July 1, 2024 or soon after. Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President Academic, the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration provides overall leadership and management of both the Paul J. Hill School of Business and the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business housed in the Faculty.
Embracing a collaborative and collegial approach, the Dean creates a shared vision and strategic direction for the schools; celebrating the collective contributions and achievements of all. Working with a dedicated team of faculty and staff, the Dean continues to advance entrepreneurial and innovation-related initiatives that encourage collaboration on curricula and programs; enhancing the reputation of the University of Regina as foundational in developing emerging business leaders of tomorrow for Saskatchewan and beyond.
As the chief advocate for the Faculty’s undergraduate and graduate programs within the university, with the broader community and with provincial and national governments and industry, the Dean invests significant time on advancement activities and builds relationships with alumni, donors, business leaders, the community, provincial and federal governments, and other relevant professional bodies.
Internally, the Dean emphasizes and strengthens existing interdisciplinary research to promote excellence in education and scholarship. Working with the Faculty, they foster a culture that favours innovative and market-driven academic programs aimed at increasing on-campus, hybrid and online undergraduate and graduate student enrollment, while ensuring a highly engaging and rewarding student experience. The Dean also administers and oversees all financial operations of the Faculty, ensuring that funding priorities align with near- and long-term strategic objectives as articulated in the Hill and Levene Schools of Business Strategic Plan 2021-2025 and with the University’s institutional plans and priorities.
The ideal candidate may come from an academic, government and/or business background with senior leadership, administrative and financial management experience from a similarly complex, unionized environment. A graduate degree in a related discipline is required, with preference for applicants holding a PhD or equivalent. Qualified candidates will bring experience in implementing a sustained competitive advantage to steward advancement in enrollment, curricula, scholarship, and innovation that is rooted in an understanding of contemporary developments and trends of business education.
The candidate must be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and an ability to offer, strong commitment to the Indigenous community through action, engagement and support of the University’s unwavering commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and a student-centered mission as articulated in the University’s 2020 – 2025 Strategic Plan, “All Our Relations: kahkiyaw kiwâhkômâkaninawak”.
The University of Regina is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the communities it serves. The University encourages applications from members of equity-deserving groups such as Indigenous peoples including First Nations (status and non-status), Métis and Inuit peoples; racialized/ persons of colour, persons with disabilities, women and people from gender and sexually diverse groups.
Applications should consist of a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
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