Thompson Rivers University: Seeking an Associate Dean

Thompson Rivers University: Seeking an Associate Dean

The Faculty offers programs in Education, English Language Learning and Teaching, Social Work and Human Service, and University and Employment Preparation. EDSW offers program delivery at both of regional campuses, community partners, and through Open Learning. In teachings, scholarship, and engagement with students and communities, TRU holds themself accountable to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission 94 Calls to Action.

As a senior member of the TRU EDSW leadership team, you will be a part of a diverse community of 60 to 70 full-time faculty members and 18 to 20 staff. Students come from around BC, Canada, and the world. EDSW offers more than 15 credentials across a range of certificates, diplomas, undergraduate and graduate degrees. Studies range from graduate degrees to certificates in employment and skills training courses. Shared work is interwoven with core themes: equity, power, social justice, sustainability, and human dignity.

EDSW is a faculty embracing of diversity, an essential element of the fabric of Canada. Within the School of Education, our student body is approximately 20% Indigenous students and 40% International students in our on-campus programs.The Associate Dean, Faculty of Education and Social Work will inspire and establish personal relationships based on mutual trust and benefit. The Associate Dean will have the ability and flexibility to quickly understand the culture of the Faculty. The Associate Dean will utilize a blended, common-sense approach to the practical requirements of Faculty Operations combined with a naturally strategic style in dealing with peer, technical, external, and executive relationships.

Notes for Candidates – Associate Dean EDSW FINAL.