Student Academic Success Services
Dalhousie University invites nominations and
expressions of interest for the position of
Assistant Vice-President, Student Academic
Success Services (AVP SASS), with the
appointment to be effective July 1, 2011.
Established in 1818, Dalhousie University is
Atlantic Canada’s premier university. With an
enrolment of 16,800 students in 12 Faculties and
3,500 faculty and staff, Dalhousie is a research
intensive, doctoral/medical university offering
a broad range of undergraduate, graduate and
professional degrees that attract high achieving
students from around the world. The University
is widely recognized for outstanding academic
quality of teaching and a broad range of
educational opportunities. Located in the historic
city of Halifax, which is the economic centre
of a region with a population of approximately
1,000,000, it offers an outstanding quality of life.
For further information about the University,
please visit the website at www.dal.ca.
of programs for specific student cohorts
and strategic intents. The AVP SASS will
develop, implement and assess new initiatives
to improve support for international students,
offer new opportunities for students through
Dalhousie's Student Co-Curricular Record and
Leadership projects, enhance services through
increased peer-to-peer programs and ensure
comprehensive program assessment in all areas.
The successful candidate will possess a
graduate level degree in Education or a related
field, combined with administrative experience
in higher education student affairs/student
services. He/she will possess outstanding
management, communication and interpersonal
skills, a dedication to student support,
engagement and satisfaction, and the capacity
to build and sustain positive work relationships
with managerial and academic colleagues.
Knowledge of both literature and practice related
to university student success and significant
exposure to the implementation and use of
supporting technology is required.
administration and information technology.
In addition to Vancouver, the University
also has an overseas campus in Wroxton,
England. Silberman College of Business,
with about 2000 students on its New Jersey
campuses and more than 100 students on
its Vancouver campus, offers AACSB-accredited undergraduate and MBA programs, and partners with New Jersey, New
York City and Vancouver business communities in delivering globally-oriented business education programs. The College is
home to the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise, The Institute for Forensic Sciences
Administration and the nationally recognized Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship. Employment is contingent upon a
satisfactory background check. Candidates
for hire will be required to sign a waiver
authorizing a background check. Interested
candidates may apply for this position
through the University's Web site (www.
fdu.edu) by clicking on the Employment
link at the bottom of the page and then
clicking on Faculty Positions. Fairleigh
Dickinson offers competitive salary and
benefits packages, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
One of three Assistant Vice-Presidents reporting
to the Vice-President, Student Services, the
AVP SASS will work closely with colleagues
from Student Services and the office of the VP
Academic, and with Deans, Assistant Deans,
faculty, and student leaders to continue
transforming areas of student persistence,
engagement and satisfaction measures.
The AVP SASS will build on a firm strategic
foundation that partners strategies for learning,
student wellness, community engagement,
leadership and career development, enhanced
communications and student-focused service.
He/she has a campus-wide mandate for
leadership in learning support services for
students, and directs student-focused strategy
and service in the offices of International Student
and Exchange Services, Student Accessibility
and Accommodation, Study Skills, Academic
Advising, Writing Centre and Black Student
Advising Centre, as well as overseeing a number
Dalhousie University is an employment
equity/affirmative action employer. The
University encourages applications from
qualified Aboriginal peoples, persons with a
disability, racially visible persons and women.
The Search Committee will begin considering
potential candidates immediately and will
continue until the role is successfully filled.
Applications, including a resume, a letter of
introduction and the names of three references
(who will not be contacted without the consent
of the candidate), should be submitted
electronically in confidence to:
Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.
1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W7
Saint Mary's University - The Department of Economics in the Sobey School of
Business at Saint Mary's University invites
applications for a nine-month full-time sessional position at the Lecturer or Assistant
Professor rank. The appointment will commence September 1, 2011, subject to final
budgetary approval. Candidates should possess, at minimum, a Master's degree in Economics. Previous teaching experience is
strongly preferred. The successful candidate
will be responsible for teaching introductory and intermediate level undergraduate
courses for the Department of Economics.
Although candidates of all nationalities are
encouraged to apply, priority will be given
to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Saint Mary's University is committed
to the principles of employment equity, and
encourages applications from qualified
women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible
minorities and peoples with disabilities.
Applicants are requested to send a letter of
application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to: Dr. Martha MacDonald,
Chairperson, Department of Economics,
Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, Canada. Applications may be
submitted electronically to economics@
smu.ca. Consideration of applications will
commence on January 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled.
Saint Mary's University - Sobey School
of Business. Department of Economics. The
Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's
University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the Department of
Economics at the Assistant Professor rank.
The appointment will commence July 1,
2011, subject to final budgetary approval.