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The University of Victoria (UVic) is considered one of the
leading research-intensive universities in Canada, ranking
consistently among the top universities overall in national
and international surveys. Widely recognized for excellence
in research, teaching and community engagement, UVic
provides innovative programs, experiential learning and a
rich and supportive learning community for more than 5,000
employees and 20,000 students, including more than 3,000
graduate students, in Victoria, British Columbia – one of
Canada’s most beautiful and liveable cities.
Reporting to the Vice-President Academic and Provost, the
The successful candidate will be an inspiring and strategic
Dean is responsible for providing strategic and administrative
leadership to the Faculty of Education. The Faculty is well-
positioned to respond to the changes underway in the evolving
and broad discipline of education. The Dean will identify and
capitalize on the Faculty’s strategic strengths, including the
complement of dynamic faculty and staff in the Department
of Curriculum & Instruction, the Department of Educational
Psychology & Leadership Studies and the School of Exercise
Science, Physical and Health Education. The Dean will be the
Faculty’s greatest advocate across campus and externally,
championing the innovation taking place and the broad range
of expertise and interests that can be found in the Faculty.
leader with a strong record of success as an academic
administrator. S/he will have a demonstrated ability to navigate
change in a transparent and collaborative manner, and will
be an accomplished academic who possesses a substantial
record of achievement in teaching and research. Exceptional
advocacy and communication skills are essential and a PhD,
or equivalent, in a relevant field is required.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and
encourages applications from women, persons with
disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people of
all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may
contribute to the further diversification of the University.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.