Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

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Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Position Title: Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Appointment Type: Full-Time Continuing

Posting Date: April 13, 2020

Application Review Date: immediately, or until the position is filled

Ontario Tech University is disrupting education, research, and the student
experience in Canada. With its foundation in technology, sciences, engineering,
education, social sciences, humanities, and professional practice, the
University promotes the discovery and application of knowledge that accelerates
economic growth, regional development, and social innovation. The University
prepares its students for tomorrow s workplace and inspires them to improve
our world. It drives innovation in the province through research and scholarly
work and connects with local, national, and international communities. The
University is driven and ever-vigilant in living and nurturing its values of
diversity, equity and inclusion.

As Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science you will champion academic
and research excellence, working with faculty and colleagues across the
University to drive and promote innovation, creativity, collaboration, risk-
taking, discovery, and an exceptional student experience. Working closely with
the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, Decanal colleagues and other members
of the University s senior management team, you will be a champion of Ontar
Tech s strategic plan and the University s drive for innovation and
inspiration in the local, national and global context.

As the ideal candidate, you are an established and respected engineering
leader. You are a strategic thinker with the ability to identify, define and
deliver on short-term and long-term goals. You have exceptional interpersonal
skills and a strong record of building relationships with students, faculty,
staff, alumni, industry partners, donors, community and government leaders. You
will bring to the Faculty your creative ideas and a successful track record of
increasing diversity in Engineering by recruiting women, Indigenous people,
persons with disabilities, and other diverse groups of people. Your peers and
staff describe you as balanced, energetic, authentic, highly collaborative,
transparent, engaging, supportive, trusted, and team oriented. You have
demonstrated success as a leader in accreditation, fundraising, and alumni
engagement, as well as increasing external research grants and industrial
collaborations. You are a skilled communicator who encourages, inspires and
mentors individuals and teams to achieve their full potential. Your financial
and managerial acumen, negotiation skills, and business and planning
capabilities will be highly valued at the Faculty and University as it expands
its partnerships with industry and the local and regional community. You have a
strong sense of personal and professional ethics and practise integrity in all
that you do. Commitment to and eligibility for registration as a Professional
Engineer in Ontario or other Canadian province or territory is required.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes
applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging
applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples,
persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender
identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to
apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Consideration of candidates, by the search committee, will begin in late August
2020. For further information and the full executive briefing document, please
contact Kathy Rahme at .


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