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Title Chair, School of Human Resources
Division Centre for Business
Category Administrative Staff
Type One Year Administrative Contract
Incumbent New
Salary $86,097 - $114,796
Band Chair 12
Campus St. James
Effective Date ASAP
Reporting to the Director, Centre for Business the Chair will be accountable for providing academic and administrative leadership to the School of Human Resources, and direction to faculty, staff and students in the Centre for Business related to other programs as needed e.g. support implementation of Business Administration – Finance Program Review recommendations and/or Program Review of the Accounting programs. The incumbent will be responsible for management and administration of academic programs including planning, development, delivery and on-going review of programs and services ensuring that the programs are aligned to meet student and industry needs, partnership expectations as well as the college’s key strategic objectives.
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Division’s administrative team in the Centre for Business.
  • Support the design and development of new programs as assigned.
  • Participate in program review/curriculum review processes of the School of Human Resources.
  • Provide leadership to divisional project that focus on student success such as orientation, student services, student recognition and develop strategies for student success/recognition.
  • Oversee the academic administrative processes associated with scheduling, grade submission and timetable and manages the faculty workload processes.
  • Administer the Colleges academic policies and appeals process, oversees student-advising model, and investigate any disputes involving faculty, staff and students with the department in the context of the escalated student issues.
  • Provide leadership in the context of the College’s Collective Agreements and related College policies and procedures.
  • Participate in program related projects and/or committees as assigned and collaborates with the Director, Centre for Business in developing recommendations for short-term and long-term departmental initiatives with the College’s strategic plans and Ministry of Education and Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities requirements.  
  • Master’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or other relevant field from an accredited educational institution recognized by the College.
  • Five to seven years’ senior level management experience with demonstrated successful leadership and teaching experience related to a business discipline at the College level or equivalent, with progressive experience in proactive academic leadership, innovation, management and business planning.  
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire support and create opportunities for faculty to be creative and innovative including: commitment to collaborative decision-making, strong advocacy and negotiation skills, willingness and ability to delegate and to build teams.
  • Demonstrated expertise in curriculum design and development, relationship building, and commitment to student success.
  • Strong change management, project management and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership in a unionized academic environment with a diverse student and staff population.
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex planning and administrative tasks with well-developed organizational skills.
  • Ability to develop and enhance partnership relationships with external organizations.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office and web applications. 
  • Strong commitment to the values and principles of George Brown College, with the ability to demonstrate leadership and effectiveness in a complex academic environment with a diverse student and staff population.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter combined in one (1) document.
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-146
Closing Date Open until filled