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Dean, School of Continuing Education

Red River College

Job Title: Dean, School of Continuing Education
Job Location: Winnipeg , Manitoba
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: May 23, 2019
Date Posted: 2019-05-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Dean, School of Continuing Education
Red River College

Dean, School of Continuing Education

Position Location: Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

Full-Time Position Available
Anticipated Start June 2019

An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

Red River College is a leader in applied learning and innovation. Our talented team of employees is passionate about education, innovation and student success. We offer competitive salaries, extensive benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in a rewarding career.

Duties: Reporting to the Executive Director, Academic, the Dean will provide vision, academic and administrative leadership and strategic direction to the School, which delivers programming on multiple campuses. The Dean will ensure that the School's wide variety of programming— from courses to workshops to programs, youth camps and customized training—is relevant to current business, industry and community needs. The Dean has accountability for the development, revision and delivery of programming in multiple disciplines through a variety of delivery modes, including full time, part time in-class, distributed learning and corporate training in response to rapidly evolving labour market needs. The Dean has a dynamic entrepreneurial, academic and service focus. As a strategic business unit, the Dean is responsible for creating an annual business plan for the School and leading it to achieve the plan’s net targets. The incumbent is an active member of College committees, including Senior Academic Committee. Other responsibilities include developing partnerships and skills training opportunities with industry, liaison with government, associations and other education institutions.

Job Requirements


  • A graduate degree in a related discipline or a combination of education and recent, relevant experience
  • Experience with business planning and broad mastery of educational, business and management principles, and human relations skills
  • Proven experience with project and financial management at the corporate or institutional level
  • Experience implementing strategic plans and performance management goals and objectives
  • Experience developing and implementing academic programs with a student-centered approach to learning and a commitment to the philosophies of adult education and continuous learning
  • Proven human resource management experience, including direct supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated success as a dynamic leader at the management level
  • A collaborative management style including building and sustaining teams within, between and across organizations, with a demonstrated strength in customer service, delivering results, handling complexity and thinking globally
  • Excellent interpersonal and group facilitative skills and the ability to develop effective partnerships with industry, liaison with government, associations and educational institutions and promotion of effective community relations
  • Innovative, creative problem solver with a commitment to quality, service and accountability
  • Must be adaptive in thinking and able to discern innovative solutions to new and emerging challenges, including identifying new technologies and program delivery methods for collaborations with other agencies and organizations
  • Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Commitment to lifelong learning

Information and Application Process Instructions


  • Experience with applied research
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Teaching experience and familiarity with large post-secondary educational institutions


  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
  • This position may be required to travel

Applicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email

Apply to Red River College by email:

An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

We seek diversity in our workplace. Aboriginal persons, women, visible minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Competition #: 2019-086
Closing Date: May 23, 2019
Salary: $118,264 - $153,725 per annum
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Red River College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If an applicant requires accommodation during the application or selection process, Human Resource Services will work with the applicant to meet the accommodation needs.

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2055 Notre Dame Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3H0J9

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