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Vice President, Academic

Company: Confederation College
Job Type: Permanent Full
Salary Range: $126,716 - $168,954
Posting Closes: Open Until Filled
Start Date: July 2021
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Since 1967, Confederation College has been serving the citizens of northwestern Ontario with a main campus in Thunder Bay, and regional campuses in the communities of Dryden, Fort Frances, Longlac (Greenstone), Kenora, Marathon, Red Lake and Sioux Lookout. The College offers 56 full-time programs in 11 areas of study to an average of 7,000 combined full- and part-time students per year, including a large international and Indigenous student population. With highly trained faculty, smaller class sizes and a dynamic learning environment, Confederation College offers programs and courses that provide students with the skills, knowledge and confidence to succeed in their chosen career.

The Vice President, Academic (VPA) is the chief academic officer of the College and is accountable for the planning, organizing, staffing, management and delivery of all academic operations. This includes responsibility for the International Education Centre, Workforce Development and the Registrar’s Office. Our academic schools are divided as follows: Access (includes Distance Education and the Regional Campuses); Business, Hospitality and Media Arts; Health and Community Services; Indigenous Studies and Student Success; and Engineering Technology, Trades and Aviation.

The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree and will be a respected, proven and engaging academic leader with a minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible managerial experience, preferably in an academic setting. They will bring a strong commitment to and understanding of “Access”, Indigenous education and “community” to inspire others across the institution, infuse positive, transformational change, and advocate for academic excellence, quality and outcomes that will benefit all students. An understanding of complex and competing priorities, an ability to manage a diverse workload and achieve program and financial outcomes is required.

In keeping with our strategic plan commitment to fostering Access and Success, Indigenous Education, Institutional Excellence and Community Prosperity, we encourage applications from persons of Indigenous ancestry. In accordance with Confederation College’s core values of courage, equity and relationships, we are committed to providing our current and future employees with a workplace that is safe, healthy and fair. As such, we are fragrance free, fully accessible and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

For further information about Confederation College, please visit our website at To explore this opportunity, please forward your resume and covering letter, in confidence, to
This opportunity will remain open until filled. We will begin assessing applications on or about May 31, 2021.

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