NSCC - Dean - School of Health and Human Services

We are looking for a Dean to lead our School of Health & Human Services as it prepares a new generation of professionals working in the healthcare sector and a variety of other sectors focused on improving the quality of life for a wide spectrum of the Nova Scotian population. Based in Halifax, you will build provincial partnerships with sector-based employers to ensure our programming meets industry needs and provides students with the most innovative, challenging and applied education you can get in Nova Scotia. You will lead the design and development of all programming in the School and ensure this programming keeps current and progressive in this dynamic field. You will accomplish all of this in a way that supports the College’s strategic plan and priorities.

We are Nova Scotia Community College. Our mission is to “Build Nova Scotia’s economy and quality of life through education and innovation.” We offer 120 advanced skill programs in five academic schools, serving the whole province through a network of 13 campuses. Eighty-seven percent of our graduates are employed, most in their field of choice; 94% have chosen to live and work in Nova Scotia.

You hold a graduate degree and have at least ten years of relevant occupational experience within the healthcare sector and/or within a post-secondary environment related to the healthcare sector. You have recent experience in a senior leadership role within a large, complex organization. You have extensive experience in building and managing multi-sector partnerships and are well versed in the implications of working with regulated industries. You also have the ability to influence, facilitate, negotiate and manage multiple stakeholders with various and sometimes conflicting interests to achieve a cohesive and quality approach to program quality that meets organizational objectives. You are a creative and action-oriented leader who demonstrates a passion for education and an unstoppable commitment to learning and innovation. This allows you to inspire teams to do great things.

At NSCC, your energy will be felt. Your leadership will make a difference. And your horizons will be as limitless as the sea itself.

To learn more please email nikki.berrigan@nscc.ca or call her at (902) 491-2021. The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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