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Dean, Faculty of Business and Community Services

St Lawrence College
Kingston, Brockville, or Cornwall (Tri-Campus)
$142,803 - $190,402 per annum. The position is eligible for pay for performance.
Closing date
Jul 29, 2024

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Contract Type
  • Job ID: ADMN-24/25-025
  • Location: Tri-Campus
  • Deadline: July 29, 2024
  • Job Type: Administrative/Management
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Department: Faculty of Business & Community Services
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Duration: Full-Time


Reporting to the Senior VP Academic, the Dean, Faculty of Business & Community Services provides vision, leadership, strategic planning, and management direction to faculty and staff responsible for academic operations in the Schools assigned as areas of responsibility. 

Purposely, the Dean, Business and Community Services will engage with our partners in business and in our community, will strengthen and empower social and enterprise innovation through the development of future leaders and innovative programming.  

Working collaboratively with a team of senior administrators to realize the strategic plan of the college, the incumbent supports and ensures an exceptional student experience in related programs by advancing academic priorities in teaching and learning, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and Applied Research and partnerships. 

The incumbent represents the College and Schools externally and, in collaboration, participates in partnership development and fundraising for the Schools.  The Dean facilitates college-wide coordination of strategic initiatives, monitoring college-wide results and participates in the development and approval of academic, enrolment management, human resource and operating budget decisions.


Education and Experience:

A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, social sciences, social science or a related field. 

A minimum of 12 years of progressive experience in business, entrepreneurism and/or community development, including leadership responsibilities developing partnerships across departments or divisions and leading others towards innovation and excellence.

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of andragogy/adult learning strategies and commitment to academic excellence.
  • Demonstrated support for/knowledge of digital learning strategies and academic quality assurance.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a collegial, collaborative work environment that supports learning centred principles/delivery and encourages open communication and creativity.
  • Demonstrated ability in multi-year planning for enrolment management and the considerations of creating an environment that fosters student success.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Effective communication skills (written/verbal) with proven ability to motivate, lead and manage people.
  • Experience with program review, curriculum mapping, academic quality assurance.
  • Experience with the development of new projects and programming.
  • Well-developed understanding of business financial processes and systems, including management of a complex budgeting process.
  • Reliable problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Proficient in project management, negotiation and advocacy.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand diversity issues.
  • Highly efficient within a multi-tasking environment.

Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location and work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the College’s Telework Policy.


  • Admin Group: Pay Band 15: $142,803 - $190,402 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance
  • Hours per week: 37.5
  • Posted Date: July 8, 2024
  • Closing Date: July 29, 2024 (4:00 p.m.)


How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here link and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, People and Culture at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Talent Management Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.

This job opportunity is open to both internal and external applicants. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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