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Dean, Haliburton School of Art + Design and School of General Arts and Sciences

Fleming College is a dynamic College made up of seven academic schools that deliver more than 100 programs across four distinct campuses in Southern Ontario. Noted for its excellence in a number of academic disciplines, including specializations in environmental and natural resources, art and design and skilled trades, the College delivers programs in Business, Health and Wellness, Technology and continuing education – programs built on a variety of hands-on learning platforms that provide the kind of real-world experiences and skills development that ensure students are “job ready” for today’s competitive job market.

Fleming College delivers all of its academic programs through experiential learning, is recognized for its small student-to-faculty ratio and has a reputation for developing strong local community and business integration.

In June 2019, Fleming College launched a new, bold five-year strategic plan under the inspirational banner “Our Fleming. Our Future.” The strategy re-defines the role that Fleming will play in preparing students with the skills, innovation, resources, and acumen necessary to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow. The Strategic Plan 2019-2024 positions the College as an innovator in future program design and delivery, technology adoption, inclusive and highly integrated student and faculty, and innovative partnerships that will elevate Fleming’s local, regional, and global profile and attract new students and faculty. To support its bold strategy, Fleming College is seeking an innovative leader to join its senior academic team. Reporting to the Vice President, Academic Experience, the Dean, Haliburton School of Art + Design and School of General Arts and Sciences is a key member of Fleming College’s senior academic team with extensive strategic, academic, infrastructure, stakeholder engagement, fiscal, human resources and health and safety accountabilities.

The Dean, Haliburton School of Art + Design and School of General Arts and Sciences will provide academic and administrative leadership and possess the skills to design and execute bold new initiatives that strengthen the College’s reputation. Ideally, they will possess teaching and academic experience at the postsecondary level, preferably in a unionized environment as well as considerable professional experience as an artist, designer or leader in the art and design disciplines. They will embrace activities, events, and campaigns that advance the business objectives of the College.

If you are excited about the opportunity to transform education in Ontario and wish to explore this exciting Fleming College Dean role further, please provide a detailed resume and cover letter highlighting your senior leadership experience to Lisa Heidman LL.B., ICD.D, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arlington Partners International at lisaheidman@arlingtonpartnersinc.com. A detailed position profile highlighting desired key competencies will be provided to all candidates under consideration.

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