Fleming College is actively seeking a collaborative and visionary leader to serve as their Dean, Haliburton School of Art + Design.
Founded in 1967, Fleming College is located in the heat of the Kawarthas Lake Region in Central Ontario – a beautiful place to live and work, surrounded by natural beauty and a mere 90 minutes north-east of Toronto. The College’s 6,800 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, including hundreds of international students from countries around the world, attend at campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Haliburton and Cobourg. Fleming offers more than 100 full-time programs in Environmental and Natural Resources Sciences, Fine Arts, General Arts and Science, Technology, Skilled Trades, Community Development, Health, Business and Justice as well as other Continuing Education courses. Fleming is extremely proud of its more than 73,000 Fleming alumni who are contributing to their communities in the region, across the province and around the world. Fleming has been built on a legacy of innovation, inclusiveness and community-building. The College engages its students in personalized learning and provides personalized support, and its smaller campuses provide a friendly and collaborative working environment. Fleming is committed to building sustainable, health futures for its students, people, communities and environment.
Based at the Haliburton campus, the Dean of Art + Design (DAD) works collaboratively with the Executive Vice President Academic and Student Experience, the campus Operations and Programming Manager, Physical Resources Department, faculty and staff, to develop and implement goals and objectives in alignment with the College’s Strategic and Academic Plans. The Dean is responsible for providing creative and academic leadership and management of the Haliburton School of Art + Design’s (HSAD) day-to-day operations for art, design, and museum/heritage full-time academic programming on two campuses (Haliburton and Peterborough). Additionally, HSAD is home of the longstanding renowned Haliburton summer school art program. This program welcomes over 2,000 students of all creative abilities to engage in continuing education learning opportunities.
The DAD has broad accountability for the well-being and growth of HSAD and for providing campus and school administrative leadership including directional support to the faculty and staff. They are the academic lead of the campus and accountable for academic leadership, integrity, delivery, growth and on-going review/evaluation of courses/programs to ensure program currency and financial viability. The DAD will have the exciting opportunity to shape the transformation of creative arts and design programming at HSAD. They play a lead role in planning, development, and marketing academic and continuing education programs as well as overseeing program specific equipment maintenance/renewal and the Haliburton campus infrastructure.
As the ideal candidate, you have an advanced degree in a relevant field and proven experience as a progressive administrator in an academic institution. You are an energetic leader, with a demonstrated ability to foster and maintain relationships with students, staff and faculty, diverse communities and external stakeholders on behalf of your institution. As a collaborative leader, you have a strong understanding and appreciation of equity, diversity and inclusion. You have direct experience and professional knowledge of one or more specialized areas of art and design, with specialized knowledge of requirements for presenting a wide array of arts activities and structuring art classes. You also have experience with art and design program development, and expertise in curriculum development and delivery.
If you’re interested in this opportunity, please apply online at www.kbrs.ca/Career/16111. For more information, contact Katherine Frank (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Debra Clinton (email@example.com).
Fleming College is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible learning and working environments. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our Staff, our Faculty and our Administration including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.
Fleming College and KBRS will provide support in the recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation in order to participate as a candidate in the recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or communicate your needs to the recruitment professional named in the job description.