Chair, Angelo DelZotto School of Construction Management
Competition Number: REQ 1807
TITLE: Chair, Angelo DelZotto School of Construction Management
DIVISION: CCET/Engineering Technologies and Architectural Studies
SALARY: Full Time Admin, Band Chair 12, $93,253 - $124,337 per year
LOCATION: 146 Kendal Avenue
STATUS: Full Time Admin
EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately
At George Brown College, we have established a reputation for equipping our students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. As employees, we are committed to creating an enriching learning community for our students, delivering excellence in what we do, holding ourselves accountable for our work and demonstrating diversity and respect for one another.
What responsibilities will you have in this role?
Reporting to the Dean, Center for Construction and Enginering Technologies, the Chair, Angelo DelZotto School of Constuction Management (ADZSCM) is accountable for providing academic and administrative leadership, supervision and direction to staff and students. Working with key constituencies, duties include strategy development and implementation; maintainance of program quality including maintaining extisting relationship with industry partners and program advisory committees; developing enrolment plans, budget planning and monitoring.
- Develops and implements departmental business plan aligned with the Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies (CCET) and College's business plans; ensures effective use of physical, financial and instructional resources.
- Develops and implements new programs, pathways, articulation agreements based on internal and external needs; works collaboratively with other CCET managers in to secure funding for research and program projects.
- Participates in fundraising to secure financial support and resources from public and private stakeholders and partners, including student scholarships.
- Works with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure ongoing program development and planning review to meet future needs of stakeholders, align with the academic strategy, and reflect changing industry needs.
- Ensures effective supervision of teaching and learning processes; manages dispute resolution for student issues; conducts investigations and initiates problem solving process for disputes.
- Establishes positive, ongoing relationships with appropriate college departments; directs administrative processes associated with scheduling and timetables and faculty workload.
- Reviews procedures to support students and staff including space and facilities planning and maintenance, health and safety issues related to shops, labs, etc.
- Leads and/or participates on academic and operational committees, including Academic Chairs Committee, College Degree committee, Program Advisory committee, coordinators/support staff meetings.
- Maintains a high level of staff performance through effective supervision, recruitment, development and performance management; promotes, coaches and monitors ongoing professional development activities and programs.
- Represents the CCET/ADZSCM on community, college, provincial or national professional committees.
- Negotiates contracts with both internal and external stakeholders for services or program development and delivery; works with Marketing and Communications department to establish strategies to promote CCET.
- Other related duties as assigned.
What qualifications do you need for this role?
- Master's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Construction Engineering or Construction Management or Civil Engineering is required.
- Minimum of seven (7) years' of directly related industry experience in Construction sector combined with five (5) years' experience teaching at the community college or university level.
- Demonstrated expertise in academic programming, curriculum design and development, a strong commitment to supporting and developing faculty and student success.
- Demonstrated progressive leadership and management skills, preferably in a unionized, post-secondary or related environment.
- Demonstrated ability to cultivate and foster a collegial, collaborative environment, effective problem solving, conflict resolution skills, decision-making and negotiation skills.
- Change management and project management skills; highly effective time management skills.
- Superior written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal and public relations skills.
- Demonstrated leadership in delivering excellent service to others as this is key in supporting the success of our students and our College.
- Strong collaboration and teamwork skills.
- Effective ability to interact with others and deal with situations in ways that respect diverse backgrounds, experience and styles.
- Flexibility in adapting to change and in participating in consultative decision-making processes.
- If you are a George Brown College employee, go to https://adfs.georgebrown.ca/adfs/ls/IdpInitiatedSignOn.aspx to apply via our internal site.
- If you are an external candidate, go to www.georgebrown.ca and click on the "Employment at George Brown" link or click on the 'apply' button to the left of the posted job to apply.
- Please ensure your resume highlights all relevant education, training and experience that are applicable to the minimum qualifications for this role.
- The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post-secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
Closing: Open until filled
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all genders, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and indigenous peoples. George Brown College is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources representative responsible for the recruitment for this position will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
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