|Job Title||Vice President|
Academic & Provost
EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN
Vancouver, BCA unique academic leadership opportunity exists in Canada’s preeminent art and design university. The Vice-President, Academic + Provost plays a key role as a leader of excellence in trans-disciplinary, inclusive and socially engaged art and design education and research. This role is critical in supporting Emily Carr University’s commitments to sustainability, diversity, decolonization and Indigenization, and to ensuring continued vitality and excellence in academic programming and research. The Vice-President is pivotal in guiding the university through its strategic plan and vision of enhancing its world-class status.
Reporting to the President, the successful candidate will provide academic leadership with a wide range of responsibilities. These include providing educational leadership and management to all academic areas, including the Ian Gillespie Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media, the Audain Faculty of Art, the Faculty of Culture and Community, and the Jake Kerr Faculty of Graduate Studies, as well as Continuing Studies, the Libby Leshgold Gallery and the university library. They will also work with Student Services, ensuring excellence at all levels of operation. The Vice-President leads academic strategic planning, policy development, curriculum delivery and regular curriculum review initiatives according to the policies governing the institution. This position is also responsible for representing the university and promoting its interests and development to external bodies and the wider community.
Emily Carr University is seeking a candidate who is a visionary thinker with a passion for art, design, media studies and creative industries. The incumbent will bring strength of character and a proven collaborative style to the university, with a proven record of leadership in a post-secondary environment. The ideal candidate is one who embraces change and innovation with a focus on student outcomes, and who has a strong record of teaching and research/creative practice. They will be recognized for the personal attributes noted above along with impeccable and appropriate academic credentials and administrative depth allowing the Vice-President to advance the goals of the institution.
Bring your creativity, innovation and leadership to Canada’s top-ranked university of art and design. If this is the next step in your professional career, please visit our website and submit your application to Shelina Esmail and Jennifer Madden at www.pfmsearch.com.
Emily Carr University of Art + Design respects and values diversity and is committed to ensuring an inclusive process. We are committed to creating a candidate pool that reflects the diversity of Canadian society. We are taking steps to remove barriers to ensure fair consideration of all candidates regardless of race, colour, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or sexual orientation.
Assistant Teaching Professor in Art Education
full – time teaching stream appointment
Assistant Teaching Professor in Art Education
Faculty of Education
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
University of Victoria
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction, University of Victoria invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in Art Education. This is a full-time teaching stream appointment. The position requires a team player who will provide intellectual and organizational leadership and complement the work and focus of the current faculty members and programs. Art Education at the University of Victoria has a strong reputation for innovative and comprehensive programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is expected that an Assistant Teaching Professor will demonstrate and advocate for a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and creative work with a focus on integrating instructional practices into schools. All art education courses include a studio component. Responsibilities will include:
• Teaching art education pedagogy, theory and studio practice at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
• Participating in committees and service to the broader academic community and to the profession.
Criteria for the position:
1. A Ph.D. or Ed.D. (including ABD) in art education
2. An active program of studio practice and inquiry
3. Demonstrated teaching and active studio practice in digital art education or ceramics in addition to at least one of the following areas: painting, drawing, print-making, sculpture, design, and photography
4. Collaborative skills and experiences
5. Successful post-secondary teaching experience
6. Successful K-12 school system teaching with children or youth. Community-based experience would be an asset
7. A Commitment to integrate technology into classroom practice
Faculty and Librarians at the University of Victoria are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (www.uvicfa.ca). The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the University’s Equity Plan and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to members of the following designated groups: Aboriginal peoples, and members of visible minorities. Candidates from these groups who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact Francesca Pintucci, Faculty Relations Consultant in the Office of the VP Academic and Provost at (250) 472-5491 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
The effective date of appointment will be July 1, 2019. Applications must include a cover letter clearly detailing how the applicant meets position criteria, curriculum vitae, digital portfolio of personal and student work, and the names of three referees (Letters of reference will not be required at this time). Application should be directed to the address below. Deadline for receipt of applications is January 15, 2019.
Deborah Begoray, PhD