Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Boyden global executive search
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 0C5
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Ontario Tech University is disrupting education, research, and the student experience in Canada. With its foundation in technology, sciences, engineering, education, social sciences, humanities, and professional practice, the University promotes the discovery and application of knowledge that accelerates economic growth, regional development, and social innovation. The University prepares its students for tomorrow’s workplace and inspires them to improve our world. It drives innovation in the province through research and scholarly work and connects with local, national, and international communities. The University is driven and ever-vigilant in living and nurturing its values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

As Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science you will champion academic and research excellence, working with faculty and colleagues across the University to drive and promote innovation, creativity, collaboration, risk-taking, discovery, and an exceptional student experience. Working closely with the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, Decanal colleagues and other members of the University’s senior management team, you will be a champion of Ontario Tech’s strategic plan and the University’s drive for innovation and inspiration in the local, national and global context.

As the ideal candidate, you are an established and respected engineering leader. You are a strategic thinker with the ability to identify, define and deliver on short-term and long-term goals. You have exceptional interpersonal skills and a strong record of building relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, industry partners, donors, community and government leaders. You will bring to the Faculty your creative ideas and a successful track record of increasing diversity in Engineering by recruiting women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and other diverse groups of people. Your peers and staff describe you as balanced, energetic, authentic, highly collaborative, transparent, engaging, supportive, trusted, and team oriented. You have demonstrated success as a leader in accreditation, fundraising, and alumni engagement, as well as increasing external research grants and industrial collaborations. You are a skilled communicator who encourages, inspires and mentors individuals and teams to achieve their full potential. Your financial and managerial acumen, negotiation skills, and business and planning capabilities will be highly valued at the Faculty and University as it expands its partnerships with industry and the local and regional community. You have a strong sense of personal and professional ethics and practise integrity in all that you do. Commitment to and eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario or other Canadian province or territory is required.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Consideration of candidates, by the search committee, will begin in early March 2020. For further information and the full executive briefing document, please contact Kathy Rahme and Jessa Chupik at .


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Dean, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Boyden global executive search
Oshawa, Ontario L1G 0C5

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