Associate Director, Community Graduate Programs
Simon Fraser University
Faculty of Education | Simon Fraser University
Associate Director | Community Graduate Programs
The Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University is seeking applications for a temporary (2-year) Associate Director of Community Graduate Programs. This position will support the design, development, delivery and evaluation of Community Graduate Programs within the Faculty of Education. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, and based out of the Surrey campus, this position will provide leadership and oversight of the EdD and Community MEd programs. The incumbent is responsible and accountable for the management, marketing, coordination, administration and evaluation of these programs, and will be asked to help develop the position.
The Associate Director will enhance and support the program area by building strong, reciprocal relationships and partnerships with the community and internally in the Faculty. The incumbent will provide academic oversight, educational leadership, strategic planning and resource management to ensure delivery and long-term sustainability of high quality, relevant curriculum.
The Faculty of Education acknowledges that we are privileged to live, work and learn on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Work in the Faculty is guided by the core values of equity, Indigeneity and culture of inquiry and our mission is a commitment to scholarly excellence, leading-edge pedagogy, innovative curriculum, engagement with teachers, differentiated staffing and a participatory democratic structure. We are committed to ethical practice, equity, social justice and diversity.
• Graduate degree with a strong preference for a Doctorate;
• Extensive professional experience working at the post-secondary level as well as the public-school system or good knowledge of the public-school system;
• Extensive experience in community and partnership development and strategic planning;
• Experience developing education programming related to and in partnership with community organizations, especially those promoting human rights and equity;
• Evidence of experience implementing strategies that promote justice, Indigeneity, inquiry, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
How to apply
Provide the following by email to firstname.lastname@example.org in PDF format:
1. A signed application letter that includes a description of your relevant qualifications, scholarly interests, teaching experience, and potential contributions to the Faculty.
2. Name and contact information for three references.
3. Current curriculum vitae.
4. A scholarly paper, if available.
The appointment will be a two-year Limited Term Lecturer, with possibility for renewal.
Application review will begin on: April 9, 2021
Start date: May 1, 2021 or by negotiation
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not ask referees to send letters of reference; they will be contacted directly as needed.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. See: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html