Dean, Justice and Human Services

Lethbridge College
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Established in 1957 on Blackfoot territory, Lethbridge College is a board-governed public college operating as a Comprehensive Community Institution under the authority of the Post-secondary Learning Act of Alberta. Lethbridge College is an educational mainstay with 4,000 full-time students and over 15,000 credit and non-credit learners in continuing education and professional development programs, supported by 1,000 dedicated employees. Working in a collegial and collaborative culture, members of the Lethbridge College community have a deep commitment to student success by delivering excellent academic and non-academic services and supports across the institution. The College is committed to creating an inclusive environment for Indigenous and international students through programs and services designed to enrich the educational experience of the entire student body.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President, Academic, the Dean, Justice and Human Services champions academic innovation, teaching and learning and applied research within their Centres while ensuring high quality learning experiences and operational effectiveness. The Dean is a member of the College Leadership Council (CLC) and provides strong administrative direction and leadership responsible for the overall growth and operational leadership of the institution. The Dean will contribute to the strategic leadership of the college through active participation in the development and implementation of the College’s four Strategies and the development and implementation of the Education Plan. The Dean must facilitate appropriate courses of action to ensure that that present needs of the college and community are met and generate strategies for meeting the future needs.

The Dean is responsible for the Centre’s operating budgets related to academic program offerings. They will provide leadership for program and curriculum development, applied research and business development, and actively liaise with external and internal parties to expand learning opportunities. They have a proven experience in management and administration of human and financial resources, facilities and information technology.

Required qualifications and expertise include a Doctoral degree in a related discipline and a strong commitment to the field of education. In addition, the candidate will have a strong understanding of and appreciation for the diversity of programming within the Centre. As an exceptional leader with an open, transparent and collaborative leadership style, the successful candidate will be a visionary, able to lead the Centre for Justice & Human Services in all its activities.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact Boyden’s Calgary office at 403-410-6700 or please submit your resume via the blue "Apply" button by visiting the Boyden Canada Opportunities website at

Lethbridge College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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