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Academic Chair

Posted September 15, 2021

Assiniboine Community College
Brandon, MB, Canada
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The Chair provides overall academic and operational leadership for the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts, including programming in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Food Processing, Horticultural Production, and Sustainable Food programs.

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Academic Chair

Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts & Field to Fork Initiatives

School of Agriculture & Environment

Competition #76-20/21

Brandon, Manitoba

$88,853.63 - $113,421.84 per annum

Located in Brandon, Manitoba, Assiniboine Community College has been providing exceptional learning experience for over 55 years. Welcoming over 3,200 students last year, Assiniboine is committed to academic excellence and student success. The college offers over 40 unique diploma and certificate programs across a variety of disciplines including culinary arts and hospitality, health and human services, trades and technology, business, and agriculture and environment. Assiniboine is seeking a new Academic Chair, Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts (MICA) & Field to Fork Initiatives.

Reporting to the Dean, School of Agriculture and Environment, the Chair is a key leadership position within the School of Agriculture and Environment. The Chair provides overall academic and operational leadership for the Manitoba Institute of Culinary Arts, including programming in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Food Processing, Horticultural Production, and Sustainable Food programs. The Chair is accountable for ensuring that the school provides high-quality academic programs and work-integrated learning in various fields of discipline while providing leadership and support to all faculty and students. The Chair is responsible for the programs day-to-day operations including program financial oversight; and working collaboratively with the Dean and others in academic processes such as program review, program development and capital planning.  The Chair will collaborate with the Dean and lead Assiniboine’s Field to Fork initiatives dedicated to strengthening the local food chain through education, research, and outreach. 

As the Chair, you will possess relevant education and experience in one of the fields of study. You will have demonstrated excellence in leading diverse teams in a comparable post-secondary environment or industry and have practical and theoretical experience and competence in at least one of the discipline(s) that comprise the supervised programs. You will have a solid understanding of program and curriculum development, assessment and evaluation, student advising, and group facilitation. In addition, the Chair will have experience preparing, monitoring, and managing budgets.

This competition will remain open until filled.

Assiniboine Community College is committed to reconciliation and ensuring that its policies, practices, and systems are free of barriers. Assiniboine values diversity and promote full participation to ensure dignity, respect, and equal access for all employees.

Assiniboine welcomes applications from all qualified candidates who are legally entitled to work in Canada, including Indigenous peoples, persons of all abilities, members of visible minorities, all genders and sexual orientations, and all other groups protected by the Human Rights Code. 

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter to the address/email/fax information found at the bottom of this page. Requests for accommodations can be made at any point during the recruitment process through the same contacts.

We thank you for your interest. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Assiniboine Community College

c/o Human Resources

1430 Victoria Avenue East, Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2A9

Fax 204.725.8736 or email humanresources@assiniboine.net

We thank you for your interest. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

compensation: $88,853.63 - $113,421.84 per annum

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Assiniboine Community College

1430 Victoria Ave E
Brandon, MB R7A 2A9
Canada

(204) 725-8729

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Exceptional Learning Experiences for 60 Years

Assiniboine Community College has been providing exceptional learning experiences for 60 years. For staff and students alike, Assiniboine offers unparalleled learning environments and responds well to the demands and requirements of the Manitoba labour market. Here, instructors follow the philosophy of ‘learn by doing,’ combining theory with hands-on learning inside classrooms, labs, kitchens, shops, fields and the college’s Sustainable Greenhouse. We are an accredited college with the Province of Manitoba.

We offer more than 50 unique certificate, diploma and advanced credential programs across a variety of disciplines including culinary arts and hospitality, business, agriculture and environment, health and human services, trades and technology. We also deliver apprenticeship programming in a range of skilled trade disciplines.

Vision

Exceptional learning experiences.

Mission

Transforming lives and strengthening Manitoba through applied education and research.

Values

  • Be Passionate. We are enthusiastic and communicate openly in pursuit of our vision.
  • Take Initiative. We challenge the status quo and take calculated risks without fear of failure.
  • Deliver Results. We are all responsible and accountable for success.
An unparalleled student experience
  • Contemporary learning spaces throughout Manitoba are anchored by our flagship North Hill campus.
  • All students graduate with knowledge, skills, and abilities that prepare them for career-related employment, lifelong learning, and active citizenship in an ever-changing world.
  • Student experiences contribute to student success and belonging, and help forge a lasting connection to the college.
Quality programs responsive to Manitoba’s labour market
  • Quality programming, teaching & learning, student success, Indigenization, community engagement, and growth are guided by our Academic Plan.
  • In addition to program leadership in agriculture & environment and public safety sectors in Manitoba, we are a national leader in community-based delivery.
  • 2,028 Assiniboine graduates by 2028 will help to address Manitoba’s lagging post-secondary attainment rate and prepare more people for economic growth and community service.
Outreach and engagement to support economic growth
  • 400 Indigenous graduates annually will help respond to the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and contributes to the prosperity of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples.
  • Welcoming learners from around the world supports Manitoba’s economic and social development and builds global citizenship in all students.
  • Meeting employer and community needs through responsive programming, customized training, and applied research across the province.