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Job Offer Dean of the Faculty of Theology

January 2020, Saint Paul University Ottawa

The Faculty of Theology welcomes faculty and students from diverse ecclesial communities. It offers programs at the undergraduate, Master’s, and doctoral levels for people preparing for a variety of ministries in the service of the Church and society.

Responsibilities
• Commits strongly to the advancement of excellence in all aspects of faculty life: teaching, research, service of the church and academy, and outreach to the wider community.
• Plays an active role in recruiting and retaining the finest professors, supporting their professional development, particularly through annual reviews, and acts as a mentor in their career progress.
• Actively promotes academic programs and is proactive in new initiatives in this regard;
• Makes himself/herself available, and remains attentive to changing needs and expectations of both faculty and students.
• Prepares and implements the faculty’ strategic plan.
• Manages efficiently resources allocated to the faculty. Takes necessary and sometimes difficult decisions to achieve the goals of the faculty.

Qualifications
• Fluent in French and English.
• Ph.D. or its equivalent in theology or a related field; eligibility for hiring at the rank of associate or full professor.
• Strong record of teaching and research.
• Proven administrative experience.
• Innovative and visionary leadership to build, shape, and lead programs that embrace best practices and emerging directions in theological education.
• Demonstrates collegiality and ability to network with other institutions of higher education in theology.

The appointment is for a three-year renewable term, commencing July 1, 2019. Tenure could be granted after two years of service.

The review of applications will begin on March 1st, continuing until the position is filled. Written nominations, applications, or expressions of interest for the position should be submitted to:

Jean-Marc Barrette
Vice-Rector Academic and Research
Saint Paul University
223 Main Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 1C4
jmbarrette(@)ustpaul.ca

In keeping with Citizenship and Immigration Canada requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Saint Paul University encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.