Job Postings


  • Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
  • Posted On: Jul. 5, 2017
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Category: Facility Management


Reporting to the Vice President, Academic, the Dean, Liberal Arts, is accountable for contributing to the academic well-being and growth of the college and for providing academic and administrative leadership, supervision, support and direction to the faculty, administrative staff and support staff in the Liberal Arts programs including Communications and Professional Writing graduate certificate, Communications, General Education, General Arts and Sciences, elective courses for degree programs, Community Integration through Cooperative Education, Indigenous Studies, and English for Academic Purposes. The Dean is accountable for the planning, development, maintenance and ongoing review for these programs and related activities on multiple campuses.  The Dean is responsible for ensuring that the course/program standards conform to external accreditation and licensing requirements, are responsive/relevant to the needs of students, programs and the community at large according to the College’s Strategic Plan.

Candidates for this role will possess excellent strategic, leadership, management, interpersonal, communication, change management, engagement, diversity and decision-making skills.  The ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, complex, unionized institution in order to support the achievement of the college’s strategic plan objectives is critical.  Relevant academic and professional qualifications will be considered.  A  Master’s degree is required.


The college offers a competitive compensation range of ($112,299 to $149,732; Band 15), plus a range of other attractive benefits, including a comprehensive benefits plan, CAAT defined-benefit pension plan, tuition reimbursement & fee support and subsidized fitness membership.


Georgian accelerates student learning, careers and success. We’re home to 11,000 full-time students – including 1,500 international students from over 60 countries. More than 125 career-focused programs are taught by faculty with industry expertise across seven locations in Central Ontario: Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood).

Students study part-time, full-time, online or in combination – choosing from degrees, combined degree-diplomas, graduate certificates, diplomas and certificates. We deliver numerous apprenticeship and technical trade options, providing employers with highly skilled graduates to grow and sustain their operations.

Georgian is proud to be Ontario’s #1 co-op college. We have the most Ontario college students enrolled in co-op programs (5,000+) and highest percentage of programs with co-op. Sixty-two hundred employers partner with us – and we’re the only college in Ontario with 12 programs accredited by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education. Almost 80 per cent of students are in programs with formal work-integrated learning such as a local or international co-op, internship, placement or field experience.


Georgian College supports diversity, equity and a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. Georgian College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and workplace. If you are contacted to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodations needed with respect to any materials or processes used to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

To be considered for this position, please submit your application to sends e-mail) quoting competition # 169-17.  

Applications for this position must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 4, 2017.

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