[Caglist] University of Saskatchewan – Executive Director, School of Environment and Sustainability

University of SaskatchewanSchool of Environment and SustainabilityExecutive Directorhttp://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1204
The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) is a priority
interdisciplinary initiative of the University of Saskatchewan.
With a vision of creating and integrating multiple understandings
of natural and human environments and internationally known for
innovative, provocative, and wide-ranging approaches to
environmental sustainability, the school offers a course-based
Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) as well as
thesis-based Master (MES) and Doctoral (PhD) programs. These
programs emphasize the complex nature of environmental and
sustainability challenges and the need for interdisciplinary
understandings across a range of topics. Since its inception in
2007, the school has developed a thriving community of more than
100 graduate students and 22 core faculty, with another 100
faculty holding associate or adjunct affiliations. For more
information on the school please visit: http://www.usask.ca/sens.
Reporting to the provost, the executive director provides
leadership to a school renowned for its distinguished faculty
members who are drawn from the Colleges of Arts and Science,
Engineering, Law, Education, Western College of Veterinary
Medicine, Nursing, Agriculture and Bioresources and the Edwards
School of Business.
The executive director will have the ability to balance fairly the
demands of an interdisciplinary school and also to capitalize on
opportunities for synergy and collaboration across campus and
externally. S/he will possess both a strong record of research and
scholarly achievement as well as progressive and relevant
experience in administration and advancement activities. This
exciting role demands superb interpersonal and communication
skills, and sound judgment to lead the continuing development of
the academic programs, research, and creative life within SENS. As
a member of the university’s senior administrative team, s/he will
have a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and Aboriginal
engagement and also play a significant and influential role in
university-wide initiatives.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse
and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their
full potential. All members of the university community share a
responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in
which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The
university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to
the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent
residents will be given priority.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please call
Danielle Conn or Maureen Geldart of The Geldart Group at
604-926-0005, or forward your application package (current CV,
letter of application and reference list) in confidence to
danielle@thegeldartgroup.com.

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