Nunavut Arctic College



This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required. This employment opportunity is open to all applicants. Reporting to the Vice-President, Nunavut Arctic College (NAC), the Dean, Education, Inuit and University Studies is accountable for leading academic programming including Inuit, Languages and Culture Programs, Piqqusilirivvik, Education and the Liberal Arts and General University Studies. The Dean is responsible for ensuring that the delivery of appropriate Inuit language and culture content is in accordance with Nunavut Arctic College policies. The Dean, Education, Inuit and University Studies responsibilities include participating as a member of the senior education and leadership. Other responsibilities comprise, but are not limited to, providing collaborative leadership to the Campus, consistent with the College’s Strategic Plan and overall mission, purpose and values as well as exercising principal leadership accountability for Inuit Iliqqusingit, the Inuit Languages and Culture program portfolio that includes: Fur Design and Production, Inuit Visual Arts, Inuit Performing Arts, Inuit Language and Culture, Textile and related offerings. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated success in collaborative leadership, strategic and operational planning and innovation along with a broad experience in creating and maintaining partnerships, organizational assessment and capacity building. In addition, verbal and written fluency in Inuktut is required. The incumbent must have a Master’s Degree in a field related to the Dean’s portfolio, such as Education, Adult Education, Business, etc. plus five (5) years of recent experience in a senior level position developing and/or managing post-secondary programs while supervising multiple staff OR five (5) of recent experience leading a culturally diverse complex organization, preferably with an extensive understanding of the post-secondary sector. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is also a requirement for this position. Working knowledge of departmental/GN legislations, policies and procedures, including ATIPP is an asset. Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. The Educational Requirement is a Minimum Mandatory Requirement. PO Box 600, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
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