Executive Director, Extended Learning

Other Institution  |  Vancouver, BC

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Executive Director, Extended Learning

Job Type: Administrative
Location: Canada
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Other,
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 28509
Application Deadline: 07/31/2019

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Housing for Position:
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Position Description

UBC Extended Learning brings UBC excellence in academics, teaching, and
research to communities through flexible, innovative, and accessible learning
opportunities. Extended Learning welcomes thousands of lifelong learners from
all over the world annually, and supports UBC faculties to create and deliver
programming that meets the career, personal, and educational needs of learners
while strengthening UBC’s contribution to society, industry, and government.
The University is looking for an energetic and innovative academic entrepreneur
to serve as Executive Director, Extended Learning. Aligned with the University’s
strategic plan for educational excellence, the Executive Director will work with
academic partners within and beyond UBC as well as stakeholder organizations
across the province, throughout Canada and internationally to solidify, strengthen
and strategically expand Extended Learning and explore education opportunities
that respond to the needs of the communities which they serve.
Reporting directly to the Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning, the Executive
Director is responsible for setting the strategic direction and leading the execution
of a long-term strategy for UBC Extended Learning, and for making significant
contributions to the advancement of innovative career and personal education
and lifelong learning at UBC. The Executive Director will produce significant
sustainable positive impacts in local, regional, national and international
communities through innovative approaches to continuing education at UBC.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and inspirational leader with a passion
for lifelong learning. They will be able to demonstrate how they have built teams
and partnerships to creative compelling learning experiences aligned to market
and social trends that deliver on key performance goals.
The incumbent will have highly-developed emotional intelligence, exhibit
sophisticated social awareness and skillful relationship management skills in
order to create and maintain effective partnerships. The ability to collaborate
with academic leaders and faculty, exhibiting both collegiality and influence, is

Application Information

If this is the next step in your professional career, visit our website and submit your application to Shelina Esmail and Jennifer Madden at www.pfmsearch.com. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. The University welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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