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Nipissing University

Dean, Applied & Professional Studies


North Bay Posted Jan 241557674

Job Description


Nipissing University invites applications for the position of Dean, Applied & Professional Studies.  As one of four Deans reporting to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic and Research, the Dean, Applied & Professional Studies is a key member of the University’s senior management team and will provide academic and administrative leadership to the Faculty of Applied & Professional Studies by ensuring high quality and relevant education consistent with the University’s mission. 

Nipissing University is a young and dynamic institution with roots in teacher education that reach back 100 years.  Today, through the integration of teaching, research, professional internships, service and global experiences in undergraduate, professional and selected graduate areas, Nipissing University offers a student experience that is highly rated in national and international surveys of student engagement and quality of education. 

Nipissing University is located in the City of North Bay, Ontario (population 54,000), a comfortable three-hour drive from Toronto and four hours from Ottawa.  North Bay is situated on beautiful Lake Nipissing and is served by a regional airport.  The University enjoys a unique relationship with Canadore College and provides a model for collaboration that serves as an example for institutions across Canada. 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated effective academic leadership and vision in higher education, dedication to a high calibre of undergraduate education, and a commitment to the development of the whole learner. In addition, s/he will have significant administrative experience and accomplishments, a thorough grasp of issues in post-secondary education, and the ability to work collegially and communicate effectively in a university setting.

For more information about Nipissing University and a detailed position description, please visit www.nipissingu.ca.  Consideration of candidates will begin on Friday, February 23, 2018, and will continue until an appointment is made.  Applications should be submitted to the address shown below.


Jenny Mackie

Director, Human Resources

Nipissing University

100 College Drive

North Bay, ON P1B 8L7



The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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