[Iag-list] Position Available: Executive Director School of Environment and Sustainability

Julie Kesby iagjak16 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 08:37:22 AEDT 2016

*University of Saskatchewan*

*Executive Director*

*School of Environment and Sustainability*

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: 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

*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 at thegeldartgroup.com.
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