Vice-President, Academic & Provost at OCAD University


OCAD University, Canada's largest and oldest art and design post-secondary institution invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice-President, Academic & Provost.

OCAD U is undergoing a dramatic evolution that is significantly strengthening its position as a global leader in art and design research, practice, and education. The University is home to: a world-class and diverse faculty, and is in an enviable position of increasing its faculty complement; a talented group of senior administrators and staff who have been successful in their mission to ignite imagination; and, an array of intellectually-curious students who embrace historical and expanded notions of art and design and, through their work, show the transformative impact an art and design orientation has on the world.

The Vice-President, Academic & Provost is the chief academic officer of the University, responsible for driving innovation and excellence across the institution while inspiring the highest standards of scholarly, creative, research and studio work. Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor, the Vice-President, Academic Provost oversees the University's academic administration, ensuring alignment with its strategic plan, and its responsible for the Quality Assurance of all academic programs and serves as Vice-Chair of University Senate.

The ideal candidate will be a transformative leader with solid academic administrative experience, and a track record of advancing academic excellence. The successful candidate has strong budget skills and a proven record of effective leadership with a complex post-secondary environment.

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Applications or expression of interest should be directed to Gerri Woodford or Jason Murray at ocaduvpap@odgerberndtson.com