Dean of Arts at Mount Allison University

Mount Allison seeks a Dean of Arts to start July 1, 2019.

We seek a dean of arts who can lead a 21st century Faculty of Arts by strengthening established programs and by guiding the development of unique interdisciplinary programming. We seek a leader who can collaborate with a diverse and engaged group of colleagues and students in a variety of disciplines, ranging from women's gender studies to fine arts to classics, and guide the arts and humanities at Mount Allison into the future.

Reporting to the provost and vice-president, academic and research and working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the dean is responsible for providing strategic leadership and ensuring the sustainability of the Faculty of Arts. Candidates must have a strong record of teaching, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service/administrative experience in the liberal and creatives arts and humanities, suitable for appointment to a tenured position at the rank of associate or full professor.

The dean is responsible for developing and executing a vision for the Faculty of Arts in consultation with stakeholders. The dean's duties also include administering components of the Faculty's budget, assigning teaching duties, mentoring and evaluating colleagues, managing student issues, and serving on committees. The successful candidate must have a reputation working collegially and collaboratively with colleagues and students and must be committed to improving equity, diversity, and inclusion in all we do.

A complete position description can be viewed here:

If you are interested in the challenges and opportunities that this position has to offer, please send your application, including a current CV and vision statement to: Provost's Office, Mount Allison University, 65 York St. Sackville, NB, E4L 1E4 or

Consideration of applicants will begin on January 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Mount Allison - Dean of Arts (2019).pdf