For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.
Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.
Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.
Reporting to the President, serving as Vice Chair of the Senate and as a member of the President’s Council, the Vice President, Academic, (hereafter VPA) is the Chief Academic Officer and serves as the chief executive officer as delegated by the President in his/her absence. The VPA works closely with the President in executing Redeemer’s mission and will bring a comprehensive vision for university learning, research, and campus life where faith, living, and learning are vitally connected.
The VPA is responsible for the overall development of the faculty, research, teaching, curriculum and program development, learning services, the library, external accreditation and quality assurance, government relations relating to Redeemer’s academic authorities as outlined in provincial legislation, external academic partnerships and collaboration, and all other programs and services directly related to the academic mission of the university. The VPA also works closely with the President to ensure alignment and cohesion between the academic mission and the administrative and external engagement support areas of the university.
Position reports to: President
Submit applications to: HR@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)
Expiry date: Posted until Jan. 15, 2023 (review of applications will begin January 15, but the position will remain open until filled) (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)
Applicants are requested to email their application materials (cover letter & resume) and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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