Academic Consultant - Associate Degree Development in BC

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  • START DATE: 18/02/2019
  • British Columbia,Canada
  • CONTRACT TYPE: Temporary / Contract
  • North America
Management / Administration College / University

Job Overview

Our client is an educational institution that delivers secondary, post-secondary, and language training programs to international students with multiple campuses located in Ontario and British Columbia. They are looking for an Academic Consultant to develop and launch an Associate Degree in Arts for their Vancouver campus.


Consulting contract that is commensurate with the incumbent's knowledge, skills, and ability.


You will have a Doctorate Degree in Higher Education, or a related field, with previous experience leading the design, delivery and evaluation of a broad range of academic development initiatives. A deep understanding of the design and delivery of academic programs and course development is required as is experience in curriculum development and accreditation through broad consultation. Finally, a solid network and relationship to at least one of the 6 research universities in BC: UBC. SFU, UVic, UNBC, TRU, or Royal Roads University.

Additional Details

Primary responsibilities and duties include the following: lead all components of the development of the Associate Degree: Arts submission, deep experience and connections within the public post secondary system in BC, responsible for building connections with appropriate stakeholders at BC Research Universities, responsible for recruitment and retention of the Academic Council and Program Advisory Committee, and extensive experience with compliance and new program submission at the Associate Degree and Degree level in BC. A solid network and relationship to at least one of the 6 research universities in BC: University of British Columbia. Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, University of Northern British Columbia, Thompson River University, or Royal Roads University.

Employer Description

Our client is a private, post-secondary institution registered with the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities (MTCU), in Ontario, and with the BC Council on Admissions & Transfer.

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