New Job Manager Academic Excellence In British Columbia

Manager Academic Excellence
Manager Academic Excellence

Manager Academic Excellence

Company : Native Education College
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

Full Description


Manager of Academic Excellence
Full Time Position

Native Education College is the largest private Indigenous College in BC, working with First Nations and
Indigenous organizations to deliver programs in locations throughout British Columbia. We strive to combine
academic excellence with a strong commitment to First Nations community-based education and the best
practices of adult education.
Position Summary:
The purpose of this position is to oversee academic excellence from an Indigenous worldview and provide
oversight to matters related to our traditional laws, academic policies, and regulatory compliance. The manager
informs academic excellence through policies and procedures implemented by program managers and
instructional staff. The manager supports the Deans and Associate Deans in ensuring traditional cultural
integrity, academic innovation, regulatory compliance, policy amendment, and curriculum enhancement.
Main Responsibilities:
Leading by the values of the longhouse with humility
Create a welcoming environment for all students, staff and guests of NEC
Leading from the traditional laws of the host nations, amends, audits, and makes recommendation for

academic policies and procedures
Create professional standards for faculty as it relates to Academics, and Indigenous protocol
Maintain a high level of collaborative work with Heads of Family on upholding academic integrity and

Communicate with all stakeholders, regulatory bodies, compliance teams, senior management, regarding

academic issues
Coordinate proctored exams for students as needed
Evaluating the infrastructure of academic department to include policy, curriculum, student & program

evaluation, grading, credentials, and transfer agreements, in alignment with our Indigenous worldview
Audit, assess, and implement data using established criteria, and make recommendations for improvement
Work closely with the Manager of Data Integrity and Associate Dean of Curriculum Development
Other longhouse duties as assigned
Preferred Qualifications:
Degree in a related field (e.g., adult education, higher education, administration) from an accredited

institution and at least three years of curriculum development or instructional design experience in a post-
secondary setting or equivalent combination of education and experience

Excellent organizational, project management, writing, editing and planning skills
Commitment to quality in education and the ability to manage continuous improvement from concept to

Knowledge or experience working with Indigenous organizations. Willingness to learn and understand the

traditional laws and protocols of the Host Nations
Understanding of Indigenous adult education methodologies and practices
Appointment to this full-time excluded position will require a formal criminal record check, the details of which
may preclude finalizing an offer of employment. Members of equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.
We welcome all applicants, although Indigenous ancestry is preferred, and only short-listed applicants will be

Closing Date: May 10, 2023
Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Salary: Based on skills and experience

Application Details:
Please submit your resume, names of three references from related work experience, and a cover letter
outlining your interest and detailing how you meet the above qualifications. Only short-listed applicants will be
contacted. Address your application to:
Hiring Manager, [email protected]