Emily Carr University of Art + Design invites applications for the position of Dean, Faculty of Culture + Community.

Situated on unceded, traditional and ancestral xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱w˙7mesh ┌xwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories in Vancouver, Canada, Emily Carr University is a world-renowned learning and research community dedicated to the education of artists and designers. Encouraging experimentation at the intersection of art, design, media and technology, our learning community merges studio practice, research, and critical theory in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. Alumni and faculty are internationally recognized as award-winning creators and thought leaders who have significant impact on both the cultural sector and economy. Emily Carr University engages students, industry, and society to continuously explore and think differently about creativity and how it shapes our world. Located in beautiful and culturally rich Vancouver, British Columbia, the University attracts more than 1900 students from 60 countries to our undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Dean of the Faculty of Culture + Community oversees and is responsible for the Universityĺs Foundation Program, Critical Studies courses focused on the theory and histories of art, media, and design, the Critical and Cultural Practice major, and the Social Practice minor. These courses and programs aim to build social awareness and sustainability through creative practice, research, and communication. The Dean reports to the Vice-President, Academic + Provost and is responsible for the strategic direction and leadership of the respective Faculty at Emily Carr University, ensuring a balance of strategic vision, community leadership, academic integrity and accountability, and administrative leadership. The Dean develops and enhances a culture of collegiality and engagement, through consultation, collaboration, and leadership.

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