The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is actively seeking a transparent, collaborative, and student-focused leader to serve as their next Dean, Faculty of Arts.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the position of Dean, Faculty of Arts at UPEI should be an accomplished and visionary leader with a deep understanding of education and research. The ideal candidate should possess a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline and have a distinguished record of scholarship and teaching. Additionally, the ideal candidate would have significant academic leadership experience, preferably at the level of department chair or associate dean, and a proven track record of fostering academic excellence and interdisciplinary collaboration. The ideal candidate should be able to inspire and mentor faculty, staff, and students, while also cultivating strong relationships with community partners, government agencies, and professional organizations. The ideal candidate would also possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to diversity, inclusivity and reconciliation, and a strategic mindset to advance the Faculty.

Experience and Qualifications
The next Dean, Faculty of Arts should possess:
An academic record consistent with appointment to the rank of Associate / Full Professor at the University.
A record of successful academic, administrative, and leadership experience in a complex post-secondary environment.
Significant academic leadership experience, preferably at the level of department chair or associate dean.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage diverse stakeholders.
Strong understanding of Arts education, research, and the ability to foster interdisciplinary collaboration, promoting a dynamic academic environment.

The salary scale for this position is $160,000 - $200,000.

To learn more about this opportunity, contact Katherine Frank ( or Abbey MacLeod ( Completed applications can be submitted online at

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