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University of British Columbia: Dean, Sauder School of Business

Location: Vancouver, BC

The University of British Columbia (UBC), one of the world’s most dynamic universities, invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the Sauder School of Business.

UBC’s vision is to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world. Ranked among the top 40 universities globally, with campuses in Vancouver and the Okanagan, UBC has close to 65,000 students and offers both intellectual riches and an unrivalled quality of life.

The Sauder School of Business is Canada’s leading academic business school, maintaining an international reputation for excellence in research and learning, and unmatched global partnerships. Ranked number one for business programs in Canada, Sauder School combines theory with practical application, emphasizing business fundamentals and critical thinking. Today, UBC Sauder is home to more than 4,700 students in Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs, with significant additional enrolment in non-degree professional accreditation programs unique to Sauder for accounting and real estate professionals. Dedicated to rigorous and relevant teaching, UBC Sauder’s programs generate business leaders who drive change and shape industries and organizations around the world.

The new Dean will bring a successful track record in significant leadership roles within a research-intensive university. The Dean will have a strong track record in research and teaching, which they will bring to bear in their role in promoting excellence in both. A strategic leader, they will engage and inspire a diverse range of people in the evolution of the School’s vision, develop collaborative partnerships with other Faculties, and work closely with students, faculty, staff, alumni and others across the University. Committed to excellence and innovation, the Dean will build upon the values UBC Sauder places on ethical and social responsibility. The new Dean’s background and credentials will merit an appointment as full professor in the Sauder School of Business at UBC.

This is an opportunity to lead a world-class business school, with tremendous forward momentum, situated in a city that consistently ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world.

To explore this opportunity and receive the full position profile, submit nominations, or to apply, please contact our search consultants in Boyden’s Vancouver office at 604-685-0261 (ask for Ella Hipolito) or email:  ubcdeansauder@boyden.com

For more information about UBC, visit www.ubc.ca.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  All applicants will be asked to complete a confidential equity survey.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Please note that we will only be in contact with those individuals moving forward with our client.