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Institution: McGill University

Position: Dean, Schulich School of Music

General Information:

McGill University is seeking an outstanding individual with demonstrated success in academic leadership and administration to become the next Dean of the Schulich School of Music. The Dean will have a passion for music and the arts, and will be a visionary and dynamic leader.

Qualifications:

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), the new Dean will have an impressive record of musical and scholarly research achievements, combined with a strong record of teaching and exemplary administration. He/she will have demonstrated effectiveness as a leader; familiarity with both performance and research; a strong understanding of inter-disciplinary research and programming; and experience in obtaining resources (including fundraising) for music research and education. While McGill is an English-speaking institution, the capacity to develop further the University’s connections to Quebec society and to communicate in French would be a distinct asset.

The review of nominations and applications will begin in late November 2015. This appointment is for a five-year renewable term, and will take effect 1 July 2016 or as soon thereafter as possible.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified candidates will be considered; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Nominations, applications, and expressions of interest should be submitted, in confidence, to the address below.

Janet Wright & Associates Inc.
174 Bedford Rd., Suite 100
Toronto, ON M5R 2K9
mcgilldeanssm@jwasearch.com


Job Description/Responsibilities:

McGill University
Dean, Schulich School of Music

McGill University is seeking an outstanding individual with demonstrated success in academic leadership and administration to become the next Dean of the Schulich School of Music. The Dean will have a passion for music and the arts, and will be a visionary and dynamic leader.

Founded in 1821, McGill University is Canada’s premier institution for higher education as well as the country’s most international university, with a global reputation for academic and research excellence across a wide range of disciplines. McGill offers over 300 programs of study through 10 Faculties and 11 Schools, which have 39, 500 students and 1, 684 faculty members. Located in cosmopolitan Montréal, McGill benefits from a milieu rich in culture, recreation and diversity. Information about McGill can be found at http://www.mcgill.ca.

The Schulich School of Music at McGill University embodies the highest international standards of excellence in professional training and research. Known for its programs in orchestra, opera, jazz, early music and contemporary music, the School’s leadership in sound recording and music technology provides unique possibilities for collaboration with the larger musical and scientific communities. The School is home to over 800 students, 62 tenured and tenure-track faculty, and more than 150 instructors.

The Schulich School of Music is a university in miniature, bringing together multiple research paradigms for the study, performance, and creation of many different kinds of music: Performing and Creative Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, and Engineering. The School houses several performance spaces, research and production laboratories, and two libraries. It is also home to the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology. For more information, please see https://www.mcgill.ca/music.


Salary Range: unspecified

Items to Send:

. Nominations, applications, and expressions of interest should be submitted, in confidence, to the address below.

Janet Wright & Associates Inc.
174 Bedford Rd., Suite 100
Toronto, ON M5R 2K9
mcgilldeanssm@jwasearch.com


Deadline: open until filled

Contact:

Janet Wright & Associates Inc.
174 Bedford Rd., Suite 100
Toronto, ON M5R 2K9
mcgilldeanssm@jwasearch.com


Date Listed: 11/27/2015


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