Department Chair, Trades & Technology

School of Trades & Technology

Competition Number: 121068
Type: Faculty
Closing Date: May 27, 2021
Category: Internal


Internal Posting

Medicine Hat College invites applications from full-time, regular, non-probationary faculty for a Department Chair, Trades & Technology.  The Chair will work in collaboration with the Dean and School to establish and implement program, school, and divisional goals and objectives and ensure alignment with college goals and objectives.

This position is important in divisional planning and goal setting.  It is also instrumental in managing the work of faculty and staff in the department including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of staff and students, teaching and learning, training, development, succession planning, orientation, mentoring, team building, addressing issues, monitoring academic performance and success of students, completing performance evaluations and providing day-to-day leadership. This position will also consult with faculty to ensure program currency and integrity of content and delivery, making recommendations and providing assistance, as needed.



  • Full-time Regular, Non-Probationary faculty (normally from within the School)
  • Minimum Master’s degree (or equivalent work experience) in a related field
  • Demonstrated strong communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively and make positive contributions as a team member, maintain confidentiality, and be able to manage sensitive situations
  • A commitment to student success


Submission Details

Please submit a cover letter quoting Competition #121068 with your resume and the names of three references.  This competition will close on May 27, 2021.

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About MHC 

Known for our focus on students - and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner-focused provider of quality education, training, and services. Operating with a culture of excellence and numerous benefits, the College is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership that benefit our students and communities. To learn more visit

Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Only applicants being granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

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