Director of Research and Graduate Studies

Employeur Bishop's University
Horaire Temps plein
Type d'emploi Permanent
Domaine d'emploi Éducation
Télétravail possible

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Résumé du poste

The Director, Research and Graduate Studies (RGS) is a critical leadership role dedicated to advancing, safeguarding, and reinforcing Bishop’s reputation for excellence in research and for its emergent deeper focus on graduate studies. Working directly with the Vice President Academic and Research (VPAR), Academic Deans and Program Chairs, the Director develops strategies, policies and processes to ensure success in risk management, compliance, and in the administration of the research funds applied for, and received, annually within Bishop’s diverse research community.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Leads and directs the RGS team in managing the pre- and post-award non-financial activities for Federal and Provincial Tri-Agency, and multiple Canadian and international, non-institutional research funding programs;
Provides strategic and operational support to the VPAR through the development and implementation of effective and efficient policies and processes;
Facilitates and supports the research mission of Bishop’s through the provision of expert advice, research administration and risk management as well as communications and knowledge mobilization initiatives to celebrate and publicize research achievement within the Bishop’s community;
In coordination with the Vice-Principal, corresponds and networks with appropriate government agencies or representatives, granting councils, universities and other public or private sector partners (including membership on provincial and federal organizations such as ADEREQ and CAURA;
Works with and supports the Senate Research Committee, the Research Ethics Board, the Animal Care and Biosafety committees, the Senate Research Space Committee and Graduate Studies Committee and the Eastern Townships Resource Center.
Leads the RGS Office in collaboration with Recruitment, Admissions as well as Academic Deans and Program Chairs in the development and growth of graduate studies programming, in line with the University’s Strategic Priorities.

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Exigences et conditions

Education and experience

Master’s Degree
Minimum 7 years of combined experience in grants management and/or research administration environment as well as graduate program development and administration as well as progressive leadership and management experience in a comparable environment;
Experience with a wide variety of research grants and research contracts;
In-depth knowledge of the Canadian peer-review granting systems, processes and procedures and of the regulations and guidelines governing research and research creation in an academic environment;
Openness to recognize when change is necessary, and to develop, implement and lead effective change management strategies;
Knowledge and experience of best practices in building a strong collaborative team, leading people and creating a shared vision;
Communication skills with the ability to converse with, write reports for, and deliver presentations to all levels of the organization and to external partners (in English and French);
Ability to deal confidentially with information that has financial, political, regulatory and reputational implications;
Ability to make decisions and recommendations that are clearly linked to the organization’s strategy and goals;
Seasoned leader who promotes individual growth and development;
Proficient with Microsoft Office;
Ability to handle complex, ambiguous situations with diplomacy, calmness and good judgment;
Excellent problem solving skills and ability to take action to proactively resolve issues;
Project management skills from conception to completion within tightly prescribed timelines;

$94,515.81 to $118,908.42

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