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The Dean of the School of the Arts, Media + Culture will be a dynamic and transformational servant leader of outstanding Christian character who is an effective ambassador of the mission, vision, and values of Trinity Western University. As a member of the Deans’ Council, the Dean of the SAMC serves as a senior academic leader of the University and advisor to the Provost, and will responsibly represent and implement the academic and administrative policies and decisions of the University internally and externally. The Dean of SAMC will demonstrate wise, strategic, and collaborative management of the artistic, pedagogical, and scholarly gifts of the faculty and students. The Dean of SAMC provides visionary leadership in alignment with the vision and strategic direction of the University and builds effective external relationships that advance the interests of the University. Possessing emotional and cultural intelligence, entrepreneurial ambition, financial and managerial acumen, and theological insight, the Dean is able to work in a highly collaborative manner that values diversity in people and ideas. Capable of managing the day‐to‐day operations of SAMC with a view to ensuring thriving programs, s/he possesses the commitment, personal characteristics, insights, and abilities of an effective administrative and organizational leader.

A complete Executive Brief in PDF form can be viewed here.

All prospective candidates are required to submit the following as part of their online application:

  • a cover letter;
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • verification of doctoral (or terminal) degree;
  • signed Statement of Faith and Community Covenant; and
  • a document (no more than two pages) that describes how you anticipate your Christian faith would influence your teaching, scholarship, and leading others in your faculty as a Dean at Trinity Western University.


Please complete the online application available here; only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.