Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning

Calgary, AB
Academic – VP, Academic /
Executive Permanent Salary /
SAIT is a global leader in applied education and an institution that empowers employees to make a difference in the lives of our students. Building on more than a century of history, we are looking for innovative employees wanting to create a future with us. As part of our team, you are encouraged to be bold and inventive, bringing new ideas to the table. Change excites you. 
SAIT offers the chance to do work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers. We develop leaders in the classroom and our workspaces, encouraging lifelong learning for both students and employees. 
Your future starts now … at SAIT.
We are looking for individuals who align with our commitment to excellence and who demonstrates:
o a growth mindset through curiosity, creativity, and collaboration
o leads with a world-class customer experience mindset
o is dynamic and responsible to the needs of stakeholders, speed and agility are critical
o someone who embraces trial and error as an important part of learning

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Vice President, Academic, the Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning (AVP-TL) drives the campus-wide strategic execution of the Academic Plan related to Teaching and Learning initiatives. The major objective of this position is to support academic excellence across the Academic Division. This includes restructuring and ensuring SAIT's programs are of high quality and meet the diverse needs of learners and industry. The AVP-TL is currently accountable for the Centre for Academic Development + Innovation (Cadi) and the Centre for Applied Education Innovation (CAEI).  Within these two areas are six functions:  academic technologies, faculty development, quality assurance, scholarly activity, course development, and program development. This position works closely with the school deans, directors, and other stakeholders across SAIT to support and pursue SAIT's vision of being a global leader in applied education.

As the ideal candidate will you bring 10 years’ directly related experience in teaching and learning management with 5 years’ experience in a senior-level leadership position and a demonstrated ability to lead change through a proactive and strategic approach. You are an innovative big-picture thinker; able to synthesize the work of the different divisions and develop and articulate a strategic vision, able to inspire and engage a wide range of people in the evolution of SAIT’s vision and develop implementation strategies for the goals that support that vision. A master’s degree is required with a doctoral degree in an applied discipline recommended, such as an Ed.D.  
To Apply

To submit your CV for consideration, in confidence, please visit
For more information, please contact Brittany Stansfield at or Alex Verdecchia at

At SAIT, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding diverse perspectives to SAIT - so if your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.
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The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is a polytechnic institute in Calgary, Alberta, with a vision to become a global leader in applied education. Building on its 100+ year history SAIT continues to reimagine the workforce of tomorrow and continues to train hit-the-ground-ready, future-proofed graduates.