Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science

    Dr. Harold Jansen

    Student Issues

    • Managing academic and non-academic offences and assessing appeals
    • Managing grade appeals
    • Assessing exam accommodation requests
    • Liaising with the Accommodated Learning Centre and Counseling Services
    • Resolving miscellaneous complaints

    Faculty Issues

    • Approving grades and tracking distributions
    • Approving and tracking grade changes
    • Consulting on teaching, assessment, and student discipline policies
    • Consulting on miscellaneous classroom management concerns

    Academic Advising

    • Supervising advisors; indirectly supervising support staff
    • Assessing performance
    • Reviewing requests for substitutions, exceptions, and retroactive withdrawals with cause
    • Managing academic probation and required withdrawals
    • Hearing appeals

    Global Citizenship Cohort

    • Collaborating on the development and revision of academic programming

    Indigenous Student Success Cohort

    • Collaborating on the development and revision of admission policy
    • Collaborating on the development and revision of academic programming
      • Hiring and monitoring the progress of instructors, in collaboration with the ISSC Coordinator
      • Indirectly supervising support staff, associated with ISSC


    • Collaborating with the International Centre for Students in the development and execution of offshore recruitment strategies
    • Development of Articulation and other agreements, including Study Abroad/Exchange programs

    Strategic Enrolment Management and Retention

    • Executive membership on the university’s Strategic Enrolment Management Committee
      • Designing and implementing programs to attract and maintain enrolment in the Faculty of Arts & Science
      • Coordination of A&S participation in all university recruitment events
    • Developing, planning and implementing initiatives to improve and support student retention

    Necho Approvals

    • Act as Dean’s designate, where needed, for one-over-one signing authority for expenditures by faculty members, Chairs, Coordinators


    • Representing the Dean at teaching, research, and interview sessions for academic candidates

    Public Relations/Advancement

    • Attending, and occasionally hosting, public events on behalf of the Faculty and the University

    Professional Activities Reports and Salary, Tenure, and Promotion Tasks

    • Assisting in the process for annual/biennial evaluation of faculty members, and in the management/operation of activities of STP Committees


    • Participating in the delivery of the undergraduate program (no more than one course per academic year)
    • Instructing and supervising graduate students (at discretion, and in accord with needs of the program of research)


    • Maintaining an active research program, including publications and conference presentations

    Other Duties

    • Miscellaneous duties assigned and undertaken as needed, for the efficient functioning of the Dean’s Office