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Associate Dean Duties

Dr. Harold Jansen

Timetable Management (Lethbridge and Calgary Campus)

  • Tracking workload
  • Reviewing capacity
  • Overseeing program delivery
  • Drafting the summer school program
  • Monitoring enrolments
  • Drafting and issuing sessional and overload contracts

Strategic Enrolment Management and Recruitment

  • 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


  • Oversight of and liaison with various outreach groups in the Faculty of Arts & Science (groups under ASPIRE umbrella)
  • Providing guidance and direction to these groups in line with the university’s Strategic Plan in regards to outreach and community involvement
  • Development of new initiatives
  • Supervising outreach staff

Calgary Campus

  • Timetabling
  • A&S Staffing
  • Evaluating instructor performance
  • Participating in professional development activities, appreciation events and workshops


  • Oversight of the planning and implementation of communications and marketing strategies

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