Search for Academic Director, for The School of Public Policy

The University of Calgary has commenced the search for a new Academic Director for The School of Public Policy. On this page you will find the job profile, committee composition, and a confidential feedback form. if you are interested in applying for this role please submit your cover letter and CV to provost@ucalgary.ca.


Academic Director, The School of Public Policy

The Advisory Selection Committee is currently seeking to appoint an Academic Director for a two-year term commencing at the start of the 2021-22 academic year. The Academic Director (AD) will provide oversight of the internal operations and academic degree programs of the School of Public Policy. They will ensure that the School is compliant with university’s rules and procedures, notably relating to academic appointments and financial operations. They will participate in the development of the School’s budget and other plans. In the absence of the Director, the Academic Director will have authority to address any issue that requires urgent action or approval. It is the School’s expectation that they will participate to some degree in the research activities and other programs of the School. As with other academic appointments in the School, the Academic Director is also expected to provide supervision for capstone projects required by students to complete their Master of Public Policy degree. 

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  1. Chair

    Teri Balser

  2. Academic staff member from the SPP

    Myles Leslie

  3. Academic staff member from the SPP

    Ron Kneebone

  4. Academic staff member from the SPP

    Jennifer Winter

  5. Academic staff member from the SPP

    Jennifer Zwicker

  6. Academic staff member external to the SPP

    Bryce Tingle

  7. AUPE staff member from the SPP

    Lindsey Hritzuk

  8. MaPS staff member from the SPP

    Naomi Achus

  9. SPP student

    Andreas Murphy

  10. Community member

    Valerie Seaman

  11. Community member

    Marcia Nelson

Questions?

Should you have any additional questions or comments please contract the Chair at provost@ucalgary.ca