Academic Leadership Development

Supporting Academic Leaders at Dalhousie 

Leading an organization is about sharing, supporting and contributing to the organizational vision. From academics to research, Dalhousie benefits from strong, focused leadership. With the guidance of our leadership team, Dalhousie delivers opportunities that inspire students, faculty, and staff.  

Competencies and Responsibilities

Competencies are the foundation for many HR functions including recruitment and selection, performance management, learning and development, and succession planning. Dalhousie’s Competencies were created through a university-wide consultative process during 2013-2014.

Leadership Competencies For all leaders  [PDF-94KB]

Core Competencies For all faculty and staff  [PDF-71KB]

Responsibilities of Academic Departmental Leaders at Dalhousie [PDF-65KB]

Current Opportunities

Academic Leadership Development Certificate for Newly Appointed and Continuing Dalhousie Academic Heads, Chairs and Directors

Sponsored by the Provost and Vice-President Academic. Delivered by Dalhousie Executive Education.

"Great work starts with great leaders. Join a select group of academic peers to develop your leadership skills. Become part of a community of academic leaders at Dalhousie who have the skills and capabilities to become visionary, collaborative and effective leaders in the complex, unique, multidisciplinary world of academia." For more information and to register