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Executive Officer


Dean of Environment Office

Effective Date: June, 2012

USG 13

35 hr/wk

Reports to: Dean of Environment

General Accountability

The Executive Officer (EO) reports directly to the Dean of Environment and is accountable for oversight and management of the Administrative Operations of the Faculty including financial management, human resource administration, management of facilities and space, faculty guidelines and procedures as well as guidance and information to projects and centers within the Faculty. This is the senior staff position for administration in the Faculty.


Nature and Scope

The Faculty of Environment is managed by the Dean and three Associate Deans (Research, Graduate and Undergraduate). The Faculty has five academic units: The School of Planning, the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, the Department of Environment and Resource Studies and the Center for Knowledge Integration. The Dean’s Office has 14 staff members who handle administration, finance, student recruitment, graduate and undergraduate student assistance, as well as development, alumni relations and communication. The Faculty also houses the Mapping, Analysis and Design (MAD) unit which provides the technical support for teaching and research.

The Administrative Group, composed of the Dean, Associate Deans, Director of Advancement, Directors of Schools and Chairs of Departments and Center, Director of MAD and the Executive Officer, is responsible for the management of the Faculty and for the strategic planning of activities. The Group makes recommendations to the Dean on matters concerning the Faculty.

Statistical Data

Specific Accountabilities

10.  Human Resource Management


2.  Performance Reviews


3. Guidelines and Procedures

Creates new guidelines/procedures as appropriate and discusses with Dean and Administrative Group.


4.  Budget and Financial Management


5.  Facilities Management


6.  Strategic Planning and Data Management


7.  Special  projects and initiatives


8.  General Administration


Significant Internal Relationships


Significant External Relationships


Working Conditions