dean of faculty


Deans of faculty lead and manage a collection of related academic departments and work with the post-secondary school principal and the different heads of department to deliver the agreed faculty and university strategic objectives. They promote the faculty in associated communities and market the faculty nationally as well as internationally. Deans of faculty also focus on achieving the faculty's financial mangement target.

Alternative label

  • director of faculty

  • faculty dean

  • university head of faculty

  • faculty director

  • university head of school

  • head of faculty

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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