McDermott + Bull has been engaged to lead the search of MacEwan University’s next Dean, Faculty of Health and Community Studies. This search will be led by McDermott + Bull Principal Alex Verdecchia and Research Associate Mackenzie Jones.

Located in the heart of Edmonton’s diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands of the Métis people, MacEwan is dedicated to delivering exceptional undergraduate learning. MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to human rights and environmental sustainability.

The Faculty of Health and Community Studies consists of 17 programs within five departments – Allied Health and Human Performance, Child and Youth Care, Human Services and Early Learning, Public Safety and Justice Studies, and the School of Social Work.

MacEwan University seeks a Dean to promote teaching and scholarly excellence and advance research. The Dean will engage and inspire students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and they will develop collaborative partnerships with the government and community partners in Edmonton and throughout the province of Alberta.

If you know of anyone who might be a good fit for the role, please contact Mackenzie Jones at