Associate Dean, Clinical Education – Boucher Campus

Position Details

Position: Associate Dean, Clinical Education (Full Time Associate)

Company Name: Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Compensation: TBD

Location: British Columbia

Starting Date: Tue, Oct 03rd, 2023

Position Description

About Us: The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) is Canada’s premier, pan-Canadian academic institution for education and research in naturopathic medicine. Our graduates are eligible to write the licensing examinations for all regulated jurisdictions in Canada and the United States to become naturopathic doctors.   The College is a registered charity dependent upon tuition, research grants and donations for the fulfillment of its mission. CCNM has two campuses, one in Toronto and another in the Metro Vancouver area known as the Boucher Campus. The College provides an attractive work environment for those who value good health and who enjoy working in a positive creative atmosphere.At CCNM, our community is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where individuals are valued, and mutual respect forms the core of our ethos.


The Opportunity: Shape the Future of Naturopathic Education

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Associate Dean to join our Clinical Education team. In this pivotal role, you will report directly to the Dean of the Naturopathic Program, overseeing the highest standards of teaching and care across all CCNM Teaching Clinics part of the Boucher Campus.


Your Impact:

Leadership: Guide and manage clinical supervisors, ensuring they deliver excellent clinical teaching and provide exceptional ambulatory care for clients. This includes leadership and oversight to external clinics. Work collaboratively to assist the College achieve its strategic objectives.


Curriculum Innovation:  As part of the curriculum leadership team, you will play an integral part in developing the clinical education curriculum and ensuring its seamless integration with academic components in a manner that furthers the College’s goal of being a leader in training highly competent naturopathic doctors. You will ensure reporting and compliance for regulatory and/or accrediting requirements.


Student & Faculty Engagement: Champion the success of our students by offering premier learning experiences and play a hands-on role in faculty support and development.


If you are passionate about shaping the future of naturopathic education, program growth, renewal and want to make a lasting impact, this is your opportunity. We believe in nurturing talent, fostering growth, and recognizing the unique strengths that each individual brings.


CCNM follows government or site-specific requirements with respect to vaccination and proof  is required based on the nature of the role.

At CCNM, we take pride in adopting a flexible work policy, where our employees have the opportunity to work both remotely and on-site. Each employee’s flexible work schedule will be determined by the Manager and is based on the department’s operation needs.


To Apply:       Submit your application package, including your portfolio, via email to the Human Resources Department :  [email protected]


NOTE: On the covering letter, please indicate the title of the position that you are applying for, and where you saw this job advertisement. We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


CCNM welcomes individuals who have demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will partner with us in expanding our EDI capacity. We encourage applications from equity-deserving groups, including Indigenous Peoples, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as women and/or LGBTQ2SIA+.


CCNM is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please advise the Human Resources department if you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process. This document can be made available in an alternate format upon request.



Position Requirements



  • Post graduate degree preferably in education, health sciences or related field
  • Successful completion of a CNME accredited naturopathic medical program and eligible for  full registration (practicing) as an Naturopathic Doctor
  • Experience in working as an educator and administrator in a post-secondary educational setting
  • Experience working as a Naturopathic Doctor in a clinical setting
  • Eligible for full licensure (practicing) as an Naturopathic Doctor in BC
  • Strong well developed management skills
  • Proven analytical, decision-making and project management ability in order to initiate, develop, implement, and manage a wide variety of complex projects
  • High level of communication skills including experience dealing with many different levels of stakeholders, including faculty, staff and students
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deal effectively– both orally and in writing- with individuals at all levels within the organization
  • Extensive experience working with MS Office applications, databases, point of sale systems and Electronic Medical Records System
  • Excellent organization, time management, analytical and research skills
  • Tact, discretion and ability to exercise professional judgment in a highly confidential environment

Contact details

Name: Senthoori S - Human Resources

Email: [email protected]