Associate Dean (Administrator III)/College of Education (Revised) California State University, San Bernardino
Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, Exempt position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Work Schedule: Typically, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., occasional early morning, evening and weekend hours may be required.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2019.
Required Application Materials: All applicants must submit 1) Letter of interest or cover letter, 2) Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3) Diversity Statement - may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared the candidate for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).
The University: CSUSB is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. For more information on the campus, please visit the CSUSB website.
The Position: California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean, College of Education. This position is an Administrator III in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) and reports to the Dean of the College of Education. The College seeks a thoughtful academic leader with the ability to communicate and work with all faculty, staff, students and external constituents.
The Associate Dean is a member of the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) and is expected to work closely with the Dean, Department Chairs, Office of Assessment and Research, Office of Curriculum and Archives, College of Education Student Services and staff as well as with various entities on campus and off campus such as Office of Graduate Studies, Office of the Registrar, Purchasing Office, various school district liaisons, and the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to recommend and develop education policy and ensure its implementation, champion excellence in teaching and learning and promote innovation to enhance student experiences. The Associate Dean serves as a member of the College of Education Dean's leadership team, and reports to the Dean.
The Associate Dean is expected to assist with strategic planning and to implement initiatives related to the Mission and Strategic Plan of the College and the University. The Associate Dean supports the Dean in maintaining smooth, efficient, and effective operations in the college.
The Associate Dean works under the supervision of the Dean to:
Provide academic leadership for the college in the areas of curriculum development and planning, course scheduling, and academic support to students.
Facilitate the development of new courses and programs in collaboration with department chairs and program coordinators.
Handle academic petitions, grievances, and disciplinary issues.
Serve as custodian of student records.
Facilitate strategic outreach to COE alumni.
Coordinate the annual Credential Recognition Ceremony; oversee various awards, including outstanding credential student awards process.
Provide leadership for collaborative efforts with the community and P-16 populations, particularly as they interface with university-based credential programs.
Strengthen the reputation of the college by implementing communication strategies and ensuring that channels of communication are available between the college and key stakeholders.
Increase the capacity of the College to build and maintain relationships with key education users and stakeholders; communicate University and college strategies and policies for education to academic, professional and support staff within the college.
Support College's ongoing accreditation activities.
Assist department chairs and program coordinators with issues related to educator preparation program accreditation, initial program approval, and credentialing issues.
Collaborate with the Office of Assessment and Research to develop, implement, and review unit assessment and reporting procedures as well as review and respond to the data collection and analysis; support COE programs in the process of continuous improvement based on valid and reliable assessment practices.
Represent the college on committees, projects, and make presentations at state and national meetings.
Be knowledgeable and available to represent or take on the responsibilities of the Dean in his absence.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
Please attach your cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, references and diversity statement to your online application.
Minimum Qualifications Education & Experience
Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree required.
Five (5) years of management experience with progressive responsibility in the field of higher education administration, including a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience with fiscal management responsibilities.
Tenure as an Associate of Full Professor at the time of appointment.
Rank of Professor preferred, but not required.
Demonstrated administrative experience at Department Chair or above.
Graduate Faculty status preferred, but not required.
Knowledge and experience in educator preparation, broadly defined.
Record of P-16 school experiences.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proven track record in providing vision and leadership to academic programs, student services, or similar.
Evidence of strong interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to work as part of a leadership team.
Demonstrated interest and ability to promote diversity in a multicultural/ multiethnic environment.
Strong and effective management and supervisory skills.
Demonstrated experience with fiscal responsibilities, including developing and managing budgets.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work at all levels in a large, very diverse public university.
Demonstrated success in advancing and implementing a strategic plan that promotes campus-wide cooperation and collaborations among faculty, staff, students, academic departments and centers, to develop international initiatives, programs and policies.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.