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Jan 4 2024

Administrative Associate Dean, College of Arts and Humanities (Administrator III)

California State University, Dominguez Hills Carson, California, United States

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Humanities (Administrator III)

Job No: 534821
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Associate Dean

Department Name: College of Arts and Humanities

Division: Academic Affairs

This is a full-time management (MPP) position in department name. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

Classification Title: Administrator III

Position Salary Range: $9,284 – 13,926 per month

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin January 22, 2024 and the position will remain open until filled.

About the Department/Position:

The College of Arts and Humanities at CSUDH provides an academic nexus that demonstrates the centrality of the arts and humanities to all varieties of human endeavor past, present, and future and contributes to the growth and success of every CSUDH student. The College accomplishes this by reflecting and engaging cultural diversity in its academic and creative programs, providing transformative educational experiences, and educating students to be global citizens who are equipped to make independent judgments using imagination and reason.

Under the general direction of the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, the Associate Dean works closely with the faculty and staff of the College to accomplish its mission of providing the highest quality education to a diverse student body. The Associate Dean will have oversight over all student success initiatives, including advising, the Student Services Center, orientations, and graduation initiatives. The Associate Dean will also have primary responsibility for overseeing enrollment, course scheduling, curriculum, and program review. Additional duties include managing College resources such as space and equipment, serving on various campus committees, and assuming leadership of the College in the Dean’s absence.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead College Student Success Initiatives: improve retention and graduation rates, collaborate with the College’s Student Success Center, promote effective pedagogies, supervise College staff, and work with various campus offices to improve student-learning outcomes.
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff from across campus to provide leadership in conceptualizing, planning, and implementing programs that improve academic performance and persistence to degree.
  • Advise the Dean on all matters related to students and implement campus policy related to students.
  • Manage enrollment and balance student needs, faculty expectations, and limited resources.
  • Manage all College facilities in accordance with the University and College policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure optimal space utilization for instruction and research.
  • Provide leadership in hiring, supervising, and evaluating college staff and lecturer faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience: Eight (8) years of professionally related experience. Requires extensive teaching experience with record of successful student outcomes; record of scholarship or creative activities to merit appointment at rank of Professor in an academic unit within the College; experience leading and evaluating faculty.
  • Education: Requires an earned doctorate or terminal degree in a relevant discipline and a record of academic achievement to merit appointment at rank of Professor in an academic unit within the College.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work inclusively with the diverse populations that characterize the campus and surrounding communities;
  • Ability to work autonomously and to make sound independent judgments; and
  • Knowledge of the policies and procedures governing student academic life.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Experience: Candidates with experience as departmental chair, program director, or similar experience coordinating academic units are preferred. Other preferred qualifications include: experience working effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff; a demonstrated commitment to shared governance; experience working with staff and faculty in a unionized environment; knowledge of and experience with best practices that improve student retention, time to degree, and graduation rates, including student-center pedagogies, effective advising, and curriculum design.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
  • 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.
  • This position is a “designated position” in the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills 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.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement.

Applications Close: Open until filled

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