Associate Dean, College of Education
Classification: Administrator III-Range A
Department: College of Ed-Dean's Office
Sub-Division: College of Education
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
California State University, Fullerton is searching for an Associate Dean for the College of Education. The Associate Dean for the College of Education should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness. The Associate Dean for the College of Education is a key member of the dean's staff and plays an important leadership role in the college.
The associate dean represents the college in the absence of the dean and works with the dean in developing the vision and goals for the college. Monitors and assists in managing class scheduling, enrollments, and part-time budget allocations. Assists in developing strategies to pursue college-wide priorities, such as its commitment to just, equitable and inclusive education. Collaborates with college departments to develop effective support for online teaching and learning. Oversees and coordinates the review processes of all curricular elements in the college. Coordinates the planning and effective use of instructional, office, and support space toward meeting college and university goals. Oversees the college's annual human resources evaluation process. Coordinates staff recruitment, hiring, and classification. Serves as management supervisor for most college staff.
Reviews and processes academic petitions and works with the assistant dean and chairs in addressing student grievances, issues, and problems. Provides leadership and oversight for the college assessment and accreditation functions. Coordinates preparation of college reports including state (CTC) and national (NCATE/CAEP) accreditation reports and reports to the university, state, and CSU system. Serves as the dean's liaison to college committees and represents the college on various university and community committees and at events throughout the year. Coordinates college and university awards, grant, and recognition opportunities. The associate dean acts independently within functional and organizational policy guidelines. May be responsible for the achievement of division goals and objectives. Serves as the prime internal contact and briefs executive management on critical issues. More specifically, the Associate Dean for the College of Education provides oversight and has responsibilities in the following areas:
- Enrollment Management and Curriculum: Monitors class scheduling, enrollments, and part-time faculty budget allocations. Collects, organizes, and distributes enrollment and resource data. Oversees and coordinates the review process of all curricular elements in the college, including new course proposals and new degree and concentration proposals.
- Online Teaching and Technology: Coordinates and oversees the assessment and integration of technology through the courses and programs within the college. Develops plans for supporting online pedagogy and teaching with technology.
- College and University Committees: Represents the college on university committees and chairs the College Curriculum and Research Committee.
- Assessment, Program Review, and Accreditation: Assists the dean and the Director of Accreditation and Assessment with accreditation review processes and with writing and editing the college's annual report. Works closely with the Director of Accreditation and Assessment, as well as departments to strengthen the assessment processes for courses and programs.
- Facilities and Space: Coordinates the planning and effective use of instructional, office, and support space, as well as the use of materials, equipment, and technology toward meeting college and university goals.
- Staff and Faculty Hiring and Human Resources Processes: Assists the dean in implementing campus Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion (HRDI) policies that promote the recruitment, professional development, and retention of a highly qualified, diverse faculty and staff in the college. Oversees the college's annual staff performance evaluation process. Serves as a resource and contact to the Division of Academic Affairs and HRDI regarding all staff HRDI processes including employee relations matters.
- Diversity and Inclusion: Supports the delivery of individual and organizational needs in the areas of diversity and inclusion.
- Student Petitions and Issues: Reviews and processes academic petitions and works with the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and the chairs in addressing student grievances, issues, and problems. Represents the college on the University Petitions Committee.
- Student Success Initiatives (SSI): Participates in campus and college-based student success efforts.
- Corporate and Community Engagement: Works closely with the dean and the Director of Development and provides assistance with development activities.
- Liaison for Development of Off-Campus Programs: Serves as the college's liaison for discussion and development of off-campus programs.
- Other duties as assigned.
Diversity Statement Prompt Diversity is a defining feature of California's past, present, and future. Increasing the diversity of our educators to better reflect the population of California is just one aspect of the College of Education's dedication to just, equitable and inclusive education. Diversity refers to the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more. The diversity statement should focus on your commitment to just, equitable and inclusive education. This statement can take several different forms and may address:
- your contribution to issues of diversity.
- your experiences with a diverse range of students.
- how you incorporate diversity into your teaching materials and methods or in your research.
- how you have personally experienced diversity.
- your experiences and/or qualifications that enhance your ability to work with diverse groups.
Candidates must have held or currently hold a tenured position at an accredited higher educational institution in an education discipline or the equivalent. They must possess an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D from an accredited college or university in a field or discipline relevant to the College of Education. In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate:
Knowledge of campus policies and systems
Ability to use technology to effectively manage budgets, enrollments, class schedules, and space planning
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
A record of excellence in teaching, research/creativity, and service at the level of Associate Professor or Full Professor
A minimum of three years of successful leadership and supervisory experience. Examples of appropriate leadership or supervisory experience would include, but are not limited to, department chair, vice chair, or chair of a campus-wide committee
Dedication to the mission of the university and to the full range of programs in the College of the Education
Commitment to collegial governance
Commitment to diversity and issues of just equitable and inclusive education
Evidence of involvement with the external community
Commitment to just, equitable, and inclusive education
Knowledge of current national and state accreditation processes
Knowledge of teacher credentialing
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.
Special Working Conditions:
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
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, Fullerton utilizes the E-Verify program and is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 38,400, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Hiring Preference: None
Application Deadline: 02-Feb-2017
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