Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Classification: Administrator IV-Range A
Department: Provost/VPAA Operations
Sub-Division: VP Academic Affairs
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Reporting directly to the University President, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is a member of the President's Advisory Board and one of six vice presidents of the University. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs serves a complex campus population comprised of more than 40,000 students, providing academic and strategic leadership for all of the University's undergraduate, graduate, research, and public service programs.
Cal State Fullerton, a leading institution of the 23-campus California State University system, enrolls more than 40,000 students and offers 109 degree programs. An intellectual and cultural center for Orange County, Cal State Fullerton is a primary driver of workforce and economic development throughout the region and a national model for supporting student success through innovative, high-impact educational and co-curricular experiences, including faculty-student collaborative research. The University embraces its rich diversity, recognizing that it both enhances the educational experience for students and uniquely prepares them to excel as emergent leaders in the global marketplace and in their communities. Cal State Fullerton is recognized as a top public university in the West, in particular for its work in supporting low income and/or underrepresented students in earning a college degree .
Lead more than 3,000 faculty and 300 staff members, overseeing eight colleges, contracts and grants, institutional research, records, and international partnerships
Work closely with the President, college deans, and other officers in Academic Affairs regarding all instructionallyrelated planning and operational matters
Support the implementation of the University's strategic plan, and the formulation and articulation of clear goals for the University's academic officers with respect to University priorities
Focus resources toward achievement of the University's strategic plan
Develop an academic vision where student success, enrollment and retention are top priorities
Guide and shape practices that support University strategic plan goals through the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse and forward-looking faculty and academic staff
Collaborate and stimulate collegiality and cooperation with faculty during the process of academic program and course design, development and recommendation.
An earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in a discipline encompassed at the University
At least 6 years of administrative experience, having completed at least 3 years at the level of dean or higher
Academic credentials for a tenured full professor or equivalent
Demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creative activity
Demonstrated success in strategic planning
Demonstrated competencies in the listed responsibilities of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at CSUF
Demonstrated commitment to shared governance and working within a collective bargaining environment in a democratic, flexible style
Demonstrated effectiveness in working within a multicultural environment and success in promoting equity and inclusion.
Demonstrated ability in implementing institutionallevel, programmatic initiatives aimed at addressing issues of diversity and inclusion in the service of student success
Evidence of partnerships with the broader community
Demonstrated familiarity with instructional technology
Clear understanding of national educational policies and how to influence those policies for a model comprehensive university.
A completed application will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications above, a curriculum vita, and the names, emails and phone numbers of five references, none of whom will be contacted without the permission of the applicant. To apply visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/jobs/.
A new Provost will ideally be in office by Summer 2017.
The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by February 17 can be assured full consideration.
The successful candidate shall possess the following:
An earned doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in a discipline encompassed at the University.
At least six (6) years of administrative experience, having completed at least three (3) years at the dean level or higher.
Academic credentials for a tenured full professor or equivalent.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and creative activity.
Demonstrated success in strategic planning.
Demonstrated competencies in the listed responsibilities of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at CSUF.
Demonstrated commitment to shared governance and working within a collective bargaining environment in a democratic, flexible style.
Demonstrated effectiveness in working with a multicultural environment and success in promoting equity.
Evidence of partnerships with the broader community.
Familiarity with instructional technology.
Clear understanding of national educational policies and how to influence those 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.
Special Working Conditions:
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.
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.
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.
Application Deadline: 17-Feb-2017
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