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506559 - Dean for Extension and Associate Vice President for International Programs
Classificaiton: Administrator IV-Range A
Department: Extended Education Office of AVP
Sub-Division: Extension and International Programs
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position:
We are looking for a dedicated Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) leader who seeks an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, diverse, fun, and dedicated Academic Affairs leadership team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to join a strong organization with a distinguished history at a moment of innovative inflection. The chief opportunities in this role include but are not limited to 1) the opportunity to help globalize our student body at a time in our nation's history when this is crucial and 2) the opportunity to create collective knowledge between people on our campus and people in our surrounding communities in order to improve lives. The ideal candidate in this role 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.
Reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean/Associate Vice President (Dean/AVP) of Extension and International Programs (EIP) provides leadership for the strategic direction and operations of the unit in the multifaceted development and delivery of PaCE. The Dean/AVP will have a deep understanding of and passion for the needs of post-traditional adult learners and an entrepreneurial spirit when it comes to identifying individuals and groups that will benefit from types of training, certification, and mindset development that our Cal State Fullerton scholars make possible. In the role of Dean/AVP they will oversee and lead: academic and strategic planning; education/training needs assessment; academic program quality delivery to diverse audiences; development of campus and community partnerships; supervision and leadership of the full-time executive staff; active commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; strong organizational and financial management; and university engagement initiatives locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, to continue to expand the impact and innovations through our Extension and International Programs (EIP) operation; provide oversight and support of the Arboretum. Serves as the campus Senior International Officer and successfully completes other duties as assigned.
Terminal degree from a regionally accredited university. Progressive levels of increasing responsibility in Higher Education administration or a closely related field with a proven track record of results. Five years of administrative experience as a dean, associate dean, department chair, or equivalent position. Demonstrated record of broad and clear communication and vision. Outstanding entrepreneurial, business leadership, and negotiation experience and skills. Strong strategic planning acumen with the ability to gain buy-in and collaborative engagement from a broad and diverse set of stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to achieve goals through promoting collaboration, team-building, and working cooperatively with diverse campus and community constituencies. Demonstrated experience in managing staff to optimize employee and organizational productivity to fulfill evolving priorities, goals, and objectives. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, policy development, and budget oversight. An understanding of issues involved in effective delivery of high-quality educational programs. Successful track record of working with ethnically and culturally diverse students, faculty, and staff in a shared governance environment. An equity-minded leadership style and a demonstrable commitment to enhancing diversity and promoting inclusion, including women and members of racially and ethnically underrepresented groups. Ability to identify and cultivate necessary partnerships.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Ph.D. from a regionally accredited university. Progressive levels of increasing responsibility in Higher Education administration or a closely related field in such areas as Extended, Professional, Continuing, and/or Adult Education, with a proven track record of results. Demonstrated creativity and ability to articulate a vision for how to grow the reach of the university into our community, draw students to Cal State Fullerton, and develop innovative ways to reach a broader and more diverse group of learners, faculty, administration, and staff. Experience identifying and fostering collaborations with external constituencies (e.g., corporations, foundations, non-profits, professional associations, consortia, etc.) and working with them to design and deliver innovative educational programming. Experience working closely with deans, faculty members, and academic leaders within a shared governance system to design and deliver educational programming. Experience leading teams in the design, implementation, and evaluation of large-scale, widely delivered educational offerings employing traditional in-person classroom delivery, digital/remote/online modalities, and blended learning. A record of achievement in working with a diverse community, creating an inclusive culture, and achieving ambitious institutional goals for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Demonstrated skill in managing complex, multi-fund budgets (e.g., Auxiliary, General Fund, Philanthropic, Extended Ed Trust Fund, etc.) and in external resource development. Significant record of professional engagement, public presentations, and/or publications indicating leadership in the area of Extended, Professional, Continuing, or Adult Education and other areas of higher education. Familiarity with international higher education related policies. A demonstrated passion for educational innovation and transformative leadership. Highest degree of ethics and personal integrity. Experience in a collective bargaining environment. Experience in a higher education system in California and familiarity with the California State University
Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator
All applications must include a statement on your commitment to inclusive excellence. This statement should provide your unique perspective on your past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice in your professional career.
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.
The person holing this position is considered a general mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
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.
Applications received by November 23, 2021 by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time) will be assured full consideration. A complete application will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications above, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement and the names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of five references. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021 (9:00 PM)
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