About California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB): 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.
Required Application Materials: Please attach a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae) and diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled, applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2017.
Employment Status: Full-time, "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday from 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Occasional evenings and weekends as needed.
Position: Under the supervision of the Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Graduate Studies provides leadership and management of all post-baccalaureate, credential and graduate programs at CSUSB. The Dean of Graduate Studies provides academic, administrative, and strategic direction for the unit, is responsible for enhancing graduate and postdoctoral education at the University, including the development and implementation of a strategic plan; and oversees all policies and procedures related to graduate education and graduate students.
As a member of the Provost's leadership team, the successful candidate will be knowledge-able about all aspects of the campus. In coordination with other senior members, the Dean of Graduate Studies will participate in campus governance and serve on the Provost's Cabinet and Dean's Council, and as chair of the Strategic Analysis Steering Committee.
Duties and Responsibilities
Manage the Office of Graduate Studies' activities, budget, operation, and personnel
Partner with the colleges, departments, and programs to monitor and develop new or existing graduate programs, including suspension and discontinuance of programs when appropriate
Oversee the Graduate Admissions Unit in alignment with the institutional enrollment management plan, campus and CSU system policies and procedures
Administer the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, including serving as the graduate coordinator for the program
Collaborate with academic leaders across campus to support graduate program activities, allocate and manage graduate funding, and ensure standards of excellence, fairness, and equity across all graduate programs
Oversee probation, dismissal, graduate fellowships, graduate theses, projects and dissertations, and administer funding opportunities for graduate students (Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program, California Pre-doctoral Program, etc.)
Approve graduate student commencement, waivers of regulations, leaves of absences, and other graduate student policies in alignment with University policies and procedures
Support faculty, staff, and students to maximize operational efficiency in the university
Implement strategies identified in the Strategic Analysis and Evaluation of Graduate Programs and develop a Strategic Plan
Establish outcomes for all graduate degree programs by identifying areas of mastery that are common to graduate programs and reflect CSUSB statements on graduate education in collaboration with the Graduate Council, the various colleges and the Faculty Senate
Address graduate student concerns and serve as mediator between students, faculty, staff, and college administrators
Oversee events, workshops, and an annual orientation for graduate students
Assist faculty with issues pertaining to graduate education and graduate students
Provides general support for the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Required Qualifications and Experience
Tenured faculty with terminal degree
Demonstrated leadership and management abilities
Distinguished record of scholarly achievement
Broad knowledge of graduate programs
Ability to create and implement a vision for graduate programs
Experience working with and mentoring a diverse graduate student body
Demonstrated commitment to shared governance that is inclusive of faculty in decision-making
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
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)
Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
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, a...s 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.