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.
About the Position: Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean provides academic and administrative leadership to the seven departments and one interdisciplinary program in the College. These departments are Art, Communication Studies, English, Music, Philosophy, Theatre Arts, and World Languages and Literatures. Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary major program shared among three colleges and administratively housed in Arts and Letters; it is the largest subject matter preparation program for the multiple subject credential. The College's graduate program includes a MFA in Studio Art and a MA in Communication Studies, English Composition, and Spanish. The Art, Music and Theatre Arts programs are accredited (NASAD, NASM, and NAST), in addition to the WASC accreditation for the entire College. The College also hosts interdisciplinary minor programs, such as American Studies, Philosophy, Policy, and Economics and area studies of Latin America and Asia. The Dean also oversees operations of the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art (RAFFMA), which is accredited by the American Museum Association, and serves on the Museum Advisory Board.
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.
First Review Deadline (Revised): This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018.
Required Application Materials: All applicants must submit (1) a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae), (2) three professional references, and (3) a 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).
Manage all college resources (fiscal, facilities, and personnel)
Support and promote high quality educational programs
Oversee curriculum planning and development, and the quarter-to-semester conversion
Increase community-university engagement activities, high impact practice opportunities and curricular and co-curricular service learning opportunities for students
Promote excellence in faculty teaching, scholarship and discovery
Recruit and retain quality and diverse faculty
Conduct faculty and staff periodic and performance reviews
Advance CSU's Graduation Initiative 2025, CSUSB's Strategic Plan, and Academic Affairs and College goals and priorities
Engage in collaborative efforts with faculty, committees, Department Chairs and Program Coordinators, the Academic Affairs Leadership Team, University leadership, Student Affairs, and community partners
Prepare and/or contribute to a variety of reports related to the college; oversee accreditation efforts; and provide recommendations to the Provost
Sustain an environment of academic excellence and collegiality
Build and maintain close relationships with alumni and the community
Secure partnerships and funding to facilitate growth and innovation
Support, leverage and expand CSUSB's research agenda
Collaborate with University Advancement on marketing strategies and announcements to promote the college
Earned doctorate in one of the disciplines represented in the college from an accredited institution
Record of accomplishment in teaching, scholarship and service sufficient to warrant a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor
Previous leadership position as chair or director; and demonstrated record of success in fiscal, personnel and programmatic management
Commitment to shared governance in a collective bargaining environment
Commitment to promoting diversity in all its forms; and demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse community
Successful record of community engagement and fundraising
Stellar 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, as 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.
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