Dean, Health Human Services Nursing (Administrator IV)

California State University, Dominguez Hills
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 02, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Dean, Health Human Services Nursing (Administrator IV)

Job No: 498105
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Position Information

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Conditions of Employment

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) 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 CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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.

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.

Application Deadline & Salary Information

Review of applications will begin 11/30/2020 and the position will remain Open until Filled.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Major Duties

Under the administrative direction of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean is the chief executive officer of the College and a member of the Academic Affairs leadership team. The Dean provides transformative leadership for the College as it seeks to prepare knowledgeable, competent and effective professionals who are committed to improving lifelong health and wellness, development and implementation of a strategic plan in alignment with that of the University, which will include initiatives to further develop the faculty's research, scholarly and creative activity potential.


Required Experience: A demonstrated record of 5 years of successful and progressively higher levels of university administrative experience as a department chair, program director, associate dean and above at a master's granting university. Demonstrated significant and successful academic administrative experience and proven leadership ability with considerable experience in preparing significant documents, managing budget and personnel or other reports related to academic programs. Experience in program planning, direction and coordination for policy development and implementation. Leadership and management experience in overseeing development and implementation of advanced degree levels e.g. post-baccalaureate and/ or professional doctoral level programs. Experience in providing insight and authentic, culturally appropriate, academic and co-curricular learning opportunities that help produce graduates capable of rendering a higher degree of culturally competent care. Expected to have significant engagement with community entities and partners in order to advance the college and university. At least three years of successful leadership experience at the level of department chair or higher.

Required Education: Must have an earned doctorate or the equivalent and the appropriate academic credentials to qualify for appointment as a tenured professor in one of the colleges within the Division of Academic Affairs. Must have substantial evidence of accomplishment in one of the disciplines represented in the college.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
Knowledge of the academic structure of a four-year comprehensive university; demonstrated significant and successful administration experience; proven leadership ability; effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; knowledge of and commitment to voluntary national accreditation; strong commitment to inclusivity and diversity and to interaction with the business community; commitment to academic governance; and ability to interact effectively with diverse cultural and ethnic groups. Evidence of fundraising ability is a strong plus. The position provides opportunities for strong visionary leadership.

Ability to:
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse cultural and ethnic groups; evidence of fundraising ability; ability to promote student success and faculty excellence in teaching, scholarship and service; ability to guide faculty in seeking extramural grant funding; demonstrated ability to build consensus amongst the faculty; ability to perform all the essential functions of this position; ability to analyze complex problems and to devise innovative solutions; to perceive the implications and potential consequences of various situations and to assess the potential impact of alternative courses of action; demonstrated ability to perform assessment, accreditation, service learning, and community engagement; ability in developing PreK-12, community, and/or industry partnerships; demonstrated commitment to faculty and student research.

Skill in:
Skill in oral and written communications; skill in consultative decision-making; demonstrated strengths in leadership, planning, evaluation, and curriculum design.

Certification: Valid Drivers License


50% - Provides collaborative leadership for the college and as a member of the provost's Academic Affairs Council and the larger campus; charged with supporting and enhancing current programs and establishing new high-quality curriculum and innovative programs both stateside as well as with external partners; initiates, supports and encourage programs to achieve high quality distinctions; integrates high impact practices (HIPs) throughout courses and college activities; embeds and collects student learning outcomes for use in WSCUC and other disciplinary accreditations; ensures effective enrollment management of student FTES targets for all programs and in offering course schedules; ensures and documents student success metrics; tracks and aggressively increases student graduation and retention rates for all programs; coordinates and collaborates to provide strong academic support services to strengthen and improve advising and mentoring; supervises and develops academic support personnel; interacts with students and alumni in activities related to academic programs; develops innovative and proactive pedagogies in all courses. Actively integrates and supports internationalization and globalization efforts as well as sustainability initiatives. Provides vision and leads the management of college resources in alignment with the university and the academic strategic plans, including resources from the university and those generated from external sources, and the equitable allocation of those resources in support of college programs; budget planning; works closely with the Office of the Provost to utilize effective and rational budget principles to allocate resources to programs and college support units; ensures the college operates within its budget; communicates effectively and transparently to implement policy decisions and other announcements from the Chancellor's Office, campus central administration, Academic Affairs and other appropriate offices to faculty, staff and students; consults on significant developments and faculty opinions to central administration. Participates in developing university policy and strategic planning with the provost and other university officers.

30% - Responsible for creating and sustaining an inclusive and welcoming environment in which academic excellence is pursued by faculty, staff, colleagues and students. Collaborates with the Division of Administration and Finance to acquire, build and renovate new and existing facilities. Works with the faculty and division chairs and program coordinators in formulating college policies and in determining goals and objectives. Strives to improve faculty quality by encouraging and supporting quality in teaching and learning, research, scholarly and creative activity, including strong grantsmanship and community service in a collective bargaining environment. As the responsible officer at the college level, duties include recommending to the central administration the appointment of faculty and on their evaluation for retention, tenure and promotion.

10% - Spokesperson for the college on the campus, in the larger academic community, and within the greater Los Angeles professional community, seeks active and broad-based support for the college from external agencies and organizations. In addition, provides leadership in the area of outreach and student recruitment, including building relationships with local high schools and community colleges and pathways to successful careers in the region; participates frequently in the public relations efforts of the university and college.

10% - Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills 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. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

Applications Close: Open until filled

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