Associate Dean (Administrator III) / College of Arts

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 29, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Dean (Administrator III) / College of Arts & Letters
California State University, San Bernardino


Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, "Exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Work Schedule: Generally, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (some evenings and weekends required).
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning on January 5, 2021.
Required Applications Materials: Candidates are required to attach a letter of application, curricula vitae/resume, a list of at least three (3) professional references, and 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)
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and 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. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:
  • Build your future
  • Work with the best
  • Be your authentic self
  • Focus on you
  • Make a lasting impact
  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want
  • Department Summary:
    The College of Arts & Letters (CAL) at California State University, San Bernardino is a dynamic and caring community of students, faculty, and staff members united by a passion for the arts and humanities. We inspire students to learn and prepare them for the rapidly changing cultural and employment environment of the 21st century. The College is organized into the following academic units: Departments of Art, Communication Studies, English, Music, Philosophy, Theater Arts, World Languages & Literatures, and the Liberal Studies Program. The College also oversees the accredited Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum, Coyote Radio, Coyote Advertising, and PDC Paws Radio.

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    Typical Activities
    Job Summary:
    The Associate Dean reports to and works closely with the Dean of the College of Arts & Letters to carry out a smooth, efficient, and effective college operation. The Associate Dean provides leadership and oversight for enrollment management, program quality, academic scheduling, facilities planning and management, and university relations. The Associate Dean supervises the College IT staff members and the Professional Advisors, and plays an important role to help ensure compliance with policies and procedures, coordination and implementation of initiatives to meet the mission and values of the College and University, assists with confidential issues that arise, and serves in the Dean's capacity in the absence of the Dean.

    Additional description of responsibilities:

  • Program & Leadership Support: Support the Dean in all aspects of program and leadership: Assist with the strategic planning and implementation of College and University objectives; Assist with the management of College programs, operations, monitor classroom space and coordinate and prioritize minor facilities and capital requests; Attend Chairs Council meetings, lead the College Curriculum Committee and Professional Awards Committee, and represent the College in various meetings and committees; Lead CAL faculty writing retreat group, if available; Monthly and term reports in collaboration with Dean, Communication Specialist and Dean's Executive Assistant; Enhance faculty success by leading various academic events and initiatives.
  • Academic Scheduling: Monitor and manage faculty course load and course scheduling of all departments and programs, including summer school and PDC offerings; Coordinate with CEGE and PDC; Coordinate college-wide assessment efforts, assist with the scheduling, staffing and evaluation of HUM/CAL classes, meeting with faculty and students as needed; Troubleshoot Liberal Studies programs and courses, as needed; Monitor and manage course enrollments per minimum class and large class guidelines; Establish annual and semester FTES targets for departments; Work with department chairs and coordinators to ensure faculty send in book orders and final grades in a timely manner.
  • Budget Administration: Prepare and determine lecturer (part-time) funding allocation to departments; Prepare and determine supplies and services allocations to departments; Consider and prioritize equipment purchases for departments; Coordinate and prioritize Vital Technology proposals and Minor Capital funding requests.
  • Student Success: Oversee aspects of student success in the college such as grade grievances and other student issues or complaints; Serve on the Student Success Committee; Ensure that college is on track to meet the GI2025 goals and targets; Assist student recruitment and enhance student timely graduation; Handle student complaints and academic grievances.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Education and Experience:
    • A terminal degree in one of the disciplines in the College.
    • Ph.D. preferred and at least two (2) years of administrative experience as a department chair or equivalent position.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with academic advising, curriculum, assessment, implementation of the strategic plan, initiatives for the success of faculty and student, and management in complex organizations.
    • Experience with curriculum assessment.
    • Experience as a Tenured Full Professor is preferred.

    Supplemental Information

    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:

    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)

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