499849 - Vice Provost

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 08, 2021
Position Type
Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

499849 - Vice Provost

Classificaiton: Administrator IV-Range A
Department: Provost/VPAA Operations
Sub-Division: Provost/Vice President, Academic Affairs
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

About CSUF:
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 California’s 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.

Job Summary:
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:
The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is driven by student success. We believe that getting an education isn't just about the classes you take or the degree you earn - It's about engaging with diverse perspectives and cultivating an enlightened outlook on our communities, our society and our world. We are seeking a Vice Provost. The Vice Provost 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.

Under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice Provost is responsible for supporting strategic initiatives and cross-divisional projects and processes within Academic Affairs and between Academic Affairs and the broader campus. The Vice Provost supports and implements the strategic vision of the Provost and serves as the administrator-in-charge of the Division in the absence of the Provost. They represent the Provost on campus, in the community, and within the region; and at the system level on matters delegated by the Provost. This position works with the Provost to advance the strategic priorities of the University and oversees operations and initiatives that report to and are funded by the Provost.

The Vice Provost serves on the Academic Council and is a member of both the Associate Vice President's Council and the Council of Deans. In this capacity, the Vice Provost ensures that projects that extend beyond the day-to-day operation of our Colleges and AVP units can be undertaken cohesively, intentionally, and successfully. In addition, this position works between the Provost and the President's Office and Cabinet on cross-campus collaborations such as Instructional Planning and Forecasting, the Strategic Plan, GI 2025, Strategic Enrollment Management, and our Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Justice efforts. The Vice Provost also supports the Provost in partnership work with the Academic Senate, ensuring collaborative projects between the two bodies are well-coordinated and effectively communicated to the broader campus community, such as the upcoming work re-examining our General Education requirements. The Vice Provost also, as time allows, undertakes projects as assigned by the Provost. These might include researching an issue, engaging various stakeholders, and bringing back recommendations. Further, the Vice Provost works with the COO and Executive Director of Academic Finances and Space Management in the Provost's Office to provide a faculty perspective on matters of budget, staffing, and space planning within the division. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Experience as a Department Chair, Associate Dean, Center Director, or Dean or similar leadership position. Experience managing change processes at the department and college or campus level. Experience leading committees and working groups beyond one’s home department. Experience championing diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the department, college, or campus level. Achievement of rank of Tenured Associate Professor. Demonstrated interest in student success including direct work with students as a faculty member and the facilitation of student success through collaborative processes at the department, college, or campus level. Experience collaborating with staff

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with the CSUF Academic Senate. Knowledge of CSU system policies. At least three years of experience at Cal State Fullerton. Prior leadership training (through FDC/FSS or external). Experience with campus budget processes. Experience with program development or redesign (for example: redesigning curriculum, collaborating on a department or college strategic plan, starting a new program). Experience collaborating on projects with faculty and staff. Experience with staff management/supervision. Knowledge of policies and procedures at CSUF. Achievement of the Rank of Professor. Excellent communication skills - written and speaking. Proven ability to elevate others, individually or collectively. Excellent collaborative skills

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 curriculum vitae, cover letter, and diversity 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.

Additional Information:
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 University’s 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 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.

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.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.

California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

Application Deadline: Apr 22, 2021 (9:00 PM)

Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/499849/499849-vice-provost