499850 - Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Projects

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 09, 2021
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

499850 - Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Projects

Classificaiton: Administrator IV-Range A
Department: AVP Research and Sponsored Projects
Sub-Division: 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 Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) works with other units throughout campus to seek external support for faculty research, creative activity and institutional projects that support the educational and service mission of the university. We are seeking an Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Projects. The ideal candidate in this role 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.

The Associate Vice President (AVP) for Research and Sponsored Projects (RSP) reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and will lead campus efforts to develop and strengthen capacity and productivity in trans-disciplinary research, scholarship, and creative activity across all disciplines. The efforts and duties of the AVP are in support of the University's strategic plan and our campus commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The AVP is charged with implementing a vision and structure that supports faculty success in obtaining external funding across wide-ranging and comprehensive research and creative activities. To that end, the individual is charged with providing leadership to support units within the Office of RSP and ASC. The AVP administers a variety of internal and intramural grant programs. The AVP also has oversight for centers and institutes, and is responsible for fostering student research within the context of a teacher/scholar model. The AVP works in partnership with University Advancement; and as the campus chief compliance officer assures currency of campus compliance policies on the protection of human subjects and prehistoric artifacts, animal welfare, intellectual property, conflict of interest, and scholarly misconduct. In carrying out these responsibilities, the AVP works in consultation with individual faculty and staff as well as with the respective deans, other academic administrators, respective faculty committees, academic centers, and other units on campus that support research. Other duties include responsibility for authoring and maintaining research policies and operating procedures for campus employees receiving external funds, generating reports focused on annual goals and productivity measures, assessing and evaluating the impact of implemented policies, monitoring legislation, and revising policies and procedures as necessary. The AVP provides leadership for effective and efficient budget management, staff professional development, workflow, policies and procedures development, and communication with other internal and external constituents. Finally, the AVP performs other duties as may be assigned by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Essential Qualifications:
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited college or university and a record of teaching, scholarship, and administrative service sufficient to be appointed to a tenured full professor position in the University. Experience in submission of significant grants and contracts acquisitions, and administration of grants and contracts. Management or academic administrative experience including supervising staff. Experience working cooperatively and collegially with diverse groups of faculty, staff, students, community members and organizations, and regulatory agency personnel. Ability to implement strategies to increase the number, quality, and competitiveness of grant submissions and awards aimed at supporting the overall advancement of the University's mission and goals. Knowledge of intellectual property rights and familiarity with technology transfer. Strong analytical reasoning, budgeting, and forecasting abilities. Understanding about research compliance and federal regulations. Ability to contribute to the University's strategic goals (planning.fullerton.edu)

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. Experience with campus budget processes. Experience collaborating on projects with faculty and staff . Minimum of one year experience with staff management/supervision. Knowledge of policies and procedures at CSUF. Achievement of the rank of Professor. Excellent communication skills - written and oral. Proven ability to elevate others, individually or collectively. Excellent collaborative skills. Record of scholarship and research, and/or acquiring grants and fostering projects that support diversity and inclusion.

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 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.

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/499850/499850-associate-vice-president-for-research-and-sponsored-projects


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