499937 - Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Support

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 15, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

499937 - Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Support

Classificaiton: Administrator IV-Range A
Department: Faculty Support Services
Sub-Division: 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 Faculty Support Services (FSS) unit collaborates with other campus divisions and units to provide support and services to all faculty. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Support. The ideal candidate 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.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs with partial supervision by the Vice President for Information Technology, the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Support (AVPFAS) provides vision and strategic leadership across a portfolio of functions. The AVPFAS provides leadership, guidance, planning and implementation of policies, practices, programs, and initiatives that foster inclusive excellence and equitable outcomes for faculty in relation to: recruitment and retention strategies; the evaluation and retention, tenure, and promotion (RTP) process; leave programs; award programs; professional development opportunities; academic technology; and various other university and system-wide programs and initiatives. The AVPFAS collaborates with multiple campus offices, constituencies, committees, departments and units and advises senior leadership regarding policies, practices, programs, and initiatives to support faculty success and meet strategic goals and objectives. The AVPFAS promotes best practices and provides leadership, mentorship, and strategic direction for various offices including Faculty Affairs and Records, Faculty Development Center, Online Education and Training, and Academic Technology Center. The AVPFAS leverages technology and tools to supplement data-informed strategies and executes assessment and annual reporting for AVPFAS units and initiatives. The AVPFAS is responsible for determining and developing approaches to solutions and establishing internal processes and procedures in support of University and strategic goals. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Experience as a Department Chair, Associate Dean, Center Director, or AVP. Experience managing change processes at the department, college, and/or campus level. Experience facilitating committees and working groups beyond one’s home department. Experience furthering diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the department, college, and/or campus level. Achievement of rank of Associate Professor, with tenure. Demonstrated interest in student success. Demonstrated interest in faculty success. Experience collaborating with faculty and staff. Knowledge of CSUF campus evaluation and RTP practices. Experience in the evaluation of faculty (as a chair or on a Department Personnel/Peer Review Committee [DPC/DPRC]) . Experience with Information Technology and accessibility initiatives.

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 and the CSU/CFA Collective Bargaining Agreement. At least three years of experience at CSUF. Experience with campus budget processes. 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. Knowledge of Academic Technologies including Learning Management Systems. Knowledge of CSU Accessibility Technology Initiatives (ATI) and ability to work with faculty to make Instruction Materials accessible. Proven commitment to innovative practices that support diversity, equity, 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.

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 29, 2021 (9:00 PM)

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