Dept. of Educational Leadership

California State University, San Bernardino
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Dept. of Educational Leadership & Technology - Career & Tech. Teacher Edu. Open Rank, Tenure Track
California State University, San Bernardino


California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles east of Los Angeles and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,000 students, of which 81% are first-generation college students and graduates about 5,000 students annually. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has one of the most diverse student populations of any university in the Inland Empire, and the second highest Hispanic enrollment of all public universities in California. CSUSB employs 467 full-time faculty and offers 48 undergraduate, 35 graduate, and one doctoral degree programs and 14 academic programs with national accreditation.

At CSUSB, diversity, equity and inclusion are values central to our mission. We recognize that diversity and inclusion in all its forms are necessary for our institutional success. By fully leveraging our diverse experiences, backgrounds and insights, we inspire innovation, challenge the status quo and create better outcomes for our students and community. As part of CSUSB's commitment to hire, develop and retain a diverse faculty, we offer a variety of networking, mentoring and development programs for our junior faculty. We are committed to building and sustaining a CSUSB community that is supportive and inclusive of all individuals. Qualified applicants with experience in ethnically diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply. CSUSB has received the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, which recognizes CSUSB's ongoing commitment to service-learning, a high-impact practice that combines classroom instruction with meaningful volunteer service and correlates strongly to student success.

Typical Activities


Candidates must have knowledge, skill and interest in teaching Career and Technical Education methods courses. Single Subject (i.e. Secondary) Credential Program holders in related areas including Agriculture Education, Business Education, Distributive Education, Family and Consumer Science, Industrial/Technology, Workforce Education are a strong plus in the consideration process. Candidates with expertise and experience in the following areas are preferred:
  • Teaching Career and Technical as a credential teacher in a K-12 public school or post-secondary for a minimum of three years, using high-impact teaching practice.
  • Knowledge of Adult Education theory and practices.
  • Knowledge of Workforce Education and Development
  • Research/publications and/or creative activities in the areas of Career and Technical Education and related fields.
  • Supervision of student teachers.
  • Work experience in multilingual and multicultural environment.
  • Teaching that helps students integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into a cohesive learning paradigm based on application of Career and Technical Education beyond the classroom.
  • Work with underrepresented populations to motivate and develop their interest in Career and Technical Education.
  • Collaborative with community colleges for building the two-year transfers into Career and Technical Education programs.
  • Academic and career advising for credential, undergraduate, and graduate students.
  • Working with diverse student populations.
  • Outreach to local K-12 schools and school districts.
  • Development of new courses for credential, undergraduate, and graduate programs.
  • Externally funded research project and activities.
  • Online, virtual (synchronous and asynchronous) instruction, hybrid and face-to-face instruction.
  • Collaborative work with colleagues in the Department, College, and University.

  • Typical Activities

    The candidate is expected to:
  • Design and teach courses at the credential, undergraduate, and graduate levels; and implement high impact instructional strategies and current teaching and learning theories in Career and Technical Education as well as Workforce Education and Development.
  • Work with credential and graduate students within a K-12 school settings and community colleges.
  • Participate in committee assignments at the department, college, and university-wide levels.
  • Supervise student teachers.
  • Engage in research/publication and/or creative activities.
  • Advise, coach, and mentor credential and graduate students.
  • Participate in student recruitment into the credential and Career and Technical Education programs.

  • Qualifed candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff and students across a wide range of disciplines.

    Faculty teaching may include teaching in the evenings, on the weekends (Friday and Saturday) and at the branch campus in Palm Springs.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in hand by time of appointment.
  • Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Career and Technical Education or closely related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of Career and Technical Education or closely related teaching experience in K-12 or Community College.
  • Demonstrated ability of excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated teaching or research experience focused on CTE or integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

  • Ability to teach in the Ed.D. program.
  • Experience teaching online, hybrid, and face-to-face instruction (both synchronous and asynchronous).
  • Ability for excellence in research and service to the university and/or to the profession.
  • Strong commitment to the quality of student learning and program excellence.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse populations to promote success.
  • Ability to work collaboratively work colleagues.
  • Ability Supervising student teachers.
  • Externally funded research project and activities.
  • Ability collaborating with community colleges to improve student transfer rates and success.
  • Ability collaborating with K-12 schools and school districts to improve student transfer rates and success.


    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.

    Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with CSUSB. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: CSUSB cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

    Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that CSUSB has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to CSUSB or individuals in the university community.

    For health and well-being, CSUSB is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

    Supplemental Information


    The Department of Educational, Leadership and Technology (ELT) within the College of Education at California State University, San Bernardino invites applications from a diverse group of quali?ed applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Career and Technical Education to begin August, 2021. The Department is seeking candidates who have a passion for taking leadership roles, engage in and promoting research in education, and supporting University, College of Education, and Educational, Leadership, Technology Department strategic goals, which include student success and partnerships with the community to enhance the social, economic, and cultural conditions of the region and beyond.

    To find out more about the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology, please visit

    For more information regarding the position, please contact:

    Recruitment Chair
    Dr. Andrew Hughes
    (909) 537-5637

    Department Chair
    Dr. Joseph Scarcella
    (909) 537-5287


    Please submit

    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter that includes:
    a. A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy
    b. A statement of your teaching experience/plans
    3. If available, evidence of teaching effectiveness such as teaching portfolios, reports on teaching observations, and/or student evaluations of teaching.
    4. Unofficial copies of all postsecondary degree transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to appointment).
    5. Reference List - names, telephone numbers, and email address of three (3) whom we may contact to obtain letters of recommendation. Confidential letters of recommendation will be solicited from those listed as references on the application if the applicant is moved forward in the recruitment process. Non-confidential letters of recommendation can be uploaded by the applicant during the application process.
    6. Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 1,000 words).

    Formal review of applications will begin November 11, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, we invite you to apply by using this CSU Recruit hyperlink at:

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    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 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)

    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:

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