Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Employer
California State University, Fresno
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 12, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time


Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Job No: 501782
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Fresno
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Dean of Undergraduate Studies
(Administrator IV)

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.

Job Summary

The Dean of Undergraduate Studies directly reports and is responsible to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. The dean is responsible for undergraduate academic course and program development as well as review for the general education program. The incumbent is also responsible for the managerial oversight of the Undergraduate Studies Office, the Academic Scheduling Office, the Smittcamp Family Honors College and the Early Assessment Program.

This is a managerial position covered by the Management Personnel Plan. Management / Supervisory duties include interviewing, selecting, and training of employees; setting and adjusting their rates of pay and hours of work; directing their work; appraising their productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending retention, salary adjustments or other changes in their status; handling or recommending resolution to their complaints and grievances and recommending disciplinary action when necessary; planning the work; determining the techniques to be used; and proportioning the work among the employees.

Key Qualifications
  • An outstanding record of teaching, scholarship, service, and leadership commensurate with appointment as a full professor in an area of specialization offered by one of the academic programs at Fresno State.
  • Ability to design, implement, and assess innovative programs in academic affairs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to faculty governance, consultative processes, and consensus building.
  • Strong experience implementing procedures, policies, and regulations at the campus level.
  • Knowledge of high impact strategies and practices for supporting and retaining students.
  • Consistently positive and effective experience managing staff.

To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.

Education and Experience
  • An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited four-year institution.
  • A minimum of five years of progressive experience and leadership in college/school academic administration, equivalent to chair or associate dean.



Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by August 15, 2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resume/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.



Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.

Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.



Supplemental Information

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 California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. 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 Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.


To apply, visit https://careers.fresnostate.edu/en-us/job/501782/dean-of-undergraduate-studies

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