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506028 - Senior Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Dean of Students

California State University, Fullerton
California, United States
Salary Not specified
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Oct 21, 2021

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506028 - Senior Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Classificaiton: Administrator III-Range A
Department: Vice President of Student Affairs Office
Sub-Division: Student 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 Vice President's Office for Student Affairs is committed to the professional and personal development of our students, staff and faculty; striving to operate in a transparent, collaborative and developmental environment that demonstrates the value of students, staff and administrators to make up the Division. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Associate Vice President, Student Affairs and Dean of Students. 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.

Reporting directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA), the Senior Associate Vice President (AVP), Student Affairs and Dean of Students is a member of the VPSA Management Team and the Student Affairs Leadership Team. The AVP administers policies affecting the academic and developmental needs of students and has direct responsibility for overseeing the directors of specific units, assisting them in planning and implementing programs, budgets, personnel matters, and policies. Serves on various university committees and fosters an appreciation for students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds. The AVP is instrumental in promoting CSUF as a Hispanic Serving Institution and Asian/Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Seeks grant-funding sources and raises funds for scholarships. Represents CSUF at various community relations events, government relations events, and represents the President and VPSA at various community events. Assists the VPSA in providing overall administrative leadership for the Division of Student Affairs and serves in the Vice President's place when necessary. Develops and implements programs and projects within the division. Handles individual student problems, complaints, and issues as necessary. Serves as the lead for the divisions Diversity Equity and Inclusion strategic plan and support for the University Strategic Plan. Oversees the divisions assessment. The AVP has campus-wide responsibilities including working with the offices of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President of Administration and Finance, University Advancement, Vice President for Information Technology, the Division of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, and other units to enrich student life and the student experience.

As the Dean of Students, the AVP will assist in supporting a holistic student learning environment, enriches campus lie, and fosters student engagement for both residential and commuter students, builds a strong intercultural campus community and promotes student success. The AVP has indirect responsibility for a behavioral intervention team and student conduct. Serves as the liaison to Associated Students, Inc., food and housing insecurity, and Mediation and Advocacy efforts on behalf of students. The Office of the Dean of Students serves as the point of contact for crisis response involving students and often serves in the role as spokesperson for the university in crisis situations. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, higher education administration, student personnel, or a closely related field. Seven to ten years of higher education experience including both supervisory and budgetary responsibilities.

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:
Doctorate from an accredited college or university in a relevant field such as counseling, psychology or higher education administration. Experience working with and advocating for ethnically and culturally diverse student populations at the higher education level. Demonstrated management/administrative skills (for policy, budget, supervisory, and program development and evaluation responsibilities). Demonstrated ability to develop and sustain interpersonal professional relationships and excellent analytical and written communication and presentation skills. Extensive knowledge of higher education, student affairs philosophy, best practices, and the policies and procedures of a higher education institution. Knowledge of emerging trends and needs in the student population.

Special Working Conditions:
Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

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 holing this position is considered a general mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.

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).

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Application Deadline: Nov 04, 2021 (9:00 PM)

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