Director, Educator Preparation & Public School Programs (499698)

  • California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
  • Long Beach, California
  • Apr 01, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description


Chancellor's Office Statement

Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Director, Educator Preparation & Public School Programs. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Administrator III

Position Information

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Director, Educator Preparation and Public School Programs to increase the capacity of the Division of Academic and Student Affairs to provide leadership and assistance to campus educator preparation programs. The Director will provide leadership to System Recruitment efforts, manage development and implementation of early learning programs, and support Integrated Teacher Education Programs and partnerships with Community Colleges.



Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Educator Preparation and Public School Programs, the Director will work primarily within the office of Educator Preparation and Public School Programs and Academic and Student Affairs in order to facilitate program development and to increase campus-based capacity to serve students.

Duties include: overseeing and directing educator preparation programs and projects across the CSU, analyzing legislation, directing selected projects and initiatives, providing leadership and assistance to Deans and Directors of Education, coordinating CSU Liberal Studies and ITEP programs, supporting early learning and care education programs, acting as liaison to various community colleges programs and activities in educator preparation with specific focus on ADT/TMC, explaining and interpreting decisions that have system implications for professional preparation programs, and preparing memorandums and reports as necessary.

In addition to the above, the Director will carry out other assignments at the request of Academic and Student Affairs and the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Educator Preparation and Public School Programs.


This position requires:

-Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited university

-A minimum of seven years of administrative experience in higher education

-Extensive educational leadership and experience in working with groups having divergent

points of view

-Knowledge of PK-12 education and education reform

-Familiarity with educator preparation programs and credentialing processes

-Knowledge and experience with community college teacher preparation programs and transfer procedures

-Comprehensive understanding of curriculum, credentialing, and programs in early learning and care.

-Broad familiarity with projects and grants funded by organizations and foundations

-Experience in managing department budgets

-Ability to analyze documents and prepare written position papers and reports

-Excellent organizational skills and ability to independently handle a number of tasks

Application Period

Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by April 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the job posting is removed.

How To Apply

Please click "Apply Now" to complete the California State University, Chancellor's Office online employment application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager at (562) 951-4070.


This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

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.

Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, and on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

Title IX

Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at:

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Long Beach, California 90802 United States View Map