Associate Dean, College of Education and Allied Studies (516700)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Aug 16, 2022
Full Time Education and Training

Job Description

Description:

Salary and Benefits

The starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $140,000 - $160,000 per year.

Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver.

For more information on the benefits program, please visit https://www.csueastbay.edu/hr/benefits/index.html

About Cal State East Bay

Cal State East Bay's beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 15,800 students, Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

The Associate Dean works with the Dean to further the College's strategic vision and implementation of ongoing and new initiatives. Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean performs a wide range of administrative functions within the college. All of these functions are conducted through a lens of equity, fairness, and the best interests of the students. The Associate Dean is the direct supervisor of 20+ CSUEU and APC staff members in four cooperatives: (a) the College Office; (b) the Credential Student Services Center; (c) the HRT/KIN Cooperative; and (d) the Education Staff Cooperative. Within the College Office, the Associate Dean supervises human resources processing (i.e. hiring and separation of student assistants, staff and faculty), fiscal matters, and college operations and facilities (three buildings, multiple labs, multiple offices). A key role is to provide advice and direction to department chairs with respect to personnel, students, finances, curriculum, and enrollment. The Associate Dean also represents the College in formal grievance issues. In partnership with the Dean, the Associate Dean supports the tenure-track search process, and is the first to respond to faculty and student issues that emerge in departments and programs. The Associate Dean serves on several committees: (a) the CEAS Council of Chairs, (b) the University Educational Effectiveness Council, (c) the CARE Committee, (d) the Student Success/Retention Committee, (e) the Accreditation Coordinating Team (CCTC based), and (f) the CEAS Strategic Planning Committee. They also coordinate and monitor reports required by the University Committee on Academic Planning and Resources, manage and direct elections for faculty University committees, review and process curricular proposals from the five CEAS departments, participate in state and national accreditation as needed, and perform other duties as assigned by the Dean and the University Office of Academic Affairs. The Associate Dean will co-lead the college in its collective goal to embody social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and the humanization of historically marginalized groups.

Responsibilities

Budget/Enrollment

Coordinate all phases of planning, implementation, evaluation of CEAS budget, working with department chairs and CEAS budget analyst for assigned programs and departments; Monitor annual department enrollment plans, ensuring that CEAS meets or exceeds enrollment targets established by the Division of Academic Affairs.
Review and approve all budget documents forwarded by staff.
Review and approve all enrollment/grade forms forwarded by staff and faculty.
Ensure that the course schedule is entered according to policy; Approve requests for late course schedule changes.

Faculty Affairs

Assist department chairs in preparing annual workloads.
Assist department chairs in their work with faculty.
Represent CEAS in all formal grievances, as directed by the Associate Provost.
Monitor the Retention, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) process.
Monitor the tenure-track search process.
Empowers faculty and chairs.
Effectively communicates with a range of people, personalities, and positions within the university and external to the university.

Supervision of Staff

Serve as immediate supervisor of office staff.
Empowers staff.
Effectively communicates with a range of people, personalities, and positions within the the college and university.

Student Affairs
Serve as student "ombudsman".
Receive and process formal complaints submitted by students, after action by the relevant department chair.
Receive and process all student petitions (i.e., grade change, late admission, etc.).
Establish and maintain a formal process for addressing student grade appeals.
Engages in equitable and fair processes to receive and process student complaints and interactions.

Governance

Serves on the following committees: (a) the CEAS Council of Chairs, (b) the University Educational Effectiveness Council, (c) the CARE Committee, (d) the Student Success/Retention Committee, (e) the Accreditation Coordinating Team (CCTC based), and (f) the CEAS Strategic Planning Committee.

Coordinate and monitor reports required by the University Committee on Academic Planning and Resources, manage and direct elections for faculty University committees, review and process curricular proposals from the five CEAS departments, participate in state and national accreditation as needed, and perform other duties as assigned by the Dean and the University Office of Academic Affairs
Coordinate and monitor completion of all required reports for University Committee on Academic Planning and Review (CAPR)
Manage and direct elections for University Committees.

Curriculum

Assist in the development, receipt, and processing of all curricular proposals from the five academic departments in CEAS.
Place curriculum proposals on the Council of Chairs agenda and ensure that proposals are forwarded across campus.
Manages summer semester and winter intersession course schedules and related curriculum planning.

Key Accountabilities

Liaison with University Extension regarding CEAS programs, faculty, staff, and financials.
Liaison with Liberal Studies and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences.
Responds to inquiries and concerns from faculty, colleagues, students, and parents regarding college policies and individual student circumstances.
Works collaboratively with other offices to encourage, design, and implement programming consistent with college and University goals and objectives.
Maintains an empowering disposition that emphasizes humanizing relationships with students, staff, faculty, the Dean, and the CSUEB community.

Required Qualifications

A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Experience working with a diverse student body.
An ability to complete multiple tasks on time with attention to detail.
A record of higher education level teaching, scholarship, and service requisite for appointment as tenured, full professor in one of CEAS' five academic departments.
Experience in leading higher education committees/initiatives.
Experience serving as the direct supervisor of staff.
Experience in resolving faculty, student, and staff issues.
Ability to communicate and relate effectively to all stakeholders within the College, University,
and community.

Outstanding proficiency in teamwork, collaboration, flexibility and organizational problem
solving.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned Doctorate degree in Education or field related to to majors in the College of Education and Allied Studies.

Minimum of three years' experience as an academic unit leader such as department chair, program director, program manager, administrator, or as an associate dean in higher education.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

Experience managing academic budgets and enrollments.

Experience developing higher education curricula.

Demonstrated success in utilizing data for planning and evaluation of programs and services.

Experience in leading or co-leading accrediation or assessment for one or more academic units.

Condition(s) of Employment

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position.

All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

Other Information

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/smokeandtobaccofree/

In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at: http://www.csueastbay.edu/upd/safety-and-security-reports.html

Sponsorship

Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions and we are not an E-Verify employer.

Mandated Reporter

The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat. com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@csueastbay.edu .
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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