Dean, College of Business (Administrator IV) (518274)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Aug 26, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Education and Training

Job Description


Title: Dean, College of Business (Administrator IV)

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

The Dean is a part of the Provost’s academic leadership team and serves as the chief academic and administrative officer and spokesperson of the College of Business Administration, its faculty, staff and students.

The Dean, as chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Business Administration, will consult with the faculty on a timely basis on academic and budgetary policy issues that affect them. As a spokesperson, the Dean is responsible for communicating the views of the College to the University and other stakeholders.

The primary responsibilities of the Dean are to provide leadership and manage the programs and activities of the College as one of the academic units of the California State University, Sacramento campus. As the heart of the region’s higher education community, Sacramento State is dedicated to access, academic excellence, and Inclusive Excellence. We are committed to fostering in all of our members a sense of inclusiveness by providing equal access to educational opportunities and a welcoming environment. To this end, the Dean safeguards the quality of academic programs, ensures academic excellence and student success, facilitates and supports faculty development and productivity in teaching, scholarly and creative activities, and service to the institution and the community, in the context of shared governance.

Representing the college, the Dean promotes diversity as well as interdisciplinary and innovative initiatives, coordinates and supports the development and evaluation of educationally diverse academic program offerings and student support systems. The Dean has primary responsibility for external funds development, gifts, grants, and contracts that support the breadth of activities of the College, and provides leadership in building strong relationships and partnerships with, and generating support in, the greater community for the benefit of the College. The Dean also oversees development of annual budget requests and administers the College's budget. The Dean is responsible for personnel matters, including coordinating and supervising the administrative duties of department chairs, staff and program directors, and for making independent recommendations on all College appointment, retention, tenure, and promotion requests. The Dean supports the faculty in efforts to improve assessment of student learning outcomes for each degree program in the College. The Dean is responsible for academic program reviews and implementation of the University's Academic and Strategic Plans in the College.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: Minimum: $ 9,167.00 to Maximum: $ 27,500.00 per month

Hiring Range:

Based on qualifications, estimated to not exceed $20,000 per month

Recruitment Type: Regular (At-Will)

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 month

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm and as needed

Department Information

College of Business | Sacramento State (

Required Qualifications

An earned doctoral or other terminal degree(s) and a record of scholarly contributions in a business discipline recognized by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) that warrants a faculty appointment as Full Professor within the College of Business Administration; Five (5) years administrative experience related to organizations and/ or educational programs in business; Evidence of fiscal resource management experience; Demonstrated experience in external fund development and developing revenue-generating programs; Experience managing a unionized workforce, subject to collective bargaining agreements; Successful teaching experience relevant to one or more of the disciplines in the College of Business Administration;
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Demonstrated leadership ability to support the needs of socially and culturally diverse group of faculty members, including but not limited to: consensus building; making fair, timely, and clear decisions with appropriate faculty consultation; Demonstrated record of successful experience with culturally and linguistically diverse groups and populations, including the ability to provide leadership with an open and collegial administrative style, and the ability to develop good working relationships with other colleges, the campus and the community; Strong interpersonal skills, including spoken and written communication; Demonstrated track record of cultivating and maintaining strong community partnerships; Evidence of community involvement and leadership as it relates to student recruitment and fundraising. Demonstrated commitment to the professional development of faculty and staff and to the pursuit of opportunities to obtain grants and contracts. Expressed commitment to closing equity gaps and achieving the Graduation Initiative goals.

Ability to pass background check

Preferred Qualifications

14. Five (5) years of Professional or Corporate experience relevant to one or more of the disciplines in the College of Business Administration;

15. Ability to build on the existing strengths to create a vibrant vision for the future of the College;

16. Knowledge and/ or experience with AACSB accreditation processes;

17. Experience in working closely with faculty within and across the college in developing innovative academic programs;

18. Experience in shared governance and managing a unionized workforce, subject to collective bargaining agreements;

19. Experience in establishing and managing of an advisory board;

20. Experience in supporting Community Engagement, Service Learning, and/ or Global Education;

21. Demonstrated understanding of the value of and support for the effective use of technology in all forms of instruction and research;

22. Knowledge and experience with assessment of student learning outcomes;

23. Experience with and a commitment to a Liberal Arts Education; and

24. Demonstrated experience as a department chair or an equivalent or higher-level administrative position.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume/CV, cover letter, and diversity statement. Failure to upload these documents to the online application may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “ As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement. ” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success , diversity, equity and inclusion , community engagement , philanthropy , and campus safety .

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code , Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State ? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

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 and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position 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, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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