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California State University
Dean of the College of Education
Academic Career & Executive Search is pleased to assist California State University, Monterey Bay in its search for Dean of the College of Education.
For best consideration, please apply by March 24th.
This is an exciting opportunity for a collaborative leader with both a keen understanding of the education landscape and a record of scholarship and research to join California State University, Monterey Bay as the next Dean of the College of Education. Reporting directly to the Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is the chief executive officer of the College of Education. The Dean works with faculty and staff to represent the College's departments, programs, offices, and centers; oversees strategic planning, advancement, and budget development; and guides resource allocation, teaching, research, service, outreach, and administration.
The Dean also provides leadership and advocacy for faculty and staff recruitment, professional development, evaluation, and retention; enrollment planning, student recruitment and retention; program review and accreditation. In addition to supporting shared governance and promoting a diverse and collegial environment, the Dean actively encourages and supports cross-department and cross-College collaboration in teaching, creative activity, and scholarship.
The Dean serves as a member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Team, working collaboratively with a highly collegial team of deans and academic affairs administrators, and serves as a member of the President's Extended Cabinet.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
The ideal candidate will have skills, knowledge, and leadership experience in the following areas:
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
About the Institution
Powered by an inspiring Founding Vision Statement, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a mid-sized comprehensive baccalaureate and masters granting university whose staff and faculty help transform student lives with a focus on student success and engagement through experiential learning, service learning in its regional community, and the promotion of multicultural and global perspectives on and beyond campus. With a vibrant, diverse student body of over 7,400 students. CSUMB is both a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
The university's Strategic Plan prioritizes inclusive excellence through recruiting and investing in the development of a diverse body of faculty, staff, and administrators. CSUMB's sustainability initiative is to be carbon neutral by 2030. The university's faculty and staff, many of whom live in the East Campus housing development, appreciate living and working so close to the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University (CSU) system, CSUMB offers excellent benefits, including access to below-market-rate campus housing and competitive salaries for faculty and staff.
Office environment with standard equipment and tasks. Position requires working at a computer and desk for extended periods of time. May require travel between campus offices and off-campus locations.
The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff remain our highest priority. While on campus, students, faculty, staff, and the community will be expected to follow all campus safety mandates.
Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy, all students and employees are required to submit their vaccination status to the Otter Vaccination Registry and are encouraged to be vaccinated.
This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; an excellent choice of medical, dental and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; educational incentives; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For further information, please visit: CSU Benefits Summary. The University Corporation at CSU Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, schoonoverparkapartments.com.
Anticipated Hiring Salary: $15,257 - $17,800 per month
Living in the Area
CSUMB is the closest CSU to the beach, just one mile from the Pacific Ocean and its beautiful sandy shores. The Monterey Bay area enjoys temperate weather all year round and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation such as kayaking, surfing, hiking, golfing, and mountain biking. Minutes away from amazing natural wonders including Big Sur and Point Lobos, as well as world-famous destinations like Cannery Row, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and Pebble Beach, the campus is also close to the Salinas Valley, Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley, and the San Francisco Bay area.
Adjacent to campus, Fort Ord National Monument encompasses 14,000 protected acres located on the former Fort Ord military base. The land includes more than 80 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and watching wildlife in their natural habitat. It's home to 44 species of rare plants and animals. Trails are open daily from dawn to dusk and run through a range of environments, from grassy hills to coastal shrubland.
CSUMB is just minutes away from some of the most beautiful scenic areas and amazing natural wonders in the world. The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the largest of its kind in the United States, includes 276 miles of shoreline and protects one of the world's most diverse marine ecosystems. Inhabitants include deep sea anglerfish, dolphins, whales and CSUMB's mascot, the sea otter.
College of Science students have opportunities like none other because of our proximity to the extraordinary living laboratory of Monterey Bay. The university offers one of the only diving programs in the country with entry through leadership-level diving certifications, as well as scientific research operations.
About 30 miles south of campus, just off Highway 1, lies the majestic stretch of land known as Big Sur. Bordered by the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Big Sur "offers unmatched scenic beauty and is famous for its breathtaking coastline, towering redwoods and epic hiking trails," according to the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
CSUMB sits halfway between the Monterey Peninsula, with the coastal communities of Pacific Grove, Monterey, Seaside and Carmel, and the Salinas Valley, known as the "Salad Bowl of the World" for its abundant agricultural production.
Less than 10 miles from campus, the city of Monterey dazzles with iconic attractions and famous landmarks. Places like Cannery Row and Old Fisherman's Wharf, which inspired John Steinbeck's novels, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium draw visitors from around the world.
Take a two-hour drive north to reach San Francisco, one of the most visited cities in the world. San Francisco brims with history, museums, famous attractions, and landmarks including the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, Chinatown, and historic cable cars.
For full consideration, please apply by March 24th.
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Please do not email applications.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter and curriculum vita. Ideally cover letters should not exceed two pages. All applications are treated confidentially.
Inquiries, referrals, and nominations are treated confidentially.
Inquiries and questions: Please send to CSUMBDeanCOE@acesrch.com
Nominations and referrals: Please send the nominees name, title, and contact information if available to firstname.lastname@example.org
CSUMB is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting University Personnel at (831) 582-3389 or email email@example.com. All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.
CSUMB hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States and is an E-Verify employer. 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, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal State University, Monterey Bay Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://csumb.edu/clery
CSUMB is a smoke and tobacco-free campus.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
CSUMB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. We value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. We consider qualified applicants for employment for their anticipated contributions and without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
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