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Details - Dean of the College of ECC (Administrator IV) REVISED

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Dean of the College of ECC (Administrator IV) REVISED

Apply now Job no: 535263
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Chico
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

The Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management (ECC) serves as chief academic and administrative officer for the college. The dean is responsible for administration, development and direction of academic programs of the college. The dean understands and supports the values of a public, comprehensive, residential campus, who recognizes the critical role of faculty and staff in the life of the University, and who will actively participate in collaboration. Specific responsibilities include college leadership for academic excellence in teaching, research, university service, and the development of external support and fundraising through building relationships with alumni, friends, and industry and community organizations. The dean is responsible for setting college-wide strategic directions, guiding academic policy, administration of resources for instruction and research, fiscal and personnel management of the college, as well as student recruitment and retention. The dean will serve with a strong administrative team committed to making Chico State one of America’s outstanding comprehensive universities.

The dean is accountable for ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility. The dean will be a champion of cultivating a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable climate, and will develop and implement strategies to recruit and retain a more diverse student body, staff, and faculty. The dean will be a dynamic leader who has the ability to consider issues and perspectives of multiple stakeholders and disciplines while working collegially and cooperatively by reaching across unit boundaries to form and advance positive and productive relationships. The dean is a member of the Provost's Academic Council (PAC) and reports directly to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Qualifications and Characteristics:

While no single candidate will have all of the following qualifications and characteristics, the ideal candidate should possess many of the following:

  • An earned doctorate and academic or industry accomplishments appropriate for faculty appointment at the rank of full professor in one of the academic disciplines in the College;
  • A proven record of effective administrative leadership and managerial experience;
  • A record of transparent, strategic, and successful fiscal management and ability to manage a complex budget efficiently and effectively;
  • Ability to promote and support excellence in teaching, scholarship, professional activity, and community service within the College;
  • Understanding of the diverse engineering, management, and technology departments and programs in the College;
  • Ability to successfully engage and develop external relationships to build an infrastructure of fundraising and resource enhancement for program support and growth;
  • Experience leading and/or facilitating accreditation efforts (e.g. ABET and ACCE) and/or quality assurance programs;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and advocacy skills across diverse groups and populations;
  • Competence/knowledge of working in a collective bargaining environment.
  • An appreciation for the expertise of ECC staff, and a desire to support staff professional development.

Time Base: Full-time (1.0)

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Summer: Mon-Thurs 7:00am-5:30pm. 

CSU Classification Salary Range: $115,500 - $370,752 per year.  (Admin IV)

Anticipated Hiring Range:  $210,000 - $230,000 per year.  Salary commensurate with education and experience of the individual selected.

Benefits: This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit https://www.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

Additional Information:

The Dean of the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Construction Management (ECC) serves as chief academic and administrative officer for the college. The dean is responsible for administration, development and direction of academic programs of the college. The dean understands and supports the values of a public, comprehensive, residential campus, who recognizes the critical role of faculty and staff in the life of the University, and who will actively participate in collaboration. Specific responsibilities include college leadership for academic excellence in teaching, research, university service, and the development of external support and fundraising through building relationships with alumni, friends, and industry and community organizations. The dean is responsible for setting college-wide strategic directions, guiding academic policy, administration of resources for instruction and research, fiscal and personnel management of the college, as well as student recruitment and retention. The dean will serve with a strong administrative team committed to making Chico State one of America’s outstanding comprehensive universities.

The dean is accountable for ensuring that diversity, equity, and inclusion are integrally tied to all actions and decisions in areas of responsibility. The dean will be a champion of cultivating a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable climate, and will develop and implement strategies to recruit and retain a more diverse student body, staff, and faculty. The dean will be a dynamic leader who has the ability to consider issues and perspectives of multiple stakeholders and disciplines while working collegially and cooperatively by reaching across unit boundaries to form and advance positive and productive relationships. The dean is a member of the Provost's Academic Council (PAC) and reports directly to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus.  We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

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.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

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