Dean, Graduate Studies and Research (Administrator IV)

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Dominguez Hills
Job ID: 3402
Job Title:
Dean, Graduate Studies and Research (Administrator IV)
Time Base:
Date Posted:
October 15, 2018
Closing Date:
Open until filled
Link to Apply Online:
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Position Information
This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
Review of applications will begin November 14, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
40% Responsibilities in academic planning, review and quality include:
Oversight of review of all graduate academic programs by authorized campus bodies and individuals; annual reporting of review results in the update of the CSU Academic Master Plan;
Oversight of review of all proposals for new, modified, or discontinued graduate academic curriculum and programs by authorized campus bodies and individuals; annual reporting of review results as required in the CSU Academic Master Plan; serve with the Dean of Undergraduate Studies as administrative liaisons to the University Curriculum Committee;
Joint oversight with the Dean of Undergraduate Studies of annual update and production of the CSUDH University Catalog (print and Online version) and production of academic program materials provided to academic departments;
Assure the quality of graduate programs and credentials through development and implementation of academic policies and assessment tools;
Oversight of timely academic probation/disqualification for graduate students and intervention strategies to maximize student success;
Provide opportunities to high-achieving students through CSU Pre-doctoral Scholars Program, Graduate Equity Fellowships, CSU Forgivable Loans, CSU Student Research Competition, and other programs as opportunities become available;
Development of graduate academic and other policies to enhance student success and promote academic excellence.
15% Responsibilities in academic student support services include:
General oversight of operations and services provided by the Promoting Excellence in Graduate Studies (PEGS) program
Coordinate response to student complaints received by the President and the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs as well as by the Office of Academic Programs.
General oversight of operations and services provided by the Office of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities.
20% Responsibilities in research, scholarship, and creative activity include:
Ensure compliance with the federal, state, CSU system, and university policies governing graduate study and university-sponsored research (including protection of human subjects, animal welfare, intellectual property, misconduct in research, and recombinant DNA).
Provide opportunities and support for faculty and students to engage in research, scholarly investigations, and creative activities as well as recognition of outstanding student and faculty scholarship and creativity through awards programs, research forums and conferences, and publications.
Direct supervision of the Director of the Office of Research and Funded Projects.
Review every proposal for external funding and advise the Provost concerning approval; participate in negotiations on cost-share, matching funds, in-kind, and facilities requirements of funding proposals.
15% Responsibilities in graduate programs include:
Coordinate and serve as an ex-officio member on the:
Graduate Council
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Program Review Panel (PRP)
Co-coordinate (with Undergraduate Dean) and serve as ex-officio member on the University Curriculum Committee (UCC)
Coordinate the recruitment and retention of highly qualified graduate students.
10% Perform other duties and assignments as required.
Required Education: Must have an earned doctorate and the appropriate academic credentials to qualify for appointment as a tenured Professor in one of the colleges within the Division of Academic Affairs. Must have substantial evidence of research and scholarly activity.
Required Experience: Demonstrated significant and successful academic administrative experience and proven leadership ability with considerable experience in preparing significant documents or other reports related to academic programs. Experience in program planning, direction and coordination for policy development and implementation.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Knowledge of higher education issues and trends, curriculum and program development practices, the general concerns and processes of educational equity, and the needs and expectations of ethnic minorities; demonstrated leadership in academic support services; knowledge of grant mechanisms, institutional review and compliance procedures, and pre and post award procedures.
Ability to:
Ability to work effectively in a multicultural, diverse, complex university environment with staff, faculty and administrators. Ability to analyze complex problems and to devise innovative solutions; to perceive the implications and potential consequences of various situations and to assess the potential impact of alternative courses of action. Ability to work independently and as a collaborative and positive team member, be self-directed and results-oriented. Ability to perform all the essential functions of this position.
Skill in:
Skill in oral and written communications. Highly effective interpersonal skills. Skill in consultative decision-making; demonstrated strengths in leadership, planning, and evaluation.
Department Marketing Statement
Department: Office of Graduate Studies and Research
The Office of Graduate Studies and Research (GS&R) is responsible for maintaining academic standards and quality of graduate education, advising faculty and staff in development and revision of graduate programs, supporting development of faculty and student research and assuring university compliance with federal and state regulations pertaining to graduate education and research. The office participates and coordinates events related to graduate student outreach and recruitment, and conducts Program Performance Reviews of graduate programs. It resolves student issues and trains graduate advisors in university and state policies and procedures. GS&R oversees the university research enterprise and is responsible for providing the campus community with a full range of pre-award services that facilitate the development, preparation, and submission of grant and contract proposals for extramural funding.
Campus Marketing Statement
California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.
How To Apply
Please visit: https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/
Conditions of Employment
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.
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.
Closing Statement
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.
California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms please visit, http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at https://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/clery/, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.
Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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