Dean, College of Health, Human Services and Nursing (Administrator IV)

Carson, CA

Posted: 2/25/20
Deadline: 2/13/21
Reference Number: 1822873

About This Organization

California State University, Dominguez Hills

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 approximately 14,000 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.

Job Duties

Under the administrative direction of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean is the chief executive officer of the College and a member of the Academic Affairs leadership team. The College of HHSN includes the departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Sciences, Kinesiology and Recreation, Occupational Therapy, and Social Work, as well as the School of Nursing. Also housed in the college are degree programs in Marital and Family Therapy and Orthotics and Prosthetics. Responsible for an annual budget of approximately $10 million, the Dean provides leadership for the college as it seeks to prepare knowledgeable, competent and effective professionals who are committed to improving lifelong health and wellness, development and overall adaptability in a diverse and evolving society. In consultation with the faculty, the Dean will lead the development and implementation of a strategic plan in alignment with that of the University, which will include initiatives to further develop the faculty’s research, scholarly and creative activity potential, bringing these elements to the undergraduate experience.

Required Qualifications

Required Education: Must have an earned doctorate or the equivalent 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 accomplishment in one of the disciplines represented in the college.
Required Experience: Demonstrated significant and successful academic administrative experience and proven leadership ability with considerable experience in preparing significant documents, managing budget and personnel or other reports related to academic programs. Experience in program planning, direction and coordination for policy development and implementation. At least three years of successful leadership experience at the level of department chair or higher.

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