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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.
Under the administrative direction of the Provost for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research provides leadership in the graduate and research missions of the university. Specifically, the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research is responsible for leading and expanding the quality of graduate programs, creating a climate for obtaining external funding, and refining and developing policies and procedures related to these areas. The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research is responsible for coordination of curriculum and program review for all graduate programs; for overseeing jointly with the Dean of Undergraduate Studies the University Curriculum Committee (UCC) and the production of the University Catalog. The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research works in consultation with the Provost and academic Deans with other divisions on campus. Units supervised include: Graduate Studies; Institutional Review Board; Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities; and Office of Research and Funded Projects. The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research is a member of the Provosts Academic Affairs Council.
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.