Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Dean, College of Extended and International Education (2140) – California State University – Dominguez, CA

California State University, Dominguez Hills invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean, College of Extended and International Education. The University seeks an outstanding, innovative and visionary leader who holds a deep commitment to serving a highly diverse and significant number of first generation college students.

The College of Extended and International Education

The College of Extended and International Education (CEE) provides self-support and State-supported instructional programs that serve the purposes of providing increased access to the educational resources of the University and to further facilitate the utilization of those resources. Programs include off-campus instruction, distance education, on-line education (degree, certificate and non-credit programs), programs on irregular calendars/schedules, multi-campus and regional programs, and international education.

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Mission Statement

The College of Extended & International Education strives to extend access to University resources beyond its traditional boundaries for a broad base of constituencies. The College fosters lifelong learning, application of technology in instruction and local, regional and international partnerships. Through customized programs, nontraditional formats and distance learning, the College of Extended & International Education addresses a wide spectrum of educational needs. The College, in part a self-supporting entity, seeks to generate resources which provide the University with the flexibility for responding to changing social and educational needs.


The Position

The Dean is the chief executive of the College and a member of the Academic Affairs leadership team. The Dean is responsible for a budget of $15.6 million, providing innovative leadership and effective management of the financial, business functions, operations, marketing strategies, fiscal and human resources of the College, which includes the development and implementation of operating policies and procedures. The Dean fosters relationships with College Deans and faculty for curricular program development; works collaboratively with university partners (existing and new) to develop and deliver programs in response to community needs; has oversight and management of academic programs in non-traditional formats in cooperation with the academic offices of the University. Ensuring the fiscal stability and overseeing the allocation of resources, including the development of the annual fiscal, program and marketing plans, as well as the long-range strategic plan are key responsibilities of the Dean. In addition, the Dean works with faculty and staff to identify and prioritize external funding opportunities and pursues funding opportunities at the local, state and federal levels.

Reporting Relationships

The Dean reports to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs and is a member of the Provost's Council. The Dean's direct reports include the following:

* Associate Dean

* Director, Operations

* Communications

* Mediated Instruction and Distance Education (MIDL)

* International

* Academic Programs

* Corporate Relations

The Dean's Office includes the following:

* Executive Assistant, Facilities Coordinator

* Secretary to the Dean

* Academic Resource Manager

* Network Analysts (2)


Minimum Qualifications

* An earned terminal degree in one of the disciplines represented in the University

* Teaching and scholarship/creative activity to qualify as a tenured full professor

* Successful leadership experience at the level of department chair or similar

* Experience managing budgets and personnel

* Experience in developing curriculum

* A commitment to working with diverse student populations, staff and faculty

* Experience developing industry and/or community partnerships

* Experience developing international programs

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstrated experience and commitment to shared governance

* Experience managing and reporting complex budgets and personnel in a higher education environment

* Track record of innovative program development

* Successful experience generating external funding including grants and gifts

* Experience developing and implementing strategic plans

* Experience connecting planning decisions to assessment and curriculum development

* Successful experience developing partnerships across a university or college

* Experience in a comprehensive urban university

* Experience in a unionized higher education environment

* Experience in a leadership role for an extended education unit

* Experience leading the development of on-line programs

The University

CSU Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System serving many first generation college students from a highly diverse community in the southern area of Southern California's South Bay. The mission of the University is to provide education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. CSUDH welcomes students who seek academic achievement, personal fulfillment, and preparation for the work of today and tomorrow.

CSUDH offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master's degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. Enrollment exceeds 14,000 students and the student population is among the most ethnically and culturally rich in the nation: 45% Hispanic, 23% African American, 17% white, and 12% Asian/Pacific Islanders.

The university is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the accrediting body for institutions of higher learning in the West. Eleven programs hold accreditations from national professional associations: business administration, clinical sciences, computer science, education, health science, music, nursing, occupational therapy, public administration, special education, and theatre arts.


CSUDH provides education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. The University welcomes students who seek academic achievement, personal fulfillment, and preparation for the work of today and tomorrow.


A vital educational and economic resource for the South Bay, CSU Dominguez Hills will be recognized as a top-performing Comprehensive Model Urban University in America. By 2015, CSUDH will be known as a campus community and gathering place where:

*DIVERSITY in all its forms is explored, understood, and transformed into knowledge and practice that benefits the world.

*TECHNOLOGY is embraced and leveraged to transcend educational boundaries as we reach out to students, both locally and globally.

*SUSTAINABLE environmental, social, and economic practices are a way of life.

*Students from the community who aspire to complete a college degree are provided the PATHWAY AND GUIDANCE to succeed.

*Faculty and staff across the university are engaged in serving the dynamic needs of the SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES.

*STUDENT LIFE is meaningful and vibrant.

*CSUDH's ACCOMPLISHMENTS and those of its alumni are RECOGNIZED nationally and internationally.

*Ultimately, CSUDH students GRADUATE with an exemplary academic education, a highly respected degree, and a genuine commitment to justice and social responsibility.


The following core values are fundamental to CSUDH's success:

Accountability. CSUDH recognizes and lives up to its responsibility to its students, campus resources and finances, staff, faculty alumni, supporters, and the community at large.

Collaboration. All segments of the campus community work together to support our vision as well as its students' success.

Continuous Learning. CSUDH strives to continually improve teaching, scholarship and service.

Rigorous Standards. CSUDH identifies, implements and supports excellence in all its practices.

Proactive Partnerships. CSUDH actively engages with its communities and its members to promote educational opportunities and excellence for its students.

Respect. CSUDH celebrates and respects diversity in all forms.

Responsiveness. CSUDH exists to serve the needs of students, the community and society.

CSUDH prides itself for supporting and promoting the following pillars of its educational reputation:

1. CSUDH provides a transformative educational experience that changes students¿ lives as well as the lives of their families and communities.

2. CSUDH recognizes the financial investment students and their families make and provides a clear path to degree with step-by-step guidance along the way.

3. CSUDH academic excellence is supported by internships, social engagement, community service and student research opportunities.

4. CSUDH offers outstanding faculty, academic selection, Student Life and graduate success.

5. CSUDH embraces diversity and views its diverse population as a differentiator and point of pride.

6. CSUDH fuels the educational, economic and cultural vitality of the South Bay of Southern California.


The academic programs of the CSUDH are organized under the Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business Administration and Public Policy, Extended and International Education, Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and Professional Studies, which includes the Schools of Education, Health and Human Services, and Nursing. While continuing to emphasize the liberal arts and sciences, professional programs offered at the undergraduate and graduate level, developed to serve the region¿s workforce needs, are of great interest to students and prepare them for professions in a variety of industries. CSU Dominguez Hills is a national leader in distance learning with 10 academic degrees and seven certificate programs offered.


A tradition of teaching excellence lies at the heart of the university experience for Dominguez Hills' students. Most of the faculty have earned doctoral degrees from prestigious universities across the nation. The faculty strives to sustain a dynamic teaching and learning environment in a multicultural setting. The Academic Senate provides a forum for faculty, administration, students and others to be represented and consulted regarding such vital issues as budget priorities, academic standards, curriculum and instruction and student affairs.


At CSU Dominguez Hills, there's more to student life than the classroom. The university offers a dynamic, interactive and enriching community of learners, teachers and peers sharing diverse points of view. There are a multitude of ways for students to pursue interests, get involved, and get the most from their academic experience.

An office of student life enhances student development by coordinating a variety of co-curricular activities, including 60 student organizations. Students are encouraged to perform community service and participate in leadership development. The Multicultural Center on campus promotes the exploration of diverse heritages, values and cultural experiences by offering a wide range of activities and programs throughout the academic year.

The university offers housing for 356 students in on-campus apartments. The housing facilities are configured as apartments and are clustered around a patio and barbeque area.

CSU Dominguez Hills is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II institution that competes in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). CSU Dominguez Hills is one of the most athletically competitive and honored schools in the CCAA, with 23 conference titles and four national championships to date, including the 2008 NCAA D-II Men¿s Soccer National Championship. CSU Dominguez Hills sponsors 11 intercollegiate athletic teams.


The university is located in Carson, California, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. Its 346-acre park-like campus is situated in the historic Ranch San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area. The site remained in the continuous possession of the Dominguez family for seven generation from its inception in 1794 to it acquisition by the state of California.


The South Bay is one of the most culturally, economically, and ethnically diverse areas in the United States, with a largely even distribution of the population with African, Asian/Pacific Islander, European, and Latino ancestry. The university is located in the city of Carson, a city of 93,000 residents and one of the many municipalities that board the city of Los Angeles. Cultural, performance and sports venues in downtown Los Angeles are about 15 minutes away and the South Bay beach communities are a few minutes away to the west and south.

The campus is strategically located in the heart of a major technological, industrial and transportation complex in Southern California. This area includes the massive Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles - Southern California's gateway to international commerce. The South Bay region is also home to aerospace, oil refinery, healthcare and automotive industries

How To Apply

HOW TO APPLY: While the position will remain open until filled, for best consideration, please apply by April 5, 2013. Nominations and applications (current CV, cover letter and list of three professional references) should be forwarded electronically to the University's search consultant:

Sharon Tanabe, Partner, Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates

(Subject: CSUDH CEE)

To make a confidential inquiry about the position, please contact Ms. Tanabe at 323-260-5045

Faculty Pay & Benefits

Rank of appointment and salary will be dependent upon qualifications and professional experience.

For information about available benefits, go to

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Faculty Affairs Office at (310) 243-3766.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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