California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Dominguez Hills is committed to improving the lives of our students and enhancing the economic and social well-being of our community, the state, and the region.
Under the leadership of newly appointed President, Dr. Willie J. Hagan, we are implementing multi-year faculty and staff hiring plans, increasing our investment in best practices to increase student success, enhancing faculty and staff professional development, investing in critical information technology and classroom infrastructure upgrades, strengthening our research and fundraising capacity, expanding learning outcomes assessment, and aggressively pursuing increased external engagement, public private partnerships, gifts and donations, and research and other grants. Our goal is to become a national laboratory and model for student academic success. The Dean of the College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing is an important member of the academic leadership team of the University.
The College of Health, Human Services and Nursing prepares knowledgeable, competent and effective professionals in a diversity of fields. The college offers undergraduate degrees in nursing, health science, clinical science, human services, child development, and physical education. The college also prepares students for careers requiring graduate degrees in nursing, orthotics and prosthetics (health science option), occupational therapy, social work, marital and family therapy, and physical education administration. The programs are offered through various modes, including face-to-face, online, and off-campus. These degree programs require substantial internship and/or service learning experiences that produce practitioners who are committed to improving lifelong health and wellness, development, and overall adaptability in a diverse and evolving society. The college currently serves over 3100 graduate and approximately 2400 undergraduate students, and has approximately forty full-time faculty.
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 nearly $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.
• An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in one of the disciplines represented in the College
• Record of accomplishment in teaching and scholarship to qualify as a tenured full professor
• At least three years of successful leadership experience at the level of department chair or higher
• Experience managing budgets and personnel
• Experience with assessment, accreditation, service learning, and community engagement
• A commitment to working with diverse student populations, staff, and faculty
• Experience developing K-12, community, and/or industry partnerships
• Demonstrated commitment to faculty and student research
• Successful experience generating external funding including grants and gifts
• Experience in developing and implementing strategic plans
• Experience connecting planning decisions to assessment and curriculum development
• Experience in tenure and promotion decision-making process
• Demonstrated commitment to shared governance
• Experience in a comprehensive urban university
• Successful experience working in a collective bargaining environment
How to apply
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current C.V., and the names and contact information for three references. While the position will remain open until filled, for assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting material should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2014.
Applications should be submitted online at the following link:
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Step 4: Upload one file containing C.V., letter of interest, and a list of three (3) references
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Step 6: Click 'Submit'
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 office of Faculty Affairs at (310) 243-3766.
Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/ , or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.
California State University Dominguez Hills offers a comprehensive and attractive benefits program to its employees. Further information on benefits offered can be found at http://www.csudh.edu/admfin/human_resources_salary_benefits.shtml
Conditions of Employment
Upon appointment, the applicant must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
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.
Successful candidate must be able to pass a Live Scan (fingerprinting) background check as a requirement of employment.
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.
About CSU, Dominguez Hills
CSU Dominguez Hills, an urban university in the twenty-three campus California State University system, is located in Carson, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. Its 346-acre park-like campus is situated in the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area. The campus is strategically located in the heart of a major technological, industrial, and transportation complex in Southern California. The area includes the massive Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach—Southern California’s gateway to international commerce. Cultural, performance, and sports venues in downtown Los Angeles are about fifteen minutes away and the South Bay beach communities are a few minutes away to the west and south. The StubHub Sports Center, a 125-acre sports center developed by AEG and home to Major League Soccer’s L.A. Galaxy and Chivas USA, is located on the CSUDH campus.
With an enrollment exceeding 14,000 students, CSUDH is a federally recognized Minority-Serving Institution as well as a Hispanic Serving Institution and is among the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation: 45% Hispanic, 23% African American, 17% White, and 12% Asian/Pacific Islanders.
CSUDH is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master’s degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. While continuing to emphasize the liberal arts and sciences, the university offers professional programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 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. The university is known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts. CSUDH is also a national leader in distance education, with ten academic degree programs and seven certificate programs offered online.
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