Dean, College of Health, Human Services & Nursing (Administrator IV) (3673)

  • Dominguez Hills
  • Carson, California
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full Time Education and Training Human Resources and Personnel Public Health

Job Description


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 03/13/2020, and the position will remain Open Until Filled.
The salary is commensurate with experience.

Conditions of Employment
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.

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 CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.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.

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.

Department Marketing Statement

Department: College of Health, Human Services and Nursing

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.

Major 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.


50% Provides collaborative leadership for the college and as a member of the provost's Academic Affairs Council and the larger campus; charged with supporting and enhancing current programs and establishing new high-quality curriculum and innovative programs both stateside as well as with external partners; initiates, supports and encourage programs to achieve high quality distinctions; integrates high impact practices (HIPs) throughout courses and college activities; embeds and collects student learning outcomes for use in WSCUC and other disciplinary accreditations; ensures effective enrollment management of student FTES targets for all programs and in offering course schedules; ensures and documents student success metrics; tracks and aggressively increases student graduation and retention rates for all programs; coordinates and collaborates to provide strong academic support services to strengthen and improve advising and mentoring; supervises and develops academic support personnel; interacts with students and alumni in activities related to academic programs; develops innovative and proactive pedagogies in all courses. Actively integrates and supports internationalization and globalization efforts as well as sustainability initiatives. Provides vision and leads the management of college resources in alignment with the university and the academic strategic plans, including resources from the university and those generated from external sources, and the equitable allocation of those resources in support of college programs; budget planning; works closely with the Office of the Provost to utilize effective and rational budget principles to allocate resources to programs and college support units; ensures the college operates within its budget; communicates effectively and transparently to implement policy decisions and other announcements from the Chancellor's Office, campus central administration, Academic Affairs and other appropriate offices to faculty, staff and students; consults on significant developments and faculty opinions to central administration. Participates in developing university policy and strategic planning with the provost and other university officers.

30% Responsible for creating and sustaining an inclusive and welcoming environment in which academic excellence is pursued by faculty, staff, colleagues and students. Collaborates with the Division of Administration and Finance to acquire, build and renovate new and existing facilities. Works with the faculty and division chairs and program coordinators in formulating college policies and in determining goals and objectives. Strives to improve faculty quality by encouraging and supporting quality in teaching and learning, research, scholarly and creative activity, including strong grantsmanship and community service in a collective bargaining environment. As the responsible officer at the college level, duties include recommending to the central administration the appointment of faculty and on their evaluation for retention, tenure and promotion.

10% Spokesperson for the college on the campus, in the larger academic community, and within the greater Los Angeles professional community, seeks active and broad-based support for the college from external agencies and organizations. In addition, provides leadership in the area of outreach and student recruitment, including building relationships with local high schools and community colleges and pathways to successful careers in the region; participates frequently in the public relations efforts of the university and college.

10% Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


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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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.

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,

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, 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

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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