Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Programs (8177)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 20, 2020
Full Time Education and Training

Job Description

Associate Dean for Faculty and Graduate Programs (JID 8177)
Administrator III
David Nazarian College of Business and Economics
Full Time

CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include respect for all people, building partnerships with the community, and encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

About the College
The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics is comprised of the Departments of Accounting and Information Systems; Business Law; Economics; Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance; Management; Marketing; and Systems and Operations Management, The College serves approximately 240 graduate students in its MBA, MS in Accountancy, MS in Taxation, and Pre-MBA Certificate Programs. The College is the seventh largest full-time undergraduate business program in the United States, is AACSB accredited, and has been recognized by the Princeton Review and the U.S. News and World Report as a top business school. The College employs approximately 85 full-time and 80 part-time faculty. The College has a large number of successful centers and institutes. Additional Information about the College is available at

The Associate Dean plays a key role in collecting data and preparing reports associated with AACSB accreditation; has responsibility to ensure all faculty meet AACSB faculty qualifications and maintain records of faculty qualifications reporting through digital measures, tracks and assesses impact, innovation and engagement in the College; develops steps to improve college rankings, oversees the timely and accurate collection and submission of data for graduate program rankings and profiles, interprets and executes academic policies and regulations of the University and the College with regards to all graduate programs; oversees and provides creative and effective leadership on curriculum development and delivery, student advising, and academic standards, and curriculum assessment and assurance of learning of the College graduate programs. The Associate Dean also assists, supports and mentors faculty together with department chairs for success. At the university level, the Associate Dean represents the College at the Graduate Studies Committees; and at the college level, serves as the Executive Secretary for the College Graduate Committee. The Associate Dean is a member of the Administrative Council and also serves as an ex-officio non-voting member of the Research and Grants Committee, the Academic Technology Committee, and the College Strategic Vision Committee. With the Associate Dean of Students and Undergraduate Programs, the Associate Dean of Faculty and Graduate Programs co-chairs the Assurance of Learning and Accreditation Committee. The Associate Dean of Faculty and Graduate Programs oversees and co-manages the Office of the Associate Dean with the Associate Dean for Students and Programs.

Earned doctorate from an accredited institution; academically current with a history of ongoing intellectual productivity; demonstrated excellence in University-level teaching; tenurable in a CSUN department or program in one of the disciplines in the College; demonstrated effectiveness as a member of an administrative team; demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and administrators; significant experience in academic administration or faculty governance; demonstrated ability in faculty issues including RTP, faculty bargaining; excellent public relations and communication skills; ability to effectively manage multiple responsibilities and identify and solve organizational problems; ability to provide effective leadership in responding to the diversity and international character of the University and the College; demonstrated ability to lead teams and committees with a collaborative leadership style; ability to provide faculty leadership within a college that values diversity, student centered learning, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.

General Information
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position. Additionally, the person holding this position is considered a "limited 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.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application at and must attach a cover letter that addresses the qualifications above and a current resume, including names of three professional references. Note - internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

The position will remain open until filled.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the following link:

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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