Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research

Job description

Job Title: Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research

Job ID: 24460

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Code: 3306, Grade 1

Department: College of Humanities and the Arts


About the Position

The Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research works under the general direction of the Dean of the College of Humanities and the Arts. As the individual charged with the oversight of internal operations related to faculty success and Research, Scholarly, and Creative Activities and innovation initiatives, the Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research works to support efforts for diversity and inclusive excellence. The incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day performance of duties assigned and is expected to be self-directed in those duties.


This Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research supports the Dean and departments in the areas of tenure-track and tenured faculty recruitment, retention, evaluation, and development; research, scholarly, and creative activity (RSCA), including strategic initiatives, grants, and partnerships, teaching innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration; department chair support; college and chair elections; and academic facilities and technology. He or she also partners with the Associate Dean for Student Success and Academic Programs to support other major processes in the college as needed (e.g. temporary faculty appointments and evaluations, course scheduling). The Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research collaborates with offices across campus to support faculty and programs, including Facilities Development and Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, Faculty Affairs, Human Resources, Graduate and Undergraduate Programs, I.T. Services, and the Office of Student and Faculty Success. This Associate Dean also supervises appropriate staff as needed.


Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence is a critically important part of this position. The Associate Dean is expected to work collaboratively with the entire leadership team of the college and the university. He or she also is expected to help with strategic planning and to implement initiatives related to the Mission and Vision of the College and the University, including initiatives and projects with regional and national organizations, including the City of San Jose. The Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research works closely with the Associate Dean of Student Success and Academic Programs and other Dean’s office management and staff to support faculty, department chairs, and school directors; manage enrollment and budget; analyze institutional data to support evidence-based decision-making; produce college reports; and oversee college facilities. Additionally, the position implements the Dean's initiatives and represents the college at a range of meetings and events.


The Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Research helps ensure compliance with policies and procedures, researches issues, analyzes institutional data, prepares reports, recommends policy or procedural changes, and handles confidential problems that arise in the college. The Associate Dean represents the Dean and serves in his or her capacity as needed and directed when the Dean is absent. Above all else, the Associate Dean works in partnership with the Dean and her staff to ensure a positive, collegial, collaborative culture in the College.


This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The person hired for this position may be required to complete an outside employment disclosure statement in accordance with Title V of the California Code of Regulations.


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Equal Employment Statement:

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.


It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.




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Job No: 24460
Posted: 2/19/2018
Application Due: 4/20/2018
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