Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education (CSU ONLY)

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Job Title: Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education (CSU ONLY)
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 25160
Job Code: 3306 Administrator III
Department: Undergraduate Studies
CompensationClassification: Administrator III
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please visit
About the Position*This position is open to current CSU employees only.*

The Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education manages units and projects within Undergraduate Education that support student success in areas of curriculum development and review, assessment of learning, supported instruction, and high impact practices. The Associate Dean, takes full authority for the day-to-day implementation of the campus GE policy in collaboration with the chair of the Board of General Studies, including GE Program assessment, development of any necessary exceptions at the student and program level, and evaluation of all student GE petitions. The Associate Dean approves and advises undergraduate Special Majors, and, as delegated by the AVP, has final campus authority for undergraduate petitions associated with student academic progress. The Associate Dean works with the Director of Assessment to convene the Assessment Facilitators and guide university-wide assessment, with Military and Veteran Student Services to address policy and academic issues related to veterans, and with International Student and Scholar Services to provide academic oversight to study abroad programs. The Associate Dean manages and provides leadership for aspects of the Academic Preparation Programs, specifically Statway and Step-to-College, making recommendations for improvements as needed.

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.
Required Qualifications-CSU employee with an earned doctorate
-Minimum of five years of experience as a faculty member with leadership responsibilities or academic administrator experience
Preferred Qualifications-Acquired tenured status at the minimum level of Associate Professor
-Management experience at the program or department level
-Broad experience facilitating undergraduate curriculum development, program review and student outcomes assessment, including General Education
-Demonstrated experience advising students and interpreting policy to solve complex advisement problems across a spectrum of academic issues
-Experience with PeopleSoft Student Administration and other campus databases
-Demonstrated experience developing or implementing student success programs and processes
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-Ability to interpret policy and to consult effectively in resolving difficult student advisement problems across a spectrum of academic issues.
-Comprehensive knowledge or ability and eagerness to learn and understand the principles, practices, and procedures of Undergraduate Education.
-Advanced knowledge in facilitating undergraduate curriculum development, analysis, and assessment.
-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, leadership.
-Facility with PeopleSoft and other campus databases.
-Demonstrated success in educating and training faculty and staff regarding academic and/or student progress policies and requirements.
-Ability in facilitating the education of students from a wide range of socio-cultural, language, education and ethnic backgrounds.
-Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.
Application ProceduresComplete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
-Curriculum Vita
-Letter of Interest
-Letter of Recommendation
-List of References

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: September 18, 2019 through October 10, 2019. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, 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 offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Contact InformationUniversity Personnel
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Posted: 9/19/2019
Application Due: 12/18/2019
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