Dean, College of Education and Allied Studies

Hayward, California
Sep 15, 2020
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Dean of the College of Education and Allied Studies

California State University, East Bay (Cal State, East Bay) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Education and Allied Studies. The dean is the academic and administrative leader of the College of Education and Allied Studies and reports to the provost and vice president for academic affairs. The dean works closely with a management team comprised of an associate dean and Council of Chairs, and the faculty of the college. The dean must be committed to the university’s mission and strategic commitments. The College of Education and Allied Studies consists of five academic departments: Educational Leadership, Educational Psychology, Kinesiology, Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism, and Teacher Education, and an EdD program in educational leadership.

Cal State, East Bay resides in the city of Hayward, which is part of the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont metropolitan area. Hayward is ethnically and linguistically diverse with easy access to all the arts, cultural and entertainment that the Bay Area has to offer.

The successful candidate should possess a doctorate degree from an accredited institution; record of professional achievement in teaching and scholarship, sufficient to merit appointment at the rank of full professor; demonstrated ability to work in multicultural environments; substantial administrative experience as a dean, associate dean, department chair, or other relevant leadership experience at the university, community college, or K-12 levels; evidence of success as a strong advocate for the value of educator preparation and professional education; evidence of strong and collegial relationships with faculty, students, staff, and administration; demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership through collaborative and shared decision making; record of supporting faculty research and development; experience administering or working with programs that serve an educationally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse student population; ability to effectively engage in fundraising activities; demonstrated ability to master and effectively implement the policies and procedures of a large, complex, public university or other comparable program and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with alumni, practitioners, schools, community organizations and state and local agencies. Click here for the full position description

How to Apply

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting California State University, East Bay in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For a full application package, please include a cover letter, CV, and list of five references. Confidential inquiries and nominations should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. Applications should be submitted to The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected; furthermore, a background check will be performed on the selected candidate. Initial screening of applications will begin on October 12, 2020 and will continue until an appointment is made.

Please direct inquiries and nominations to:

Betty Turner Asher, Vice President

Itza Walters, Executive Search Consultant

E-mail: [email protected]

E-mail: [email protected]

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The university is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

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