Associate Vice President for Research, Creative Activities and Technology Transfer

Fullerton, Orange County
Mar 12, 2014
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California State University, Fullerton
Associate Vice President for Research, Creative Activities and Technology Transfer

CSU Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 37,000, including international students representing 79 nations. Located on a 240-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 52 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (July 2013) ranks the campus as 11th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (May 2013) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and eighth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.

Under the direction of the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, Associate Vice President for Research, Creative Activities and Technology Transfer is responsible for leading the campus efforts to develop and strengthen capacity and productivity in transdisciplinary research, scholarship, and creative activity across all disciplines at both Fullerton and Irvine campuses in support of the University’s strategic plan. The AVP is charged with creating a climate for success in obtaining external funding and providing leadership to related offices within the university. Specific duties and responsibilities include: 1. Proactively interface with potential community, government, and corporate partners who want to learn more about the enterprise potential of our research, our creative activity, and our inventions. 2. Provide leadership for effective and efficient ORD, OGC and ORCATT offices, their activities, including staff growth and development, budget management, policies and procedures development, and communication with other internal and external constituents.

Additionally, the AVP administers a variety of internal grant programs (e.g. intramural grants, center and institute funding), is responsible for student research competitions, works in partnership with University Advancement, and as the campus chief compliance officer assures currency of campus compliance policies on the protection of human subjects and prehistoric artifacts, animal welfare, intellectual property, conflict of interest, and scholarly misconduct. Other duties include responsibility authoring and maintaining research policies and operating procedures for campus employees receiving external funds, generating reports focused on annual goals and productivity measures, assessing and evaluating the impact of implemented policies, monitoring legislation and revising policies and procedures a necessary.

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The position will remain open until April 10, 2014 can be assured full consideration.

Cal State Fullerton is an Equal Opportunity, Title IX/503/504/VEVRA/ADA Employer.
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