Associate Dean, College of the Arts

Long Beach, Los Angeles County
Mar 13, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track




Associate Dean


August 1, 2014


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


  • Ph.D., DMA, MFA, or graduate degree in Art, Dance, Design, Music, Film and Electronic Arts, Theatre Arts or related field that satisfies eligibility for appointment to the rank of tenured associate or full professor in one of the academic departments at California State University, Long Beach.
  • Successful administrative experience in an academic institution.
  • Successful university teaching experience.
  • Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population and to issues and initiatives related to student success.


  • Administrative experience in educational areas such as curriculum development and review, faculty evaluation processes, student academic advising, and course scheduling.
  • Demonstrated ability or experience in enrollment management.
  • Demonstrated success in college level teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels.
  • Demonstrated success in research, scholarly and/or creative activities in the fields of Art, Dance, Design, Music, Film and Electronic Arts, or Theatre Arts.
  • Knowledge of assessment, budget planning, student processes, personnel procedures, and familiarity with a collective bargaining environment.


  • Under the direction of the Dean, assume general operations responsibilities in areas including: lecturer appointments and evaluations, undergraduate and graduate advising; undergraduate and graduate curriculum; course articulation; student issues and petitions; scheduling/registration; assessment and accreditation/program reviews; enrollment management; personnel processes and procedures; faculty reappointment, tenure and promotion processes; community relations; faculty research; student success initiatives.
  • The COTA Associate Dean also interfaces with senior management in the divisions of Academic Affairs, Administration and Finance, Student Services, and other offices as appropriate.
The College of the Arts at California State University, Long Beach is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California and the nation. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds. California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within six months of appointment, and take this training every other year thereafter.


Because of the nature of this position, the university requires that the successful candidate complete a felony convictions record check prior to assuming this position.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated 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.


  • Letter of application that addresses each of the Minimum Qualifications and Desired/Preferred Qualifications, curriculum vitae with current email address, and a list of five references.
  • Finalist will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of reference, official transcript from institution awarding highest degree, evidence of research, and scholarly and/or creative work.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to: Aimee Castillo, Executive Assistant to the Dean College of the Arts California State University, Long Beach 1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-2004 (562) 985-7758


  • Review of applications to begin April 7, 2014.
  • Position open until filled.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.