Associate Dean for Personnel and Curriculum - College of Liberal Arts

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is one of the largest and most comprehensive public universities in the nation, enrolling approximately 37,000 students. CSULB is located in Long Beach, the seventh largest city in California, on a beautifully landscaped 320-acre campus near the ocean and in close proximity to the thriving downtown Long Beach area. CSULB is a diverse and ambitious institution that is proud to be among the nation’s premier comprehensive universities. The faculty and staff of CSULB are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research and creative activities, and a wide range of community and professional service activities. CSULB seeks outstanding, publicly engaged leaders to join a dedicated leadership team that is committed to advancing the University’s broad and forward-seeking mission. Read more at

The largest college at CSULB, Liberal Arts (CLA) has twenty-seven departments and programs in the humanities and social and behavioral sciences. They include ethnic studies and women’s studies, languages, literature, international and area studies, and journalism. The College offers thirty-three BA and twenty-one Master’s level degrees and has the central responsibility for general education in the university. Its talented, diversified faculty is committed to teaching excellence, quality scholarship, and the education of a multicultural student body in an intellectually supportive community.

Under the direction of the Dean, department chairs in curriculum and personnel matters, and, with the Dean, resolve personnel and curriculum issues affecting the college. Assume a range of responsibilities as a key member of the leadership team of the College. Work with the College’s leadership team as needed to manage curriculum and teaching assignments. Represent the College on relevant committees, councils, and projects and at various College functions as needed. Effectively implement the Collective Bargaining Agreement, particularly in areas related to hiring, workload assignment, evaluation, and discipline.

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Appointment is effective on or about June 1, 2017. Review of applications will begin no sooner than November 28, 2016. 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 identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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