Dean of the College of Business and Economics

California State University, Los Angeles, (“Cal State LA”) seeks an inspiring and innovative leader to serve as Dean of the College of Business and Economics.

The University:

Cal State LA is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and 58 graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally. Our success as an engine of change was recently confirmed in a study by The Equality of Opportunity Project that ranked Cal State LA #1 in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its graduates. Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students.

The Position:

The Dean of the College of Business and Economics will provide dynamic and visionary leadership to build upon the strengths of the College. The Dean will provide academic and administrative leadership to the College’s six departments (Accounting, Economics and Statistics, Finance and Law, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing), the Deans’ Advisory Council, the CBE Advisement Center, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Asian Pacific Business Institute. Cal State LA is engaged in an exciting period of transformation as it revitalizes its curricula, fulfills its mission as an engine of social mobility by producing well-prepared 21st century graduates, and bolsters its presence as a regional leader. The College recently completed its AACSB review and is in the midst of an inclusive strategic planning process. This is an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic and talented individual to advance the College during an exciting time of change and renewal. A draft of the position description is available through:

How to Apply:

Cal State LA seeks to fill this position by July 2017. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. However, for full consideration, applicants are encouraged to have complete applications submitted by March 27, 2017. Completed applications must include: a letter of application clearly addressing how the applicant’s responsibilities and qualifications meet the position’s requirements, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five current references.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are confidential and should be directed to:

Emy Peña, Partner
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates

6512 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90601

Electronic submissions are preferred
Please email us at  
Code: Cal State LA – DCBE

For a confidential inquiry or nomination contact
Ms. Peña at 562-360-1612