Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

California State University, Sacramento (“Sacramento State”) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

Sacramento State

The University is in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. The 300-acre campus, located just five miles from the State Capitol, is located along the American River Parkway that offers miles of trails and recreational access to the city's two rivers, Folsom Lake, and the historic Sacramento riverfront. Sacramento State is a comprehensive, regional university, established in 1947 and located in California's capital city. The University has approximately 30,000 students and 1,729 full- and part-time faculty.

The Position

The Dean is part of the Provost's academic leadership team and serves as the chief academic and administrative officer and spokesperson of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, which has approximately 170 faculty, 1,700 students, and 43 staff. The College includes the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics and Astronomy. Bachelor's degrees are offered in all the disciplines represented, as well as Master's degrees in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, and Mathematics. The College also offer a significant portion of the University's general education program. The College has a dynamic faculty, with a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. The College is home to the Center for Math and Science Education, the Science Educational Equity program, the Center for Interdisciplinary Molecular Biology: Education, Research and Advancement, the Center for Regional Environmental Science & Technology, Center for Science and Math Success, Center for STEM Excellence, and Center for Philosophy and the Natural Sciences. The College of Natural Sciences and is affiliated with Moss Landing Laboratories, and United States Geological Survey. A link to the vacancy announcement is available through:

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a cover letter, current vita/resume, and five references (name, email address and telephone number) who can speak to a broad range of professional qualifications. Nomination letters should include the name, position, address and telephone number of the nominee. All nominations and applications are handled in confidence. Priority review of applications will begin on Monday, March 27, 2017 and will continue until filled. Please submit your applications and nominations to:

Emy Peña, Partner

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates

6512 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90601

Electronic submissions are preferred.
Please email us at
Code: Sac State – DNSM
For a confidential inquiry or nomination contact Ms. Peña at 562-360-1710