Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning

California State University Channel Islands is the newest campus of the California State University, the largest system of public higher education in the United States. The institution is innovative, student centered, and committed to graduating students with its Four Pillars: a) international and b) multicultural perspectives; c) integrative approaches; and d) community engagement. CSUCI currently serves 7,000 students, and at its full capacity the campus will serve 15,000 students (

Founded in 2002 and located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles and 10 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, CSUCI offers 25 undergraduate majors, ten graduate degrees, a joint doctorate in educational leadership, and a variety of certificate and teaching credential programs. CSUCI is an Hispanic-Serving Institution that takes special pride in the diversity of its students and its community, and the collegial faculty-staff-student interactions which have characterized the institution since its beginning. The current student body is 50% Hispanic, 49% Pell Recipient, and 59% first-generation college students. Over half of CSUCI's undergraduates are transfers from community colleges. CSUCI is deeply committed to serving and developing all of its students.

The Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning (AVP-APP) reports to the Provost and is an integral member of the Provost's academic leadership team. The AVP-APP directly oversees Academic Support; Academic Programs and Planning; Undergraduate Studies; Mission Based Centers; and the Santa Rosa Island Research Station and acts on behalf of the Provost in his absence. The AVP-APP works closely in a decision-making capacity with the Provost, Associate Vice Presidents, Deans, program chairs, and faculty. In this capacity and with the Provost and Deans, the AVP-APP meets regularly with the department chairs to discuss program implementation and planning, student enrollment management, academic support services, space utilization, budget issues, and equipment and supplies. The AVP-APP assists with day-to-day management responsibilities and long-range planning efforts; provides guidance and advice to the Provost on policy matters and improvements and currency of academic programs; ensures the proper implementation of academic policies and procedures; promotes research, scholarship and creative activities; supports effective utilization of fiscal resources and development and advancement activities; assists with divisional budget development and management activities; serves as a member of the Provost's management team and represents the Provost on committees, councils, and formal/informal management sessions; and oversees and carries to completion projects assigned by the Provost. A full listing of the qualifications and duties of the position can be found in the profile under "Current Searches" at

Requirements include an earned terminal degree; eligibility for appointment at the rank of Professor; a commitment to the University's mission and the success of its diverse students, faculty, and staff; and significant and successful leadership experiences appropriate to serve as the AVP-APP.

The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to:

The position is open until filled but only applications received by April 12, 2018 can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting consultants Ann Die Hasselmo at and Chris Butler at

California State University Channel Islands is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status or protected veteran status.

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