Dean of the College of Business and Economics

California State University, Los Angeles, (“Cal State LA”) invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Business and Economics.

The University:

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. 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. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

The Position:

The successful Dean candidate will be an experienced academic administrator with the energy and interpersonal and leadership skills necessary to achieve ambitious goals. The Dean will serve as the chief operating and academic officer of the College of Business and Economics and be responsible for creating and sustaining an environment in which academic excellence is pursued by faculty, students, administrators and staff. With the Provost and other officers of the University, the Dean will participate in developing University policy and strategic planning and represent the College internally and in the larger community and region. To support the growth and success of the College, the Dean will seek broad-based support from external agencies and play a leadership role in fundraising and development efforts.

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How to Apply:

Cal State LA seeks to fill this position by July 2019. 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 December 10, 2018. 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

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