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Dean, Stockton Campus

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Department: Academic Affairs
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Stanislaus - Stockton
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

    • Position Summary
    • Full-time position under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) available on or after July 1, 2023 in the Academic Affairs Division.


      The Dean, Stockton Campus reports to the Provost/Vice President, Academic Affairs. The Dean is the chief administrative officer providing operational, fiscal, and strategic oversight for the Stockton Campus. Under the general supervision of the Provost/Vice President, the Dean serves as the primary liaison between the institution and community partners/stakeholders. The Dean is a member of the Provost’s Advisory Council, is the primary advocate for the Stockton Campus and participates in the decision-making process for the entire division of Academic Affairs. In addition, the Dean, in collaboration with their administrative team, exercises overall responsibility for the academic and student support administration of the Stockton Campus. This includes academic programs delivered via stateside mechanisms and academic programs delivered through University Extended Education. In addition, the Dean oversees the daily operation of the Stockton Campus and serves as the liaison between the University and the Grupe-Huber Commercial Company in its role in the development of University Park. The Dean will also support the Vice Presidents for Business and Finance, Student Affairs, and University Advancement on a variety of administrative duties, including facilities utilization, student support services, outreach and recruitment, technology development, institutional marketing, and community relations.

      The Dean works closely with the College and Library Deans, the Office of Graduate Studies, and University Extended Education on the development and maintenance of academic and certificate programs for the Stockton Campus, including academic planning, enrollment management, curriculum development, program delivery, and assessment. Furthermore, the Dean interacts and collaborates with the Grupe-Huber Commercial Company to serve the city of Stockton and the San Joaquin County region. The Dean is responsible for coordinating the Campus’ long-range planning efforts and establishing collaborative and innovative partnerships with public and private educational institutions and with community organizations.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Collaborate with the College Deans and the Dean of Extended Education; engage in planning, development, and implementation or programs (existing and new) and course offerings; and expand the existing academic and certificate programs using distance education technologies.
      • Assist with the recruitment of students for state-funded and self-support-funded programs and courses and significantly increase the enrollment of the Stockton Center over the medium term.
      • Build effective working relationships with regional educational organizations (particularly San Joaquin Delta College and Stockton Unified School District), government officer and agencies, and industry and community groups.
      • Appropriately market the Stockton Campus and its programs in consultation with the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Affairs, College Deans, Department Chairs, and the Vice President for University Advancement.
      • Work with outside groups to schedule day meetings and conferences at the Stockton Campus, as appropriate.
      • Serve as the Stockton Campus’ chief administrative officer, responsible for the growth and quality of all academic and student support service programs and partnerships in Stockton and the surrounding community, in cooperation with the College and Library Deans and the university Vice Presidents.
      • Direct the Stockton Campus’ daily operations.
      • Oversee staff recruitments from inception to completion.
      • Perform substantive evaluations of staff according to university policies.
      • With appropriate consultation, develop procedures and policies to provide support services for baccalaureate degree, master’s degree, and credential programs.
      • In collaboration, ensure that the technological needs of faculty, staff, and students are met.
      • Work with the Grupe-Huber Commercial Company in the continued development and growth of the University Park site for CSU Stanislaus students.
      • Work with University Park on-site management and the AVP of Capital Planning & Facilities Management on facilities and security issues.
      • Responsible for ensuring that safety concerns are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
      • Serve on the Provost’s Advisory Council.
      • Develop and present budget recommendation to the Provost/Vice President, Academic Affairs.
      • Plan and manage Stockton Campus expenditures within established budgetary allocations.
      • Oversee enrollment management function for the Stockton Campus, including recruitment, enrollment, enrollment targets, and student support services.
      • Develop effective course scheduling and program design that attracts students and facilitates graduation in a timely fashion.
      • Ensure course delivery based on enrollment demand, working closely with the College Deans and the Dean of University Extended Education to ensure that appropriate sections are offered to meet student needs.
      • Other duties as assigned.
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • Education:  Terminal degree (JD, PhD, or EdD)

      Experience:  Five years of progressively responsible professional experience in academic administration.

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • Knowledge of the Stockton area and key stakeholder groups.
      • Exposure to self-support programs and processes.
      • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute recruitment/retention plans that attract and retain students.
      • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and intercultural communication skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to perform independently.
      • Effective record of fostering collaboration among multiple constituencies.
    • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

      • Ability to foster positive relationships with members of the community, university academic deans, department chairs, faculty, and staff.
      • Demonstrated academic leadership, knowledge, and skill.
      • Demonstrated capacity for sound, innovative and effective strategic program planning in response to emerging opportunities.
      • Creative development and execution of innovative ideas.
      • Demonstrated ability to lead through the lens of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice with people in a highly diverse environment.
      • Ability to analyze critically and respond to changing economic and social trends for meeting the needs of students, particularly the adult learner.
      • Knowledge of recruitment strategies and practices to execute effective recruitment of students.
      • Ability to effectively set priorities and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to research and incorporate best practices into program design and/or improvement.
      • Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and maintain confidentiality.
      • Commitment to adherence with Federal and State regulations and university policies.
    • Special Conditions
    • CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at:
    • Salary Range
    • Anticipated salary will be $168,730 - $185,160 per year, plus excellent paid benefits. Salary will depend on the qualifications of the successful finalist. 
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary (Bargaining Unit: M80): CSU Employee Benefit Summary

    • How to Apply
    • Applications are accepted electronically only.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.  This recruitment is being managed by an outside agency. It is also  recommended that you also submit your application to the recruiting agency to ensure prompt consideration by visiting this website:

    • Application Deadline
    • Screening for the position will begin immediately and for full consideration, applications are due by April 7, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. 

    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:  Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability PDF Form.

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.



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