Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. N/A
Administrative Grade Level Administrative Grade Level III
Collective Bargaining Unit N/A
College/Department College of Business Administration
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Management Personnel Plan (MPP III)
Application Materials Required Letter of Interest and Qualifications, Current Vitae or Resume, and References Required
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Recruitment Closing Date Open Until Filled. First consideration will be given to complete application packages received no later than April 26, 2013.


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona), is one of two polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system, and one of only seven such institutions nationally. It is a Hispanic Serving Institution, and meets the needs of a culturally diverse community 30 miles east of Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural regions of the country. The University is noted for its scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, located within an hour's drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The University’s 21,000 ethnically diverse students are enrolled in 602 baccalaureate and 26 19 master's degree programs with approximately 1,000 tenure track and adjunct faculty. The University is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and holds educational equity as one of its highest priorities. The mission of the University is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world. For additional information about the University, please visit our website at


The Associate Dean position (Management Personnel Plan Administrator III) reports to the Dean of Business Administration, serves as a member of the College leadership team, and works closely with other University administrators.  The Associate Dean has delegated responsibility for a substantial part of the College’s operations including, but not limited to, overseeing the Undergraduate Student Success Center, supporting undergraduate programs, collaborating with university offices to ensure compliance with university requirements.  The Associate Dean assists the Dean in fostering an environment conducive to academic quality and collegiality; faculty development in research; innovation and open discussion; and an appreciation for ethnic, cultural and social diversity.  Within the College, the Associate Dean works closely with Department Chairs and promotes collaboration, team building and active involvement with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and the surrounding community.  The Associate Dean plays a key role in the strategic planning process and in the maintenance of AACSB accreditation.

The Associate Dean

    • Supports College initiatives to promote excellence in teaching, and undergraduate programs ,
    • Manages the operations of the CBA Student Success Center,
    • Collaborates with department chairs and faculty regarding undergraduate curriculum and program assessment,
    • Supervises implementation of University undergraduate program initiatives such as First Year Experience,
    • Coordinates and attends student outreach events
    • Coordinates and participates in student orientation programs,
    • Coordinates and promotes undergraduate student club activities,
    • Collaborates with university offices (e.g., Academic Programs, Registrar and Judicial Affairs) to ensure compliance with policy and procedure,
    • Collaborates with university offices (e.g. Academic Programs, University Housing, Admission and Outreach, Honors College) to develop outreach and undergraduate retention programs,
    • Analyzes, evaluates and reports information required by the University and AACSB,
    • Serves as a HEERA manager, 
    • Together with the other associate dean, represents the Dean to the University and community in the Dean’s absence,
    • Other duties as assigned by the Dean


    • Demonstrated prior leadership experience such as an administrator, a department chair, an academic leader or equivalent (minimum four years),
    • An earned doctorate in a field relevant to the College mission,
    • Tenure or a record of teaching and scholarship commensurate with a senior (associate or full professor) appointment with tenure,
    • Knowledge and appreciation of the College of Business disciplines and their relationships within the college,
      • Ability to foster and promote an environment supportive of a diverse and collegial student body, faculty, and staff;
      • Demonstrated experience in working effectively with faculty and staff members,
      • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally with current and prospective students,
      • Ability to work collaboratively with University offices such as Academic Programs, and Admissions and Outreach,
      • Understanding of and experience in college and university governance,
      • Knowledge of the College of Business Administration disciplines and undergraduate curriculum at a level sufficient for collaboration with department chairs for course planning and scheduling.


      • Knowledge of the curriculum development process,
      • Experience in developing, coordinating or implementing assessment programs,
      • Ability to continuously improve student services for undergraduate programs,
      • Experience working in an academic unit,
      • Experience in shared governance,
      • Ability to provide strategic direction to the undergraduate business program
      • Demonstrated ability in managing academic resources
      • Knowledge of AACSB accreditation requirements


      The University seeks to fill this position by June 14, 2013.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The position will remain open until filled.


      A complete application will consist of the following:

      • maximum of two pages of a letter of interest in the position, including a statement that addresses the candidate’s qualifications vis-à-vis the position description,
      • curriculum vitae,
      • the names, titles, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three individuals who can provide assessments of the candidate’s professional experience, accomplishment, and promise.

      Complete applications in both electronic and hard copy are due by Noon on April 26, 2013.
      Please submit applications to:

      Kathy Byrum
      Associate Dean Search Committee
      College of Business Administration
      California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
      3801 W. Temple Avenue, Pomona CA  91768

      For any questions regarding the position, please contact Kathy Byrum, Search Coordinator at
      Phone:  (909) 869-3006   Email:  

      Finalists for this position will be required to submit to and successfully pass a Live Scan criminal records check prior to being hired.


      Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


      Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

      In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at:


      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 as a condition of employment.

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