Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. N/A
Administrative Grade Level Administrative Grade Level III
Collective Bargaining Unit N/A
College/Department The College of Education & Integrative Studies (CEIS)
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. Review of applications will begin on April 30, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.


THE UNIVERSITY: 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 60 baccalaureate and 26 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 COLLEGE: The College of Education and Integrative Studies is composed of four departments: Ethnic & Women’s Studies, Interdisciplinary General Education (IGE), Liberal Studies, and Education. The College provides an interactive, inquiry-based environment, incorporating a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary curriculum. Its graduates are prepared for leadership roles, and to address the complex issues that confront our communities in working towards a creative, just, and democratic society.  Currently, the College has 34 tenured/ tenure-track faculty with additional part-time lecturers. Faculty members from disciplines throughout the university teach in the credential program.  Degrees offered include B.A. in Liberal Studies, B.A. in Gender, Ethnicity, and Multicultural Studies, and M.A. in Education. Through the Department of Education, a wide range of teaching credentials are offered. An Ed.D. in Educational Leadership will be opened in 2012. The College is also committed to maintaining and extending professional education partnerships with school districts, including the I-Poly High School located on campus. Significant components of the professional programs are based on site in the schools. The Department of Interdisciplinary General Education (IGE) offers a nationally recognized interdisciplinary general education option. For additional information about the university, please visit our website at


The Associate Dean position (Management Personnel Plan Administrator III) reports and works closely with the Dean of the College of Education and Integrative Studies to carry out the objectives of the College. The Associate Dean plays a central management role in the College, substitutes for the Dean when necessary and is a member of a leadership team. The Associate Dean works with the Dean, faculty, and staff to direct the operations of the College with the goal of fostering a collaborative environment conducive to academic quality, collegiality, innovation and transparency while demonstrating an appreciation and sensitivity to ethnic, cultural, and social diversity.  Within the College, the Associate Dean facilitates collaboration and team building and provides management support for the activities of the faculty, staff, and students.  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.

The Associate Dean:

    • Provides management support for advising, planning, delivering and maintenance of the undergraduate and graduate programs;
    • Oversees and coordinates the review and curriculum consultation processes and implementation of curricular elements in the college, including course/program revisions, new course proposals and new degree/concentration proposals;
    • Provides managerial support to faculty and Department Chairs to sustain quality instruction in all educational activities;
    • Reviews and processes academic petitions and works with the chairs in addressing student grievances, issues, and problems;
    • Assists in facilitating the fiscal and personnel management of the College;
    • Coordinates with the Dean and Chairs in planning for the safe and effective use of instructional, office, and support space as well as the use of technology toward meeting college and university goals;
    • Provides oversight for the day-to-day operations of the College, including supporting the effectiveness of the faculty, staff, and students in their roles;
    • Assist with drafting responses and reports to various credential agencies and the CSU Chancellor’s Office
    • Represent the college on committees, projects, and make presentations at state and national meetings
    • Monitors and helps facilitate enrollment planning, student recruitment, student retention and student advisement efforts;
    • Coordinates the technology infrastructure and support services provided by I&IT for the College;
    • Provides support and oversight in the management of all College grants and contracts; and
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.



    • Earned doctorate appropriate to the mission of the College;
    • Evidence of effective teaching, research and scholarship which merits appointment at professor level in one of the College’s departments;
    • Four or more years of substantial administrative experience related to the duties and responsibilities of this position;
    • Knowledge and respect for the College’s unique mix of areas of study and professional practice; especially in relation to undergraduate, credential, and graduate levels;
    • Ability to promote an environment supportive of a diverse student body, faculty and staff;
    • Experience with implementation and evaluation of college/university regulations, policies and procedures;
    • Experience in facilitating groups effectively, such as identifying action steps, and seeing projects through to successful completion
    • Evidence of effective time and organizational management;
    • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing;
    • Valid California driver’s license, own automobile with valid insurance; and
    • Demonstrated evidence of successful collegial work and interaction with a team-oriented environment


      • Experience working in and with public schools;
      • Demonstrated facility dealing with faculty, staff, students, parents and administrators;
      • Demonstrated ability to represent the Dean’s Office and the Dean in such a way as to garner good will for the Dean and college within and outside of the university;
      • Demonstrated strong scholarly values; and
      • Demonstrated discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality.

      TO APPLY

      APPOINTMENT DATE/SALARY:  The University seeks to fill this position by September 3, 2013.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position includes an attractive benefits package.

      NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS:  First consideration will be given to completed applications received by April 30, 2013.   A completed application consists of: 

      • Letter of interest which specifically addresses the required qualifications and job duties;
      • Curriculum vitae;
      • University application form;
      • Three current letters of recommendation;
      • Reference - including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references who can provide assessments of the candidate’s professional and managerial experience, accomplishments, and competence. Permission to contact references will be acquired from candidate.

      Please send all applications, nominations, and inquiries to:
      Kevin L. Malone
      College of Education and Integrative Studies
      California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
      3801 West Temple Avenue
      Pomona, CA.  91768-4016

      Inquiries can be made through E-Mail:
      Phone 909-869-2307; FAX: 909-869-4747.



      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.


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      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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