|Administrative Grade Level||Administrative Grade Level IV|
|Collective Bargaining Unit||N/A|
|College/Department||The College of Agriculture|
|Type of Appointment||Management Personnel Plan (MPP IV)|
|Application Materials Required||University Application, 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 completed application packages received no later than February 19, 2014|
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Agriculture.
THE UNIVERSITY: Cal Poly Pomona, one of 23 campuses in The California State University system, is located 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The beautiful and historic 1400-acre campus, once the Arabian horse ranch of cereal magnate, W.K. Kellogg, has an ethnically diverse student population of 22,100 students enrolled in 61 undergraduate majors, 28 master’s degree programs, and a doctoral program. The campus is located in the heart of Southern California and is well-known for its innovation and leadership. Additional information about the University may be found at http://www.csupomona.edu/.
THE COLLEGE: The College of Agriculture is one of the four colleges of agriculture in the California State University system and the only one located in southern California. It is the sole provider of comprehensive agricultural programs focusing on the needs of the $1 trillion southern California economy and its 21 million people. The College provides a unique integrative approach to agricultural education that recognizes the strong disciplinary interdependencies related to professional orientation and culture, basic societal needs, lifestyles, and social and environmental responsibility. It is well positioned to meet the expanding demand for qualified graduates in highly specialized fields within the agricultural, food, fiber, and animal industries. Additional information about the college may be found at http://www.csupomona.edu/~agri/.
The Dean (MPP Administrator Level IV) reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, serves as a member of the Academic Deans Council, and works closely with other academic deans and directors, as well as Academic Affairs and Student Affairs personnel. The Dean also heads the Dean’s Council, a group of leaders in the agriculture industry that provides guidance and support for the college. As the academic and administrative leader of the college, the Dean is responsible for:
APPOINTMENT DATE/SALARY: The University seeks to have a Dean in place by September 2014. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position includes a very attractive benefits package.
NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS: First consideration will be given to complete application packages received by February 19, 2014. A complete application will include (1) a letter of interest, which explains in detail and provides examples of how the candidate meets the qualifications specified in this announcement; (2) a current curriculum vitae or resume; and (3) the names, titles, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five references. Additional information may be requested. Hiring authority will conduct due diligence on selected finalists. Finalists will be required to complete a University employment application and may be required to pass a LiveScan criminal records check.
Electronic submission of application materials is preferred (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please send direct inquiries, nominations, and applications to:
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
c/o Andrea Struve, Administrative Analyst, Office of the Provost
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768-4020
Telephone: (909) 869-4051 Fax: (909) 869-5088
Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a background 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: http://dsa.csupomona.edu/police/securityreport.asp
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