Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Associate Dean for Faculty and Research
Classification Title Administrator III
Job Summary

The Associate Dean for Faculty & Research (ADFR) has oversight of policies, procedures, and processes that are consistent with fostering and maintaining a high-quality and productive faculty in the College of Business Administration (CBA). The ADFR carries out activities that further a productive and collaborative culture among CBA faculty. The ADFR works in tandem with the Associate Dean for Academic Programs (ADAP), is a member of the senior CBA leadership team, and reports to, and may at times act as the designee of, the Dean.

In collaboration with the Dean, the Associate Dean for Academic Programs (ADAP), and various constituencies, the ADFR is responsible for facilitating resource allocation and faculty development activities to further the instructional and scholarly excellence for the College. The ADFR has oversight of processes related to carrying out, reporting on, and evaluating contract research, grants, and other faculty scholarly activities.

The ADFR is responsible for the personnel management for the College, including but not limited to Tenured/Tenure Track and Part-time (temporary) faculty recruitment and on-boarding; leave management; Retention, Tenure and/or Promotion process; Part-time (temporary) faculty evaluation; and Faculty Issue Resolution Management.
The ADFR is also responsible in ensuring that CBA definitions and policies related to scholarship are current with AACSB and WASC standards and interacts with the accreditation team in collaboration with other CBA leaders in the various accreditation processes in the college and the university.

FLSA MPP - This position is defined in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. It is excluded from the collective bargaining process and is exempt from overtime provisions of FLSA. This position is covered by health benefits.
Classification Salary Range

4,948-17,243 monthly

Hiring Range
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; some nights and weekends as needed to meet business need.
Department Information

Our Mission

The Sacramento State College of Business Administration develops engaged, responsible, and inclusive leaders who enrich our communities.

Our Vision

The Sacramento State College of Business Administration aspires to be the educational backbone of the Sacramento business community and an active force in creating a better future. In service of these goals, we strive to:

• excel in business education, applied scholarship, and impactful engagement with the regional, national, and global communities in which we live;

• equip our graduates with the skills to respond creatively and effectively to emerging global and technological forces;

• develop business leaders who recognize and embrace the societal and environmental responsibilities that are shaping the 21st century.

Learn more about the College of Business at:

Minimum Qualifications
Required Qualifications

1. Doctorate or equivalent from an accredited university in a business or business-related discipline

2. A strong record of accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, and service that would merit appointment as a Full Professor in one academic area of the College of Business Administration
3. Must be “Current” and “Scholarly Academic” under AACSB standards
4. Record of substantive participation in the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) accreditation preparation and review process under the 2013 AACSB Standards
5. Experience with faculty recruitment, Retention, Tenure and/or Promotion, and Faculty Annual Review processes
6. Experience in personnel management
7. Demonstrated experience handling administrative responsibilities in a higher education environment equivalent to department chair level or higher

8. Demonstrated commitment to diversity; and experience in working within an ethnically and culturally diverse academic community
9. Evidence of ability to determine priorities, effectively manage multiple projects, and set and meet deadlines
10. Demonstrated ability to analyze and implement creative solutions to complex problems or challenges
11. Evidence of promoting scholarly excellence through service, mentorship, or similar activities
12. Evidence of advanced interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish, maintain, and model effective working relationships with various constituencies including faculty, students, and staff within and across the university
13. Demonstrated record of high quality written and oral communication for varied audiences
14. Demonstrated ability to work in a shared governance environment or similar organizational setting

Preferred Qualifications

15. Experience with budget management (e.g. budget analysis and oversight)
16. Experience working in a collective bargaining environment
17. Experience in mentoring faculty in research and peer-reviewed publications
18. Record of significant and successful involvement and leadership in college and university organizations

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications
Is Background Check Required Yes
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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

-Selected candidate(s) will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

-Candidate will be required to provide evidence of degree(s) earned.

Hiring Preference Not Applicable
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0099P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 09/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 10/19/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you meet the criteria to be a "Current" and "Scholarly Academic" according to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) standards?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents