Associate Dean (Administrator III) / CEGE - International Education California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 500377 Work type: Management (MPP) Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
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In support of the CSUSB Strategic Plan, the College of Extended and Global Education (CEGE) leads the campus' internationalization and global engagement by collaborating with international partners to develop and promote activities, programs, and services that meet the needs of the university, regional, national, and global communities.
The College of Extended and Global Education works with matriculated international students and scholars at the university. The college also coordinates international activities at CSUSB and is responsible for developing partnerships with institutions across the world. It assists students in the pursuit of education abroad opportunities, handles recruitment, advising, and student services for approximately 1,000 international students, and provides services to CSUSB faculty for organizing short-term study abroad programs, as well as in applying for grants, scholarships, and awards.
The Associate Dean and Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP) staff and departments and developing and implementing a comprehensive international recruitment plan CSUSB.
The Associate Dean and Executive Director is expected to be entrepreneurial in the area of international program development and have experience managing immigration and advising services. The incumbent is responsible for institutional compliance with federal and state laws and regulations that pertain to international students and scholars, as well as compliance with California State University (CSU) and campus policies. The incumbent serves as Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) for the F-1 student program and Responsible Officer (RO) for the J-1 exchange visitor program.
The incumbent plays a critical role in developing and implementing the comprehensive strategic plan for international education and leads university efforts in increasing international student enrollment and achieving other university strategic goals. The incumbent is responsible for enhancing existing programs, developing new initiatives, promoting global learning, and increasing education abroad participation, as well as promoting campus-wide internationalization.
The Associate Dean and Executive Director serves on the campus-wide Council on International Affairs and is a member of the leadership team of the College of Extended and Global Education. He/she is responsible for providing leadership in developing and achieving goals in support of the College and University mission.
Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, 'Exempt' position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be reviewed beginning August 23, 2021.
Required Application Materials
Candidates are required to attach a letter of application, curricula vitae/resume, a list of at least three (3) professional references, and a diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)
Generally, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Evenings and weekends as needed. The ability to travel within the U.S.
Knowledge of United States visa regulations, rules, and regulations that pertain to F-1 and J-1 categories; demonstrated knowledge of USCIS regulations for immigrant and nonimmigrant populations; and the Department of Homeland Security regulations and Immigration and Customs Enforcement regulations regarding foreign students and scholars in the U.S.
Strong and effective management and supervisory skills.
Demonstrated experience with fiscal responsibilities, including developing and managing budgets.
Demonstrated success in promotion of diversity among faculty, staff, and student.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work at all levels in a large and diverse public university.
Knowledge of and ability to implement university, state, and federal regulations for international and study abroad students.
Demonstrated success in advancing and implementing a strategic plan that promotes campus-wide cooperation and collaborations among faculty, staff, students, academic departments and centers, to lead initiatives and programs.
Ability to create and lead a team by maintaining a positive, collegiate, and productive work environment that promotes inclusion and diversity.
U.S. citizen or permanent resident, as required by Department of Homeland Security, to serve as a primary designated school official (PDSO).
Education and Experience
Master's degree in a field related to international education, international studies or other related fields.
Eight (8) years of experience with progressive responsibility in the field of international education administration, including a minimum of three (3) years of administrative and supervisory experience with fiscal management responsibilities.
Three (3) years of experience as Designated School Official (DSO) or Principal Designated School Official (PDSO).
Experience with student advisement practices and continuing education programs.
Experience in developing and designing support services, including advising, and programming to foster student engagement in an international education office.
Experience with preparing professional reports, proposals, and presentations.
Experience with developing assessment tools, conducting data analysis, developing and implementing continuous improvement plans.
Doctoral degree in a related field.
Ten (10) years experience in international education programs administration with demonstrated experience in managing a complex international education office.
Membership and active participation in international education-related professional organizations.
Proficiency in a language in addition to English.
Experience in living, working or studying abroad for three months or longer.
Experience with H1B visa regulations and processing.
Experience and knowledge in risk management for both in-bound and out-bound students; with demonstrated experience with best practices in risk management.
Successful record of advancement, fund-raising, grant writing, or similar activities.
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.