Cal State LA — Dean, Charter College of Education

Cal State LA invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, Charter College of Education.

The University – Founded in 1947, Cal State LA is a comprehensive, public four-year university that offers a broad range of liberal arts and professional programs designed to encourage student excellence, achievement, and well-being. Centrally located near downtown in the City of Los Angeles in East LA, Cal State LA is close to the civic, cultural, and economic centers of Los Angeles and the region. Cal State LA’s students and 235,000 alumni reflect the City’s dynamic mix of populations, with a wide variety of interests, ages, and backgrounds.

CCOE – The Charter College of Education (“CCOE”) is leading the way in preparing teachers, counselors and principals for linked learning pathway programs, the 21st century version of career and technical education that prepares youth for college ready and career ready outcomes. As part of its charter status, CCOE has a governance system that includes staff, students, and community members as well as faculty. All share a commitment to inclusion, social justice, and high academic standards for our own students and for the students in our surrounding urban school districts.

The Position – Cal State LA seeks an inspiring and innovative leader to serve as Dean of CCOE. The Dean serves as the chief operating and academic officer of the College and is responsible for creating and sustaining an environment in which academic excellence is pursued by faculty, students, administrators and staff. The Dean is responsible for providing dynamic leadership to CCOE’s three divisions, Applied and Advanced Studies in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, and Special Education and Counseling. To support the growth and success of the College, the Dean also seeks broad-based support from external agencies and plays a leadership role in fundraising and development. The position description is available through the following link:

How to Apply – Cal State LA seeks to fill this position by summer 2017. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, submit written application materials no later than October 17, 2016. Completed applications must include: a letter of application clearly addressing how the applicant’s responsibilities and qualifications meet the requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five current references.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are confidential and should be directed to:

Emy Peña, Partner
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates
6512 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA 90601
Electronic submissions are preferred.
Please email us at
Code: Cal State LA – DCCOE

For a confidential inquiry or nomination contact Ms. Peña at 562-360-1612