California State University, San Bernardino — Associate Provost and Deputy Provost for Academic Programs (Administrator IV)

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN BERNARDINO invites applications for the position of:
Associate Provost and Deputy Provost for Academic Programs (Administrator IV)

SALARY: Depends on Qualifications
OPENING DATE: 01/31/17
CLOSING DATE: Continuous


Employment Status:
Full­time, “exempt” position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Work Schedule:
Monday ­ Friday from 8:00 A.M. ­ 5:00 P.M. Occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

First Review Deadline:
This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 15, 2017.

About California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB):
CSUSB is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. 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, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so. For more information on the campus, please visit the CSUSB website.

All applicants must submit (1) a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae), (2) three professional references, and (3) 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).

The Associate Provost/Deputy Provost for Academic Programs reports to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the Provost’s chief advisor on academic programs, assessment and accreditation, student success and supports the University’s mission and commitment to excellence in serving CSUSB students. The Deputy Provost serves as the Provost’s representative in academic matters related to curriculum, the academic master plan and WASC accreditation.

The Deputy Provost is an active participant in the Dean’s Council and Provost Cabinet. Responsibilities include oversight of academic program review, accreditation, undergraduate and graduate studies, and student success initiatives. In addition, the Deputy Provost plays a lead role in implementing Strategic Plan goals and objectives related to academic programming and offerings, academic initiatives, and special projects.

The Deputy Provost will typically represent the Provost in those cases when the Provost is unavailable. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse and urban student, faculty, and staff population. The position demands a record and reputation of personal and professional integrity and fairness. Flexibility and diplomacy are key factors in the daily exercise of authority.

The Deputy Provost will have a record of commitment to and success at promoting effective teamwork among the members of the University and larger community as well as supporting and encouraging a campus climate conducive to diversity and inclusive excellence and must have a demonstrated commitment to shared governance.


  • A terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A record of at least seven years as an accomplished faculty member and two years as an academic administrator in higher education (preferably as chair, associate dean, or dean), and eligible to hold a tenured, full­professor faculty appointment at CSUSB.
  • A record of commitment to diversity (i.e. recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, students, and staff infusion of diversity into the curriculum promoting a work environment that is inclusive and collegial for all faculty, staff, and students).
  • Experience with compliance, report generation and strategic planning.
  • Experience with budget management.
  • Experience providing supervision of staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to motivate others into action with deans, department chairs, and faculty.

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:

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 two­year basis thereafter.
(Executive Order 1096)

Position #2017­00018

5500 University Parkway
San Bernardino, CA 92407
(909) 537­5138