California State University, Stanislaus — Dean of Graduate Studies and Research

California State University, Stanislaus (Stanislaus State) seeks applications from and nominations of accomplished, innovative academicians for consideration as the newly created position of Dean of Graduate Studies and Research. The University is part of California State University (CSU), a 23-campus system across California. With more than 470,000 students, it is the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country. CSU campuses emphasize access to quality public higher education and workforce preparation that is responsive to regional needs.

Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, Stanislaus State has 10 nationally accredited programs and more than 300 full-time faculty. Over 80% of full-time faculty members hold doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University, comprised of four colleges, offers a rich mix of 43 undergraduate programs, 16 master’s programs, seven post-graduate credentials, and a doctorate in educational leadership. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences, and performing arts.

The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and provides leadership in the graduate and research missions of the University. Specifically, the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research is responsible for leading and expanding the portfolio, enrollment, and quality of graduate programs, fostering a campus-wide graduate culture, creating a climate for obtaining external funding, and refining and developing policies and procedures related to these areas. The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research works in consultation with the Provost and academic deans with other divisions on campus. Units supervised include: Graduate Studies; the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP); and the Center of Excellence in Graduate Education (CEGE). The Dean of Graduate Studies and Research is a member of the Provost’s Advisory Council.

To ensure full consideration, completed applications are due by March 5th, 2020. The search page, which includes the Executive Search Profile and application and nomination links, is located here.

CSU Stanislaus is being assisted with this search by RH Perry & Associates, a national executive search firm. All communications may be directed in confidence to Dr. John Hutchinson, Senior Consultant, at (217) 737-0757, or Mr. Paul Doeg, President and Chief Operating Officer at (406) 220-2129, or to