California State University, Sacramento — Dean, College of Health and Human Services

Dean, College of Health and Human Services

California State University, Sacramento (“Sacramento State”) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Health and Human Services.

Sacramento State
The University is in the heart of Northern California, one of the most beautiful, diverse and rapidly growing areas in the country. Sacramento State is located on a beautiful 300-acre, tree-lined campus adjacent to the American River, about five miles east of the state Capitol. Established in 1947, it is the seventh largest of the 23 campuses in the California State University system. With faculty, students and staff working at the confluence of knowledge, passion, innovation and real-world learning, Sacramento State offers a truly transformative educational experience to its more than 31,000 students. As a top regional four-year, comprehensive public university, Sacramento State is the place to “Redefine the Possible,” the University's tagline. Sacramento State alumni – one out of every 20-area residents – make up the heart of the region's workforce and some of its finest leaders who are driven to make a difference in their communities.

The Position
The Dean is part of the Provost's academic leadership team and serves as the chief academic and administrative officer and spokesperson of the College of Health and Human Services, which has approximately 362 faculty, 7,300 students, and 48 staff. The College has a significant impact on the delivery of health and human services in the Sacramento region and beyond, with more than 40,000 alumni. The College of Health and Human Services includes the School of Nursing, the Divisions of Criminal Justice and Social Work, and the Departments of Kinesiology, Public Health, Physical Therapy, Recreation Parks and Tourism Administration, and Communication Sciences and Disorders. Doctorate degrees are also offered in Audiology and Physical Therapy. The College has a dynamic faculty, with a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. The College is home to the Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution; Center for Health, Practice, Policy & Research; Student Success Center; Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars' (LECS); and the Maryjane Rees Language, Speech & Hearing Center. Taken together, the College's academic programs meet 15 sets of external accreditation and licensing standards and are recognized for quality, currency, and innovation.

The mission of the College is to provide quality academic programs that educate and empower students, serve and enrich diverse communities, promote well-being, and inform policy and best practices. The College's vision is to be an innovative center of excellence for educating future health and human services leaders in diverse communities. The College's values include student success, community well-being, diversity, inclusion and access, leadership, professional ethics, social responsibility, collaboration, innovation, global engagement, and excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship.

The ideal candidate will have experience in developing student success initiatives, using data to measure outcomes and success, working with others to integrate student support services and high impact practices, and allocating resources appropriately to improve student performance, including graduation rates, time to completion, and retention. This individual must be committed to educational equity and have the ability to connect these values of diversity and inclusion to the curriculum. This individual should also have direct knowledge of college and department level assessment and accreditation processes in order to assist in the University's implementation and evaluation of educational effectiveness.

How to Apply
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