California State University, Sacramento — Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

California State University, Sacramento (“Sacramento State”) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.

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 Natural Sciences and Mathematics, which has approximately 224 faculty, 2,708 students, and 34 staff. The College includes the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics and Astronomy. Bachelor's degrees are offered in all the disciplines represented, as well as Master's degrees in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, and Mathematics. The College also offers a significant portion of the University's general education program. The College has a dynamic faculty, with a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. The College is home to the Center for Mathematics and Science Education; NSM Advising Center, and the Center for Science and Math Success. The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics is affiliated with Moss Landing Marine Laboratories and United States Geological Survey.

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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