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Campus:
Dominguez Hills

Job ID: 2424

Job Title:
AVP & Senior Academic Technology Officer (Administrator III)

Time Base:
Full-Time

Date Posted:
April 17, 2014

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
http://www.csudh.edu/employment/

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.csudh.edu/employment/

Description:
Position Information

This is a full-time management (MPP) position. MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President. MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Salary Range and Max Salary

Salary commensurate with experience.

Conditions of Employment
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.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate is required to complete a background check prior to assuming this position.

Campus Marketing Statement
California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system. CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide. The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.

Department Marketing Statement
Department: Academic Technology
The Information Technology Division is responsible for providing leadership and support in information technology for the entire CSU Dominguez Hills community. The Division promotes IT solutions that improve the teaching, learning, research, and administrative environment of the University. The Vice President provides overall management of the IT Department. Four groups comprise the Department of Information Technology: Infrastructure Services Department, User Services ai1d Help Desk Department, Academic Technology Department, and Enterprise Application Department.

Major Duties
The Associate Vice President (AVP) and Senior Academic Technology Officer (SATO) will be charged with providing strategic leadership and a vision for establishing, implementing, coordinating, managing and delivering a comprehensive and aggressive plan for Academic Technology designed to support, engage and facilitate faculty's effective use of technology in order to enhance student learning and improve student access to high quality courses in various modalities (e.g. online, hybrid, etc.). In addition, Academic Technology also will assist faculty with technology consultation in the area of research & scholarships. This position will report to the Vice President for Information Technology. The AVP/SATO will merge Campus and Academic Technology units and work closely and collaboratively with the Center for Faculty Development (CFD), Student Academic Success Services (SASS), College of International & Extended Studies (CIES), Office of Institutional Research (OIR), Information Technology Services (ITS), Web Services, and other relevant units to fulfill the Academic Technology mission and vision of the Provost.

In this role, the AVP/SATO will support, oversee and manage staff in the unit in order to work directly with faculty by assisting faculty to learn about, explore, and utilize the new technologies for teaching in innovative ways to improve and enhance student learning. The AVP/SATO will pursue aggressively the expansion of effective and high quality online pedagogy to facilitate student learning in online courses, certificates and online degree programs. In addition, the AVP/SATO will provide leadership in all aspects of academic technology in the areas of operational planning, policy decisions related to instructional design and curriculum, new instructional and research technology applications, faculty academic technology initiatives and support services, and the evaluation and assessment of faculty initiatives as it relates to the effective assessment of student learning. Where necessary, the AVP/SATO shall work in collaboration with the Academic Senate to ensure the development and implementation of policies and procedures governing Academic Technology.

To accomplish these goals, the AVP/SATO will plan, develop and implement a comprehensive, faculty- friendly, effective menu of instructional technology programs, activities and initiatives to engage faculty and students in the use of technology to show improvements in student learning and access.

Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Demonstrated record of innovation and success in providing academic technology services aligned with campus goals, with knowledge of the activities, processes, resources, and technologies involved in academic technology management and leadership.
Clear and balanced vision of how technology can be used to support learning and teaching and research.
A strong understanding of the historical and theoretical foundations and processes of instructional technology (including instructional development), college teaching, faculty development and distance education.
Strong familiarity and experience with both physical (classroom) and virtual (online) learning environments.
Demonstrated ability to build consensus and positive relationships based on trust, predictability and communication with multiple constituencies.
Effective collaborative leadership style that incorporates organizational, analytical, and decision-making skills with strong change management, project management, and team-building skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills, with a record of success in developing planning documents, proposals, budget request justifications, and other forms of communication with senior administrators and faculty.
Extensive knowledge of best practices in technology applications in teaching and learning, trends and future direction of academic technology support services.
Demonstrated record of commitment to ongoing professional development for self, staff, faculty and other campus professionals.

Required:
Education: The equivalent of a Masters degree in a related field.
Experience: Five to eight years directly related experience. Direct experience supervising academic technology, budgets, and personnel.

Preferred:
Education: An earned doctorate, preferably in instructional technology or related field with academic credentials appropriate for a faculty appointment at the rank of associate or full professor.
Experience: Experience with faculty development and training; experience as project director of federal grants; direct participation in university-wide technology projects and university governance; record of scholarly activities related to technology, teaching, and learning.

How To Apply
Review of applications will begin May 19, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled. To be considered, candidates should e-mail all correspondence and: 1) a cover letter that addresses the opportunities and qualifications listed above; 2) a current resume or C.V.; and 3) the contact information for three professional references to:
CSUDH_AVP_SATO@rhperry.com

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Neil Stein, Vice President
Telephone: 202-965-6464

R. H. PERRY & ASSOCIATES
www.rhperry.com

How To Apply
Review of applications will begin May 19, 2014 and the position will remain open until filled. To be considered, candidates should e-mail all correspondence and: 1) a cover letter that addresses the opportunities and qualifications listed above; 2) a current resume or C.V.; and 3) the contact information for three professional references to: CSUDH_AVP_SATO@rhperry.com

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Neil Stein, Vice President
Telephone: 202-965-6464

R. H. PERRY & ASSOCIATES
www.rhperry.com

Closing Statement
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills 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. For more information or definition of these terms please visit, http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/Supplement_English.pdf

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.