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Director of Learning and Workforce Development

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job ID: 516484; 07/22/2022

DIRECTOR OF LEARNING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University:  California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the direction of the College of Professional and Global Education’s (PaGE) Associate Dean, the Director of Learning and Workforce Development will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, direction, and daily management of PaGE’s Programs Department and its portfolio of industry-sector extended education programs. This portfolio includes undergraduate and graduate degree programs, academic and non-credit certificates, professional and workforce development courses and trainings, campus intercession offerings (May, Spring, and Summer), and Open University. The incumbent will: create new programs and classes to meet the educational needs of individuals and organizations; build and empower a strong team of professionals focused on achieving PaGE and university programmatic and budgetary goals; and ensure fiscal solvency and market sustainability of classes and programs.

Required Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Public Administration, Business Administration or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. The incumbent will have: five years of experience working in a continuing higher education/adult education environment; demonstrated success with planning, developing, executing, and promoting academic and non-credit programs; comprehensive understanding of self-support budget development and tracking; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated success with managing projects, both small and large; excellent critical thinking skills including analysis, problem solving, decision-making, and conceptualization; demonstrated commitment to student success and high-impact practices; excellent managerial and supervisory skills to motive, support, and hold accountable a diverse group of staff members; comprehensive understanding of and demonstrated commitment to shared governance and transparency; and demonstrated success working with diverse populations and audiences.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctorate, preferably in Adult Education, Education, Educational Leadership or a closely related field. Working knowledge of key business, government, and non-profit sectors in Greater Los Angeles area. Knowledge and experience working in a large public comprehensive university setting.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment:  The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan. 

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on August 5, and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Required Additional Documentation (to be uploaded into the online application form):

  1. A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
  2. Resume or C.V.

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.

Under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

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