Associate Vice President for Academic Technology Services
California State University Long Beach seeks an innovative leader for Associate Vice President (AVP) for Academic Technology Services. The AVP will lead the university’s efforts to identify and implement technologies and processes to help it provide exceptional undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities through superior teaching, research, creative activity, and service. As the senior academic technology officer for the Division of Academic Affairs, and reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the AVP plays a critical role in enriching students’ lives by expanding educational opportunities, championing creativity, and preparing leaders for a changing world. The new AVP is expected to start on or about July 1, 2020.
CSU Long Beach enrolls 31,455 students in 82 undergraduate degree programs and 5,400 students in 69 Master’s and doctoral programs within the Colleges of Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Services, Liberal Arts, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and Professional and International Education. (See www.csulb.edu.) California State University Long Beach is a diverse, learning-centered, globally engaged public university. In its “Top 100 Producers of Bachelor’s Degrees, 2019,” Diverse Education ranked the University third nationally for producing bachelor’s degrees for underrepresented minorities.
Requirements for the AVP for Academic Technology Services include a terminal degree appropriate to the applicant’s academic field of expertise; a record of working successfully in and with a diverse population; knowledge of management and leadership related to academic technologies; and successful experience supervising budgets, and personnel. To see the full list of requirements and desired characteristics, see the full profile for the position at https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/.
Nominations and applications. The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to materials received by February 14, 2020. To apply, a candidate should submit 1) a letter of intent addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements; 2) a current CV/resume; and 3) contact information for at least five professional references, including email addresses and a brief note of the candidate’s working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the prior knowledge and approval of the candidate and at a later stage in the search.
Academic Search is assisting California State University Long Beach in this search. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations, and applications (PDF preferred) should be submitted electronically, in confidence, to: CSULBAVP@academic.search.org. Nominators and prospective candidates may arrange a confidential conversation about this opportunity with the senior consultant leading this search: Cynthia M. Patterson at Cynthia.Patterson@academicsearch.org or (561) 901-9272.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.