The salary is competitive and is negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position with an attractive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month; 12+ paid holidays; excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance; long term disability coverage; life insurance; and retirement benefits.
California State University, Fresno (Fresno State) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President for Water and Sustainability. Under the general supervision of the Provost, the Associate Vice President (AVP) will lead the University’s effort in developing, institutionalizing, and strengthening water and sustainability programs across the campus and in the community. This position will be responsible for strategic planning and is expected to articulate a bold vision that will establish the University as a national and international leader in water and sustainability.
The Associate Vice President will serve as a member of the Academic Affairs Leadership Team, and will provide leadership for building and enhancing collaborative partnerships with units across campus. Additionally, this position will serve as the lead administrator to further develop the California Water Institute and its advisory board. This position will work closely with the Deans of the eight colleges on campus, and the leaders of many Fresno State centers and institutes – including the California Agricultural Technology Institute, the Maddy Institute, and the Lyles Center for Entrepreneurship. The AVP will also be integral in developing and strengthening CSU-wide programs (Water Resources and Policy Initiatives and COAST), and the Fresno State Faculty Water cohort. This position will assist in coordinating established academic, research, and outreach activities that address critical agricultural, urban and environmental water and sustainability issues in the Central Valley region of California. The Associate Vice President will be responsible for securing financial support for existing, as well as new programs.
The Associate Vice President will provide leadership for building and enhancing strategic partnerships with stakeholders including federal, state and local agencies; various groups within the water industry; as well as business leaders, community groups, and other regional organizations dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability. This position will work with elected officials and governmental agencies to develop relationships and enhance program support.
Preferred Experience and Qualifications:
Applications received by April 23, 2017 will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and given full consideration by the hiring manager and/or search committee. Qualified applicants received after that date will be forwarded upon request to the hiring manager and/or search committee.
Individuals interested in being considered for this position should submit an on-line application and attach the following supporting documents: 1) resume, 2) letter of interest which includes a narrative detailing how the candidate fulfills each of the required and preferred items listed under Qualifications, and 3) names, email addresses and telephone numbers of three references who can provide current assessments of the candidate’s qualifications for the position.
How To Apply
To apply for this or any open position at Fresno State visit our online employment site at: http://jobs.csufresno.edu/
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Other Applicant Information
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California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University’s mission is to offer high-quality educational opportunities to qualified students at the bachelor’s and master’s levels, and in certain applied disciplines, at the doctoral level. The current student enrollment is approximately 23,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and world. California State University, Fresno promotes student learning and community engagement through faculty scholarship and service learning opportunities in collaboration with community organizations, educational institutions, industry, business and government. The University was one of the first U.S. Colleges and Universities to be selected by The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement Classification.