Director, Credential Office at Michael D. Eisner College of Education
California State University, Northridge
Location: Northridge, California
Internal Number: 4806754
Director, Credential Office at Michael D. Eisner College of Education
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Under general supervision of the Dean of the Michael D. Eisner College of Education, the Director, Credential Office is responsible for all functions and matters relating to credential programs and support services within the unit. The incumbent provides leadership to advance the mission of the Michael D. Eisner College of Education (MDECOE).
Plans, organizes, schedules, monitors, and evaluates all Credential Office personnel and activities to ensure effective and efficient operations working to build consensus among staff to bring about positive change.
Provides statewide leadership in the articulation of issues and development of policy for matters related to educator preparation, educator recruitment; educator induction; educator retention of high-quality educators; educator professional growth; and educator leadership.
Provides leadership in the development, revision and implementation of MDECOE policies related to the approval of educator preparation programs, educator recruitment; educator mentoring/induction; educator retention; educator professional growth; and educator leadership.
As a leader, demonstrates a commitment to student success that is mission aligned with the university's vision, values and priorities. Establishes an ethical and collegial work environment, promoting a collaborative, accountable and inclusive team. Encourages a courageous and resilient solution-oriented environment by participating in new opportunities to further the mission of the university. Participates in developing initiatives that further support the campus mission with a service-oriented and catalytic mind set. Strengthens employees by being communicative and a talent builder that develops team attributes, furthering departmental goals.
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a job-related field. Master's degree is highly desired.
Equivalent to five years of progressively responsible professional/administrative experience; with two of the five years in a managerial role, preferred.
Experience in teacher preparation program, working with IHEs and experience in the area of CTC accreditation is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Leadership
Demonstrates an understanding of the requirements for licensure to work in the public schools in California outlined in both state law and California Department of Education policy.
Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have the demonstrated ability to develop effective promotional materials.
Experience in leading a diverse staff and resolving day to day issues with staff and students, and strong decision making and interpersonal skills.
Lead diverse teams to support the operational mission and vision of employers by fostering an ethical, inclusive and collegial work environment.
Demonstrated ability to support ongoing improvement through courageous, resilient, and catalytic leadership.
Lead varying initiatives through a collaborative, service-oriented and communicative approach.
Demonstrated commitment to employee development, recognition, and accountability to further operational goals.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. The University offers excellent fringe benefits.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $100,000 - $111,000 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
The position is currently hybrid (4 days in office, 1 day remote); however, this is subject to change based on student and/or operational needs.
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position may be considered a 'limited 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.
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California.
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.
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application. To submit an application and for more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Applications received through December 3, 2023 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.
The CSU recommends that faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities at any university location be immunized against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, covered military and veteran status, and disability. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.
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