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Director, University Advancement Professional and Leadership Development (Administrator II)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: San Bernardino - San Bernardino Campus
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time





California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

At CSUSB, you can:

  • Build your future
  • Work with the best
  • Be your authentic self
  • Focus on you
  • Make a lasting impact
  • Work for a purpose that is greater than your own
  • Bring everything you are, become everything you want


Department Summary

The University Advancement Division generates the external and internal resources that improve and support student education at California State University, San Bernardino. Its primary purpose is to advance the mission of the university via private and corporate and foundation support, communications, government, community, and alumni relations.


Required Application Materials

All applicants must submit 1). Letter of interest or cover letter, 2). Current resume or curriculum vitae, 3). Three professional references who can provide assessments of your professional experience, accomplishments, and prospects for success in this position, and 4). Diversity Statement – may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).


Job Summary

The Director, UAD Professional and Leadership Development reports to the Vice President for University Advancement and, in collaboration with Human Resources, will provide leadership and oversight of the division’s human resource and personnel matters.

Responsibilities include, but is not limited to:

UAD Talent Acquisition and Retention

  • In collaboration with Human Resources, and in consultation with division senior leadership, conceptualize, manage and implement UAD recruitment and retention strategies.

  • In coordination with Talent Acquisition and Classification and Compensation, manage the UAD recruitment process, including oversight of job descriptions, advertisements, interview questions, assessments, search committee composition, and interview and travel schedules. With Talent Acquisition, draft initial employment offers. 

  • Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to initiate background checks and perform reference checks. Utilize available resources to develop a marketing program that increases visibility and diversity of applicants to open UAD positions.

  • Develop, maintain and direct a comprehensive, integrated UAD orientation and onboarding program for new hires.

UAD Training & Professional Development

  • Conceptualize, manage and direct the implementation of a comprehensive training, professional and career development program for the division that addresses divisional specific initiatives, policies and practices that promote and foster divisional excellence; the enhancement of individual and team performance and effectiveness; staff engagement; professional growth and career advancement; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. In collaboration with the Staff Development Center, design and present appropriate training to the campus community regarding advancement initiatives  

HR Liaison 

  • Provide leadership as the division’s HR representative and consult and collaborate with Human Resources around issues of classification and compensation, recruitment, payroll, and the performance evaluation process.

UAD Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • Serve on the DEI Committee, perform duties related to assigned roles. In collaboration with the Diversity and Inclusion Manager in Human Resources, conceptualize and implement divisional diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives surrounding recruitment and retention and professional development, and provide assessment of reports on progress towards established division goals on DEI initiatives.


Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt, At-will, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. The initial review of applications will begin on May 13, 2022.


Work Schedule

Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.

Key Qualifications

  • A strong leader who has built exceptional talent acquisition functions before, can inspire and motivate their team and can serve in both tactical and strategic roles.
  • A creative thinker with experience designing and implementing innovative processes, practices and strategies and someone who loves continuous improvement.
  • An excellent communicator with an engaging executive presence and refined presentation skills who is also a perceptive listener.
  • A pacesetter who thrives in a competitive environment and gets excited about solving complex problems and tackling new challenges.
  • Ability to foster proactive relationships within the campus community and with external customers incumbent.
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective relationships across the organization at all professional levels.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree and minimum of 2-3 years' experience managing HR functions.
  • Proven experience with systems and processes improvement and successfully implementing innovative solutions.
  • Working knowledge of California employment law and union regulations.


Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,083 – 7,917 per month

Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $13,750 per month


Statement of Commitment to Diversity

In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.

The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.

Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.

The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. 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 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.

California State University, San Bernardino 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.

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.  Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)

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