October 01, 2016
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Chancellor and Dean - UC Hastings

University of California Office of the President - Oakland, CA

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Job Description

Requisition Number

Working Title
Chancellor and Dean - UC Hastings

Appointment Type
Staff - Career

Personnel Program

Work Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Percentage of Time

Organizational Area
President's Executive Office

Oakland, CA

If Other:
UC Hastings

Posting Salary
Commensurate to Experience

Position Summary
The University of California, Hastings College of the Law invites qualified candidates for the position of Chancellor & Dean. UC Hastings is the first UC law school and the first law school in California. The quality, diversity, and passion of our students is what makes UC Hastings stand out. UC Hastings students hail from more than 120 universities and colleges across the country, many with advanced degrees or several years' experience in the workplace. UC Hastings is engaged in a major transformation, partnering with other academic institutions to develop a unique graduate student presence in San Francisco. Having started in early 2016, UC Hastings is engaged in a dynamic capital campaign, Building UC Hastings.

The Chancellor & Dean is the chief executive officer of UC Hastings, with the overall executive authority and accountability for the success of the College. The Chancellor & Dean reports to the Board of Directors, whose members are appointed by the California Governor for a term of 12 years. Reporting to the Chancellor & Dean are: the Academic Dean, General Counsel, and Chief Financial Officer, as well as senior associate and assistant deans, program directors and senior administrative leaders. The Chancellor & Dean provides leadership for the following areas:

External Relations: Serves as the face of UC Hastings for the state legislature; other state agencies; the City and County of San Francisco and federal government; as well as the UC Hastings neighborhood community. Maintains relations and fosters partnerships with other chancellors of the UC system and deans of law schools and other professional schools.

Institutional Advancement: Determines the priorities and goals of UC Hastings' fundraising efforts. Drives the Building UC Hastings capital campaign. Supports the activities of the alumni groups and communicates with alumni on a regular basis. Promotes Hastings' reputation and good will within legal education, the legal profession, and the community.

Academic Affairs: Oversees the work of the Academic Dean to maintain the excellence and integrity of the academic program and cultivate collegial and constructive relations with and among faculty.

Administration and Planning: Oversees the effective management of all UC Hastings' operations. Provides leadership in long range and strategic planning that addresses the evolving academic and financial environment of legal education in the context of UC Hastings' mission.

Student Recruitment, Enrollment Management and Financial Aid: Ensures the planning and execution of student recruitment efforts that attract a highly qualified and diverse student body to meet enrollment goals. Oversees the effective use of institutional, private, state, and federal financial aid programs to adequately and responsibly meet student needs.

Financial Management: Ensures that financial resources are adequate and prudently managed through the development of an effective operating budget and long-term investment strategy.
University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer