Director of Beavers, Faculty of Practice

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Faculty - Engineering

Position: Director of Beavers, Faculty of Practice (Full-Time, Lecturer AY) 
Effective Date: January 20, 2022 (Spring 2022, 2022-2023 thru 2023-2024 Academic Years -Renewable) 
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin November 1, 2021. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

College of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management

Required Qualifications:             

  • M.S. in Engineering or Construction Management, or Master’s in Business Administration, or 6 years of experience in heavy civil construction
  • B.S. in Engineering or Construction Management
  • At least 15 years experiences in U.S. construction industry as a Project Manager or higher in a diverse environment
  • Demonstrated active participation in  professional organizations/associations in the engineering and construction industry
  • Ability to raise funds to support department activities
  • Demonstrated potential to teach at college level
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:                            

  • Ph.D. in Engineering or Construction Management or  closely related field
  • Track record of effective partnerships with private,     municipal, and governmental entities
  • Experience in mentoring students
  • Ability to promote faculty involvement in the areas of heavy civil and construction management
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body

The Beavers Charitable Trust promotes careers in heavy civil construction through endowed scholarships and teaching positions. The Director of Beavers at CSULB is endowed faculty position funded by the Beavers Charitable Trust and an industry match. The incumbent will be a vital liaison between the heavy civil industry and the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management, and will complement the traditional faculty in the department with extensive industry experience.

Duties:                                              

  • Develop and build partnerships with public and private entities
  • Create an endowment fund within the department in order to support department activities
  • Establish a center of excellence in heavy civil construction
  • Develop new courses in collaboration with faculty to fulfill departmental and industry needs in heavy civil construction
  • Teach undergraduate courses in heavy civil, civil engineering, and construction management [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof]
  • Lead and develop laboratories in heavy civil engineering and construction
  • Mentor and advise students
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and to the community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/cfa-unit-3-benefits-summary.pdf

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                                         

  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Three references (to be contacted by CSULB to provide confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalists stage)
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit official transcripts (e-transcripts preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Lisa M. Star, Department Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management
1250 Bellflower Boulevard Long Beach, CA 90840-5101

 E-Mail: lisa.star@csulb.edu or (562) 985 - 5118

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: 
A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

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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 or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status,  disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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