Director Position Open at the Student Center for Academic Achievement at California State University East Bay in Hayward, California.

About CSU East Bay

California State University East Bay’s beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, California State University, East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). With an enrollment over 13,800 students, California State University East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.

About the Position

Reporting directly to the Dean of Libraries, the Director assumes administrative responsibility for the Student Center for Academic Achievement (SCAA), which offers academic assistance and resources designed to promote student learning, with an emphasis on peer instruction in writing, math, and science.

This position requires a strong educator committed to student success who has the vision, knowledge, and passion to lead a high quality center for learning assistance. The Director works collaboratively with other programs on campus that offer academic support including Accessibility Services, EXCEL, the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), Academic Advising & Career Education, General Education, and the Library. The Director maintains strong contacts with academic departments and explores new opportunities for increasing student learning.

The Director oversees and coordinates the daily operations of SCAA, manages the budget, recruits, trains and evaluates employees, assesses the effectiveness of current services and implements procedures to improve them, develops new services consistent with campus priorities, coordinates operations with other campus services, and markets SCAA to the campus community. The Director stays current with research and trends in academic tutoring and supplemental education and explores opportunities for grant-funded initiatives.


Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent work experience required.  Ph.D. preferred.  Must have a minimum of three years experience in university teaching, training, supervision or program administration.  See job posting for additional requirements.


This is a position in the California State University Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Appointments to MPP are at-will, and serve at the pleasure of the President.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

How To Apply

In addition to the standard CSUEB application, please submit a letter of application, resume, and a list of references that have been in a position to evaluate your professional work. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

To apply on-line, please go to and click on “New & Returning Applicants”.  Search the job title “Director, Student Center for Academic Achievement” to find the job posting.  If you are a first time user, you must register, create a user ID and password, fill in your basic information, save and click on the position you are interested in, click on the “Apply Now” button to begin the online application.

Condition(s) of Employment

This is a sensitive position subject to the University fingerprinting process, the University on-line Sexual Harassment training and the University Conflict of Interest process as conditions of employment.

EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.