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Search for the Executive Director for the CSU Institute for Palliative Care


Position Summary

Reporting directly to the President, the Executive Director oversees all CSU Institute for Palliative Care services and activities, and is responsible for ensuring the institute achieves its financial and organizational objectives; drives grant funding for the Institute; and coordinates with University Advancement and CSUSM Corporation on grant oversight and development, including all development associated with federal and foundation grant funding opportunities. The executive director provides day-to-day direction, coordination and evaluation of the department. The Institute for Palliative Care is a systemwide institute of the California State University authorized under Executive Order 1103.

Deadline for Nominations is May 5, 2017.

Position Profile/ Nomination and Application Information
Position Description

Search Advisory Committee Members

  • Dr. Karen Haynes, Committee Chair, President, CSU San Marcos
  • Dr. Jane Close Conoley, President, CSU Long Beach
  • Ms. Eileen Piersa, Director, Education Operations and Campus Relations, CSU Institute for Palliative Care
  • Dr. Patricia Prado-Olmos, Vice-President, Community Engagement
  • Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis, Dean, College of Health Sciences & Human Services, CSU Monterey Bay 
  • Dr. Wes Schultz, Dean, Graduate Studies and Research
  • Ms. Crystal Smith, Director, Business Operations, CSU Institute for Palliative Care
  • Dr. Adam Shapiro, Professor, Sociology, Faculty Liaison to CSU Institute for Palliative Care
  • Ms. Judy Thomas, Executive Director, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California
  • Dr. Sheila Thomas, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Self-Support strategy and Partnerships and Dean, Extended and Continued Education, Office of the Chancellor
  • Ms. Marianne Wall, Director, HR Services, CSU San Marcos

Application Submissions

The deadline for applications is May 5, 2017. Applications can be submitted electronically by emailing soconnor@csusm.edu or mailed directly to:

Susan O'Connor
Office of the President
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.
San Marcos, CA  92096