Department: Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion
Sub-Division: Human Resources
Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment Type: At Will
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Job Summary: California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university in the heart of Orange County and serves a diverse student population of nearly 39,000, including international students representing 81 nations. Our goal is to recruit and retain a highly-qualified and diverse faculty and staff to better reflect our diverse student body and to enrich the educational experience for all students. Our fastgrowing division of Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion, driven to be the standard of excellence, seeks a member of our team. Our ongoing commitment is to foster and maintain a campus environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are searching for a driven, proactive, impartial individual who is seeking a challenge as our Investigator. The Workplace Investigator should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness. Reporting to the Director of Faculty Labor Relations and Compliance and Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation (DHR) Administrator, the Workplace Investigator is responsible for all workplace investigations for the University, including DHR investigations. The duties include, but are not limited to, (1) investigating employee and student related cases of DHR, which includes developing an investigation plan for each complaint; making recommendations and preparing detailed, written reports; (2) assisting the DHR Administrator in the development and implementation of training programs for faculty, staff, and students on DHR and other work related topics; (3) collaborating with multiple University divisions and units; (4) promoting prevention, education and awareness about DHR to the University's students and employees; and (5) co-investigating with Title IX investigators regarding allegations of sexual misconduct, dating and domestic violence, and stalking by faculty and staff. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a relevant discipline. A minimum of one to two years of demonstrated experience in DHR complaint, incident, and/or grievance investigation and resolution. Experience and training regarding conducting sensitive and confidential investigations alleging violations of DHR. Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state laws regarding DHR and Title IX. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to both be impartial and project impartiality and establish rapport with a diverse range of community members. Demonstrated ability to deal appropriately with confidential information and exercise good judgment on sensitive matters. Familiarity with a collective bargaining work environment. Familiarity with the concept of progressive discipline and workplace investigations (non-DHR). Demonstrated commitment to diversity. Strong organization and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to prepare complex reports and create effective presentations. Ability to handle a significant caseload and manage multiple deadlines.
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.
Special Working Conditions: The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by November 17, 2016 can be assured full consideration.
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
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, Fullerton utilizes the E-Verify program and is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton is a comprehensive, regional university serving a diverse student population of over 38,400, including international students representing 78 nations. Located on a 241-acre campus in Orange County, it is a technologically robust and culturally vibrant area. Many of our employees enjoy the close proximity to the beaches and mountains for surfing, hiking and mountain biking. The University offers 55 undergraduate and 56 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in nursing practice, in a rich diverse environment. Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks the campus as 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students, and Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016) ranks CSU Fullerton number one in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding degrees to Hispanics. The University is proud to be designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.