Equity and DIversity
About the University
California State University, Northridge, long known for the intellectual, social, and cultural relevance of its 171 academic programs and engaged centers; embraces innovation in community service, and hands-on experience and rigor. A minority-serving University in a globally diverse region, it is a national leader in preparing teachers for K-12 and first generation college students for graduate studies. Cal State Northridge is a park-like campus located in the San Fernando Valley with 1.8 million people, 20 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. 1,800 of its 33,000 students are international. Cal State Northridge is a welcoming University that values accessibility, academic excellence, and student achievement.
Under general supervision of the Director of Equity and Diversity, the Coordinator for Compliance Administration will be responsible for receiving and processing complaints, issues, and concerns involving allegations of harassment, retaliation, and illegal discrimination. The successful candidate will perform complaint processing, investigative work, interviews, and preparation of investigative reports and coordinate submission of compliance reports. The successful candidate will also be expected to be knowledgeable of and comply with all appropriate legal statutes, executive orders, and collective bargaining agreements. Additionally, the Coordinator for Compliance Administration will assist in preparing responses to complaints from off-campus agencies (e.g., CSU System Office, DFEH, EEOC, and OCR) and perform other duties as assigned by the Director.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a related field required. Master's degree preferred (an additional two years of applicable experience can be substituted for the Master's degree). Prior experience applying complex internal policies, procedures, practices, contracts, and state and federal laws required. Three years of experience in investigative and/or employee relations work preferred. Knowledge Specialized Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of civil rights issues and practices as applicable to the workplace is required. Experience in a higher education setting and familiarity with California state and federal EEO, nondiscrimination, ADA, and labor laws preferred. Demonstrated ability to function independently including the ability to plan, organize, and schedule work on a daily basis; maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality; general data gathering techniques, and interpretation of statistical analysis; examine documentation pertaining to issues and concerns in an impartial and objective manner; investigate and analyze information and draw reasonable conclusions; analyze complex situations and recommend effective action under established timelines; and facilitate conflict resolution and informal resolution of complaints. Successful candidate must possess interviewing and data collection skills; oral and written communication skills; and the ability to use a computer to maintain reports and files. Demonstrated ability to maintain effective working relationships with administrators, staff, faculty, students, and the public is essential.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary is commensurate with knowledge, skills, and experience. Position is temporary thru June 30, 2012.
Anticipated hiring max: up to $4917, dependent upon qualifications and experience.
How To Apply
Please complete the on-line application/resume upload submission process in order to be considered for any open position within the university and its auxiliaries. The hiring department will contact the best qualified candidates and invite them to participate in the interview process.
Initial review begins December 14, 2011 and will continue until position is filled.
For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please view the link below:
Equal Employment Opportunity
The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual identity, sexual orientation, sexual expression, gender, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, disabled veteran, or Vietnam-era veteran status.
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