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.
The Senior Investigator reports to the Associate Vice President for Risk Management and serves as the compliance investigator for Title IX, Affirmative Action, American Disability Act and the California Whistle Blower Act. Through a well-documented investigative process, the Senior Investigator compiles data, interprets and analyzes the facts, and provides written reports of the outcome. The incumbent will employ dispute resolution, mediation and problem solving techniques to resolve issues on an informal basis. In the role of Senior Investigator, the incumbent may provide testimony regarding cases to outside agencies as well as provide advice and guidance to campus constituents and interact with the CSU Office of General Counsel. The Senior Investigator works independently as well as serves as a member of an institutional team.
Use sound investigative techniques to encourage engagement, interpret laws, analyze situations and logically come to conclusion of preponderance of evidence; engage in dispute resolution on an informal basis; utilize outstanding organizational skills to ensure well documented, completed files, and documentation using Campus Investigative Handbook and other resources; provide testimony, advice and guidance as needed to conclude complaints and proceedings; prepare the University's position in matters involving complaint investigations conducted by governmental regulatory agencies including the EEOC, DFEH and OCR; manage the Whistle Blower Compliance and conduct investigations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or an equivalent combination of training and experience with at least 5 years of administrative experience. Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions of the position including the knowledge and abilities identified below.
PREFERRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: The ideal candidate must possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively conduct investigations. Experience in compliance with laws, regulations, and guidelines in a comprehensive employment and/or affirmative action program. Must be able to handle several high-priority projects simultaneously. Must possess experience through which competence, creativity and leadership attributes can be identified in dealing with diverse groups with varying interests. Must be able to effectively represent the University and the Office of Risk Management in investigations and other dealings on a variety of sensitive and confidential issues.
HOW TO APPLY: In addition to the required CSUEB employment application please submit a cover letter, professional references and resume. Please apply at www.csueastbay.edu/jobs or click on the "Apply Now" button on the application.
Deadline to apply: Open Until Filled.
SALARY: This is a position in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP). All MPP positions serve at the pleasure of the President. The salary will be $80,000 to $90,000/yr.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a sensitive position, subject to the University fingerprinting process as a condition of employment.
This is a designated and sensitive position, subject to the University Conflict of Interest process and the University on-line Sexual Harassment training as conditions of employment.
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.