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Details - Assistant Vice President for Equal Opportunity & Dispute Resolution (Administrator II) REPOSTED

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Assistant Vice President for Equal Opportunity & Dispute Resolution (Administrator II) REPOSTED

Apply now Job no: 529957
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Chico
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time
Position Description

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 15,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Job/Department Summary:

Reporting to the Vice President for Business and Finance, the Assistant Vice President of Equal Opportunity & Dispute Resolution, (AVP) serves as the University's DHR Administrator and Title IX Coordinator . The AVP is responsible for providing overall strategic leadership, management, and programmatic direction of the University's non-discrimination/harassment efforts consistent with CSU Nondiscrimination Policy. The position also provides Administrative oversight of the Campus Clery Director.

The AVP is responsible for monitoring, supervising, and overseeing overall campus-wide implementation of and compliance with federal and state equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws and regulations as offers guidance and support for the Clery Director in their efforts to implement the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. In addition, the AVP oversees the implementation and on-going management of a Restorative Justice program that addresses incidents of bias and interpersonal-related harm. Ensures that Bias incidents are responded to and education is provided where appropriate.

Duties include the oversight and coordination of training, education, communications, and administration of complaint procedures for employees, students, and third parties in the areas of protected status discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct, dating, and domestic violence, and stalking. The AVP has authority across all Campus-based divisions and programs (e.g., Academic Affairs, Business & Finance, Student Affairs, University Advancement, Information Technology, Athletics, Housing, Human Resources, University Police, etc) to monitor, supervise, oversee, and ensure implementation of CSU's Nondiscrimination Policies in all areas.

Required Education and Experience:

A master’s degree in social work, psychology, higher education administration or related field from an accredited university or equivalent education and experience.


3-5 years professional experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.  Experience must include investigating, adjudicating and resolving allegations of discrimination, harassment, sexual misconduct/sexual violence or in administering and coordinating a comprehensive program addressing complex employment matters.


Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills: 

  • Bilingual.
  • Juris Doctorate strongly preferred.
  • Title IX program coordination experience.
  • Significant experience conducting investigations of complaints either alleging discrimination, harassment or sexual violence, including interviewing witnesses, making credibility assessments, drawing conclusions and preparing detailed, written reports.
  • Trauma informed training.
  • Restorative justice and/or alternative dispute resolution experience.

Time Base: Full-time

Pay Plan: 12/12

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm, Summer: Mon-Thurs 7:00am-5:30pm. 

CSU Classification Salary Range:  $54,996 - $176,556 per year.  (Admin II)

Anticipated Hiring Range:  $130,000 - $145,000 per year.  Salary commensurate with education and experience of the individual selected.

Benefits: This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).

CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance).  For more information please visit

Additional Information:

Partial or teleworking may be available. Must reside in California.

California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check, sexual offender registry check, and/or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that is in most cases protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates.

This position is a Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA) designated managerial position and comes under the Management Personnel Plan (MPP) of the California State University. Individuals appointed to management positions serve at the pleasure of the President or designee. They are excluded from the collective bargaining process, are not subject to probationary service, and do not receive tenure or permanent status. This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The person holding this position is a "Limited 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 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

This position is designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) under the Clery Act and is required to comply with the requirements of this designation.

The duties of this position will include participation in a decision that may have a material/financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, this is a “designated position” under the California State University’s Conflict of Interest Code and the incumbent will be required to file a Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest and is subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. (Group/Category: Labor Relations - Director/Manager (all levels), CAT-01, CAT-02).

A valid California Driver’s License must be maintained throughout employment in this position, as well as successful completion and continued compliance with CSU Defensive Driving Course.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century. 

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus.  We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Chico State is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 11/27/23. Applications received after that date may be considered.)

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