Fresno State campus

Deputy DHR Administrator

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Fresno
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Human Resources
Position Description

Deputy Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Administrator

(Administrator I)

Compensation and Benefits

Starting Salary Range is $85,000 - $95,000 and is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.

The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.


Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, the Deputy DHR Administrator provides case management leadership and leads varied complex duties, tasks, and projects involving a full range of policy and administrative issues related to Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Compliance. The Deputy DHR Administrator is responsible for leading the implementation of significant aspects of university compliance with California State University (CSU) Policies regarding Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation among employees, students, and third parties.

The Deputy DHR Administrator manages responses to reports of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in accordance with the applicable federal and state laws as well as CSU Policies. Duties include day- to-day case management; adjudication of complaints or allegations of Discrimination, Harassment, or Retaliation, while using a variety of CSU Executive Orders, complaint processes, and policies, as well as raise awareness on campus.


Key Qualifications

  • Knowledge of:
    • Knowledge of and ability to interpret federal and state laws regarding discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.
    • Knowledge of the principles of human resources and employee relations issues.
    • Knowledge of research techniques and statistical methods.
    • Knowledge of computer office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology, systems, and software
      packages (Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications).
  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to be impartial and establish rapport with a diverse campus community.
    • Demonstrated ability to exercise fair and impartial judgment with the ability to manage highly sensitive and confidential communications.
    • Demonstrated experience working within a diverse work environment that requires cultural competency and sensitivity.
    • Ability to investigate and analyze information, reason logically and draw conclusions.
    • Strong organization and analytical skills.
    • Ability to communicate succinctly in regards to applicable laws, code, regulations, and policies.
    • Strong written communication skills; ability compose and edit detailed communications and investigatory reports.
    • Demonstrated ability to facilitate effective presentations, educational and training programs.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage a complex caseload and meet required deadlines.
    • Ability to work independently in a time-sensitive environment.
    • Ability to meet deadlines while balancing multiple priorities and demands.
    • Ability to work in a diverse, collaborative environment.


To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a relevant discipline.
  • A minimum of three years demonstrated experience related to the completion of DHR investigations or related experience.
  • Preferred Skills:
    • J.D. or other related Master’s Degree from an accredited institution.
    • Experience working in higher education.
    • Experience working with Maxient or other similar database for DHR case management.
    • Experience conducting investigations of alleged discrimination, harassment, or retaliation or similar highly sensitive matters.
    • Completion of DHR and/or Title IX Investigator training programs.


Department Summary

The Human Resources mission is to enhance the university community by attracting, retaining, and supporting a quality workforce in its effort to provide an excellent educational program for our students.


Deadline & Application Instructions

Applications received by May 31, 2022 will be given full consideration by the search committee.

  • Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.

Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.


Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.

Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.


Vaccination Interim Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.

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.

This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.

Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.

Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)

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