Director of Compliance & Training
MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Human Resources,
On-site (work in-person at business location)
Director of HR Compliance & Training
Job # 530225
First Review Date: Thursday, September 28,
Open Until Filled
At Cal Poly Humboldt, bold hearts and open minds shape the
Founded in 1913, Cal Poly Humboldt began as a small college for
teachers. Today Humboldt has grown into a comprehensive university
with rigorous science and liberal arts programs. Designated a
polytechnic in 2022, Cal Poly Humboldt provides hands-on, impactful
educational opportunities that lead to meaningful, measurable
outcomes for the individual, for the state, and the world.
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backgrounds spread across 61 majors, 13 graduate programs, and 4
credential programs — all of whom contribute passion and creativity
within their fields and set the stage for a future grounded in
equity and sustainability. Hands-on learning, inspired teaching,
ground-breaking research, and thought-provoking creative activity
happen daily at Humboldt.
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that strives to
foster an inclusive and equitable community to support our students
of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to achieving the goals of
equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the
highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and
multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the
Finding a better future is a task for the bold and open, the
down-to-earth and visionary. Cal Poly Humboldt strives to cultivate
these qualities in leaders, innovators, and scholars in every
(Job #530225) Administrator II, Director of HR Compliance
& Training, Anticipated Hiring Range:
. This is a full-time,
benefited, exempt, 12-month pay plan position in Human Resources.
This position is an Administrator II in the California State
University Management Personnel Plan (MPP). Under this plan,
incumbents are subject to normal management reviews and serve at
the pleasure of the University President. Additional information
can be found at: http://www.calstate.edu/HRAdm/policies/mpp.shtml
This position comes with a premium benefits package that includes
outstanding vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life
insurance, voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care
reimbursement accounts, a fee waiver education program, membership
in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and 14
paid holidays per year. Additional benefits information can be
found at https://hraps.humboldt.edu/employee-benefits
The Director of HR Compliance
and Training is an integral, strategic leader and thought partner,
regarding Human Resources compliance and training. The Director
reports to the AVP and Chief Human Resources Officer and is
responsible for ensuring that Human Resources procedures align with
CSU, local and federal regulations. The position also oversees the
development and implementation of training programs for campus
staff and management.
Directs and Oversees:
- Drive internal processes to ensure compliance with all
reporting and auditing requirements.
- Partners with functional SMEs and stakeholders to identify and
develop organization design, processes, and metrics that will
enhance HR service delivery quality and efficiency.
- Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal and compliance
requirements related to day-to-day management of employees,
reducing legal risk, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
- Maintain responsibility for compliance with federal, state, and
local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
- Ensure campus is adhering to the Chancellor's office mandates
- Annually review and make recommendations to the leadership team
for improvements of Human Resources policies, procedures, and
- Lead and conduct on-going audits to identify strengths and
areas of needed improvement ensuring compliance.
- Lead the process for developing and updating organizational
policies, including review, implementation, communication,
training, and interpretation.
- Work closely with campus and the Chancellor's office auditors
to ensure we are adhering to and responding to audit requests in a
- Manage external consultant and vendor relationships, related to
HR and compliance needs.
- Monitor federal and state regulatory changes and their impact
on HRIS systems.
- Work closely with HR Directors to ensure compliance with all
- Benchmark against HR best practices and implement innovation
and continuous improvements in support of dynamic, evolving
- Human Resource Information Systems and the HRIS Analyst.
- Staff Management and Developmental Training and the Learning
- Develops and oversees internal systems and processes to ensure
- Performs comprehensive data analysis and assessment related to
compliance for the AVP and CHRO and the leadership team.
- Evaluate internal processes and make recommendations for
- Provides monthly progress reports and annual reports.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this
- Oversee special projects for the HR department
- Directs the work of the Human Resources Information Systems
Analyst and the Learning Technology Specialist
- Coordinate and develop business guides for all processes in
- Project management skills and the ability to drive stakeholders
to deliver exceptional results on schedule, even with tight
deadlines or quick turnaround times.
- Policy writing experience.
- Analytically minded, possess close attention to detail, and
take a data-driven problem-solving approach.
- Ability to work independently and function at a high level as a
member of diverse project teams.
- Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple tasks
simultaneously, completing assignments on time and with
- Understands the importance of process controls and compliance
- Demonstrated ability to apply best practices and progressive
concepts to projects.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a team of colleagues who
represent a diversity of work and conflict resolution styles.
- Bachelor's degree in business administration or similar, and
5-6 years applicable experience, OR a combination of education and
experience which demonstrate an ability to perform the functions of
- 2 years of experience in a manager role with direct
- Proven project management experience.
- Master's degree
- Human Resources experience
- Experience in a higher education and/or public agency
To apply, qualified
candidates must electronically submit the following materials by
clicking the Apply Now
Letter of Interest
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for at least three professional
Priority consideration will
be given to candidates who submit all materials by 11:55 p.m. on
September 27, 2023.
Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to email@example.com
or Cal Poly
Humboldt's Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626.
Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot
people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people
call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was
the first campus in the California State University system to offer
a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to enriching its educational
environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff,
faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience
in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to
diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to
Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for
this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can
be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent
residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to
accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus
CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any
in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or
controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine
recommendations adopted by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health
(CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other
relevant indications and comply with other safety measure
established by each campus. The systemwide policy can be found at
and any questions you have may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to
work in the United States. This position may be considered a
“Campus Security Authority”, pursuant to the Clery Act, and is
required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive
Order 1107 a condition of employment.
CAL POLY HUMBOLDT IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR
MANAGEMENT POSITIONS (e.g. H1-B VISAS)
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is
required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of
a background check (including a criminal records check, employment
verification, and education verification) is required for
employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent offer of
employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the
background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is
discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified
information. Certain positions may also require a credit check,
motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan
service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings
from a background check may affect the employment status of
candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are
being considered for the position.
This position is a “designated position” in the California State
University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate
accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest
forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices
Commission.” In reference to the full disclosure letter, please
refer to HR 2010-08.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal
opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the
highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the
state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or
any other legally protected status. Mandated Reporting: This
position may be 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.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually
on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of
sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by
email when you are required to take this mandated training.
Class Code: 3312
Publication Date: September 15, 2023
30 Aug 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Pacific Daylight Time
To apply, visit https://careers.humboldt.edu/hm/en-us/job/530225/director-of-compliance-training