Cal State Fullerton seeks VP of HRDI

President of Human Resources, Diversity, and Inclusion (HRDI) Executive Search.

The Vice President for HRDI reports directly to the University President and is responsible for the development of University-wide human resource strategies that are effectively implemented through the assigned functions of: Risk Management; Workers’ Compensation; Disability Accommodations; Talent Acquisition and Management; Diversity, Inclusion and Equity; Compensation and Classification; Professional and Organizational Development; Employment Services; Payroll; Benefits; Retirement; Faculty and Staff Labor and Employee Relations; and Compliance. The Vice President for HRDI is responsible for providing programs and systems that reflect the University’s commitment to personal and team excellence in support of student achievement, and developing programs that serve to recruit, retain, and support a diverse and highly qualified workforce. The incumbent will serve as a strategic forward-thinking leader working collaboratively with other campus diversity leaders to create and cultivate a common vision of the institution’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity that can be shared among faculty, staff and administrators. They will oversee the development, implementation and administration of the full range of functions associated with the campus Academic Personnel Office. The search is being led by Thomas Christopher, CEO, Managing Partner and Jeff Wilbanks, TCG Director Recruiting.

About The Institution

California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches.

Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full- and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges.

Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics.

In 1957, Cal State Fullerton became the 12th state college in California to be authorized by the Legislature as a degree-granting institution. The following year, a site was designated for the campus to be established in northeast Fullerton. The property was purchased in 1959. This is the same year that Dr. William B. Langsforf was appointed as the founding president of the school.

About The Christopher Group

Founded in 1998 by Tom and Paula Christopher, The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search Firms. Our Mission simply put: “To be the Best HR Search Firm in the World!” To this end, we have created a highly specialized boutique firm, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, which utilizes proprietary, scientific, and industry leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, we fill 92% of all searches in our first 2 Slates of candidates!

Equally impressive is our exceptional client and candidate experience ensured through our exclusive and unique Candidate/Client Concierge Service. From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG candidate and client will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, and stress eliminating support services to ensure the very best search experience you have ever had.

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