Reporting to the Sr. AVP for University Personnel, the Multistate Workforce Resource Manager (MWR Manager) oversees compliance for all out of state (outside California) employee positions and ensures application of appropriate policies as well as respective State, City, Local and/or other laws and regulations determined by employee residence and/or work location that is outside California. The MWR Manager will track all out of state employees throughout the employee lifecycle and compile a database of policies, and employment laws/regulations and procedure/process requirements for various jurisdictions where SJSU employees are working. The incumbent will work with various units in University Personnel and across campus as necessary, including with SJSU Online and the College of Professional and Global Education (CPGE) to ensure SJSU maintains compliance with policy. The incumbent will also track out of country work issues and acceptable exceptions (e.g. sabbatical, research), while ensuring full compliance with policy.
- Track all out of state employees
- Ensure compliance with CSU Out of State employment policy and related MOUs with unions
- Working with appropriate units/departments, ensure compliance in the following areas, including but not limited to: Health and Benefit plans that adhere to CalPERs rules as well as location rules, Wage and Hour Laws for applicable states, Worker’s Compensation, Health and Safety Standards, considering work from home and out of state issues, Ensure Performance Management is administered correctly, Separation Process including final pay, Return of campus equipment and property from remote locations, and Technology/Data Protection/Cybersecurity/Privacy requirements; Data Security Compliance, responsible for ensuring that employees are informed and abide by campus requirements and CSU Security Policies
- Conduct research on out of state employment and related laws/regulations for various states
- Maintain and regularly update database of applicable policies, laws, regulations concerning Residence law, Work location law, and Reporting location law
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of or ability to learn and compile applicable state employment laws and regulations
- Extensive and in-depth knowledge in research and analytical methodologies
- Ability to understand and analyze complex problems and readily develop proactive solutions
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain successful strategic collaborations across departments and divisions within University Personnel, across the University and with the CSU Chancellor’s Office
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to identify, interpret and develop relevant policies and procedures
- Ability to exercise initiative, flexibility, good judgment and discretion
- Thorough knowledge of CSU policies, state statutes, regulations, and codes under which the CSU operates or the ability to learn and apply appropriately
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience conducting, communicating, and applying research on a variety of topics; experience as paralegal or other position with research responsibilities
- Juris Doctor degree
- Legal research experience particularly involving multi-state issues
Classification: Administrator I
Anticipated Hiring Range: $8,000/month - $9,000/month
CSU Salary Range: $3,750/month - $11,146/month
San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the Employee Benefits Summary.
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All applicants must apply within the specified application period: October 30, 2023 through November 12, 2023. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
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Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification:
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Security-Report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at email@example.com.
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