Director of Conflict Resolution Services and University Ombuds
Application deadline: January 16, 2024
Senior Consultant: Cynthia Patterson
Senior Consultant: Maria Thompson
Associate Consultant: Lauren Merriam
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona or CPP) seeks an inaugural Director of Conflict Resolution Services and University Ombuds. The incumbent will lead the development of a newly created office and set of programs for students, faculty and staff that enliven a sense of community and belonging and advance the university’s mission and vision as an inclusive polytechnic institution. The Director/Ombuds will report directly to the President while also operating independently of line and staff reporting structures. To promote access and the Director’s ability to engage in problem-solving, they will be a part of the newly created organizational unit of People, Culture, and Institutional Affairs (PCIA). The Director’s position has emerged from two years of extensive internal dialogue culminating in a renewed institutional commitment to creating a coordinated set of aligned people-centered functions that collectively will contribute to a healthy campus culture and climate and a responsive, accountable institution.
Less than 30 miles east of Los Angeles, the campus enjoys the excitement of a diverse metropolitan area while retaining the serenity of a foothill community. As a polytechnic university, Cal Poly Pomona utilizes a technology-enhanced, learn-by-doing approach to education. Students enjoy endless opportunities for involvement in a vibrant and diverse community. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, Cal Poly Pomona is among the top 25 colleges in conferring baccalaureate degrees to Hispanic students.
The preferred application date is January 16, 2024. More information about the opportunity can be found on the Academic Search Open Searches page. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be sent to: CPPDCRUO@academic.search.org.
Confidential conversations about this opportunity may be scheduled with one of the senior consultants assisting with this search: Cynthia M. Patterson at Cynthia. Patterson@academicsearch.org or Maria Thompson at Maria.Thompson@academicsearch.org
Cal Poly Pomona is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran’s status. Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity Employer.