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Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
California State University

Long Beach, CA 90840
The California State University (CSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Human Resources (VCHR).

Under the general direction of Chancellor Timothy P. White, the VCHR functions as the chief human resources officer for the CSU System. The incumbent has broad responsibility for leading approximately 75 staff over the full range of HR functions, and establishing and implementing policy centrally and across CSU’s 23 campuses. The Vice Chancellor is a member of the Chancellor’s executive leadership team and serves as a key HR advisor to the Chancellor and the System’s 25-member Board of Trustees. The VCHR also assists, counsels and advises campus-based chief human resources officers related to all HR policies, procedures, systems and practices. The next Vice Chancellor will be a strategic partner to the Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, faculty, staff and other key leaders and constituents across the System, and contribute to CSU’s vital public mission of educating highly diverse, underrepresented and largely first-generation college students.

Headquartered in Long Beach, California, the CSU spans the entire state and its 23 campuses collectively enroll approximately 475,000 students, making it the largest comprehensive public higher education system in the world. The CSU employs approximately 25,300 faculty and 24,000 staff members. Since its creation in 1961, the CSU has conferred over 3 million degrees, and adds nearly 100,000 new graduates annually. The CSU provides high quality, affordable education to meet the ever-changing needs of California. The CSU is a vital economic and social engine for the State of California. To learn more, please visit

The VCHR should have a minimum of 15 years of progressive HR experience, with five years of broad management and leadership responsibility over a comprehensive HR team, preferably in a multi-faceted, complex organizational environment with both central and decentralized operations. She or he should be highly collaborative, entrepreneurial and open to new and progressive HR practices, and have a passion for and commitment to public higher education. Exposure to and experience within a labor relations environment is preferred. A Master’s degree in human resources management, business administration or a related discipline is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Additional information about the position can be found at [[]]
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