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OEO Intern

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The Supplemental Narrative Required response is considered an exercise testing the applicant's writing and investigative abilities.

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title OEO Intern
Classification Title Management Intern
Job Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Equal Opportunity (“Director”), the Equal Opportunity Management Intern (“Intern”) has primary responsibility for assisting the Director and Equal Opportunity Investigators (“Investigators”) with investigating less complex complaints of Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation, Sexual Misconduct, Dating and Domestic Violence, and Stalking in accordance with the mandates of CSU Executive Orders 1095, 1096, 1097, and 1098. Duties will be assigned by the Director and will include, but are not limited to, receiving and reviewing complaints, conducting intake and investigatory interviews, analyzing witness testimony and documentary evidence, prepare written reports, and present investigation findings to the Director and/or Investigators.

FLSA Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$2,239 – $5,419 monthly

Hiring Range
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Temp
Full Time or Part Time Part Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; Hours may vary based on Department needs
Department Information

The Office for Equal Opportunity, among other duties, investigates complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR) brought by faculty, students, staff; responds to complaints filed through outside agencies; participates as a member or ex officio on various campus equity committees; provides DHR training to managers, supervisors, and staff; consults with various departments on equity issues; prepares an annual affirmative action plan; reviews process summaries and recruitment waivers; administers the on-line sexual harassment prevention training program; and determines and processes reasonable accommodation requests from employees with disabilities. The Director for Equal Opportunity serves as both the Title IX Coordinator and the DHR Administrator for Sacramento State.

Minimum Qualifications

To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge of the theory and principles of organization and management, research methodology, principles of grammar and composition, elementary statistics, and the principles and practices of the field of study associated with the position is a prerequisite. The foundation normally would be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, participation in a formal training or internship program as part of a college degree requirement, or equivalent training and applicable experience. In addition, the incumbent should have the ability to learn the principles and practices of public administration, write clearly and concisely, conduct supervised research, follow formulas in computing statistical measures and work effectively with others.

Required Qualifications

1. Good communication and interpersonal skills (including being a good listener) to interact and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and external constituencies, both verbally and in writing.
2. Good critical thinking, analytical, research, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills.
3. Good understanding of, and ability to apply, basic legal analysis techniques to a given set of facts.
4. Ability to use high-level discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality in handling problems of a sensitive nature and security of confidential records.
5. Working knowledge of and ability to operate standard office equipment including, but not limited to, desktop computer, laptop, copier, fax machine, scanner, and printer.
6. Proficiency in ability to effectively use common computer application programs and related computer software packages (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite) in the course of assigned duties.
- Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

7. One (1) to two (2) years of experience with applying state and federal employment and education laws and regulations.
8. Complaint investigation experience at an institution of higher education or in a workplace setting.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Hiring Preference Not Applicable
Conflict of Interest

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification. For additional information, visit

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0109P
Number of Vacancies 2
Open Date 08/25/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 12/21/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

The Supplemental Narrative Required response is considered an exercise testing the applicant’s writing and investigative abilities.

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe, in detail, what method you would use to investigate a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Office for Equal Opportunity. Include discussion of confidentiality and retaliation. (500 words or less)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please select the highest level of education obtained.
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctoral or Professional Degree
    • Some college
    • None of the above

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents