Manager, Leave, Workers' Compensation, and Accomodation Programs

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Job Title: Manager, Leave, Workers' Compensation, and Accomodation Programs
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 25139
Job Code: 3312 Administrator II
Department: University Personnel
CompensationClassification:Administrator II
Anticipated Hiring Range: $7,917/month - $8,500/month
FLSA Status:Exempt

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 visit
About the PositionUnder limited supervision, this position is responsible for managing all aspects of the campus leave programs including FMLA, Non-Industrial Disability Insurance, and Leave Without Pay, as well as the University's workers' compensation program, which includes the Return-to-Work and Ergonomics programs. As part of the responsibilities associated with leave and workers' compensation, the incumbent will also manage processes related to employment accommodation. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring processes, procedures and applicable federal and state laws, as well as CSU and SJSU policies, are followed. The incumbent will work with employees, managers, health care providers and third-party vendors to ensure smooth transitions in and out of work and will ensure timely processing of all requests and claims. The incumbent must have a proactive approach and is expected to provide expert advice and guidance to employees and managers throughout the leave and workers' compensation processes.

This is a position in the CSU - Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President. This position will require adherence to University compliance training such as: Conflict of Interest and Ethics, AB 1825 Sexual Harassment Prevention, Information Security, and Injury and Illness Prevention.
Required Qualifications-Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or similar; or equivalent, relevant experience
-3-4 years' experience working in a Human Resources department or function, supporting Leave, Workers' Compensation, and/or Employment Accommodation programs
Preferred Qualifications-Experience managing higher education leave programs
-Experience managing workers' compensation programs
-Experience with return-to-work and employment accommodation processes
-Experience with ergonomic analysis and recommendation
-Experience in the California State University
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities-Strong knowledge of the Human Resources function and how it supports the campus community.
-Working knowledge of state, federal, CSU, collective bargaining, and SJSU policies and procedures related to leave and workers' compensation.
-Working knowledge of state and federal FMLA regulations.
-Working knowledge of workers' compensation laws, procedures, and claims management.
-Working knowledge of ergonomic methods and procedures.
-Knowledge of Non-Industrial Disability Insurance.
-Knowledge of relevant California employment disability rules and regulations under ADA and DFEH.
-Strong management and interpersonal skills.
-Strong oral and written communication skills.
-Strong customer service skills.
-Strong organizational and investigatory skills.
-Ability to use discretion, exercise good judgement and resourcefulness, tact, and diplomacy.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the University and outside agencies.
-Ability to organize and conduct meetings.
Application ProceduresComplete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

-Letter of Interest

All applicants must apply within the specified application period: August 30, 2019 through September 13, 2019. This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.
Additional InformationSatisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Equal Employment StatementSan José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Contact InformationUniversity Personnel
[email protected]
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Posted: 9/4/2019
Application Due: 11/9/2019
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