Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a
leader, success is all about growing others.
Cal Maritime is recognized as a leader in recruiting, developing, and retaining a
diverse, engaged, and productive workforce that fully supports the University's mission
in a meaningful and authentic way, while remaining adaptive, relevant, and responsive
to the changes in higher education and the maritime industry.
Cal Maritime will provide all the necessary tools, resources, and opportunities to
build a high-performing workforce that collaborates and engages in thoughtful and
innovative work. Furthermore, Cal Maritime will promote an inclusive environment
where faculty, staff, and students value and embrace equity and diversity, as well
as open communication, transparency, and trust.
- Academy's vision, mission, and values & beliefs
- Cal Maritime's Vision 2029
- Efficient processes and operational best practices
- Shared-governance, collaboration, and institutional effectiveness
- Professional development and continuous improvement
- Risk management and regulatory compliance related to human resources
- Allocation and alignment of responsibilities across organizational divisions
- Technologies and software applications
- Assessment and accountability
Achieve operational excellence through the development and implementation of human
resource policies, programs, and technologies.
Outcome A: Roles and functions will be fully integrated with the campus-wide organizational
structure while remaining flexible and adaptive to the growth of the University.
MOE: Skill and proficiency levels reflected in employee performance evaluations; Cross-divisional
collaboration through board, committee, and task-force outputs; Operational efficiencies
obtained through fiscal stewardship
Outcome B: New employees will transition seamlessly into her/his new position through a cohesive
recruitment and onboarding process.
Quality of recruitment training program for hiring managers; Number of days during
recruitment-to-hire periods; Day-one readiness for all new employees
Outcome C: Employees will have better access to technologies and data appropriate to level of
MOE: Relevant software applications that lead to fiscal stewardship; Request-to-response
timeline for all data requests
Outcome D: All human resource operational documents will be appropriately aligned to CSU-system
and regulatory agency compliance.
MOE: Application of best practices through relevant HR policies; Full compliance of all
HR regulatory requirements
Modernize our workforce planning and development system in order to meet the current
and future human capital needs of Cal Maritime.
Outcome A: All employees, including student employees, will have access to comprehensive training
and professional development programs.
MOE: Skill and proficiency levels reflected in employee performance evaluations; Job satisfaction
identified through employee climate surveys
Outcome B: Cal Maritime's administration will provide uninterrupted and reliable leadership
through succession planning.
MOE: Employee retention (advancement/promotion) rates that lead to continuity in leadership;
Fiscal stewardship through fewer job searches
Outcome C: All divisions will have optimal staffing levels to respond to the overall growth
of the University.
MOE: Cross-divisional collaboration through board, committee, and task-force outputs and
number of positions with cross-functional responsibilities; Job satisfaction identified
through employee climate surveys
Outcome D: The diversity of Cal Maritime's workforce will be representative of the global society
MOE: Number and quality of diverse applicant pool and subsequent hire rates
Promote a campus culture that embraces and fosters unity through diversity, inclusion,
wellness, and civility.
Outcome A: Cal Maritime values and optimizes the diversity of its workforce.
MOE: Internal and external awareness, appreciation, and satisfaction of a diverse, inclusive
campus culture; Number and quality of faculty/staff sponsored student clubs with a
focus on diversity and inclusion.
Outcome B: Improved morale and overall well-being through a wholly engaged and cohesive workforce.
MOE: Employee retention and satisfaction rates through campus climate survey; Employee
performance evaluations through optimal work/life balance; Quality health and wellness
programs through increased employee participation
Outcome C: Cal Maritime will be a leader in establishing the gold standard of service.
MOE: Response rates for support and/or service requests; Service satisfaction rates through
climate surveys; Transparency of services, relevant data, and activities of all departments