TUESDAY, JUNE 04, 2013

Mt. SAC Names James Czaja Human Resources Vice President

WALNUT, Calif.–––James Czaja, a seasoned human resources, labor relations and employee development professional, has been named vice president of human resources at Mt. San Antonio College. He will assume his duties on the senior management team at Mt. SAC on June 18.

A Long Beach resident, Czaja comes to Mt. SAC with more than 20 years of experience in human resources, including the last five years as labor relations-campus relations and dispute resolution senior manager for the California State University’s Chancellor’s Office.

“James brings the full scope of human resources skills and experience that we were searching for, including direct experience with labor negotiations, grievance and complaint resolution, investigations, compliance monitoring, and professional training,” said Mt. SAC President Bill Scroggins. “He brings added value by combining the technical knowledge of the field of personnel relations with the compassionate touch reflected in his counseling training. We look forward to Jim joining our executive team.”

In addition to his tenure at the Chancellor’s Office, Czaja has another eight years of human resources management experience at San Francisco State University, Cal State Fullerton, and Cal State Dominguez Hills. He also has human resources experience with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California-Irvine and a master’s in counseling from Cal State Fullerton.

Mt. SAC is among the largest of California’s 112 community colleges with an employee base of about 2,100 part- and full-time instructional, management, and classified employees, serving nearly 60,000 credit and noncredit students annually.


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