Discover Solutions to Overcome Workplace Problems

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The Staff Ombuds Office provides a confidential place for employees to discuss and clarify concerns, identify options, and discover problem-solving strategies to constructively navigate and overcome workplace disputes and problems.  

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Who We Are

Learn about the office and meet our staff.

What We Do

Learn about the ways we can help you resolve conflict.


What Guides Us

Learn about our guiding principles, set forth by the International Ombuds Association.

Contact Us- 510-642-7823. Language translation services including ASL are available.

Join our Mailing List!

Submit your email address and receive direct information about Staff Ombuds Office events, conflict resolution tips, and upcoming trainings.

Latest Ombuds Report

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To request a copy of this report in an alternative accessible format, please contact the Staff Ombuds Office at (510) 642-7823; 711 CA Relay.

Campus Events

Fall Staff Appreciation Week

We are delighted to announce that Fall Staff Appreciation Week (SAW) will be held September 18-22. Mark your calendars for another full week of appreciation, and don’t forget to complete our RSVP form so you don’t miss out!

BIPOC Support Group-Faculty and Staff

A virtual space for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color to join together in community!                

Start Date: October 2023 (Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month) Time: 12 - 12:50pm

Facilitated by Kiran Johl (LCSW, Employee Assistance Counselor)

Email for Registration, Zoom link, and bCal Scheduling Notification.