Director of Human Resources, EEO, Equity, and Diversity


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Director of Human Resources, EEO, Equity, and Diversity

Salary: $81,677.26 - $91,928.48 Annually
Closing: 6/30/2019

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Under the direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Human Resources will plan, organize, oversee, coordinate and review the work of staff performing difficult and complex professional and analytical work related to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Diversity Programs; develop the District's EEO Plan, develop and implement programs for and promote diversity in the District's workforce. The Director is responsible for the clear articulation of District personnel policies, procedures, applicable laws and regulations to administrators and employees to ensure compliance and effective Human Resources administration.

In addition, the Director of Human Resources will assist the Chief Human Resources Officer by overseeing the day-to-day activities and is responsible for providing professional level support the Chief Human Resources Officer, assisting with negotiations and exercising direct and general supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff.

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements and duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this class.
• Serve as the District's diversity officer in all matters regarding compliance with State and Federal labor law and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) guidelines. Assist in the planning, coordination, and monitoring of recruitment, selection, and hiring processes to ensure equity and consistent applications of procedures; recommend and develop strategies for the recruitment of diverse faculty and staff; participate in job fairs and related recruitment efforts; assist in the development of a network of community resources to promote equity and diversity
• Develop and implement staff training and development programs and employee orientation programs to meet the needs of personal, professional, and organizational development
• Direct administration of benefit program, providing service and information regarding salary, classification, range, and step increases, leaves, unemployment insurance, health and welfare, and retirement. Articulate with Payroll Department as needed to ensure proper salary and benefit payments
• Prepare reports on employment/staff diversity as required by the District, State Chancellor's Office, and Federal/State compliance agencies
• Develop and coordinate the gathering and analysis of data used in contract negotiations; participate in negotiations and contract administration; interpret bargaining unit contracts, Memoranda of Understanding, Administrative, and Board policies
• Administer and manage the compilations of statistics on personnel data; prepare reports and surveys required by the pertinent laws and regulations
• Develop orientation and training materials regarding District hiring, equal opportunity employment, unlawful discrimination, and sexual harassment policies; conduct in-service training for faculty and staff to promote common understanding and consistent implementation of these policies and procedures. Participate as a member of the management negotiation team. Contribute to the development of a labor relations strategy; coordinate administration, provide interpretation and ensure adherence to collective bargaining agreements; assist with negotiations and analysis during the collective bargaining process
• Maintain an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position, through continued study and participation in professional organizations
• Maintain current knowledge of new and pending legislation related to human resources and risk management; assist in the development, review, and implementation of appropriate programs and procedures
• Responsible for new employee orientation and implementation of an employee staff development and training programs
• Anticipate, prevent, and resolve difficult and sensitive inquiries, conflicts and complaints as needed, or in the absence of the Chief Human Resources Officer
• Attend a variety of meetings as required; serve on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinate programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel
• Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the assigned (programs); recommend within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommend and administer policies and procedures
• Provide a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, students and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic, and ethnic groups
• Perform advanced management and administrative duties independently and provide technical assistance to the Chief Human Resources Officer
• Develop and standardize procedure and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations to the Chief Human Resources Officer
• Manage, implement, and maintain the District's classification system, including salary and classification studies, implementation of salary schedules, classification review, development and maintenance of job descriptions and position control

The incumbent should possess knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of Human Resources management in public higher education, including employee-employer relations, and recruitment techniques and strategies
• Applicable State and Federal employment related laws, codes, rules and regulations
• Principles and techniques of labor relations and collective bargaining
• Supervisory principles and practices, including conflict resolution skills
• Human Resources information systems technology
• Job evaluation and classification techniques
• Compensation practices, methods and techniques
• Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
• Organizational planning methods and practices

The incumbent should possess skills in:
• Working effectively as a team member
• Meeting schedules and timelines
• Maintaining documentation and records
• Handling multiple assignments simultaneously and set priorities based on customer needs

The incumbent should possess the ability to:
• Interpret and apply State, Federal employment related laws and regulations
• Implement recruitment, employment, and EEO programs and plans
• Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with district employees and members of the community
• Apply leadership, team building, motivation
• Demonstrate professionalism, fairness and honesty in all aspects of the performance of duties
• Understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
• Ability to work independently with little direction
• Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others Collect, investigate and analyze data and prepare clear and concise reports
• Work effectively under pressure with multiple responsibilities and projects
• Communicate effectively and persuasively both orally and in writing with faculty, staff, administrators, constituents and representatives
• Ability to perform with tact, patience and sensitivity

• A Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, public administration (or related field); AND
• Four (4) years of professional experience working in human resources; AND
• Two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; AND
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students

• A Master's degree in a related field
• Experience in the public sector or higher education (community college)
• Five (5) years of supervisory/management experience
• Experience in labor relations, contract negotiation
• High professional standards and strong

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