AA/EEO Compliance Specialist (MPP I) (63144)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Regulatory and Licensing

Job Description

Description:
Manager, AA/EEO Compliance Specialist
Type of Appointment: Full-time, Management Personnel Plan (MPP I)

Salary Range: $110,000 annually

Recruitment Closing Date: Open Until Filled
First Review: July 20, 2021

REQUIRED (All candidates must submit the following)

An on-line application

A letter of interest which explains in detail and, where possible, provides examples of how the candidate meets the qualifications specified in this announcement

A current résumé or curriculum vitae

Three references who can provide assessments of the applicant's professional experience, accomplishments and prospect for success in this position.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Within the Employee and Organizational Development and Advancement department (EODA), the Office of Employee/Labor Relations & Compliance serves the University as a strategic partner and key resource office in support of the University's Strategic Initiative to advance organizational development and employee excellence by developing proactive strategies and solutions in addressing employee and labor relation opportunities. Our goal is to create positive, professional, and effective working relationships at Cal Poly Pomona.

The Employee/Labor Relations team acts as both an informational resource and liaison, for formal and informal interactions, between stakeholders, to ensure the appropriate application of legal, regulatory, policy, and union contract interpretation. This includes investigations, corrective and disciplinary action, performance management, and conflict mediation/facilitation functions for Non-represented, Represented, Temporary, Confidential, and Management Personnel Plan employee groups. The Employee/Labor Relations & Compliance team also includes the Workers' Compensation and Accessibility & Reasonable Accommodations (ADA) Offices. Represented units include California State University Employees Union (CSUEU), Academic Professionals of California (APC), Teamsters Local 2010, Statewide University Police Association (SUPA), and Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Establish and implement updated affirmative action/equal opportunity programs in compliance with government legislation and CSU institutional goals. Revise and refine the Affirmative Action Plan and procedures on a continuing basis and oversee the production of the annual reports; serves as an EO/AA officer and may act as an institutional liaison to governmental agencies (for example, Department of Labor) on EO/AA matters such as reviews and audits; stays current on federal guidelines regarding non-discrimination policies and procedures
- Monitor federal and state regulations, perform risk assessment and recommend actions. Direct programs supporting CPP's affirmative action, equal employment, and related programs. Direct and execute gap and root cause analysis of employment processes in support of DEI initiatives, government reporting, and related programs. Monitor known and emerging risks, measure internal control effectiveness, and work with business/support teams to develop action items to remediate identified risks.
- Consult and provide guidance in hiring decisions and in recruiting members of underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities and veteran populations. Review institutional hiring procedures used to fill positions for compliance with affirmative action regulations and exercise approval as needed before staff/faculty position can be filled. Consult, provide guidance, and review promotions, transfers, and terminations regularly addressing any equity concerns. Review and approve as needed waivers related to open searches ensuring these requests meet applicable criteria.
- Provide consultation, support and referral to individuals and groups with concerns regarding equity and affirmative action at CPP. Investigates and mediates resolution of EO/AA complaints and makes referrals as appropriate; oversees CPP related policies and procedures as it relates to discrimination and harassment.
- Generate written narratives and statistical analysis on emerging/active risk topics for senior leaders that educate and facilitate discussions including the potential business impact(s) and range of risk- based recommendations.
- Collaborates with other offices including Human Resources, Office of the General Counsel around complicated employment issues related to protected class; proposes, develops, and works with others to implement EO/AA policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.
- Support development of programs and training promoting and ensuring compliance with EO/AA goals and objectives for academic and non-academic staff; may support design and delivery of workshops and programs designed to promote better understanding of equity, access, and diversity in recruiting, mobility, and retention within the CPP community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education
- 3-5 years of experience managing EEO/AA and diversity programs
EEO/AA Compliance experience
- AAP Development experience
- Action Plan Development experience
- Experience in compensation techniques and decisions.
- Deep understanding of recruitment processes and systems.
- Experience working with HR data and reports including analyzing applicant data.
- Experience building cross-functional partnerships and influencing cross-organizational leadership without administrative ownership.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in written and verbal communications.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Advanced degree in a related area (MBA or JD)

APPOINTMENT AND SALARY
Salary is competitive and includes a comprehensive benefits package. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a Management Personnel Plan Level II position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, an excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance and retirement benefits.

CLOSING DATE AND HOW TO APPLY
Review of complete applications will begin July 20, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For application information and materials, visit our website at www.cpp.edu/hr and refer to Job number (63044). All candidates must submit: (1) a formal University application (2) a letter of interest which explains in detail and, where possible, provides examples of how the candidate meets the qualifications specified in this announcement; (3) a current résumé or curriculum vitae; and (4) the names, titles, addresses and telephone numbers of three references who can provide assessments of the applicant's professional experience, accomplishments and prospect for success in this position.

BACKGROUND CHECK
A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: https://www.cpp.edu/campus-safety-plan.shtml

Cal Poly Pomona is a smoke and tobacco-free campus. Please refer to the link below for policy information. http://www.calstate.edu/EO/EO-1108.html

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT
The person holding this position is considered a 'limited reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Pomona, California 91768 United States View Map