Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $110,350-$170,650/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves oversight of the key compliance related activities affecting the ongoing establishment and maintenance of a culture of safety, nondiscrimination, and acceptance at the University of California. Includes compliance governance, policies and procedures, training and education, communication and reporting, internal monitoring, and auditing. Recommends response, prevention, and disciplinary standards for compliance issues. Ensures alignment with applicable laws and ethical standards of the organization.
The Associate Director for EEO/AA (ADEEO) in the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) works with a high degree of independence under the direction of the Associate Chancellor. The ADEEO serves as a special assistant to the Associate Chancellor and often stands in for him in his role as EEO/AA Director. This position works closely with the Associate Chancellor to provide high-level analytical support to the Chancellor, Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor, Vice Provosts, Vice Chancellors, Deans, Department Chairs and managers/supervisors.
The ADEEO serves as the equal employment opportunity subject matter expert for ODEI and interacts with and advises senior campus leadership and other campus constituents on employment-related diversity, inclusion, and EEO/AA compliance matters working as part of executive teams charged with analyzing and proposing solutions to matters of a highly sensitive nature requiring heightened political acumen and conflict resolution skills and insights.
The ADEEO performs a variety of responsible, highly confidential and complex administrative analyses in statutory compliance and problem resolution. The position has primary responsibility for conducting or overseeing Title VII-related workplace discrimination investigations and coordinating and submitting responses to charges filed with the EEOC, DFEH and other external bodies on behalf of the Chancellor and the UC Regents. The ADEEO may also conduct other investigations and inquiries of a confidential nature at the request of the Associate Chancellor, campus principal officers and others including serving as a fact finding investigator for student discrimination-related grievances (related to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title II of the ADA).
In addition, the ADEEO works collaboratively with and may direct the ODEI Affirmative Action and EEO Specialist on selected affirmative action initiatives and projects and may also collaborate with the ODEI Campus Diversity Officer- Staff and Students and Campus Diversity Officer-Faculty, as invited and appropriate. The ADEEO also works closely and collaboratively with Title IX, Academic Personnel, Staff Human Resources and Campus Counsel Offices.
The Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion advances the University's teaching, research and service mission and commitment to excellence by working collaboratively with others throughout the institution to promote a campus climate that values diversity, equity and inclusion, and is free of bias and harassment.
Office initiatives and activities are designed to cultivate a climate in which all students, staff and faculty are treated fairly and able to thrive and succeed; and everyone including current affiliates, alumni, supporters and community members is welcomed.
Office staff members work to ensure that UC Santa Cruz is compliant with nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies and laws for staff and academic employees, and all applicants and employees are afforded equal opportunity in employment.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. The Selected Candidate cannot begin work until passing the background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Graduate degree in related field (for example law, human resources) or undergraduate degree and significant professional training, work experience and/or certification relevant to position.
Knowledge of workplace equal employment opportunity and affirmative action laws, programs and efforts.
Demonstrated ability to professionally and effectively conduct workplace discrimination and other investigations and issue findings using field best practice standards.
Ability to represent the Associate Chancellor in highly sensitive and important matters with campus/University-wide impact. Political acumen, ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and exercise discretion.
Demonstrated problem solving and mediation skills.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 02-19-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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