Interim Director - Staff Diversity and EEO/AA Compliance, UCLA Campus Human Resources
The Interim Director- Staff Diversity, EEO & Affirmative Action Compliance provides leadership and program coordination in alignment with University policies, regulatory and legal requirements, and human resources talent management strategy. Develops campus-wide staff affirmative action plan and serves as staff affirmative action officer. The Interim Director provides expert guidance to the campus and health system on best practices and compliance activities related to Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Veterans readjustment Act of 1974, as amended. Oversees fact-finding investigations of discrimination complaints applicable to staff, including sexual harassment matters in coordination with the Title IX Office, and serves as the UCLA liaison with Federal and State Enforcement agencies. The Interim Director is responsible for managing a professional staff and implementing an effective staff affirmative action and diversity education program for the campus. The Interim Director is also responsible for ensuring that UCLA employment practices are consistent with federal, state and University requirements for affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and non-discrimination.
This is a one year contract appointment subject to renewal.
- Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, and implementing successful programs/plans and services in response to and in support of diversity, affirmative action and equal employment opportunity, preferably in the public sector.
- Experience leading and working in a team context, with effective skills in seeing projects and assignments through development to completion. Ability to develop and implement effective professional development activities for unit staff.
- Experience in overseeing or conducting complaint investigations and in conflict resolution and mediation, for resolution to the best interests of all parties. Knowledge of laws pertaining to confidentiality, access to records, and record retention.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in client services, consultation, communication, and analytical skills, including the ability to make effective written and oral presentations.
- Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the issues and concerns of all employees, including members of all groups protected by federal and state laws and regulations and by University of California policies.
- Significant experience in interpreting and applying complex federal and state laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
- Bachelor's degree in related field, JD is desired; or equivalent combination of skills and experience.
- Knowledge of organizational development, current management theories and principles, assessment techniques, program design concepts, conflict resolution, and process management in the area of diversity.
- Understanding of availability analysis, job group analysis, compensation analysis, and other data collection methodologies and practices.
Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting.
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/ and search for Requisition 26224. Or, quicklink:
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct