Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Location
90017, Los Angeles
Salary
$148,703 - $184,217
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Community College

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This position develops, implements, administers, and monitors a variety of District-wide programs focused on compliance with federal and state statutes related to diversity, equity, and inclusion which include but are not limited to equal employment opportunity, discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Title IX.. 

MONTHLY SALARY: $12,391 - $15,351

*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

$148,703 - $184,217


TYPICAL DUTIES

Develops and recommends District-wide policies, plans, processes, and procedures designed to ensure compliance with federal and state statutes and District goals related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in a wide range of areas including but not limited to: admissions, recruitment, educational programs and activities, facilities, course offerings, participation in extra-curricular activities, financial assistance, student employment assistance, health services and student insurance, marital or parental status, athletics and physical education.

Systematically reviews and assesses federal and state executive, legislative, administrative, and judicial guidelines, orders, and decisions related to all assigned compliance programs to ensure related District policies, regulations, and processes are consistent with current law, clearly presented, and readily available as a resource for students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Coordinates with representatives from appropriate departments including Human Resources, Sheriff’s, and Student Services, as well as local community support, education, health, and law enforcement resources to identify and address patterns or systematic problems related to assigned compliance programs.

Develops, schedules, implements, and hosts regular events and training sessions across the District to inform students, faculty, and staff on topics related to the policies, prevention, reporting, and appropriate response to incidents involving equal opportunity, discrimination, and accessibility for the disabled, sexual harassment and violence.

Counsels, interprets, advises, and informs administration, faculty, staff, students and the public regarding legal and regulatory requirements and District polices, processes, and procedures related to assigned compliance programs.

Oversees and may personally conduct objective and timely investigations of complaints arising out of assigned compliance programs.

Oversees and may personally prepare written position statements, complies supporting documentation and interacts with compliance agency officials on behalf of the District.

Negotiates solutions to complaints and recommend corrective action as appropriate

Ensures compliance with all statistical and narrative reporting requirements, including data collection, database management, data analysis, and reporting.

Represents the District and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on designated matters at meetings throughout the District and State.

Directs the design, implementation, and maintenance of integrated computer, auditing, and record systems applicable to the District compliance programs and functions; recommends improvements as required.

Directs and prepares correspondence, reports, and presentations regarding assigned compliance programs.

Plans, schedules, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff.

Develops, monitors, and oversees the maintenance of the office budget.

Performs related duties as assigned.

VACANCIES

A vacancy currently exists at the District Office, 770 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. 

BENEFITS

  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPLICATION:

Education:

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in public administration, business administration, personnel administration, law, industrial relations, psychology, or a closely related field.

Experience:

Five years of full-time, professional, paid experience in a large and complex organization with responsibility for compliance with relevant laws, regulations and guidelines in an affirmative action program. Qualifying experience in an institution of higher education is desirable.

Special

A valid Class “C” California driver's license must be obtained within 10 days of establishing residence in the State of California.  Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

ACCOMMODATION

Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.

DEADLINE

Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page 

HOW TO APPLY

Online

https://jobaps.com/laccd

Contact Us
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
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