Equity & Inclusion Analyst
Posting Number2020321Posting/Functional TitleHR SpecialistsUniversity Pay Plan TitleEquity & Inclusion AnalystLocationSan MarcosDepartmentEquity and InclusionRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$3,330 - $4,210Job Category ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
1.Experience as an HR Generalist, EEO Investigator, Employee Relations Specialist, or related position; or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
2.Demonstrated knowledge of policies and regulations that pertain to applicants, students, faculty, and staff including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Americans with Disabilities Act; Section 503/504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Clery Act, and any other state/federal anti-discrimination regulations.
3.Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse population.
4.Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to diverse internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management.
5.Demonstrated experience with establishing and maintaining professional working relationships and interpersonal skills.
6.Demonstrated experience with analyzing problems objectively, making effective recommendations and assisting with the implementation of solutions to these problems.
1.No less than 2 years of experience as an HR Generalist, EEO Investigator, Employee Relations Specialist, or related position and a Bachelor’s or advanced degree in HR, Higher Ed, Business, Law or related field.
2.Demonstrated knowledge of faculty and staff recruitment procedures in higher education.
3.Certification and/or training in the areas of EEO/AA/ADA/Title IX (i.e. PHR, SHRM-CP, CAAP, CDR, CDP, ATIXA).
The Equity and Inclusion Analyst assists the Director of Equity and Inclusion in administering the Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Title IX and Title VII functions of the University as follows:
a)In accordance with University policies and procedures, lead independent and unbiased investigations, and draft memoranda of findings and recommendations for University leadership.
b)Prepare supporting documents and materials as necessary.
c)Consult with the Office of Human Resources, Office of the Provost, the Office of General Counsel, and other University offices as necessary concerning investigation activities and findings.
d)Respond to inquiries from members of the University community regarding matters related to University discrimination and harassment policies.
e)Assist in maintaining OEI’s discrimination case database that shall include Inclusion to confidential information.
f)Act as an impartial, neutral investigator throughout all aspects of the investigation process, and ensure that all investigation activities and OEI decisions are consistent with University policies and procedures.
g)As assigned, assist with diversity, sexual harassment prevention and related trainings in accordance with University training mandates and state and federal statutes.
Many of the activities performed by the incumbent in this position will involve Inclusion to and use of sensitive and confidential information that is directly related to the employee/employer relationship, including but not limited to employee complaints, transaction data, and appointment and payroll information.
A. Assist the Director with Administering Civil Rights Compliance (80%):
i.Intake complaints and assess appropriate resolution process and procedural protocol to be followed. Provide consultation and education to students, faculty, and/or staff on discriminatory practices, equity matters, policies, procedures, and options for resolution of complaint matters.
ii.Investigate complaints of discrimination and harassment filed by students, staff, faculty, or visitors in compliance with federal and state laws, executive orders, and University policies and procedures. Process within specific time constraints investigations, analyses, and report findings and conclusions of complaints filed. Ensure effective, efficient, thorough and impartial investigations while ensuring attention to detail and accuracy regarding facts, relevance, and investigation documentation.
iii.Investigation duties will include, but not limited to: develop an investigation plan, analyze complaint to identify allegations, interviewing complainant and respondents, identify and interview witnesses, identify and collect relevant documentation, appropriately document interviews and other investigation findings according to the OEI investigation process format, and analyze information gleaned from investigation to determine findings.
iv.Report detailed written analysis and findings from complaint investigation to the Director in accordance with applicable legal requirements and the OEI investigation process format.
v.Maintain accurate, thorough, and confidential investigatory records and reports of finding. Prepare materials for, assist with, and participate in appeals hearings, as assigned. Facilitate, within specific time constraints, informal resolution of protected class complaints, when appropriate. Document efforts and conclusion of informal resolution.
vi.Interact with students, faculty, managers, administrators, and employees at all levels of the University in performing investigative and informal resolution duties.
vii.Serve as subject matter expert on policies and procedures managed by the Office of Equity and Inclusion.
viii.Provide education and training to students, faculty and staff on issues of prohibited harassment or discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, as assigned.
B. Affirmative Action/EEO Program Data Support (10%):
i.Assist the Director with reviewing, evaluating, tracking and approving staff and faculty hiring processes, including training search committees and preparing preliminary analyses of faculty and staff hiring patterns to determine the impact of employment practices.
ii.Maintain updated training on affirmative action planning, including job group selection, underutilization, and availability.
C. Administrative Duties (10%):
i.Assist the Director with the hiring, training, and supervision of temporary and student employees and/or interns.
ii.At the direction of the Director, serve on or attend University committee meetings.
iii.Assist with other work as required by the Director.
Additional Information to ApplicantsJob Open Date05/15/2020Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)06/03/2020Open Until FilledNoNormal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start8:00AMNormal Work Hours End5:00PMPosting NoticesYOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. , YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES.Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
Why work @ Texas State?
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.
Quick Linkhttp://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/32856Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
- Cover Letter
- List of References
- Letter of Recommendation #1
- DD 214/DD1300
- Veteran's Preference
- Letter of Recommendation #2
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