Assistant Vice President for Human Resources (Reg FT)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Assistant Vice President for Human Resources (Reg FT)

Position Title: Assistant Vice President for Human Resources (Reg FT)

Department: Human Resources

Campus: Office of College Services

Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than April 12, 2021. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.

Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Salary Grade: Admin 20 - $95,004

Job Category: Administrators

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Slot: 5888

Job Open Date: 3/26/2021

Job Close Date:

General Summary: Oversees areas of human resources including EEO, diversity, employee relations, and labor relations, internal and external complaints and civil cases; provides support to Vice President for all human resources areas; represents the Vice President as assigned.

Requirements: Master's degree in human resources, business administration or related field and a minimum of eight years of experience. A juris doctorate is preferred. Experience in employee relations, labor relations, and conducting EEO investigations is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office.


1. Develops, implements, maintains, and interprets division policies and procedures related to personnel administration, labor and employee relations consistent with the college and state mandates and responsibilities.

2. Consults with employees, addresses complex/problem situations, and provides technical expertise.

3. Assists the Vice President for Human Resources in managing labor relations, to include negotiating collective agreements, contract administration, drafting contract language, handling of grievances, arbitrations, labor management committee and proposed disciplinary actions.

4. Oversees grievances and prepares reports to document the status, types and deposition for each grievance.

5. Leads the planning and implementation of special projects; leads and performs investigations, including complaints received, requiring an analysis of requests and sensitive facts related to an employee or with a regulatory agency.

6. Designs, plans, and implements employee and labor relations programs, procedures, and training activities and prepares materials in preparation for grievances, arbitrations, and legal or administrative cases.

7. Serves in the absence of the Vice President for Human Resources or as assigned, including participating in cabinet level and/or board committee meetings and/or projects; assists Vice President for Human Resources in preparation and reporting for meetings; represents the Vice President for Human Resources as assigned.

8. Familiarity with a variety of HR concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals.

9. Documents facts relevant to a case by visiting College locations, contacting supervisors, reviewing policy manuals and consulting with others as necessary, and interviews complaints, problems, or cases of injustice.

10. Researches and recommends the development of or revisions to policies/procedure to ensure best practice implementation or compliance; maintains the Employee Manual, updating and coordinating distribution and publishing to employees.

11. Facilitates internal complaints with employees; provides follow-up.

12. Serves as liaison to the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion as well as the Office of General Counsel.

13. Attends EEO hearings; works with counsel to prepare documentation needed for cases.

14. Keeps apprised of federal and state rules and regulations pertaining to personnel matters.

15. Counsels and advises employees on the possible course of action available in the settlement of grievances; attends and resolves grievance on behalf of the Vice President, as assigned.

16. Attends disciplinary conferences, and provides counsel and advice to management pertaining personnel matters.

17. Prepares periodic reports for management on the status, types and deposition of grievances.

18. Assist with plan, design, and delivery of human resources functions, including recruitment and employment, professional development, employee engagement, and benefits and compensation.

19. Coordinates and manages unemployment compensation cases, serving as liaison with external representatives.

20. Serves as liaison to internal and external constituents.

21. Attends various conferences and meetings.

22. Performs other duties as required or assigned.

Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

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The Community College of Allegheny County, located in Pittsburgh, is the largest institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania.

The college serves approximately 30,000 credit students through our four campuses, five centers and online programming. An additional 35,000 students per year enhance their knowledge and job skills through thousands of CCAC non-credit and workforce development courses.

Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in a changing global society.

The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce. Stakeholders have strong personal connections with CCAC and support it as a sound investment in community and economic vitality.

The Mission of the Community College of Allegheny County is to provide affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment that prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.

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