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Director of Employee and Labor Relations

Employer
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location
District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568

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Job Title:

Director of Employee and Labor Relations

Position Type:

Management

Position Code:

1AHR10

FTE:

1

Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$136,101 - $161,687/annual

Job Location:

District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568

Department:

Human Resources

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Director of Employee and Labor Relations for the District Office in Dublin, California.

GENERAL DESCRIPTIONUnder the direction of the Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, the Director of Employee and Labor Relations, oversees employee and labor relations; assists management with legal issues including disciplinary actions, reasonable accommodation, sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, and implementation of grievance resolutions. This position serves as the District Office Title IX Coordinator. The Director assists in the research and implementation of the collective bargaining agreements as they relate to employee and labor relation matters; provides training and consultation to employees; and, performs a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. The Director also provides day-to-day oversight for the District’s Health and Welfare Benefit Programs and activities.

APPOINTMENT
The Director of Employee and Labor Relations shall be selected by the Governing Board upon the nomination of the District Chancellor.
NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all-inclusive in terms of the duties and responsibilities.

Representative Duties:

The Director may perform any of the following duties: 1. Coordinates and/or conducts investigations of employee and other complaints; maintains, oversees and tracks incidents; prepares statistical reports; maintains investigatory files, Title IX grievance files, disposition reports and other records regarding harassment and discrimination cases; mediates discussions for resolution of complaints; recommends complaint resolutions and follow-up actions, as appropriate; identify patterns and make recommendations accordingly to address any patterns or systemic problems revealed by such reports and complaints;
2. Assists management with disciplinary actions, reasonable accommodation, sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, other relevant employment laws, and implementation of resolutions; responds to compliance complaints filed with outside agencies;

3. Manages oversight of the District’s efforts to comply with legal and regulatory obligations in support of the District’s mission, vision and policies as they relate to Title IX; develops, recommends, and ensures Title IX compliance and training programs and strategies which meet federal and State mandates;

4. Provides leadership and facilitates all aspects of the District’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan and activities to enhance and promote District-wide inclusive diversity; assumes responsibility for the development, coordination, and implementation of the Plan and works closely with managers to ensure compliance;

5. Provides leadership in the informal and formal resolution of district-wide union grievances; makes recommendations and coordinates appropriate interim and remedial measures; develops resolution for complex harassment and discrimination cases;

6. Develops, recommends, and implements policies and procedures related to Employee and Labor Relations; prepares and maintains documentation on policies, procedures, laws, and regulations;

7. Provides consultative services to administrators with regard to the interpretation of laws, policies, procedures and District’s collective bargaining agreements;
8. Provides management support for the District Employee Health and Welfare Benefit Programs, including medical, dental and vision care insurance’s, life insurance, long-term disability (LTD) insurance, State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) and Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) pension programs, Public Alternative Retirement System (PARS), Medicare benefits, and programs mandated by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA);

9. Manages employee leaves and directs the District Workers’ Compensation program claims within State-mandated time frames; 10. Serves as a liaison for the District to various agencies and governmental units; responds to inquiries and provides confidential data and analysis, as requested; assists in internal and external auditing processes by providing confidential data and reports; answers questions; retrieves documents as needed; conducts actuarial evaluations, as required;11. Develops, recommends, and implements policies and procedures as assigned;12. Assists in the preparation of documents and reports to the Board of Trustees on personnel recommendations, including employment actions, and disciplinary matters; 13. Compiles and analyzes data, develops statistical reports, and prepares reports and surveys; 14. Serves as a member of the Labor Management Relations committee; 15. Participates in negotiations with classified and faculty bargaining units, as assigned; 16. Participates in development of Human Resources goals, objectives, and systems; participates in management and staff meetings; attends seminars and conferences; provides information as necessary to staff, public, and other agencies;17. Works closely with the colleges, departments, and unit offices to meet their service requirements and needs; 18. Attends meetings of the Board of Trustees and serves on District committees; and 19. Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Education and Experience: Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Adult Education, Business Management, or in a field related to the major responsibilities of this position, plus five years of professional human resource experience in the public sector, preferably in higher education. In addition, qualified candidates must have three (3) years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience related to the duties and functions of the position description. Sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Demonstrated knowledge of:1. Principles of management, supervision, and personnel administration;2. California Education Codes, Federal and State Laws and Regulations; and California Government Regulations that relate to the human resource function, collective bargaining, and employee relations in a Community College;3. Equal employment opportunity, workforce diversity, discrimination, harassment, and compliance and human resources operations;4. Use of information technology in the administration of a Human Resource Services unit; and5. Statistical and research methods and effective reporting protocols.
Demonstrated ability to: 1. Develop and maintain a strong service orientation;2. Accurately interpret and administer legal mandates, policies, regulations and negotiated agreements;3. Gather and analyze data and situations and make appropriate decisions;4. Communicate with technical and non-technical users clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;5. Prioritize work while maintaining a high-level of customer service;6. Work effectively in a collegial teamwork environment;7. Maintain a variety of complex and confidential files and records;8. Respond to requests and inquiries from employees;9. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;10. Maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information and work performed; and11. Effectively communicate with others and ability to develop and deliver proactive training in recruitment and employment.Demonstrated skills that include:1. Strong interpersonal skills;2. Excellent organizational skills and initiative to improve processes; and3. Excellent computer proficiency in the use of word processing and spreadsheets.

Desirable Qualifications:

Human Resource/Employee and Labor Relations experience in higher education, preferably in the California community colleges system.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-30 pounds. Requires sitting for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity for reading numerical figures; good hand-eye coordination; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp; and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read application information. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Posting Number:

AS448P

Open Date:

09/17/2021

Close Date:

10/19/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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