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UC San Diego
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$100,000 - $130,000/Year

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UC San Diego


Hiring Pay Scale: $100,000 - $130,000/Year


This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.



Human Resources advances a culture of inclusion and innovation by attracting top talent, building a high-performing workforce, developing skilled leaders, and fostering a vibrant and engaging climate for the people of UC San Diego. We provide campus employees with the full range of personnel services and participate in systemwide policy and decision-making. Human Resources includes six domains: Talent Solutions; People Programs and Rewards; HR Strategy and Policy; People Support; Organization Effectiveness; and Data, Systems and Processes. Talent Solutions includes the following units: Temporary Employment Services (TES), Executive Recruitment Services (ERS), Talent Support Services (TSS), Talent Acquisition (TA), the Career Floater Program, and the Talent Diversity Champion.



Reporting to the Leader of Talent Solutions of Campus Human Resources, the Talent Diversity Champion is a technical leader who provides guidance to all levels throughout UC San Diego, utilizing specialized diversity, equity and inclusion expertise within area of responsibility to lead focused initiatives. The Talent Diversity Champion is a key advisor, strategist and subject-matter expert in developing and recommending strategies to establish diversity and inclusion as core values in talent acquisition, recruitment and retention initiatives and best practices. Apply institutional knowledge to develop and implement strategies for talent recruitment, retention, policy, and change management.


The Talent Diversity Champion will work with key partners across the campus including, but not limited to, Vice Chancellor, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (VC-EDI), Staff Association, staff affiliate groups (employee resource groups), and staff EDI groups to ensure alignment around practices advancing staff diversity equity and inclusion through retention and recruitment programs. Coordinate and implement outreach programs that demonstrate the University's strong commitment to workforce diversity.


Represent Human Resources in presentations, special events, and meetings with community based organizations, constituents, and the general public in order to enhance UC San Diego's community presence and cultivate effective working partnerships. This position also serves as a career services leader, overseeing staff outreach and career advising program initiatives. Utilize data to inform and educate People Leaders around staff compensation, retention, climate issues, equity and differential patterns of advancement by race/ethnicity and gender. Aid in action planning to positively address the foregoing.


• Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.



• Bachelor's degree in related area or an equivalent combination of experience/training.

• Advanced knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion and accessibility programs and ability to apply it to the completion of a diverse array of diversity, equity and inclusion assignments. Competency with and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging.

• Demonstrated advanced judgment and technical experience in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and developing recommendations. Advanced level of political and organizational acumen.

• Advanced level skills required to gather, organize and perform analyses on a diverse array of diversity, equity and inclusion/accessibility programs and initiatives. Ability to present findings and make recommendations that are significant to a department or unit, both verbally and in writing.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff. Ability to influence, both verbally and in writing.



• Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

• Mandated Reporter: This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).


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To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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