Title: Associate Director, Office of Faculty and Staff Affirmative Action
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Affirmative Action
Date Posted: 10/17/2012
Final Filing Date: open until filled
8AM - 5PM
The Associate Director, reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Diversity Excellence and Equity/Director of Faculty of Staff Affirmative Action (AVC/Director), and is responsible for the development and implementation of equal opportunity processes and procedures. The Associate Director manages the AA/EEO diversity data management processes including the collection and analysis of data and the development of the annual campus affirmative action plans for each unit on campus. The Associate Director oversees and monitors the development of affirmative action/diversity plans and programs developed by campus units or by OFSAA. The Associate Director will also be responsible for overseeing the implementation and training around the new AAIS and I Recruit systems on campus.
The Associate Director coordinates an Affirmative Action and diversity communication initiative that includes the production and updating of OFSAA publications, including Affirmative Action websites and brochures, media placements and information pieces.
In the absence of the AVC/Director the Associate Director is responsible for the Office of Faculty and Staff Affirmative Action and works with the staff to promote and integrate the principles of equal opportunity, affirmative action, non-discrimination, and excellence through diversity at UCR. In this capacity, the Associate Director administers the complaint resolution process, conducting investigations as needed with the support of the Director and other appropriate offices.
The Associate Director ensures that UCR faculty and staff employment policies and procedures comply with all relevant Federal, State, and University requirements. The Assistant- Associate Director represents UC Riverside in interaction with external state and local compliance agencies. They also serve as a resource for UCR administrators, committees, and departments involved in addressing affirmative action, equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and diversity issues. The Associate Director represents UCR on behalf of the AVC/Director and serves on various UC and UCR committees.
Bachelor's degree in a related field, or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a related field, with a strong background in data gathering, analysis, and diversity-related issues.
Knowledge and experience in the areas of diversity; nondiscrimination; sexual harassment prevention; and affirmative action and equal opportunity policies, laws, and regulations.
Experience conducting neutral fact-finding investigations.
Ability to analyze and synthesize qualitative and quantitative data into well-written reports.
Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with all levels of a multicultural organization, including individuals and groups represented by senior managers, faculty members, the UC community, the Office of the President, and external organizations and agencies.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to conduct workshops.
Excellent analytical, evaluation, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated supervisory and employee management skills.
Strong PC skills, specifically in the use of content management and Microsoft office software to produce analyses and applications to meet changing operational needs.
Graduate degree in a related field, or a combination of education and experience equivalent to an advanced degree in a related field
Demonstrated project management skills, including research design, team development, data analysis and evaluation
Understanding of university environment and interrelationships between students, staff and faculty as well as academic and administrative departments.
Demonstrated ability to build the technical capacity of unit leaders to analyze and manage the data from their AA and other reports
Familiarity with the goals and objectives of UCR and the University of California.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #4 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2011). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 41st among top public universities (US News and World Report 2011) and is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer, with a commitment to workforce diversity.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview