NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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Assistant Director of Human Resources for Diversity & Compliance


DATE DUE: 9/21/2017

POSITION CATEGORY:

Full-time, 12 month, college funded administrative position reporting to the Director of Human Resources.

DESCRIPTION:

The Assistant Director of Human Resources for Diversity & Compliance assists the Director of Human Resources in ensuring the College is in compliance with laws related to discrimination, harassment and affirmative action. Is responsible for the oversight of all matters affecting equality and diversity at the College and resolution of employee complaints and is the college’s liaison with New York State and Federal authorities engaged in the enforcement of Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and Regulations. As the affirmative action official, the Assistant Director is the primary contact person for issues/complaints relative to equity and diversity, Title IX, and Section 504/ADA. Serves as the College’s Title IX and ADA Coordinator. Coordinates and administers Equity and Diversity programs for the college to ensure the equalization of employment opportunities for qualified job applicants and employees in the College, regardless of minority status or gender. Major responsibilities include participation in program policy development, collaboration with college and county personnel and departmental authorities in recruitment, examination, selection and employee development activities. Does related work as required.

Typical Work Activities

  1. Ensures compliance with federal, state, local laws and SUNY regulations dealing with employment to include but not limited to affirmative action, discrimination, harassment, Title IX and Section 504/ADA.
  2. Ensures the College’s website and policies are in compliance with federal, state and SUNY laws and SUNY regulations related to employment.
  3. Conducts and works with college departmental supervisors and bargaining unit representatives to resolve employee discrimination complaints informally and promptly.  
  4. Develops, plans, coordinates, and implements College’s Equity and Diversity Plan.
  5. Develops outreach programs in the community to minority and under-represented groups with the goal to improve the diversity of the College.
  6. In conjunction with the Director of Grants, seeks to obtain funding to enhance and promote the understanding of issues related to equity and diversity within the College community.
  7. Maintains and analyzes data on the availability of minority members and women in the college labor markets.
  8. Coordinate all campus efforts around required reporting.
  9. Coordinates recruitment, development of the prospect pool, and hiring decision-making for campus employees.
  10. Administers, tracks, and effectively executes all Family Medical Leave Act and leave of absence requests.
  11. Serves on other relevant college committees as assigned.
  12. Participates actively in the development of Equal Employment Opportunity program operating policies.
  13. Assists all departments with the recruitment and hiring of high quality personnel and oversees all aspects of the associated search process including job postings, advertising and ensuring compliance with Affirmative Action guidelines and college policies.
  14. Works with VP of Student services to maintain a student recruitment strategy that includes programs and activities that will enable the campus to enroll a student population that is increasingly representative of the diversity of its primary service region.

Essential Functions

Must be able to relate to a diverse population within and external to the College community; be able to speak clearly and make oral and written presentations to various groups/organizations; have thorough knowledge of all applicable HR laws and regulations, be able to conduct investigations and write reports; be able to read and interpret governmental regulations; be able to maintain effective working relationships with others, possess excellent organizational ability; sound judgment; courtesy; tact; must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation; be computer literate and able to accurately gather, maintain, analyze, interpret and report statistical data and develop reports.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years’ experience in a position with primary responsibility for implementation of Equal Employment Opportunity, Title IX and/or Affirmative Action programs. Experience in recruitment and retention of diverse populations.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s degree in a field related to Human Resources; experience in conflict resolution; investigating complaints of discrimination; and development of programs. Professional Human Resource/Superior Professional Human Resource Certification preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; resume; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees awarded; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work-related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail: HR@niagaracc.suny.edu.  Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. Three written letters of reference from applicant’s references must be sent to the above address or email before an on campus interview. Search will remain open until candidate is selected, however to ensure consideration materials should be received by September 21, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately. Finalist(s) is/are subject to successful results of a criminal background check.

NCCC is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, military status, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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