Affirmative Action Specialist & Special Projects Analyst
Office of the Chancellor
JOB #: 1707106
FULL TIME; CAREER
Starting Salary Range: $55,800 - $97,500/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
This position reports to the Associate Chancellor, who serves as the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) and the campus Locally Designated Official for Whistleblower Matters. The Affirmative Action Specialist/Special Projects Analyst (AAS/SPA) performs a variety of institutionally important and complex workforce data and other administrative analyses, providing information to the Associate Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellor, Chancellor, other principal officers, and campus diversity officers.
The AAS/SPA is responsible for producing federally mandated staff and academic employee affirmative action plans and for monitoring and implementing, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations and audit provisions. The AAS/SPA conducts workforce data analyses aimed at identifying and ultimately addressing areas of potential improvement. The position serves as the campus technical affirmative action compliance adviser and is a pivotal contributor to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI). The incumbent is central to ODEI's ability to carry out its mission and works collaboratively with colleagues, campus diversity officers, Staff Human Resources (SHR), Academic Personnel Office (APO), Office of Institutional Research, and other divisions on diversity-related initiatives, programs, projects and affirmative action compliance activities. The AAS/SPA works collaboratively with and at times under the guidance of the Assistant Director for EEO in developing and executing proactive EEO/AA related projects including, but not limited to, those required for state and federal government program compliance.
The AAS/SPA provides high-level project management, logistics planning and execution, best practices research, analytical and report development support to projects, initiatives and assignments managed by the Associate Chancellor. These duties may include taking the lead on assignments generated by UC Office of the President (UCOP), UC Regents and other directives and requests. This position requires the ability to develop an extensive understanding of the overall campus and its objectives, an appreciation of the academic mission, and the insight, tact, discretion and diplomacy to deal effectively and appropriately with highly sensitive information and with all individuals at all levels, both within the University system and in the public sector. Professional integrity is key to success in this position.
The Office of the Chancellor is the lead administrative office overseeing all areas of UC Santa Cruz, providing leadership in the execution of the mission, vision and strategic plans for the campus. As representatives of the Office of the Chancellor, all members of the immediate staff are expected to model the Principles of Community in their interactions with senior leaders, faculty, students and staff at all levels of the organization, with colleagues throughout the UC system, and in their interactions with organizations and individuals outside of the UC system. ODEI is a unit of the Chancellor's Office reporting to the Associate Chancellor. ODEI advances the teaching, research and service mission and commitment to excellence by working collaboratively throughout the institution to promote a campus climate that values diversity, equity and inclusion, and is free of bias and harassment. Office initiatives and activities are designed to cultivate a climate in which all students, staff and faculty are treated fairly and able to thrive and succeed; and everyone including current affiliates, alumni, supporters and community members is welcomed. Office staff members work to ensure that UCSC is compliant with nondiscrimination and affirmative action policies and laws for staff and faculty, and all applicants and employees are afforded equal opportunity in employment.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Technical knowledge and skills sufficient to develop, use and maintain complex databases.
Proven successful experience and ability to research, analyze, interpret and apply complex policies and procedures, including those based in federal and state law.
Knowledge of and ability to utilize accepted statistical methods for conducting high-level, complex statistical analyses.
Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and abilities; demonstrated ability to write executive correspondence, produce written analyses, reports and other documents.
Ability to work independently, display initiative and manage multiple priorities under pressure of competing deadlines.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: June 7, 2017
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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