Interim Director, Human Resources/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Job Description

Interim Director, Human Resources/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Department: Human Resources
Category: Management
Posted: 8/21/2014
Closing Date: 8/28/2014

Allan Hancock College is accepting applications for an interim, full-time, 37-hour per week position supporting the Human Resources Department and reporting to the Associate Superintendent/Vice President, Facilities and Operations. The anticipated start date is October, 2014, pending board approval and end June, 2015 or earlier per district need. The successful candidate must pass a Department of Justice Clearance and a pre-employment health and physical before the start date.

*The successful candidate will not be eligible to apply for the permanent position.*

• The starting salary is $103,186 per month (range 7, $103,186 to $123,145 per month on the Management Salary Schedule).
• Benefits include medical, vision, dental insurance and disability, retirement plan, and 24 annual paid vacation days (pro-rated based on hire date).

Under general direction, is responsible for human resources planning and policy development, employment, indoctrination and training, collective bargaining and employee relations, compensation and benefits, safety and employer services; assists and advises administrative staff on human resources issues; acts as district equal employment opportunity (EEO) officer; and performs related duties as assigned.

This is a classified administrative position. An incumbent in this position reports directly to the associate superintendent/vice president, facilities and operations, with regard to routine reporting requirements but will report directly to the superintendent/president with regard to collective bargaining and equal employment opportunity. The incumbent will independently perform professional work involving judgment in the interpretation and application of policy and procedures. Incumbents have a high frequency of responsible contact with administrative and professional staff, student, and other public/private agencies requiring tact and good communication skills.

1. Develops and recommends human resources policies and procedures for the district.
2. Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish and maintain a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.
3. Acts as chief negotiator for the district in contract negotiations with the classified and faculty exclusive bargaining agents and develops contract language and negotiation strategies.
4. Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions (e.g. OSHA, EEO, FLSA, ADA, etc.). Monitors exposure of the district with regard to noncompliance and directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance and approves all information submitted. Acts as primary contact with legal counsel and outside government agencies in complaint and labor relations matters.
5. Protects the interests of employees and the district in accordance with district policy and procedure and governmental law and regulations. Makes recommendations for appointment and terminations. Reviews appeals through complaint procedures, and may serve as the district grievance officer.
6. Evaluates job structure and design and makes recommendations accordingly.
7. Directs wage and benefit surveys and evaluates and/or monitors pay policies, performance appraisal programs, select employee benefit programs and services and assigned safety programs. Monitors for effectiveness and cost containment.
8. Establishes standard recruitment and placement practices and procedures and serves as affirmative action officer for the district.
9. Establishes in-house management training programs that cross division lines (e.g. performance appraisal, equal employment opportunity, sexual harassment, interviewing, and disciplinary actions) and recommends other district training needs in office technologies and safety.
10. Defines human resources programs and responsibility and provides necessary training and materials to line management and employees: workshops, manuals, handbooks, and standardized reports.
11. Oversees implementation of programs through human resources staff. Monitors maintenance of standards and resolves discrepancies.
12. Conducts a continuing study of all human resources policies, programs and practices, and reports on new developments and makes appropriate recommendations.
13. Directs the preparation and maintenance of such reports as are necessary to carry out human resources functions.
14. Keeps supervisor informed of significant problems and issues that jeopardize the district and those which are not being addressed adequately by line management.

• Assumes other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:
• Principles, practices, and objectives of public personnel administration including recruitment, examination, selection, classification, compensation, grievance procedures and employer/employee relations;
• Provisions of the California Education Code and other state and federal laws and regulations as applied to personnel practices and procedures in the community college system;
• Equal employment opportunity guidelines, laws, regulations, and judicial opinions;
• General principles of organization, management and employee supervision, and training;
• Effective research, analytical and report writing techniques;
• Occupations found in community college districts;
• Collective bargaining under the provisions of SB 160 and the requirements of the Public Employment Relations Board.
Demonstrated ability to:
• Plan, organize, direct, and administer a program of personnel administration;
• Interpret and apply rules and regulations relating to the operation of a personnel program under the Education Code;
• Analyze existing personnel policies and programs and formulate appropriate recommendations to district officials;
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with school officials and administrators, classified and academic staff;
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
• Effectively counsel, advise, and interact with staff on a wide variety of personnel related matters;
• Negotiate collective bargaining agreements;
• Plan and direct research and other information gathering activities.
Education and Experience:
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in human resources or business administration or public administration with significant course work in human resources AND four years of increasingly responsible and varied experience in personnel management in the private or public sector or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. A master’s degree is desired.

Special Qualification:
A sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and to staff and students with physical and learning disabilities.

A committee will screen all applications. Meeting minimum qualifications does not assure a candidate an interview. Therefore, it is important that the application be thorough and detailed. Applicants will be assessed on the breadth and depth of education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. A limited number of applicants will be invited for an interview at the college.

To be considered as a candidate for this position, the following materials must be received at the college human resources office by Thursday, August 28, 2014:
• Signed district application for faculty/administrative positions, completed and signed
• A personal statement, not to exceed (5) five pages, which addresses each of the professional
responsibilities listed in this announcement
• A current and complete resume of educational and professional experience
• Transcripts (official not necessary) unless hired

*Interviews will be held in the afternoon on Tuesday, September 2, 2014*

For application materials please visit our Web site at www.hancock or contact:
Allan Hancock College
Human Resources, Building B
800 South College Drive
Santa Maria, CA 93454-6399
(805) 922-6966, extension 3378
(805) 922-9196 Fax


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Job Snapshot

Other Pay 0
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Human Resources
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 4 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 0001235163-03
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Interim Director, Human Resources/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

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