$54,887 - $79,515 yearly
Rogue Community College
Grants Pass, OR, USA
General Statement of Responsibilities
With the Director of Human Resources, leads the development and implementation of a district-wide vision that champions the importance and value of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment by proactively engaging faculty, staff, and students to build a welcoming community and inclusive culture at RCC. Participates as a collaborative partner with other college divisions, departments, committees, and individual faculty/staff members to develop district-wide diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives to support RCC's strategic plan. Assesses potential policy, procedure, or attitudinal barriers and leads the development of improvement plans and strategies focused on increasing overall employee cultural competency, recruitment, and retention. Designs and delivers trainings on a variety of topics to increase awareness and support of diversity, equity, access, social justice, and inclusion values while maintaining compliance with applicable laws. Supervision Received Works under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources. Supervision Exercised Supervision is not a responsibility of this position. May oversee student workers.
Examples of Duties - Essential Functions
Assists the Director of Human Resources in providing leadership and strategic direction in creating and nurturing a campus climate that is welcoming, inclusive, respectful and free from bias and harassment;
Creates a shared sense of responsibility for promoting diversity and inclusion among campus constituents with the aim of positively impacting staff, faculty, students and the overall campus climate;
Serves as the lead for campus climate surveys and initiates campus climate-related research;
Maintains current knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations pertaining to diversity, equity and inclusion;
Develops, implements, and assesses diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and campaigns, including leading the development of cultural competency standards for employees;
Develops and maintains collaborative and mutually supportive partnerships with campus constituents with the goal of establishing diversity, equity, inclusion, and access goals throughout the College as well as identifying and modifying or removing practices, systems, technologies, facilities, and structures that create barriers or produce inequities;
Assesses adequacy of hiring and screening processes to attract underrepresented candidates;
Collaborates with Institutional Research regarding trends and makes recommendations to the Director of Human Resources, leadership, and others to address diversity, equity, or identity-related problems, conflicts or areas of concern; and
Manages sensitive issues that require expedient and diplomatic action while ensuring confidentiality.
Provides training and guidance to those involved in the College's hiring processes regarding laws, regulations, policies, and procedures for equal employment opportunities, diversity, unlawful discrimination, harassment, and other areas to ensure fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices and strategies;
Uses relevant theories, emerging research, and legal and policy frameworks to individually and collaboratively design and conduct training programs on topics related to equity, inclusion, social justice, and diversity;
Engages in efforts to increase community-wide understanding and awareness of identity, bias, discrimination, power, and privilege;
Designs, develops, and delivers programming to educate the College community on the value of diversity and strategies for realizing the value;
Conducts ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of diversity, equity, social justice and inclusion training programs, programming, and initiatives;
Develops and facilitates opportunities for individuals and communities to build skills to effectively interact across differences; and create and sustain environments that are equitable and inclusive; and
Participates in other events and programs such as those coordinated by the Diversity Programming board; and is a visible, active member of the RCC campus community and Human Resources.
Addresses complaints of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as assigned. The complaint and conflict resolution work includes providing confidential guidance, offering even-handed assistance to address difficult and complex issues, recommending interventions, coordinating formal and informal resolutions, conducting formal investigations, issuing written determinations and recommendations, and facilitating conflict mediation;
Collaborates with Student Services, the Risk Management Department, and others involved in investigating and responding to civil rights and/or Title IX investigations as assigned by the Director of Human Resources.
Collaborates with other individuals, departments, councils, and committees to develop policies, guidance and practices to ensure compliance with equal opportunity and non-discrimination requirements in all college programs, services and activities.
Assists the Director of Human Resources in labor relations, to include research, gathering and analyzing data, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, drafting contract language, and handling of grievances, as assigned.
Leads the diversity, equity, and inclusion task force, serves as a member of the Diversity Programming Board, and serves on other committees/councils as assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.