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Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources

Company: West Hills Community College District
Location: Coalinga
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description West Hills Community College District Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources Administrative Range 48 District Funded Tentative Start Date: 07/01/2021 Position Duties Summary The Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) of Human Resources plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the development, administration, and direction for all human resources and employee relations operations in the District, in accordance with federal and California State law and in accordance with California education code and Title 5. Distinguishing Career Features Under the direction of the Deputy Chancellor, provides leadership and direction for the district-wide human resources services in: labor and employee relations, recruitment and selection, employee record-keeping, professional development, benefits administration, EEO and Title IX Compliance, HRIS systems and classification and compensation. The Associate Vice Chancellor provides sound advice and counsel to District management, the College Presidents, and the Board of Trustees on all matters related to human resources management, relevant state and federal regulations, and employee relations. The Associate Vice Chancellor develops and presents employment policies in response to legislation and District needs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Serves as Chief Human Resources Officer for the District. Assumes full management responsibility for all human resources, the general personnel program administration, compensation plans and benefits administration, classification management, employee recruitment and selection processes, employer/employee relations, labor relations, and staff development. Serves as a member of the Chancellor's Executive Cabinet. Ensures compliance with equal employment opportunity, Title 5, the California Education Code, Board Polices, Collective Bargaining Agreements and all related federal compliance expectations. Coordinates, facilitates, and supervises the District's grievance and discrimination complaint processes. Serves on the District's labor negotiation team and supports the work of that team in all negotiations. Works with District and union leadership to address workplace matters that arise between contract years that may require memorandums of understanding. Oversees and manages the District's benefits programs and services for all employees and ensures contractors are accountable and serve in the best interest of the district and its employees. Ensures that high level, responsive service is provided to current, future and past employees of the District related to employee benefits, programs and services. Develops and implements effective human resources policies and procedures. Consults with both special and general counsel on contract issues, litigation, and compliance issues. Promotes commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; Fosters and advances diversity, equity and inclusion through outreach activities and professional development. Develops and oversees employee development programs and services, including employee orientation programs and mentorship that advance the workforce of the District. Participates in shared governance committees; Chairs committees as assigned or required by role. Mediates employee grievances; represents the District in grievance hearings; directs disciplinary actions; intervenes in supervisor/employee relation problems. Receives, investigates, and seeks to resolve employee and student complaints of unlawful discrimination and harassment. Develops and implements effective risk management practices including emergency preparedness strategies. Directs and supervises the activities of the Human Resources department. Assigns work to, monitors, and evaluates the Human Resources staff; provides development opportunities to staff; and establishes standards of performance and methods of operation. Serve as the District's Tile IX Coordinator with oversight of the District's sexual misconduct including conducting investigations, bringing resolution and preparing reports for submittal to appropriate individuals and the Chancellor's Office; Administers the District's unlawful discrimination complaint policies and procedures; received complaints; coordinates investigations; assists in resolution with appropriate compliance; Coordinates, implements, plans and organizes the District's EEO Program, serve as the District's EEO Officer and Section 504 Compliance Officer; Plan, develop and administer the department budget; review, analyze and made recommendations on budget. Monitor, control and authorize expenditures; Participates in professional organizations and maintains an expert level of understanding of current ideas, research, and practices related to the areas of responsibility for this position; Participates in local, regional, and state activities to promote the West Hills Community College District and the community colleges; Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned. Knowledge and Skills Thorough understanding of and skills related to current principles and practices of human resources management, specifically in a higher education setting, including employee recruitment and hiring, personnel policies, conflict management and resolution, collective bargaining, employment law, compensation systems, benefits programs and services, supervision and staff development, budget and fiscal management principles, strategic planning processes, staff development and professional development programs. California community college laws and regulations, Title 5, California retirement programs (CalSTRS and CalPERS), and California Education Code, and Federal law pertaining to higher education, including Title IX, ADA, COBRA, FMLA, FLSA, HIPPA, EEOC, the Affordable Care Act, and the Civil Rights Act. Abilities Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff at all levels within the organization. Understand the organizational complexity of a multi-college District. Interpret and effectively analyze data, compile data and prepare accurate reports. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Employ effective leadership, management, organizational, and facilitation skills. Understand and be sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students and employees, as well as needs of individuals with disabilities. Develop services and programs to support the development and advancement of employees. Provide sound and responsive service to both internal and external entities and personnel. Qualification Education and Experience Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students and of students and staff with disabilities. An earned Bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university in a social or behavioral science field (e.g. human resources management, human development, personnel development, sociology, psychology), business administration, organizational development, or other directly-related field AND five years of managerial experience in the field of human resources. Master's degree in one of the above areas is preferred. Experience in an educational setting is preferred, inclusive of Title 5, and the California Education Code.Experience in a collective bargaining environment, preferably in a public school or higher education environment is preferred. License and Certificates Valid California driver's license. Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certifications or other Human Resources license/certifications are desirable. Supplemental Information Position is open until filled with first review of applications occurring the week of June 14, 2021. REQUIRED MATERIALS: A cover letter addressing the reasons why you think your skills and qualifications enable you to be the ideal person for this position. Your letter should provide specific examples from background and experience and competencies that match those sought for this position. Online District application Professional resume Unofficial transcripts verifying course work completed and degree(s) received. Provide names, addresses, home and work numbers of five persons familiar with your work. *Incomplete applications will not be accepted. It is the candidates responsibility to make sure the application packet is complete.* West Hills Community College District is an equal opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or covered veteran's status consistent with applicable federal and state laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Background Check: All of our positions require the ability to pass a background and live scan. Drug Testing: In accordance with the Drug Free Environment of WHCCD, The applicant understands that if he/she is selected for employment, as a part of their employment they will be required to submit to a drug and alcohol test as a part of the health examination. Selection P

Keywords: West Hills Community College District, Fresno , Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, Human Resources , Coalinga, California

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