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VP Human Resources

Company: ExecuNet
Location: Fresno
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the President and CEO the Vice President of Human Resources (HR) oversees all aspects of Calbright 's Human Resources by planning, organizing, and directing the activities and operations of the Human Resources department. The Vice President of Human Resources is an executive leadership position, responsible for making sure the college is in compliance with Title 5 regulations, California Education Code, state and federal labor laws, and collective bargaining agreements pertaining to all Human Resources policies and procedures. This role regularly collaborates with Calbright 's divisions to provide leadership and support in employee relations and related policy development. The Vice President of Human Resources oversees employee recruitment, employee benefits, workers compensations, risk management, and professional development activities for the College. Provides supervision and evaluates the performance of all Human Resources staff and assigned personnel, including the Executive Director of Human Resources, and Employee/Employer Relations. Serves as the College 's compliance officer in regard to equity, diversity, equal employment opportunity, discrimination, and human resources policies and addresses related complaints and grievances. Assists with collective bargaining and performs other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
The duties below are representative of the role and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed within the scope of work:
Provides leadership for human resources planning and policy development
Promotes an organizational climate that fosters diversity and inclusion
Advises the President and CEO, VP 's, managers, and responsible employees regarding the interpretation and application of laws, policies, and regulations affecting academic and classified personnel
Recommends appropriate new/revised personnel policies and regulations
Responsible for overseeing procedures for recruitment, hiring, promotion, job classification, layoff, discipline, dismissal, salary placement, and advancement
Ensuring the timely evaluation of employees
Provides for the orientation of new employees and for the ongoing professional development of faculty and staff
Provides consultation and technical expertise to administrators, faculty, staff, the public, and others concerning Human Resources operations and activities
Supervises the maintenance of personnel records and employment contracts; provide database management and development
Administers collective bargaining agreements as well as individual employment agreements
Assists the chief labor negotiator and oversees the processing and resolution of grievances
Oversees the College 's risk management including all aspects of employee benefits, worker 's compensation, and property/liability insurance
Responsible for the investigation, processing, and response to complaints of discrimination and harassment
Interfaces with cognizant agencies such as the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights
Consults with legal counsel, as necessary, to ensure that complaints of potential college liability are handled appropriately and monitors the performance of the College 's claims management services
Prepares a variety of items for Board of Trustees review and approval; advises Calbright 's executive team on messaging to present HR action items and information & reports at monthly Board of Trustees meetings
Facilitates conflict resolution as needed to improve employee relations and the effectiveness of supervision by college managers
Serves as Title IX compliance officer
Hears complaints and grievances as determined by the college 's policy, in such areas as gender, disability, racial, ethnic or age discrimination and facilitates resolution of the same
Leads and coordinates professional development planning and, in collaboration with constituency representatives, coordinates professional development activities for the college
Prepares and interprets required Federal, State, and college reports, including staff diversity reports, statistical and narrative reports, Governing Board reports, Chancellor 's Office reports, contract documents, and other materials
Updates college policies, procedures, forms, contracts, and publications to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and executive orders
Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; select, train, and coordinate tasks, assign priorities, resolve issues or concerns
Attends workshops and meetings, serve on college committees as directed
Oversees the employee performance evaluation process; update and maintain records. Provide advice to college managers in preparing evaluations
Ensures college compliance with Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training (AB 1875)
Coordinates the claims process for unemployment, disability, and worker 's compensation; review worker 's compensation claims and communicate with appropriate individuals regarding claims
Directs the recruitment and selection of college personnel; monitor procedures and practices for compliance with established hiring policies and Affirmative Action guidelines; coordinate and approve processes and materials
Serves as college Equal Employment Officer; develop and administer the college Equal Employment Opportunity Plan and related policies and programs to assure compliance with Federal, State, and college regulations
Verifies all minimum qualifications for the hiring of faculty, both full and part-time, including initiating the equivalency process if needed
Oversees informational presentations including selection committee training and other related presentations as required
Provides support and leadership to the College 's equity and diversity programs and work to ensure progress in meeting the College 's diversity goals
Supervises new employee processing including livescan, background check, TB compliance, and related matters
Provides advice on college Human Resources functions; monitors Human Resources practices for compliance with Board policy and governmental regulations; adherence to collective bargaining agreements by providing direction to administrators and managers to interpret negotiated employer/employee agreements
Receives and resolves complaints, employee disciplinary problems, participates in the grievance process and monitors disciplinary actions, discusses situations with staff and attorneys, investigates as appropriate, prepares related reports, and maintains official college records of employer/employee proceedings. Researches legal matters and consult with legal counsel on behalf of the college
Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
Develops, oversees, and maintains the Human Resources information system. Works closely with college 's technology staff on establishing and/or improving Human Resources computer and software needs
Perform other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Principles, methods, and techniques of Public Personnel Administration
Provisions of related Education Code, Title V, Title IX, ADA, OSHA, disability and workers compensation laws, rules and regulations
State and federal laws and decisions pertaining to human resources, collective bargaining, and affirmative action
Principles of compensation analysis and administration
Human behavior and relationships
College organization, operations, policies, and objectives
Budget preparation and control
Ability to resolve personnel conflicts and disputes, negotiate agreements with employee representatives, investigate, evaluate and recommend resolutions to grievances, claims, and complaints, and analyze and apply laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
Incorporate the use of technology in performing presentations, develop reports
Plan, organize, and direct the activities and operations of a Human Resources department
Coordinate and supervise information management systems for Human Resources
Perform professional and analytical human resources tasks
Understand, interpret and apply policies, laws, rules, and regulations
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Assist in conducting investigations
Exhibit interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
Prepare reports and make recommendations
Assign, train, supervise and evaluate the work of others
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
Exercise initiative and independent judgment
Manage confidential matters with tact and diplomacy
Work various hours including evenings and/or weekends
Operate a computer and assigned software
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Plan, schedule, and organize workload and projects, ensuring timelines are met
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, staff, and faculty
Minimum Qualifications
An earned Master 's degree from an accredited institution in human resources management, business administration, public administration, organizational management, educational management or related field AND a minimum of five (5) years experience in a management position in higher education, P-12, or other public agency human resources.

Bachelor 's degree from an accredited institution in human resources management, business administration, public administration, organizational management, educational management or related field AND a minimum of ten (10) years experience in a related management position in higher education, P-12, or other public agency human resources.
Desired Qualifications
Juris Doctor in a related field of law.
Experience in a management position in a California Community College, or in a CSU or UC system in human resources.

Keywords: ExecuNet, Fresno , VP Human Resources, Human Resources , Fresno, California

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