Affirmative Action and EEO Specialist

  • Job posted by University of California, Santa Cruz

Job Type

Part Time




Santa Cruz
United States



Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Job #: 1808303


STARTING SALARY RANGE: $71,625 TO $106,875/annually*
*commensurate with experience and qualifications

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

[Under the supervision of the Associate Chancellor, the Affirmative Action and EEO Specialist (AAES), with relative independence, performs a variety of institutionally important and complex workforce data statistical and other administrative analyses. The AAES monitors, plans, evaluates and implements UC Santa Cruz staff and academic employee affirmative action programs.

The AAES is responsible for producing federally mandated staff and academic employee affirmative action plans and for monitoring and, when appropriate, implementing, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations and audit provisions. The AAES conducts workforce data statistical analyses aimed at identifying and ultimately addressing areas of potential improvement.

The position serves as a campus workforce data leader and technical affirmative action compliance adviser and is a pivotal contributor to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI).

In addtion, the AAES is responsible for leading and participating in EEO initiatives including but not limited to outreach efforts to potential applicants who are veterans and those with disabilities.

The AAES serves as the technical, administrative and logistical lead for office fair hiring efforts including the mandatory fair hiring training and will be assigned working collaboratively with Staff Human Resources on a major revision or replacement of the current mandatory fair hiring training.

The position also has responsibility for outward facing communications such as the EEO/AA content of the ODEI website, newsletter and other communications.

Under the guidance and direction of the ODEI principal complaint resolution officer, the AAES provides research, logistical, analytical and data analysis support for EEO complaints and problem resolution efforts with the goal of being trained to perform non-complex fact finding workplace investigations during the first eighteen months of UCSC employment.]

Qualifications include:
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize accepted statistical methods for conducting high-level, complex analyses of workforce data. Ability to mine, clean and analyze data from a variety of institutional databases.

  • Technical knowledge and skills sufficient to develop, use and maintain complex databases. Technical and analytical knowledge and abilities sufficient to use technology in day-to-day functioning to create efficiencies; knowledge of common software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, in particular, possession of or abillity to develop advanced Excel skills.

  • Proven successful experience and ability to research, analyze, interpret and apply complex policies and procedures, including those based in federal and state law.

  • Ability and demonstrated cultural competency to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a diverse team and with diverse campus and external constituencies.

  • Knowledge of federal affirmative action regulations and methodologies including experience calculating workforce availability, underutilization and adverse impact. Experience with development of federal affirmative action plans.

  • Knowledge of methodologies for conducting multifactor compensation analyses and experience conducting such analyses.

  • Experience conducting or supporting workplace investigations.

    Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 11/5/2018

    View full job description and access on-line application:

    To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, 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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  • Professional Level


    Minimum Education Required

    4-year degree