Job ID #2418: Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Officer

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PositionEqual Employment Opportunity and Diversity Officer
Salary$102,036.48 - $123,330.48 annually
AgencyCity of Berkeley
Deadline11/13/18 05:00 PM
Typical duties include:
- Develops and recommends the implementation of policies and EEO policies and procedures needed to identify and eliminate unlawful employment practices which impede advancement opportunities to protected classes assists and advises departmental personnel on the development of effective diversity strategies;
- Plans, coordinates, directs the day to day activities and disseminates information on the EEO/Diversity program; assists with the recruitment of qualified protected class.
- Reviews departmental policies and practices and assists departmental personnel in developing effective methods of achieving work force diversity;  
- Interprets equal employment opportunity requirements of federal and state agencies and their effect on the City's employment program; develops, monitors and reports on implementation of City's EEO/diversity Program; acts as primary liaison with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Department Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH);  
- Develops and maintains working relationships and networks with community outreach groups concerned with the City's efforts to ensure equal employment opportunity and work force diversity;
-Reviews, evaluates and prepares reports on the progress of the City and individual departments in achieving work force diversity; analyzes and updates work force surveys; oversees the maintenance of an accurate data base; reports and monitors recruitment/hiring, separations statistics; researches EEO/diversityissues/problems; incorporates EEO/diversity into the employment process;  
-Investigates complaints alleging discrimination, harassment, or related unfair employment practices; prepares analytical investigative summary consistent with Title VII case law and determine whether violations have occurred;
-Reviews, monitors, analyzes and prepares reports related to the City's work force, assessing employment patterns, procedures, and/or practices that may violate EEO provision;
-Provides training to City staff as mandated by State law;
-May be assigned on going and/or project responsibilities in the areas of employee relations, policies and procedures, recruitment, examining, classification, compensation and/or other technical functions;  
-Conducts various analytical studies; prepares reports, correspondence and a variety of written materials; manages additional EEO/Diversity programs and projects as required;
-Serves as liaison and represents the City to outside agencies and organizations;
-Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; and
  1. -Performs related duties as assigned.
Additional Information
Equivalent to graduation from a four year college with major course work in business or public administration, industrial relations, or a closely related field
Three (3) years of professional human resource experience in a generalist capacity which has included extensive responsibility for EEO investigation planning and implementing EEO/diversity programs. Experience in a public agency setting is desirable. Additional professional level experience as outlined above may be substituted for the college education on a year for year basis.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, maintenance of a valid California drivers license and satisfactory driving record is required.
To Apply
Applicants must submit:
1. City of Berkeley Employment Application Form
2. Responses to the Supplemental Questions
3. Resume
4. All materials must be received in our office no later than the closing date (5 P.M.). Postmarks, faxes and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Resumes are not a substitute for a completed application.
Review of applications for minimum qualifications for the position and to ensure all materials have been submitted.
The examination process will consist of:
1. Review of applications for minimum qualifications for the position and to ensure all materials have been submitted.
2. Applicants meeting the minimum requirements will undergo a competitive review and assessment of their supplemental questionnaire, and education/training and experience to select the best qualified applicants to continue in the process.  The Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include but not be limited to: knowledge of Federal, State, local laws and regulations pertaining to equal employment opportunity. Weighted 10%
3. The best qualified applicants will participate in an oral board interview which will be weighted as 50% of the candidates total score tentatively scheduled for the week of November 27th, 2018.There will be no make up dates to participate in the oral exam.
3. A written exercise will be administered following the oral interview and weighted as 40% of the candidates total score.
To apply and for more information about this opening, please
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no later than Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:00 PM (PST).