EEO/AA Compliance Officer - Systemwide Human Resources
Job Posted: 10 November 2022
Company: California State University, Sacramento
Closing Date: 6 February 2023
Location: Oakland, CA (hybrid/remote)


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Systemwide Employee Relations is responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of strategies and initiatives that build an environment of employee engagement in which people can do their best work. The Employee Relations unit collaborates with staff organizations and local Human Resource departments on matters involving staff engagement, fair treatment under policy, and complaint resolution. We work closely with the ten campuses, five medical centers and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to strengthen the employee/employer relationship. Employee Relations supports managers to be effective supervisors who promote excellence by successfully utilizing available tools and resources as well as a policy framework that facilitates an effective operating environment for staff at the university.


Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Systemwide Employee Relations, the incumbent is a technical leader providing guidance to all levels within the organization, utilizing specialized diversity/affirmative action/equal employment opportunity expertise within area of responsibility to resolve highly complex issues. It provides technical expertise for Systemwide Human Resources as well as the local Office of the President Human Resources and managers in the areas of EEO/AA/OFCCP compliance. Normally receives little direction on assignments. May serve in a lead capacity, providing guidance to other professionals in the department.

Key Responsibilities

55% Systemwide AA/EEO/OFCCP Compliance Oversight/Coordination. This includes the following:

  • Oversight and expertise on the tracking, follow- up and language & content review of all staff and combined Affirmative Action Plans within the UC system.
  • Provide Systemwide oversight and expertise of OFCCP mandated and non-mandated data collection
  • Provide periodic Systemwide communication regarding OFCCP updates and anticipated changes
  • File Vets 4212 Report for UC System
  • Systemwide coordinator for AA/EEO Officers group 
  • Work with Systemwide Compensation to update and maintain the COC & SOC systemwide codes required by OFCCP

45% Office of the President (OP) Affirmative Action Officer. This includes the following:

  • Responsible for annual renewal of OP's Affirmative Action Plan
  • In consultation with UC Legal, make any updates or changes to the content and/or structure of OP's AAP as deemed appropriate.
  • Provide EEO and Affirmative Action expertise and support for OP Human Resources and managers
  • Provide EO/AA review of OP Waivers of Recruitment.
  • Partnering with OP Human Resources, provide EO/AA review of periodic organization wide compensation review.
  • Support the OP Complaint Resolution Officer with any data needed in resolving local discrimination complaints.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. - Required
  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience - Required

Knowledge Skills

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills; skill building rapport in an open, friendly, and accepting way; attentive listener. Required
  • 5 years experience writing and issuing Affirmative Action Plans Demonstrated ability to work with management and HR to develop plans that show a good faith effort to achieve the stated goals of a published AAP.  Required
  • Possesses advanced level skills required to gather, organize and perform analysis on diverse equal employment opportunity /affirmative action programs and
  • initiatives as well as those to present findings and make recommendations that are significant to a department or unit, verbally and in writing. Required
  • Demonstrates advanced level of political and organizational acumen. Communicates professionally, diplomatically and clearly, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of the organization. Required
  • Must be able to function effectively and collaboratively as part of a team and on local and Systemwide committees. Required
  • Demonstrated skill, sensitivity and experience interacting with constituents who are diverse in characteristics such as age, education level, race, gender identity and expression, ability, and socioeconomic backgrounds in a culturally- competent manner. Required
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of OFCCP requirements for data collection and reporting. Required


  • Salary: The recommended hiring range is  $100,000.00 to $117,000.00. Commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging


This position can be hybrid or remote within the state of California.


Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is November 30, 2022.  The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

August 2021 Update:  The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

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