Equal Opportunity, Associate Director - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

To administer the University’s Affirmative Action Plan utilizing federal (Executive Order 11246) and state statues.


Management of the Search and Screen Process (50%):
Updates and monitors the search and screening process for compliance with the provisions of the EO Programs governing practices. Informs and advises all search and screening committees of the University’s search and screening process to ensure the screening committees are compliant with the provisions of the EO program’s hiring practices. Manages the search and screening files for all searches; responds to inquiries from screening committee members regarding searches. Responds to applicants questions when formal inquiries are made on their status in a search. Seeks methods of automating and facilitating the search and screening process to expedite and complete searches in an efficient and timely manner. Monitors posting and processes in the online application system in relation to the search process.
Compliance Reporting/Data Collection (15%): Oversight and responsibility for search and screening data collection and data entry into the Adverse Impact Auditing systems to generate the required EO analysis and reports needed by the EO Director for the Affirmative Action Plan. Oversight and responsibility for data collections and reporting of availability analysis, utilization analysis, workforce analysis, etc. to generate the required information needed by the EO Director for the Affirmative Action Plan. Works closely with IT staff to optimize and streamline the reporting process through technology.
Recruitment/Community Outreach (20%): In collaboration with Senior officers of the University and department representatives, prepares the University’s affirmative action plan. Educates and collaborates with the schools and departments on recruitment programs to diversify the workforce. Reviews position announcements for faculty and exempt personnel, and ensures compliance with University policies. Over-site of all advertising for faculty and exempt positions for the University. Attends job fairs and conferences for recruitment purposes; responding to inquiries about positions and to promote the University to the community. Works with marketing and communications on materials for distribution at job, recruitment, and community fairs.
Supervision (5%): Responsible for supervision of administrative support in posting announcements, tracking data in online application system, and processes related to online application system and the search process.
Education and University Outreach (5%): Represents the EO Office at University Trainings, ie: New Employee Orientation, Faculty Orientations.
EO Investigations and Special Assignments(5%): In collaboration with the Executive Director of EO, assists in investigations surrounding MSU Denver student and employee complaints and grievances. Accepts special assignments and projects when requested.

Required Qualifications

1) Bachelor’s degree;
2) 3 years’ experience as a professional staff person in Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action compliance office;
3) Knowledgeable of the requirements for writing an Affirmative Action Plan;
4). Knowledge and experience writing and implementing a recruitment plan to diversify the workforce of an organization or institution; and
5) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

1) Masters degree. or JD degree;
2) Demonstrable skills in using an automated utilization analysis system;
3) Has participated in the writing of an Affirmative Action Plan within the last 3 years that is in compliance with Executive 11246;
4) Knowledgeable of the requirements for conducting a workforce utilization analysis (including an adverse impact analysis) per the requirements of Executive Order 11246; and
5) Strong computer skills (e.g., word processing, Power Point, Data bases- Excel, etc.)

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

Official Transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • President's Office
  • Equal Opportunity, Associate Director
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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