Location: Batavia, NY Category: Administrative/Professional Posted On: Tue Feb 11 2020 Job Description:
The Assistant Director assists the Associate Vice President of Human Resources with the compliance of federal and state laws and SUNY regulations, including affirmative action, Civil Rights (Title IX ,VAWA, sexual assault, sexual harassment), Article 129-B (Enough is Enough), FLSA, Child Protection Policy, FMLA, ADA, ACA, OSHA, drug and alcohol use policy and workplace violence. The Assistant Director ensures that policies and procedures are current and meet the standards set forth in the applicable laws.
Reviews new state and federal laws, SUNY mandates and accreditation standards, and legislation that require the development of new campus-wide human resource and occupational safety policies and procedures. Conducts research as required for policy updates and best practices. Directs compliance issues to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources and assists in reviewing and evaluating compliance issues/concerns.
Provides leadership in the coordination and delivery of College-wide education, training and outreach programming related to all compliance policies and procedures. Develops and delivers of compliance training programs through face to face and online methods and monitors their completion. (i.e. Safecolleges, Knowbe4)
Coordinates compliance in environmental, health and safety programs. Works with faculty and staff to provide guidance with the following programs: Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control, AED, Asbestos Management Plan and Awareness Training; Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management; Chemical Hygiene; Oil Spill Prevention Countermeasure and Control and Petroleum Bulk Storage; Confined Space; Personal Protective Equipment including Respiratory Protection and Fall Protection; Waste Management; Silver Recovery Unit Management; Lockout/Tagout; Hazard Communication/Right To Know/GHS; Electrical Safety; Powered Industrial Trucks; and Manlift Safety.
Assists in reviewing and responding to employee requests for Access and Accommodations.
Serves as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator for Faculty and Staff. Prepares and conducts Title IX investigations by reviewing complaints, interviewing the complainant and witnesses, and gathering evidence. Documents cases and presents the information to the Title IX Coordinator
Develops and implements Faculty and Staff education programs, services, and assessment of Title IX programs and prevention efforts and maintains the Title IX website.
Compiles data and gathers information to assist in completion of employee surveys and preparation of ad-hoc reports for internal and external use and participates in college-wide reporting committee.
Collaborates with HR team and other departments to improve efficiencies, work flow, and compliance with regulations.
Maintains contact with local, State and Federal regulatory agencies, such as Environmental Protection Agency, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, State and County Health Departments, SUNY, and the New York State Education Department.
Serves as representative on appropriate internal and external committees.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Vice President of Human Resources.
Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, Occupational Health & Safety or relevant field required.
Minimum of three years (or five years with an Associate's) experience in Human Resources, Health and Safety, and/or Compliance, preferably in higher education or the public sector, with responsibility for compliance of federal and state law is required. Demonstrated understanding of how to develop and implement effective compliance training programs and experience with Title IX and conducting investigations of discrimination/harassment highly desirable.
Excellent written and oral communications skills and strong technical organization skills, including the ability to create and manage data, conduct research and write reports. Strong conflict resolution, negotiations skills and problem solving skills. Ability to build relationships and work collaboratively. Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite with advanced computer skills and prior experience with an HRIS database preferred. Must be capable of maintaining a high degree of confidentiality. Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to people with diverse backgrounds.
ALL QUALIFIED AND INTERESTED INTERNAL CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Genesee Community College is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 6,000 students with 70 academic degrees and certificates, and seven campus locations in Western New York. Genesee Community College is a committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu.