Diversity & Inclusion Manager (Administrator I), Human Resources Diversity & Inclusion California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 519583 Work type: Management (MPP) Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Human Resources
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
At CSUSB, you can:
Build your future
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Focus on you
Make a lasting impact
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The Human Resource Division, through its embodiment of the University's strategic and operational goals, supports students, faculty, and staff by providing innovative, transformational, and inclusive services and programs.
Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources and Co-Chief Diversity Officer (VPHR/CDO), the Diversity & Inclusion Manager provides organizational and logistical leadership to Human Resources and the diversity and inclusion projects by supporting and facilitating its common mission for an inclusive and respectful work environment. The incumbent will provide ongoing execution of data reporting, analysis, communications, and unique programs to facilitate strategies that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Diversity and Inclusion Manager is responsible for recognizing, creating, and implementing plans and policies to promote diversity within CSUSB. A significant part of the role is promoting and developing training programs, overseeing educational programing, collaborating and participating on diversity executive teams, and creating recruitment practices to enhance employee understanding on inclusion issues that play an active role in enhancing the University's responsiveness to creating an increasingly diverse campus and community. The Diversity and Inclusion Manager acts as an HR representative on staff diversity issues and is tasked with ensuring the organization follows appropriate legislation, employment law regulations, non-discrimination, harassment, and retaliation policies, and serves as the HR liaison for staff diversity issues.
The Diversity & Inclusion Manager is a strategic leader that will create important linkages with other functional areas across the university community. Incumbent must have a true commitment to the advancement of diversity and inclusion and must demonstrate the desire to work with diverse groups of individuals across the university community. Interpersonal contacts are varied, often at the higher level, and tend to involve a broad range of problem-solving activities and recommending resourceful solutions. The successful candidate must be proactive, possessing the ability to stay several steps ahead in anticipating the needs of the VPHR/CDO and trending diversity initiatives. The position requires a highly qualified individual that possesses the skills and knowledge of the latest research on diversity and inclusion in higher education.
Employment Status: Full-time, At-Will, 'Exempt' position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).
Application Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 9, 2022.
Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail, including excellent written and verbal skills, able to create draft communications for executive review and approval; ability to write memos and letters, and prepare reports and information for distribution.
Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners, and donors.
Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with strong decision-making capability.
Highly resourceful team player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently; able to handle a variety of personalities with multiple demands with constantly changing priorities and schedules in a high-pressure, dynamic work environment.
Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response.
Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Experience in managing and handling executive-level travel.
Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
Must demonstrate commitment of the advancement of diversity and inclusion, including experience with working with a diverse group of people in different settings/environments.
Advanced computer-based skills to maintain company records, set up filing systems or digitally manage daily operations for conducting market research for statistical reports.
Managing or training lower-level administrative staff. Strong people skills are necessary for interacting with campus executives. Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, students, and faculty.
Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding sensitive information and topics within Human Resources and executive level meetings; Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information; exercise good judgment and take initiative as needed.
Possess excellent organizational and time management skills.
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree AND a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in diversity and inclusion in higher education, including 2-3 years of supervisory/management experience in a human resources setting.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,750 - $7,884 per month
Classification Salary Range: $3,750 - $11,146 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to the furthering of knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experience. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs which further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values which discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include, but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. The president, in addition to a personal commitment and involvement, may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to implement effectively the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.