CUNY HR Affirmative Action Specl in Bronx, New York


Under the supervision of the Chief Diversity Officer at Bronx Community College, the Affirmative Action Specialist assists in providing technical and administrative support in the administration of affirmative action/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) programs; assists in the resolution of discrimination complaints; provides intake and investigatory assistance on Affirmative Action/EEO issues; performs research; assists with compliance training programs; computes data, and prepares report for the annual Affirmative Action Plan; explains CUNY policy and procedures to the campus community; maintains affirmative action records; and performs other related duties, as required. The Affirmative Action Specialist is a confidential position which performs a more defined technical function and has a set scope of responsibility. The position is responsible for providing assistance to the Chief Diversity Officer in the administration of Affirmative Action and EEO programs.


Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.


Develops and administers employment compliance and diversity initiatives.

  • Assists in implementing Affirmative Action (AA), equal employment opportunity (EEO), and diversity policies by ensuring compliance with relevant federal, state, and local statutes such as Executive Order 11246, Title VII, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the American with Disabilities Act

  • Prepares data and creates reports on Affirmative Action Plans, recruiting activities and outcomes, and employee demographics, identifying trends and issues

  • Helps prepare and deliver innovative communications and training programs on diversity, compliance with employment law, implementation of the Affirmative Action Plan, and other topics as needed

  • Administers selected recruiting and search procedures

  • Assists in developing and implementing diversity awareness programs.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Assistant




$47,340 - $81,855; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: Select “Employment”, then select “Search Job Postings” and find JOB ID #17825. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation.

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June 28, 2018; review of resumes to begin June 13.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: HR Affirmative Action Specl

Job ID: 17825

Location: Bronx Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular