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CUNY Executive Advisor to the President & Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) in New York, New York

Executive Advisor to the President & Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)

Job ID

24967

Location

City College of New York

Full/Part Time

Regular/Temporary

Regular

POSITION DETAILS

Reporting to the President, the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Special Assistant to the President carries responsibility for campus diversity, compliance, and faculty professional development initiatives on campus.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the implementation of the City University of New York's Affirmative Action Policy

and is responsible for the Office of Diversity & Compliance, as well as the creation of diversity and compliance programs, activities and initiatives designed to foster a climate that encourages respect for diversity.

  • Oversees search committees in the implementation of Affirmative Action program regulations, directs search committees regarding recruitment efforts for a diverse faculty and staff, interprets information on under-utilization for relevant constituencies, reviews recruitment documentation, and monitors employee recruitment and selection to ensure compliance with EEO/ AAP policies and plan.

  • Collaborates with key areas on campus in both diversity issues and complex faculty related

issues and/or grievances.

  • Serves as a member of various campus committees working on issues of diversity, inclusion, harassment and fairness, and on such other committees as the President deems appropriate.

  • Oversees the investigation of discrimination complaints (including race, ethnicity, and gender) and ensures the College is in compliance with all laws, rules and regulations including but not limited to Title VII, ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Title IV, and Title IX.

  • Develops and administers training programs and curriculum to address issues such as sexual harassment, violence in the workplace, embracing diversity, engaging employees and students with disabilities and retaining City College's best employees and consults with College

executives on further training needs of their faculty and staff.

  • Collaborates with student groups to address diversity issues on campus, and is responsible for investigating employee complaints involving alleged discrimination based on protected status.

  • Serves as a Special Assistant to the President, overseeing the design and implementation of initiatives leading to new policies, procedures, and programs with college-wide impact that address external and internal issues.

  • Handles matters of the greatest confidentiality, working with the President and College executives as well as with other key individuals, and provides confidential support and guidance to the President and other senior staff.

  • Represents the President, when appropriate, to federal, state and municipal government agencies dealing with issues of diversity and compliance.

CUNY Vaccination Mandate Policy

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or other advanced degree as well as experience working with faculty in a union environment and experience in an academic setting

  • Experience in a large public institution especially dealing with grievances or complaints and employee fairness and resolution of complaints

  • Experience in a large public institution especially dealing with grievances or complaints and employee fairness and resolution of complaints

  • Establishment and maintenance of respectful environment for all

  • The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as excellent judgement and a record of effectiveness in dealing with conflict resolution

-Must have thorough knowledge and experience in the areas of Diversity, Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity compliance and other applicable laws

-The ideal candidate will be committed to an inclusive community that maximizes the benefits of a multicultural perspective, and will be results-oriented

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both oral and written, as well as excellent judgement and a record of effectiveness in dealing with conflict resolution

  • Committed to an inclusive community that maximizes the benefits of a multicultural perspective and results-oriented

CUNY TITLE

Assistant Administrator

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Only applications submitted through CUNYFirst will be considered for this position.

If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYFirst, please click on "Apply Now" on the bottom of this page and follow the instructions.

If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows:

  • Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"

  • Click "Search job listings"

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  • Search by Job Opening ID number # 24967

  • Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

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CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of applications to beginSeptember 9, 2022

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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.

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