The University of California(USC) is a leading private research university located in Los Angeles â a global center for arts, technology and international business. As the cityâs largest private employer, responsible for more than $5 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic schools and units. As a USC employee, you will enjoy excellent benefits and perks, and you will be a member of the âTrojan Familyâ - the faculty, staff, students and alumni who make USC a great place to work.
The Office of Equity and Diversity(OED) responds to complaints of discrimination and harassment based on protected characteristics; sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual misconduct (including, but not limited to, stalking, domestic violence, dating violence, and intimate partner violence); and retaliation for making a complaint, for participating in the OED process, or for protesting the alleged discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual misconduct, or retaliation (collectively, âprohibited conductâ).
The Employment Equity and Compliance Coordinator audits, monitors, and implements employment practice compliance activities across the university, and coordinates projects related to employment policies and compliance with local/state/federal laws as USCâs Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator. The position creates and manages systems and processes to prevent, detect, and respond to violations of policy, law, and equal employment opportunity regulations; coordinates compliance activities in central Human Resources, the Provostâs Office, and across USCâs academic and administrative units; and supports strategic initiatives by ensuring that university strategy reflects legal compliance. The coordinator responds to local, state, and federal agencies regarding discrimination, harassment, or gender-based misconduct complaints, legal compliance issues, and administrative audits including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the U.S. Department of Labor/Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and the U.S. Department of Education. The position audits, monitors, and provides policy and prevention training for student employees, staff, faculty and other appropriate audiences on the university's nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action policies and procedures, and applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Minimum Education: J.D. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education Minimum Experience: 5 years Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related experience in legal and/or regulatory compliance fields in an educational institution or large, complex organization. Direct experience managing affirmative action and EEO matters in higher education/complex organizations, and supporting institutional strategic initiatives. Direct experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary project teams and navigating organizational change in a decentralized environment. Thorough knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations, and institutional personnel policies and procedures governing discriminatory practices and equal opportunities. Knowledge of administrative law systems and processes. Demonstrated experience interpreting statistics, with analytical and/or problem-solving capabilities for management and manipulation of data. Ability to conduct interviews and investigations. Ability to present ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Internal Number: REQ20090329
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.