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manager diversity | Chemeketa CC | remote

pay range: 39,000 - 79,000 USD

Description Chemeketa is a proud Hispanic-Serving Institution that aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested in joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply.

The college is currently operating in a hybrid capacity, with many positions working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The college anticipates continuing to expand our on-campus presence. All positions at Chemeketa are required to be available for work onsite as requested by the college.


Position Summary:

Come join Chemeketa's Human Resources as our Manager of Diversity Recruitment. This newly developed position will focus on developing and implementing Chemeketa's strategy for recruiting and hiring a racially diverse workforce and maintaining fair, equitable, consistent and compliant processes. The Manager - Diversity Recruitment will work to foster relationships with diverse communities locally, regionally and nationally to build pathways to employment at Chemeketa and increase the number of diverse applicants from historically underrepresented groups.

Additionally, the successful candidate will provide supervision, mentoring, and coaching to recruitment team members and training and coaching about inclusive recruiting and onboarding practices to hiring managers and recruitment committees in best practices. The Manager - Diversity Recruitment works in partnership with Human Resources leadership & Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Office to achieve Chemeketa's diversity goals. This position is responsible for oversight of daily recruitment operations and supervision of the Chemeketa Recruiter & Recruitment Specialist.

Duties and Responsibilities essential functions:

• Works collaboratively with Chief Diversity Officer to develop and implement Chemeketa's strategy for the recruitment and hiring of Black, Indigenous, Latino/Latinx people, and individuals from other underrepresented groups

• Evaluates available Chemeketa demographic and organizational practices data to provide recommendations for areas of focus in diversity recruitment efforts

• Develops short and mid-term goals and a long-range roadmap identifying deliverables and timelines

• Proposes industry-leading, creative solutions to grow and retain more diverse and equitable workforce

• Recommends institutional performance metrics related to diversity talent acquisition and building a diverse and equitable workforce

• Identifies trends and tracks key performance indicators and insights. Ensures projects and programs align to diversity, equity and inclusion priorities and best practices

• Remains current on best practices and current trends for building and maintaining a diverse and equitable workforce

• Develops, leads, and/or assists with trainings in areas of oversight Building Relationships

• Fosters relationships with diverse communities locally, regionally and nationally to build pathways to employment at Chemeketa and to increase the number of applicants of color and other applicants from underrepresented groups

• Partners with employee networks, and external networks to drive diverse applicants to Chemeketa

• Develops successful partnerships with faculty, staff, and organizational leaders

• Fosters partnership with recruitment team, classification/compensation and Diversity Equity and Inclusion Office to ensure coordinated efforts and effective processes toward shared goals Recruitment Oversight

• Provides supervision, mentoring, and coaching to recruitment staff in all areas including recruitment best practice, inclusive recruiting and onboarding practices, and assists with coaching hiring managers in such practices

• Leads recruitment team in area process review and improvement

• Organizes and facilitates diversity recruitment events for the recruitment team

• Develops a sustainable plan for Chemeketa attendance at community events and recruitment fairs

• Leads recruitment team in developing sourcing plans to attract a diverse slate of applicants

• Responsible for overseeing and recommending changes that reduce bias in the hiring, selection

• Works collaboratively with the Chief Diversity Officer and Recruitment team to develop training for hiring managers and selection committee members on recruitment-related policies, processes and expectations

• Researches and recommends diversity pathway programs to address specific focus areas (i.e. internships, trainee programs, etc.) and supports Human Resources and the Diversity Equity & Inclusion office in implementing such programs

• Ensures that timely data and information is provided to hiring managers and college leadership regarding the status of recruitment pools and diversity of pools

• Provides day to day assistance and backup as needed for processing recruitments Other Functions

• Performs all other job-related duties as assigned Institutional Expectations

• Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds

• Participates in recruitment and retention of students at an individual and institutional level in promotion of student success

• Embraces, understands and uses appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions

• Provides high quality, effective service to internal and external customers through continuous improvement and adoption of lean office practices

Qualifications Your application will be scored based on the minimum qualifications, core competencies, and preferred qualifications. Please address how your relevant experiences apply to these areas in your online application and supplemental attachments.


Minimum qualifications

Four years of progressively responsible experience that includes:

• Demonstrated knowledge of the lived experience of Black, Indigenous, Latinx people and/or individuals from other underrepresented groups

• Demonstrated knowledge of trends, systems and techniques that contribute to successful talent acquisition processes, such as proactive sourcing, behavioral-based interviewing, equitable selection methods

• Experience developing relationships with internal and external partners including community-based organizations

• Leadership/management experience (A Bachelor's degree may substitute for 2 years of experience -OR- a Master's degree may substitute for 3 years of experience)


Core Competencies

• Demonstrated experience as a collaborative team member

• Knowledge of state and federal employment laws, rules and regulations

• Ability to consult, coach, and work collaboratively with individuals and groups such as faculty, managers, recruitment teams, and other internal and external customers

• Ability to persuade and influence in complex and sensitive situations within all levels of the organization to effect decisions and outcomes that align with best practices in developing a diverse workforce

• Skills in public speaking and facilitating group discussion

• Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills

• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

• High level of initiative, independent effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently and with great attention to detail

• Ability to manage a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks and competing priorities

• Ability to work in an environment with ambiguity, uncertainty and a rapidly evolving landscape

• Organization, synthesis and analysis of varied and complex information and problems

• Bicultural/multicultural skills sufficient to select appropriate behaviors, values and attitudes within different cultures during interactions with others Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working in large, complex organizations.

• Greater than five years of experience associated with diversity-related activities

• Supervisory experience

• Bachelor's Degree or greater

• Experience developing and implementing programs/projects/plans that includes multiple stakeholders

• Bilingual Supplemental Information

• Please Note: As part of the first round of screening, the committee will conduct an anonymous review of the application materials and will not be able to view any personally identifiable information.

Please be sure that your application is complete and thoroughly depicts how you meet the minimum qualifications and preferred qualifications.

When applying for this position you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Unofficial Transcripts - An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution must be attached with your application. If you have academic credentials from non-U.S. institutions, you will need to include an evaluation of your credentials Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove your social security number from your documents, including transcripts. Documents containing social security numbers will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Chemeketa makes employment decisions based solely on the candidate's demonstrated competencies as related to successful performance in the position. Successful applicants for designated positions must successfully pass a background inquiry, which may include criminal, driving, credit and full background checks. Only information relevant to the position will be considered. An individual with negative information on their background inquiry will not necessarily be denied employment. Providing false information will result in rejection of an application, employment offer or dismissal Terms of Employment:

• This is a 100%, 12-month exempt assignment of the C4 band and grade

• Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends

• Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire

• Employees must maintain Oregon or Washington residency as a condition of employment.

• Upon hire, must pass security inquiry which may include criminal history; only information relevant to the position will be considered Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Chemeketa Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VETERANS' PREFERENCE

• MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) -OR - Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension

• Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at (Use the "Apply for this Job" box below). For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit the following website: Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary requirements are met.


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