Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre Campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Diversity and Affirmative Action Project ManagerREF#: WC-S-6879-11-07-S
Budget Title: University Affirmative Action Assistant State Professional Position
Department: Office of Diversity & Affirmative ActionState Line#: 35034
Grade: M/CCampus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree. In lieu of degree, four years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totalling four years may be considered. In addition, two years full time experience. Knowledge and proficiency in software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Lotus Notes, etc. Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills. Must be team-oriented, creative, take initiative and have excellent organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree. Two or more years of related full time experience in problem solving, complaint resolution/investigations and project management. Related and transferable experience in Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Human Resources, Employee Relations, or any related field preferably in a higher education, health care, public sector or unionized environment. Experience developing and delivering training on diversity, affirmative action and EEO related topics. Knowledge of employment laws and or Human Resources policies and practices. Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or another language. Experience in mediation, problem solving and/or conflict resolution techniques. Experience in working with diverse populations.

Brief Description of Duties: The Project Manager will be responsible for general high level AA/EEO and Diversity responsibilities including complaint resolution and management, managing diversity and EEO related projects and outreach efforts, and employee education and training.
  • Investigations and Complaint Resolution: Review, investigate and resolve discrimination complaints from all members of the Campus community (students, faculty and staff) as assigned. Collaborate with offices such as Human Resources, Labor Relations, Employee Assistance Program, Ombuds Office, union representatives, legal counsel, managers and supervisors, and State and Research Foundation officials in the resolution of issues. Provide detailed reports and summaries as they relate to complaint investigations. Promulgate policies and procedures. Assist in the development of operational procedures and systems for compliance with federal, state and local regulations and mandates. Prepare appropriate reports for use in determining the status of compliance issues regarding discrimination complaints.
  • Training: Provide in-service training on Diversity, Affirmative Action and EEO related subject matter and participate and develop office presentations for AA/Diversity initiatives, as assigned.
  • Assist in the Development of Retention and Recruitment Programs: Cultivate resources, design programs and provide assistance to departments and hiring managers who are developing staff and conducting search efforts. Develop linkages and collaborate with Human Resources, Campus offices, departmental representatives and hiring managers to communicate and promote Affirmative Action goals and provide assistance in understanding policies and practices. Develop community outreach resources for all positions to ensure equal opportunity and to enhance diversity efforts.
  • Supervision: Supervise assigned staff, students and interns for project-based activities.
  • Additional Administrative Responsibilities: Perform all other duties and projects as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a Management Confidential position. This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Please note: Review of Application Materials will begin 07/29/2011.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Kaz Sanchez
Office of Diversity & Affirmative Action
201 Administration Building

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0251
Fax#: (631) 632-9428



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 08/15/2011, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND EDUCATOR.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: B) Administrative and Professional Positions (excluding teaching and patient/clinical care).
Posting Date: 07/17/2011
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