Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management
Company: San Joaquin Delta College
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Vice President of Human Resources and Risk Management Under the
executive direction of the Superintendent/President and as a member
of the executive leadership team, the Vice President of Human
Resources and Risk Management is responsible to plan, organize,
coordinate, direct, and control all employment and employee
services operations and activities including but not limited to
labor relations, recruitment, selection and placement of employees,
policy development, administer benefits, workers compensation,
general, property, and liability insurance programs, and human
resource information systems; coordinate and direct staff,
programs, record-keeping, communications and information to meet
the needs of the District and assure smooth and efficient
operations. Provide executive-level leadership, expert advice and
counsel regarding related areas of functional responsibility.
Responsibilities are very broad in scope involving District-wide
functions and issues. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Develop, plan, organize, direct and provide leadership for
human resources functions and operations; assure personnel
activities comply with established personnel standards, policies,
- Confer and collaborate with employees, supervisors,
administrators, and others to resolve sensitive and confidential
employee relations issues and problems; participate in
investigating and addressing issues; research, interpret, analyze
and provide technical assistance to others concerning the Education
Code, bargaining units agreements and related laws.
- Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of
service delivery methods and procedures for assigned functions and
operations; recommend, if appropriate, changes in service, staffing
levels, procedures, and policies, as appropriate.
- Serve as chief negotiator for the District in contract
negotiations with bargaining teams representing labor unions.
Monitor adherence to collective bargaining agreements by providing
direction to administrators and managers to interpret negotiated
- Serve as a member of the Superintendent/President's Executive
Team. Serving as an advisor to the Executive Team on human
resources, employer/employee relations, staff diversity & equity
and other related issues.
- Investigate, resolve and provide technical recommendations
concerning employee disciplinary matters, misconduct, complaints,
due process, grievances, and other employee relations issues and
conflicts. Review, analyze, and coordinate response to unfair labor
practices and regulator agency complaints; research, compile and
assemble related technical information.
- Coordinate and supervise legal matters of the District; make
recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding
employment of outside legal consultants; represent the District
with legal counsel in various legal actions for and against the
District. Identify and a nalyze District risk issues; defines
solutions and oversees implementation.
- Oversee recruitment, interview, selection, and placement of
personnel; coordinate the processing and orientation of new
employees; ensure compliance with established laws, regulations,
policies and procedures.
- Oversee the classification, reclassification, salary and other
personnel studies as requested.
- Assist with the development, coordination, and maintenance of
appropriate human resources information systems.
- Coordinate human resource functions with Fiscal Services and
Information Services to assure smooth and efficient delivery of
- Maintain current knowledge of laws, codes, regulations and
pending legislature related to human resources; modify programs,
functions and procedures to assure compliance with local, state,
and federal requirements as appropriate.
- Coordinate and direct staff, programs, record-keeping,
communications and information to meet the District's personnel
- Coordinate and oversee the presentation of personnel training
programs and informational presentations including new employee
orientation, selection committee training and other related
presentations as required. Identify District training needs,
oversee the planning and implementation of training programs, as
- Provide administrative leadership for the District's diversity
- Participate in the development of the annual human resources
budget; analyze and review budgetary and financial data.
- Monitor and control authorized expenditures for assigned
- Participate in the development and implementation of strategic
plans, initiatives, department business plans, work programs,
processes, procedures, and policies required to achieve strategic
initiatives and overall departmental results in alignment with the
District objectives and priorities.
- Serve as the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer of the
District; recommend appropriate modifications to the EEO plan;
ensure that discrimination and harassment complaints are
investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
- Develop and recommend new, revised, or modified District
policies related to Human Resources, working through the Board
Policies & Administrative Policies process.
- Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel;
interview and select employees; assign duties and review work to
assure compliance with established standards, requirements, and
- Attend and participate in professional group meetings.
- repare a variety of statistical and narrative reports including
but not limited to governing board reports, Chancellor's Office
reports, contracts, documents, and other materials.
- Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Coordinate and direct personnel, resources, communications, and
information to meet District needs and assure smooth and efficient
- Plan, organize and direct a comprehensive human resources
- Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project
consequences of proposed actions, and make sound recommendations
regarding complex human resources management issues.
- Interpret, explain, and apply laws, rules and regulations
related to Human Resources.
- Maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Meet deadlines and schedules.
- Identify and respond to confidential and sensitive
organizational issues, concerns and needs.
- Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs
and make recommendations.
- Work independently with little direction.
- Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods
- Conduct meetings and serve on committees.
- Prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written
- Plan and organize work; delegate work as necessary.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work
- Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, gender identity/expression, cultural,
disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community District students;
- Support the District in achieving its mission, vision, and
strategic goals as appropriate in carrying out the duties of this
- Focus on student success, service excellence, and willingness
to assist colleagues District-wide, as needed . Knowledge of:
- Thoroughly knowledgeable of all operations, services, and
activities of human resources in an educational setting including
but not limited to recruitment, benefits administration, union
negotiations, contract administration, policy development, employee
relations, and staff development functions.
- Human resources administration theory, principles and practices
and their application to a wide variety of human resource and
- Principles, techniques, procedures and terminology involved in
the recruitment, selection, processing, orientation, and
compensation of employees, risk management, workers compensation,
benefits administration, HRIS, compensation and job analysis.
- Pertinent laws, rules, codes, ordinances, and regulations
pertaining to human resource functions of a California Community
College district including equal employment opportunity, Title V,
and the Education Code.
- Principles and practices of effective administration,
supervision, training and performance management.
- Principles and practices of budget preparation and
- Principles and practices of program development and
- Principles and practices of labor relations, collective
bargaining, and contract negotiations.
- Methods of research, analysis, and decision making.
- Principles, practices and procedures related to record keeping
and report preparation.
- Budget preparation and control.
- Automated human resources systems and designated software.
Education and Experience Requirements: Education:
- Master's degree from an accredited college or university in
human resources management, business administration, public
administration, organizational management or related field. An
earned doctorate is highly preferred. Experience:
- Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible related
professional human resources experience including at least four (4)
years of experience at the senior management level.
Licenses/Certification: WORKING CONDITIONS: Standard office
setting. Typically, duties are performed in an office environment
while sitting at a desk or computer workstation. Incumbents are
subject to constant contact with others, frequent interruptions,
noise from talking or office equipment and demanding legal
timelines. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health
and comfort; must be able to adapt to changing situations and
demanding timelines. Must attend afternoon or evening Board
meetings. Physical Demands: Incumbents regularly sit for long
periods, walk short distances on a regular basis, travel to various
locations to attend meetings and conduct work, use hands and
fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines,
speak clearly and distinctly to provide information in person or on
the telephone; see to read fine print and operate computer; hear
and understand voices over telephone and in person to exchange
information and make presentations; and lift, carry, and/or move
objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Additional Information
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 178,576 Consistent with its
obligations under the law, the District will provide reasonable
accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires
accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Delta College is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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