Job Vacancy Notice

Job Title: HR Chief Diversity Officer - President's Office

Job ID: 17684

Location: Bronx Community College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


One of the oldest of The City University of New York’s six community colleges, Bronx Community College serves a diverse population of close to 11,000 students enrolled in a wide variety of associate degrees and certificate programs. Bronx Community College strives to provide students with an education that enables them to move with equal facility into productive and rewarding careers or advanced higher education. Our faculty and staff are committed to academic and professional excellence.

Reporting to the President, the Affirmative Action/Compliance Officer (Chief Diversity Officer) will work closely with the Legal Counsel and Labor Designee, Human Resources, academic departments and administrators. Responsibilities include Title VII, Title IX, Sexual Harassment, ADA/Section 504, Employment and Age Discrimination.

Additional duties include:

- Assist in the implementation of the College Affirmative Action Plan through issuance of guidelines and orientations for College officials, administration, and supervisory personnel.

- Analyze Affirmative Action data, update the Affirmative Action Plan and the status of the EEO/AAP program at the end of each year, and provide recommendations for improvement.

- Review vacancy postings and advertisements, approve recruitment and reclassification processes, oversee search committees in the implementation of Affirmative Action program regulations, provide orientations to search committees regarding recruitment efforts for a diverse faculty and staff, including information on under-utilization for relevant constituencies, review recruitment documentation, and monitor employee recruitment and selection to ensure compliance with EEO/AAP policies and plan.

- Investigate all charges of discrimination as per University policies.

- Serve as liaison between Bronx Community College, the Central Office of the University and the federal, state and city enforcement agencies in conducting and implementing audit and reporting systems.

- Chair the Affirmative Action Committee and Sexual Harassment Awareness and Intake Committee.

- Coordinate and schedule diversity, sexual harassment and other compliance workshops for the campus community.

- Coordinate with HR in providing compliance-related information to all employees.


Bachelor's Degree and eight years' relevant experience required.

Other Qualifications:

- Master’s degree preferred

- Demonstrated effective managerial/supervisory skills

- Experience in developing, implementing and presenting compliance
training workshops

- Experience in conducting investigations and writing investigative reports

- Experience with statistical analysis and reporting

- Experience with PeopleSoft Human Resources systems

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Experience in a unionized public institution of higher education is highly desirable


Oversees programs, activities, and initiatives designed to foster a climate that respects pluralism and diversity.

- Develops effective strategies to promote diversity in faculty and staff hiring and actively participates in building strong networks and recruitment sources

- Serves as a key recruiting team member, coordinating recruitment plans, advertising, and selection processes

- Implements the College's Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity policies and ensures compliance with relevant city, state, and federal statutes such as Title VII, Title IX, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, responding to and conducting investigations of non-compliance complaints

- Collects and analyzes data for College and University reports

- Develops and presents training programs and disseminates information related to Diversity, EEO, and other compliance at the College

- Coordinates with University offices to assure consistency of University-wide policies

- Maintains current knowledge and materials related to laws, rules, regulations, and best practices for advancing EEO/Diversity

- Performs related duties as assigned.


Higher Education Officer




$90,871 - $117,120; 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.


Applicants must apply online by accessing the CUNY website at and navigating to the following links: Select “Employment”, then select “Search Job Postings” and find JOB ID #17684. Please attach resume and cover letter. References on request. Please do not include any other documentation.

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November 22, 2017


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


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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