Equal Employment Opportunity Program Administrator
San Mateo County Transit District
Location: San Carlos, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $99,511 - $149,267 annual
Regulatory Compliance Officers
The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Program Administrator reports to the Manager of Social Equity and will be responsible for investigating complaints of discrimination, monitoring the Districts EEO program, and developing strategies to promote equitable policies related to the hiring, promotion, discipline and recruiting activities. The position will primarily work for and the San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) and the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (Caltrain). The Office of Civil Rights is responsible for the administration and enforcement of local, state, and federal civil rights laws and regulations
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provide oversight and recommendations for selection and hiring processes to ensure a fair and equitable hiring process.
Investigates internal agency discrimination complaints and employment inquiries involving the Equal Pay Act, Title VII, Executive Order 11246, ADEA, Rehabilitation Act, Veterans Readjustment Act and the ADA.
Develops and conducts various types of training and guidance and guidance to employees, supervisors, and managers on harassment, hostile work environment, and other prohibited conduct as needed.
Ensure case management information is up to date.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Develop, monitor, and administer the District’s EEO/AAP to ensure compliance with federal/state regulations, policies, and guidelines. Provide recommendations to reflect diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Provide training to all employees on the District’s EEO and Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace polices.
Manages case informational entry and coordination of whistleblower complaints
Assists in organizational development in assigned areas by identifying equity issues, collecting data, analyzing alternatives, and making recommendations.
Monitor, investigate, and resolves complaints of alleged discrimination. Prepares findings and OCR response and recommendations.
Prepare quarterly and annual reports for management including data on hiring, terminations, discipline, promotions, and recruitment activities. Create and maintain computer reports for employee tracking activities.
Collaborate with other departments and OCR staff to ensure federal and state compliance on EEO related matters.
Writes memorandums, closing letters, and responses to EEO inquiries
Perform all job duties and responsibilities in a safe manner to protect one’s self, fellow employees, and the public from injury or harm. Promote safety awareness and follow safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Works under the general supervision of the Manager, Social Equity Programs, who establishes goals and objectives and evaluates performance.
SELECTION PROCESS MAY INCLUDE
The process will include a panel interview and may include written and skills test assessments or supplemental questions. Only those candidates who are the most qualified will continue in the selection process. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to continue in the process.
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AT SAMTRANS For additional information on SamTrans benefits, please visit, https://www.samtrans.com/jobs
Holidays: Seven (7) paid holidays, plus up to four (4) floating holidays per year Paid Time Off: Up to 26 days per year Cafeteria Plans: Medical, dental, vision care, group life insurance and more Transportation: Free Bus Transportation for employees and qualified dependents Work Location: Select positions are eligible to work remote up to 50% of the time Pension: Social Security and California Public Employees Retirement Systems (CalPERS) • Classic Members – 2% @ 60 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation • New Members – 2% @ 62 benefit formula, 3 year average of highest compensation
Sufficient experience, training and/or education to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. In lieu of a degree, work-related experience that demonstrates the skills and experience necessary to perform this role will be accepted. Development of the required knowledge and abilities is typically obtained through but not limited to:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Ethnic Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Women Studies, Public Administration, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, or a related field.Professional experience such as assisting in administering an EEO program may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis.
Three years (3) full-time experience with implementing and monitoring EEO or Workforce Equity programs, which must have investigation experience and report writing.
Experience in a public agency.
Experience with case management software
Completion of EEO Investigator Training
Experience indicating knowledge of methods and techniques used in conducting investigations and complaint resolution.
Familiarity with federal triennial reviews and report submission.
Experience in identifying and responding to sensitive community and organizational issues.
The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect, quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are provided.