Contra Costa Community College District, Human Resources

Position ID:Contra Costa Community College District-Human Resources-AVCCHR [#22883]
Position Title: Associate Vice Chancellor/Chief Human Resources Officer
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Martinez, California 94553, United States
Subject Area: Human Resources
Appl Deadline:2022/10/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/21, finished 2023/04/15)
Position Description:    

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Associate Vice Chancellor/Chief Human Resources Officer

Posting Number: 0001727
Location: District Office
Salary: Contract Position

Position Definition:
The Associate Vice Chancellor/Chief Human Resources Officer (AVC/CHRO) serves as the District's key human resources expert and is responsible for the leadership, administration and management of human resources to support the mission of the District. The AVC/CHRO is responsible for organizational and professional development, benefits administration, classification and compensation, human resource information systems, employee recruitment and selection, and equal employment compliance. The AVC/CHRO ensures compliance with federal and state laws, codes, rules, and regulations related to human resources and provisions of the negotiated agreements between the District and its employee association and unions.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:
Advises the Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellors, Cabinet, District management, and Governing Board on human resources issues, and is a champion of the District’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion work.

Counsels Chancellor’s Cabinet on personnel management, diversity initiatives, labor and employee relations and other personnel related concerns.

Plans, develops, and recommends human resources policies, procedures, and objectives for review by the Executive Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services.

In collaboration with District office and designated college groups, develops, recommends, and implements immediate and long-term strategies pertaining to human resources.

Plans, organizes, and administers a comprehensive employer/employee relations program, including conducting negotiations with labor organizations and the administration and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements.

Serves as liaison to labor organizations in analyzing problems and in developing alternative solutions, and implements and applies Interest-Based Bargaining techniques.

Proactively leads, and works in collaboration with colleges and Finance Services, to provide integrated systems including position control and budgeting.

Cultivates positive working relationships within The District office and colleges to provide support, build customer confidence and satisfaction.

Manages District Human Resources, including the planning, coordination, evaluation and direction of: recruitment, benefits administration, labor and employee relations, equal employment opportunity (EEO) compliance, workers’ compensation, classification, compensation, diversity, human resources information systems, human resources operations, staff and organizational development.

Ensures continuous improvement of human resources through process re-engineering, organizational change management, new technology solutions and automation, assessment of best practices and feedback from internal users and external customers to increase productivity and effectiveness and enhance collaboration.

Promotes a work culture of equity, customer service, innovation, student focused decision making, inclusion, and quality service to students, faculty, classified professionals, management, and the community.

Reviews, analyzes and communicates personnel related legislation, legal mandates, regulations and guidelines which may affect District programs, functions, and activities and ensures key personnel are updated as necessary.

Represents the District on state, regional, and local committees as assigned.

Performs other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant discipline.

Two years of senior management experience, and a total of five years of management experience in human resources or a related function in a public or private agency, with emphasis in employee relations and/or labor negotiations.

Demonstrated sensitivity to, and knowledge and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students served by the District, and sensitivity to, and knowledge and understanding of, groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

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Desirable Qualifications:
An earned master’s degree from an accredited college or university in
human resources, business or related field.

Human Resources experience in public higher education.

Proven track record in promoting a work environment that embraces
equity, diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions:
The Application Process:
Please be sure to read the detailed Associate Vice Chancellor/ Chief Human Resources Officer profile posted on our main website at for more information. To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application (references to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; if any section does not apply, please enter “N/A”). The following document(s) should be assembled prior to completing the online 4CD Application (these will need to be uploaded with your application):

· 1. Letter of Application (described subsequently) 2. Current Résumé 3. Professional References 4. Unofficial Transcripts

· In a Letter of Application, not to exceed five pages, a candidate will succinctly state how s/he would address the Challenges, Issues, and Opportunities at 4CD. Candidates should cite specific examples from background and experience to demonstrate knowledge and expertise necessary for this position. The letter of application should indicate to what extent personal qualities and professional characteristics and skills match the preferred qualifications sought for this position.

· Professional references must be uploaded in the attachment section of online application. Preferably, references are to be from current and former institutions. References will not be contacted without a candidate’s permission. Candidates must provide five professional references which include the name, telephone number, and e-mail address for each of the following:

  • two direct supervisors;
  • two management-level colleagues; and
  • one reporting support staff member.

Please review the posting in its entirety and allow time to upload requested documents. Only complete online applications will be reviewed by the committee. The selection committee will begin reading job applications on October 17, 2022.

SAVE THE DATES:October 27-28, 2022: Initial Interviews Dates
November 9-10, 2022: Final Interviews and Public Forum
December 14, 2022: Board Appointment
January 2023: Start with Contra Costa Community College District

• All inquiries and applications will be held in the strictest confidentiality.
• Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc.). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed.
• Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
• Note that correspondence may be sent to you via e-mail. Interview invitations will be via personal phone calls.
• For questions about the status of the process, or technical issues related to the application process, please contact: Stephanie Morgado, Human Resources Generalist,

Job Close Date: 10/13/2022
Open Until Filled: No

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