Administrator, Employee Relations and Equity

Community College of Baltimore County
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Class Description

The purpose of this class is to perform complex professional administrative work supporting a functional area within the Human Resources department related to employee relations and equity.
Compensation within the posted range is determined by a candidate's education level and/or years of experience in the field. Generally, employees are hired in the lower third of the scale .

Minimum Requirements

Master's Degree in Human Resources or a related field plus five years of related experience is required, J.D. degree, PHR or SPHR preferred. Proficient working with all Microsoft Office programs, including database applications; excellent customer service, written and verbal communication skills. Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing with violation points less than five (5).

For best consideration please apply by December 11, 2020.

Class Specific Essential Duties

  1. Plans, develops, coordinates and administers policies, processes, programs, and activities to support college employee relations and equity programs and activities.
  2. Serves as subject matter expert and consults with management, staff and faculty regarding employee relations, equity and general human resource policies/procedures and regulatory compliance issues.
  3. Develops and disseminates communications, including administrative directives, procedures, forms, brochures, etc. in various formats to the college community on policy/procedural changes, current and new legislation to promote and encourage compliance.
  4. Develops, administers, and monitors college programs and activities in support of CCBC’s commitment to fairness, inclusion, equity, non-discrimination and Affirmation Action.
  5. Remains current on all areas related to federal, state and local employment, civil rights and labor laws. Maintains awareness of new and revised federal and state employment, benefit, affirmative action and equal opportunity legislation, regulations and judicial rulings.
Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

Position Specific Essential Duties

  1. Advises and assists faculty and staff with employee relations issues related to CCBC policies and procedures, HR Directives, union agreements, union grievances, disciplinary actions, EEO complaints, and requests for ADAAA accommodations.
  2. Conducts investigations of internally and externally filed complaints alleging unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; as well as, allegations of violations of CCBC policy and procedure and unfair treatment. Prepares written responses and recommends corrective actions.
  3. Prepares responses/position statements in response to formal charges filed with external regulatory agencies (EEOC, Commission on Civil Rights; Office of Civil Rights); and represents the College in mediation/settlement negotiations and/or fact-finding conferences. Consults with CCBC senior staff and with the college’s legal counsel, as necessary and appropriate.
  4. Serves as liaison to governmental regulatory agencies. Coordinates governmental agency audits (OFCCP, OCR, DOL, INS, etc.).
  5. Serves as CCBC’s formal ADAAA Compliance Coordinator for faculty and staff; establishes employees’ eligibility, CCBC’s responsibility under the law; and facilitates reasonable accommodations as required.
  6. Coordinates and participates in the collection and tracking of data for the annual Affirmative Action Plan and ensures timely submission.
  7. Assesses achievement of AAP goals and recommends strategies, programs, and activities to ensure attainment of identified goals.
  8. In collaboration with the Employment Unit, develops specific strategies to remedy underrepresented job categories for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.
  9. Provides guidance, direction, support and technical assistance to supervisors in the preparation of coaching and counseling tools, such as Performance Improvement Plans, disciplinary memoranda and letters, and performance evaluations.
  10. Conducts Exit Interviews and surveys, collects and analyzes data, makes recommendations based on findings.
Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

CCBC Full Time Benefits At A Glance
Medical Plan year
Employees may select CIGNA, or Kaiser Permanente Select HMO. No preexisting condition exclusions. All plans have prescription drug coverage and mental health and substance abuse benefits. All plans require the selection of a primary care physician, but allow the option to change. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.

Dental Plan year
Employees may select Cigna DHMO, CareFirst Traditional Dental or CareFirst Preferred Dental. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.

Vision Plan year
Employees may select Carefirst Preferred or Traditional Plans. Coverage includes one eye exam and benefits for glasses, contacts, or bi/trifocals every 24 months. Administered by Davis Vision. Kaiser medical plans allow members to have one eye exam yearly (covers exam only). Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employees have access to the EAP, which provides CCBC employees and their family member's confidential 24-hour online and telephone access for legal, financial, and personal issues. Provided for CCBC employees at no cost. Administered by CIGNA behavioral.

Flexible Spending Accounts
(section 125)
Employees may select the FSA, which allows employees to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Employees may allocate a maximum of $5,000 per household, per plan year for daycare related expenses, on a pre-tax basis. Employees may allocate a maximum of $2,550 for medical related expenses. A debit card is provided to simplify claims processing for health care expenses. Annual Open Enrollment is in October and November. Administered by Benefit Strategies.

Life Insurance
Eligible employees receive one times their annual salary rounded up to the nearest $1,000. The minimum benefit amount is $50,000 and the maximum benefit amount is $200,000. CCBC pays 90% of the premium. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs 31 days after hire date. Administered by The Standard Insurance Company.

Long Term Disability (LTD)
Employees may enroll in the LTD Plan. Benefits are effective after 90 days of continuous total disability and pays 60% of the gross monthly salary. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs 31 days after the employee's hire date. Administered by The Standard Insurance Company.

Legal Services
Employees may enroll in the Legal Services benefit, which provides legal advice, consultation, and courtroom representation for commonly used legal services; plus will preparation, traffic violations, credit issues, warranty disputes, medical durable power of attorney and uncontested divorce. Annual Open Enrollment is in October/November. This plan is administered by Legal Resources.

Retirement Plans
Employees are eligible, based on position classification, to enroll in one of three retirement plans: (1) MD State Teachers Pension System, (2) MD State Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), or (3) Baltimore County Employees Retirement System. All plans require employee contributions except MD State ORP.

403(b) Supplemental Retirement Plans
For the 2016 calendar year, if you are under age 50, you could contribute up to $18,000, and if you are age 50 or older, you could contribute up to $24,000 because of a $6,000 'catch up contribution'.
Vendors: AIG-VALIC, TIAA-CREF, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Lincoln and ING.

457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
For 2016, if you are under the age of 50, you could contribute the maximum of $18,000 to your 457(b) plan. If you are age 50 or older, that maximum increases to $24,000 because of a $6,000 'catch up contribution.' Vendor: Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.

Tuition Waiver/
CCBC tuition is waived for benefit-eligible employees after a probationary period, if applicable. Tuition reimbursement for courses taken at other colleges and universities are available after one year of CCBC employment. Employees are reimbursed: $200/credit undergraduate; $260/credit graduate courses, up to a maximum of 18 credits per fiscal year.

Financial Services
Employees have access to a free checking account, direct deposit, loans and other services at First Financial Federal Credit Union and M&T Bank.

Time Off (fiscal year)
12-month employees accrue up to 12 days for sick and safe leave the first year of employment and 18 days per year thereafter. 10-month employees accrue up to 10 sick days the first year and 15 days thereafter. All employees are granted 3 personal business days per fiscal year. Employees are eligible based on position classification and years of service to accrue a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days of vacation per fiscal year.

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