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Hiring Compliance Officer (Hourly, On-Call as Needed)

Southwestern College (CA)
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 8, 2022
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Hiring Compliance Officer (Hourly, On-Call as Needed)

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Human Resources

District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

The Hiring Compliance Officer (HCO) serves as a non-voting search committee member and technical advisor during the recruitment process. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Human Resources.

  1. Monitor the screening, interview, and selection processes and bring concerns (real or perceived) to the attention of Human Resources in a timely manner.
  2. Facilitate every selection committee meeting, ensuring that compliance components are understood and adhered to, and stay privy to all discussions surrounding the recruitment.
  3. Ensure that interview questions are job related and that the selection committee does not add any questions that are not job related.
  4. Ensure that the selection committee keeps all conversations relating to candidates completely confidential and related directly to application materials provided.
  5. Ensure that selection committee members (voting and non-voting) remain objective and unbiased in their analysis.
  6. Collect and organize all selection committee documentation including orientation packets, interview notes and forms, and any other recruitment related documentation. Submit this documentation to Human Resources in a timely manner.
  7. Ensure completion of the Hiring Compliance Officer Questionnaire for each selection committee.
  8. Coordinate and present personnel training programs and informational presentations including selection committee training and orientation and related presentations, as required.

Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Operations, services, and activities of human resources.
  • Current recruitment and selection theories, methods, practices.
  • Public human resources administration theory, principles, and practices and their application to a variety of human resources programs and procedures, including employment and equal opportunity regulations.
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations including pertinent provisions of the Education Code as it applies to personnel practices and procedures in community college districts.
  • District policies, procedures, and current educational programs.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disabled and ethnic backgrounds of community college employees and students.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

  • Direct the activities of and provide effective leadership to selection committees.
  • Provide consultation, support, and technical assistance related to area of assignment.
  • Identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns, and needs.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written reports.
  • Interpret and apply Federal, State, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Exercise critical and independent judgment.
  • Conduct meetings and serve on committees as a non-voting member.
  • Work successfully with District faculty, administrators, and staff as well as students and community representatives.
  • Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disability, gender, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college faculty, staff, and students.

Education and Experience:
Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in human resources management, business administration, public administration, or related field.
Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional public personnel or related experience including two (2) years of supervisory and management experience.

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)

Desirable Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in business administration or a related field is desirable.

Prior professional experience in an HR Leadership position (i.e. Vice President of Human Resources, Director of Human Resources, HR Manager) is preferred.

$55.00 per hour

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline

Work Schedule:
To be determined based on the needs of the selection committee. Meetings are generally 1.5 hours and can meet 1-2 times per week. Southwestern College is participating in social distancing to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The fall and summer semester’s will be solely online.  Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, Otay Mesa, National City and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Clery Act - More information about the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, including the Annual Security Report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer Information page (

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