Associate Vice Chancellor of Employee Relations
San Francisco Community College District
Job Close Date:
Salary (Applicant View):
Compensation: The annual salary range upon entry for the position
is $125,265.82 to $212,437.70.Total compensation includes a health
insurance plan.New employees hired on or after January 1, 2014,
contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco Retiree Health Care
Trust Fund (RHCTF).Starting date: Immediately Upon
Under the direction of the Chancellor and in accordance with the
goals of the District, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Employee
Relations serves as the Chief negotiator representing the District
in developing and negotiating Collective Bargaining Agreements for
academic and classified bargaining units, and overseeing and
facilitating the implementation of the Agreements, including
conferring with the Board of Trustees and senior management
regarding analysis, costs, pending changes, and legal compliance.
The Associate Vice Chancellor of Employee Relations also plans,
organizes, directs, administers, reviews, and evaluates
Districtwide employee relations programs, including Title IX
compliance, related classification, compensation, collective
bargaining, employee relations, labor relations, workplace
accommodations, and other related functions.
BARGAINING & GRIEVANCE RESOLUTIONS
1. Plans, organizes, and administers a comprehensive
employer/employee relations program, including managing and leading
the daily operations in assigned functions to provide effective,
efficient, and equitable services to the District’s diverse
stakeholder communities. Supervises the work assignment and
evaluates performance of their support staff.
2. Leads daily program operations in assigned areas of
responsibility, assigns work duties and work schedules, provides
timely feedback on performance, conducts performance evaluations,
assesses training, participates in corrective and disciplinary
processes with assigned staff, and collaborates with the Human
Resources Professional Development Office in providing training
opportunities for District employees.
3. Confers with the Chancellor, Board of Trustees, senior
administrative staff, and the collective bargaining team to develop
collective bargaining proposals, policies, and strategies.
4. Oversees the District’s grievance process, including maintaining
and evaluating grievance procedures, trends, and legal resources;
provides effective leadership in personnel dispute resolutions,
investigations, and disciplinary actions. Represents the District
in grievance hearings, directs disciplinary actions, and supports
solutions in supervisor/employee relations problems.
5. Assists, directs, and implements legal issues related to labor
relations and employee relations, including legal settlements and
litigation involving employee discipline legal actions.
6. Interprets, monitors, and assists with compliance of collective
bargaining agreements; conducts meetings with employee organization
representatives to discuss issues related to contracts and to
resolve issues involving employee relations, contractual
interpretations, or disputes; develops and promotes employee
relations practices to maintain positive employer-employee
7. Prepares and proposes District position on cases for Public
Employment Relations Board (PERB), discipline, or grievance
8. Trains management and other staff in procedures related to
employee discipline, grievance and complaint resolution, and
related legal requirements.
9. Provides consultation for District administrators, managers,
supervisors, and other appropriate personnel on interpretation of
collective bargaining agreements, including conferring with Human
Resources on employee issues that affect implementation and
development of personnel policies and procedures to ensure cohesive
and effective planning and coordination.
10. In accord with District policies, union contracts, and
procedures, works with administrators, department, heads, and
supervisors to manage the professional conduct of classified staff
and collaborates with Human Resources in resolving employee
disciplinary matters; where resolution is not reached at the
departmental level, serves as the administrative grievance officer
in employee discipline processes.
11. Maintains contact with the City and County of San Francisco’s
Employee Relations Division regarding applicable Civil Service
provisions and other areas that potentially impact the
12. Makes presentations to the Board of Trustees, senior
administrative staff, and to other group representatives; attends
closed and open meetings of the Board of Trustees to make
presentations, participate in planning activities, and provide
current information as assigned.
13. Actively participates in strategic planning, program review,
budgeting processes, developing and assessing administrative unit
14. Represents the District in local, State, and national
committees, workgroups, and meetings; participates proactively in
assigned committees and special projects; cooperates, coordinates,
and collaborates with stakeholders as appropriate to advance
Employee Relations strategic objectives and effective
15. Complies with District, county, state, and federal
16. Keeps current on changes in legislation and policy that might
impact the District.
17. Prepares and analyzes comparative data for studies relating to
salary schedules, fringe benefits, and working conditions.
COMPLIANCE (ADA & CIVIL RIGHTS)
18. Develops, implements, manages, coordinates, and leads the
District’s Title IX compliance programs including complaint
receipt, investigation, and resolution; records creation and
retention; and data analysis and reporting.
19. Investigates and assists in the resolution of discrimination,
harassment, and general workplace complaints.
20. In compliance with District guidelines, recommends, implements,
and monitors budget for assigned area ensuring that the Employee
Relations Department remains fiscally sound and operates within its
21. Promotes a work culture aligned with the College’s mission to
promote the delivery of customer service, innovation, and quality
services to students, employees, and the community.
22. Serves on District and statewide committees as assigned,
including participating collegially on CCSF Participatory
23. Works collaboratively and professionally with faculty, staff,
students, and stakeholders from diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural, disability, gender identity, and ethnic
24. Demonstrates cultural humility, sensitivity, and equity-minded
leadership in working with individuals from diverse communities,
models inclusive behaviors; and achieves equity in outcomes.
25. Supports an innovative culture of culturally responsive,
inclusive and anti-racist practices as it relates to student
success with an awareness of student equity gaps.
26. Participates in ongoing training on diversity, equity,
inclusion and anti-racism as it pertains to improving systems of
higher education for historically minoritized and
disproportionately impacted groups and employees.
27. Performs additional administrative duties and services as
requested and assigned.
1. An earned Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college
or university or the equivalent and one year of formal training,
internship or leadership experience related to the administrative
2. Three (3) years of management labor relations or personnel
experience at the executive level of a major jurisdiction, other
governmental agency, or in the private sector.
3. Sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students and
4. Strong skills in oral and written communication, organizational
management and strategic planning.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of personnel
administration, including recruitment, selection, training, labor
relations, Equal-Employment Opportunity, and unlawful
6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working
[If you would like to claim equivalency, the Administrative
Equivalency Application Form is available on the left side margin.
This form will be considered as part of the application materials
and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated
on this job posting.]
1. Demonstrated experience as a Chief Negotiator at the university
or college level.
2. Successful community college experience.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity
4. Demonstrated knowledge of wage and salary administration, job
analysis and job description, work performance evaluation and
5. Demonstrated knowledge of California Education Code and
Government Code (Title 5) regulations pertaining to community
6. Demonstrated successful experience in conflict resolution.
7. Demonstrated ability to foster an environment that promotes
teamwork and team building.
8. Demonstrated leadership attributes reflecting ethical principles
that model integrity, honesty, candor, fairness, humility,
persistence, and flexibility.
9. Evidence of successful leadership experience at the university
or college level of promoting and fulfilling DEIAA principles of
inclusivity, equity-mindedness, diversity and anti-racism.
10. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of inequities in
higher education and a commitment to rectifying policies and
processes that restrict access for historically minoritized and
disproportionately impacted students.
Choice of several health plans, plus $50,000 Group Life Insurance
and Dental Care Plan.New employees hired on or after January 1,
2014, will continue to contribute 2% of salary to the San Francisco
Retiree Health Care Trust Fund (RHCTF).
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in
this hiring process should contact Aaron Chase, EEO, ADA,
Title 5 Compliance Officer at (415) 452-5123 or at
to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that
verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be
Selection Procedure/Conditions of Employment
Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all
required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources
Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the
initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A
reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as
best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for
a personal interview with the Search Committee. An additional
interview will be offered to applicants who are advanced beyond the
As approved by the governing Board of the San Francisco
Community College District, beginning October 1, 2021, City College
of San Francisco requires that new and current employees, students,
and business partners participate in the Covid Safety Campaign. All
parties entering CCSF facilities must demonstrate proof of covid
vaccination in compliance with current CDC and SFDPH guidelines.
New hires must submit documentation for verification to the Human
Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a
CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment
which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC
87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their
legal right to work in the United States.
City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole
discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time
without prior notice.
It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide
all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities
regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group
identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic
partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status,
medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era
veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian,
gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District
program or activity. For further information, contact Aaron
Chase, EEO, ADA, Title 5 Compliance Officer at (415) 452-5123 or
To apply, visit: https://jobs.ccsf.edu/postings/5998