EEO in the 21 Century

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EEO in the 21
st

Century

By

Rogers Davis, J.D.

Assistant Vice Chancellor,

Human Resources

University of California, San Diego

2010 EQUITY & DIVERSITY INSTITUTE

Academic Senate for

California Community Colleges




Anaheim



February 19
-
20, 2010

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Agenda


EEO Regulations for hiring in
California community colleges


a
brief history


Efforts to modernize regulations


Outline of process


Next steps

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How did we get here?


Current process is broken


People have worked around it


Diversity in California community
colleges has remained largely
unchanged

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Key Goals


New strategies that fit today’s law and
society


Better tools


Legal


Practical


Focused on action & practice


Ties together diversity concepts and
maximizes access

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Key Goals


Continue to support diversity and
inclusion of traditionally
underrepresented groups


Accountability measures

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Federal & state anti
-
discrimination laws
(pre Prop 209)


Law regulating hiring in community
colleges


Proposition 209


Statutory response to Prop 209


History of California regulations

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The law has changed


The vocabulary has changed


The concepts have changed


But…


Expected results have not changed


Legal Backdrop

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Multiple efforts to update availability data
have failed


Concerns about legal challenges
including reverse discrimination

Limitations of current methods &
regulations

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Two premises:


Diverse workforce serves students
better


EEO hiring achieves diversity


Challenge for community colleges


EEO hiring that achieves diversity


CCD Hiring Post
-
209

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Lawful strategies fall into 3 categories:


Work culture


Supports recruitment


Fosters retention


Job definition


Recruiting strategies


CCD Hiring Post
-
209

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Inclusion isn’t tolerance


Inclusion is:


Appreciation


Curiosity


Empathy


Enrichment

Foster Inclusive Work Cultures

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Requires:


Leadership


Institutional commitment


at all levels


On
-
going training & education

Foster Inclusive Work Cultures

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Mentoring programs


Opportunities for growth


Leadership opportunities


Environments within schools


Cultural events


Access

Inclusive Work Cultures & Retention

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Should we redefine the job?


Out
-
Dated?


Access barriers to traditionally excluded
groups?


Failure to value world perspectives?






Rethink Job Functions/Descriptions

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What
job
-
related

criteria value/attract diverse
candidates?



What
job
-
related

criteria assess “sensitivity to
diversity…”


* Note: This process requires active




participation of college academics.





Make EEO considerations job
specific*

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Process


Unprecedented cooperative approach


Revisions to Title 5 being drafted


Statewide EEO Advisory Committee


Regional meetings of HR/EEO staff


Consultation Council


Board of Governors


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Overview of Proposed Changes
& Key Concepts


Meaningful Action


Longitudinal data, not just snapshots


Accountability for actions, not just numbers


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