Under general direction, to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate statewide program objectives for the State of California recruitment program with special emphasis on affirmative action recruitment; to develop and establish operational policies and procedures; to formulate and determine program priorities; to participate in program related community liaison; and to do other related work.
Plans, organizes, and directs a statewide recruitment program including affirmative action recruitment; coordinates recruitment efforts with departments and other Personnel Board units; recommends policy changes for improved service; promotes community resources to supplement service; reviews and makes recommendations on grant proposals and budgeting changes; promotes exchanges of information on program planning at the National, State and local levels; serves on advisory committees for special recruitment related projects; acts as liaison to community organizations and makes presentations to interested groups; directs technical and clerical staff in conducting recruitment efforts for civil service positions, with particular emphasis on affirmative action recruiting; directs employment publications staff in providing appropriate literature, media advertising, and miscellaneous exhibits for recruitment and community relations efforts; provides direction and guidance to staff involved in the Student Internship and Seasonal Hiring Programs; supervises, trains, and evaluates the work of subordinate staff; represents the Personnel Board at community seminars, meetings of employee organizations and meetings with State agencies.
One year of experience in the California state service supervising an affirmative action, recruitment, or civil rights function. This experience must have been in a class with a level of responsibility equivalent to that of Staff Services Manager I.
Three years of experience as an administrator or consultant directing, managing or coordinating an affirmative action
recruitment or manpower program. To be acceptable the experience must have included recruitment, job counseling, program evaluation, policy analysis, and establishment and recommendation of alternative courses of action. (Experience in the California state service applied toward this requirement must include one year performing the duties of a class with a level of responsibility equivalent to that of Staff Services Manager I.) (In approving experience, more weight will be given to the breadth of pertinent experience than to length of experience.)
Knowledge of: Broad knowledge and understanding of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity and their application to State service; laws, regulations, policies, and procedures governing affirmative action recruiting; programs of other public and private agencies; the need to conduct focused recruitment programs; the roles and functions of organizations representing protected groups; and the principles of personnel management and effective supervision.
Ability to: Formulate and manage an effective affirmative action recruitment program; evaluate the results of such a program; develop and maintain a productive and cooperative working relationship with Board staff, other departments and community organizations; identify the need for changes in programs and procedures; implement necessary changes; and be sensitive to the need to accomplish aggressive affirmative action within the context of the merit system.
Demonstrated interest and under standing of the needs and concerns of various protected groups and the organizations representing them.