San Joaquin County
Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description

About the position

Are you driven by the mission of fostering a culture defined by diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Do you thrive on creating an environment where every individual feels not just included, but valued and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives. We're currently seeking an experienced HR Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to spearhead our efforts in championing diversity, promoting equity, and cultivating an inclusive workplace culture. In this role, you'll be driving initiatives aimed at attracting, retaining, and nurturing a diverse workforce, ensuring that every member of our team has equal opportunities for growth and success. Additionally, you will oversee our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program, ensuring that all complaints and investigations are handled with urgency, professionalism, and integrity. You will also lead and manage the Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee (EEOAC). 

About the department

Human Resources is a division of the County Administrator’s Office and provides centralized HR and labor relations services for all County departments. Services include: Employment Services to include recruitment, retention, exam development, and performance management, DEI/EEO program, Staff development & wellness, administration of County health, dental, and voluntary benefit programs, safety, risk and leave management. The division also negotiates labor contracts, processes complaints and grievances, participates in labor management meetings, and provides support for the Civil Service Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Committee and Deferred compensation. 

The Ideal Candidate

Our ideal candidate for the DEI Manager is an innovative leader with a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives. They have a proven track record of implementing transformative strategies within large organizations and an expertise in advancing DEI principles. Their exceptional communication and collaboration skills enable them to build strong relationships with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds. They align DEI goals with broader county objectives, addressing systemic barriers and promoting a culture of belonging. This individual will be dedicated to creating a county where diversity is celebrated, equity is achieved, and inclusion is embraced by all. Additionally, as the DEI Manager, they take on the responsibility of overseeing the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) program, ensuring complaints and investigations are handled with the utmost integrity and urgency. In essence, they are the catalysts for creating an environment where diversity thrives, equity is upheld, and inclusion occurs.

Approximate Annual Base Salary: 

*$115,501- $140,393 (*salary includes 10% confidential supplement)

Cost of Living Adjustments (COLAs)

Effective July 1, 2024—4% COLA

Effective July 14, 2025—3% COLA