“Immaculate Perception” Exploring implicit bias and the phenomenon of automatic processing (Managing a Diverse Workforce)
Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Special guest speaker
Vice Chancellor Jerry Kang
Exploring implicit bias and the phenomenon of automatic processing
Following Vice Chancellor Kang’s presentation, Staff Diversity & Compliance Office (“SD&C”) will provide an overview of “best practices” for managing a diverse workforce and promoting an inclusive work environment. More specifically, the talk will review “real world” case scenarios investigated by SD&C and highlight suggestions for mitigating or avoiding allegations of discrimination. Also, an excerpt from the Manager’s Took Kit authored by the UCLA Staff & Faculty Counseling Center entitled “Creating an Inclusive Workplace” will be handed out.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Royce Hall, Room 314
Staff Diversity & Compliance Office Speakers
George Tejadilla, Asst. Director, has led the SD&C office for the last 5 years. His office investigates allegations of workplace discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation of and concerning staff. Additionally, George’s office ensures UCLA, as a federal contractor, remains compliant with federal EEO regulations concerning workforce diversity. His office also conducts training workshops concerning the nondiscrimination and harassment policies. He attained his law degree from Georgetown Law School and his B.A. from the School of Public Policy at USC. John Jividen, Complaint Resolution Officer, joined the UCLA family 2 years ago. John is an experienced investigator and trainer who was a top performer for over 5 years while at USC, conducting hundreds of interviews and investigations of complex cases involving faculty, staff, and students. He is well versed in policies regarding discrimination and harassment in higher ed. He previously practiced law as a litigator in the private sector, having graduated from Pepperdine Law School.
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- provide opportunities for professional growth and development;
- create a forum for effective communication between academic, administrative and service managers and professionals at UCLA;
- become a sounding board for implementing new processes;
- provide the University with a pool of talented professionals;
- establish a vehicle for discussion of common concerns, challenges, and solutions; and to
- share knowledge and expertise.