Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance & Data Specialist (Experienced)

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Posting Duration

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

What Your Job Will Be Like

Are you passionate about your work and want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues for national security? If so, you could be the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist we are seeking to join our team!

In this role you will work directly with the Chief Diversity Officer/EEO Senior Manager to oversee Affirmative Action (AA) program, conduct data analysis, EEO consults, compliance reporting and EEO/AA training.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Develop strategic and operational workforce programs to maintain compliance with state and federal laws/regulations including, but not limited to Executive Order 11246, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (Amended Act), etc. and make certain that government contract reporting is maintained in accordance with government laws and regulations and internal company policies and procedures.
  • Oversee Affirmative Action program including developing and implementing AAPs, developing and delivering AAP briefings to executive management and other key partners, coordinating responses to compliance reviews and audits, recommending AA policies/best practices to maintain compliance with regulations.
  • Gather, review, conduct statistical analyses, prepare and disseminate EEO/AA-related data as needed and identify emerging trends in data and make recommendations for action, as necessary.
  • Partner with Legal, Talent Management & Development (TM&D), and other partners to develop, facilitate, and ensure effective compliance related training for content and delivery; recommend updates to compliance training programs.
  • Remain abreast of local and national employee-related legislative and regulatory developments and ensure changes to rules and regulations are restructured with HR systems, policies, articles, and practices in partnership with HR and the Legal department.
  • Other responsibilities include assistance with database development and maintenance, development and support of EEO and AA outreach related initiatives/activities and collaborating with Sandia’s Employee Resource Groups.
Qualifications We Require
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Human Resources Management, Business Administration, etc. plus five (5) years of related job experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of executing Affirmative Action (AA) programs, Executive Order 11246, and EEO state and federal laws/regulations.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOE L-level security clearance.
Qualifications We Desire
  • SHRM or HRCI certification.
  • Direct HR compliance, employment/labor law, or employee relations experience as well as conflict resolution, EEO complaint consultations or investigations.
  • Knowledge and experience with understanding and executing policies, laws, regulations, guidelines and requirements of the workplace, with emphasis on OFCCP regulations and Title VII.
  • Experience performing statistical analyses, interpreting results and developing relevant recommendations and conclusions on personnel data.
  • Strong planning and project management skills.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities in both strategic and day-day service delivery.
  • Ability to influence people at all levels in the organization for culture, behavior and attitude change.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools, including extensive use of Excel and PowerPoint; familiarity with business analytics tools such as Power BI.
  • Additionally, the successful candidate will articulate the basis for their commitment to EEO/AA and ability to embrace inclusion and diversity in the workplace.
About Our Team

The Inclusion, Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) & Affirmative Action (AA) organization is responsible for providing support and guidance to Sandia in valuing diversity in its workforce, fostering an inclusive environment and ensuring compliance with EEO/AA laws, regulations, and guidelines. The mission of the organization is to ensure that employees are treated equitably regarding all terms and conditions of employment through policy development, workforce analysis, outreach, retention, and education.

About Sandia

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

• Extraordinary co-workers

• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

• Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

• Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.


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