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Chapter 4. Employees Subchapter 1. Equal Employment Opportunity Programs Article 2. Other Specific Responsibilities of Community College Districts Responsibility; Delegation of Authority; Complaints   

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(a) The governing board of each community college district is ultimately responsible for proper implementation of this subchapter at all levels of district and college operation and for making measurable progress toward equal employment opportunity by the methods described in the district's equal employment opportunity plan. In carrying out this responsibility, the governing board, upon the recommendation of the chief executive officer, shall ensure that an equal employment opportunity officer is designated to oversee the day-to-day implementation of the requirements set forth in this subchapter.

(b) The administrative structure created by any delegation of authority to the equal employment opportunity officer or others shall be described in the district's equal employment opportunity plan submitted pursuant to section 53003 and shall be designed in such a manner so as to ensure prompt and effective implementation of the requirements of this subchapter. The plan shall also designate a single officer, who may be the equal employment opportunity officer, who shall be given authority and responsibility for receiving complaints filed pursuant to section 53026, for ensuring that such complaints are promptly and impartially investigated, and ensuring that selection procedures and the applicant pool are properly monitored as required by sections 53023 and 53024.

(c) Any organization or individual, whether or not an employee of the district, who acts on behalf of the governing board with regard to the recruitment and screening of personnel is an agent of the district and is subject to all of the requirements of this subchapter.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66271.1

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Government Code 11138


Statutes of 1988, Chapter 923, Section 4

Education Code 66010.2

Education Code 66030

Education Code 66071

Education Code 66270

Education Code 87360

Government Code 11135-11139.5

(Amended By Register 2002, No. 35)