MD Anderson Cancer Center EEO Investigator/Specialist - EEO& HR Regulations in Houston, Texas

EEO Investigator/Specialist - EEO& HR Regulations

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Human Resources at

Human Resources 710246

Requisition #: 117746

EEO Investigator/Specialist - EEO and HR Regulations

The primary purpose of the HR Specialist (EEO) is to ensure institutional compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, equal employment opportunity laws, Regents Rules and institutional policies. The HR Specialist (EEO) will provide specialized investigative and preventative EEO services to the institution. As member of the Strategic Partners, the HR Specialist (EEO) collaborates with employees at all levels to:

  • Increase awareness of sound HR principles and practices

  • Identify trends and develop methods for proactively addressing issues

  • Provide input and support to institutional initiatives

  • Mitigate risk

  • “Do the Right Thing”

Ideal candidate will have five years’ recent investigative experience in investigating in academic or healthcare; Title IX, EEO and EEOC investigation. Bilingual Spanish.* *

Salary Range:

$76,400 - $95,500 - $114,600


Know Your Business

  • Conducts timely and effective investigations and fact-findings in accordance with established investigatory guidelines to include intake, interviews, data analysis, resolution, report writing, and record keeping.

  • Provides subject matter expertise and consultation to client groups and Human Resources.

  • Provides accurate and timely responses to document requests.

  • Facilitates assigned departmental and regulatory processes.

  • Keeps abreast of current state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Assists in the development, revision, and implementation of policies and procedures.

  • Analytical Thinking: Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

  • Written Communication: Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.

Know the Business of the Client

  • Partner with Human Resources Consultants to gain relevant knowledge regarding their respective clients.

  • Provide resources to HR Consultants and their respective clients to promote compliance and ensure appropriate remedial actions are taken.

  • Provide timely status updates to HR Consultants and their respective clients.

  • Written Communication: Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.

Be a Change Agent

  • Support compliance efforts by providing/reviewing content material for customized regulatory institutional training.

  • Collaborate with HR partners to develop strategic communication plans related to regulatory activities.

  • Lead change efforts amongst peers in the Division of HR.

  • Take appropriate risks, provide candid observations and influence others in a caring, respectful and productive manner.

  • Lead/participate in reconciliation efforts.

  • Capitalize on opportunities to share best practices and advance delivered outcomes.

  • Strategic Thinking: Define strategic goals and issues clearly; apply broad knowledge and experience when addressing strategic issues; foresee obstacles and opportunities relating to change or improvement.

Other duties as assigned


Service Orientation

  • Provide service to our customers, including patients, patient caregivers, referring physicians and each other, in a reliable, responsive, safe, friendly and courteous manner.

  • Promotes inclusiveness and collegiality by demonstrating respect and professionalism to others at all times

  • Models safe, ethical behavior, mitigating risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson’s Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

  • Responds to requests in a timely manner, communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to patients and coworkers

  • Admits when wrong, apologize and take steps to resolve a situation to help to patients and coworkers before being asked

Bachelor's degree with emphasis in Human Resources or related field. Seven years experience in a related field. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience or completed years of college on a one to one basis. With preferred degree, five years of required experience.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.