MTA Metro-North Railroad is a dynamic organization, operating out of the jewel of New York City, Grand Central Terminal. We provide service to over 82 million customers annually, traveling in and out of New York and Connecticut. A subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro-North Railroad is the busiest commuter railroad in the nation. MTA Metro-North Railroad strives to provide a safe commute, great service to its customers and rewarding opportunities to its employees.

This position is responsible for conducting accurate and effective statistical and quantitative analyses in a time-sensitive manner; act as Diversity and EEO’s technical liaison with HRIS, IT, HCIC, HRRC and other departments as well as other member agencies; and support all other department functions as needed, including Diversity and EEO investigations, various initiatives, outreach and training.

Oversight of all aspects of MNR’s Equal Employment Opportunity program ensuring compliance with federal circulars FTA 4704.1 and 4704.1A; preparation and statistical review of MNR’s employment practices including but not limited to applicants, hires, promotions, transfers, training, discipline, and separation from employment; statistical calculation and annual review of MNR’s Estimated Availability of females and minorities in external and internal labor pools and adjusting estimated availability percentages as demographics and workforce percentages shift; establishing goals for job groups when underutilization of females and minorities where vacancies exist; identifying underutilization /underrepresentation of females and minorities through the Quarterly Progress Against Goals Report

Implementation of monitoring practices to maintain accuracy of data as they relate to EEOP and FTA Compliance Reviews; reclassification of all MNR positions and EEO codes; drafting of diversity metrics to identify, measure performance, and capture progress on investigations and EEO Codings and internal control audit.

Execute and analyze the following scheduled reports in a time-sensitive manner: annual Affirmative Action Plan, annual and triennial Title VI service provision equity analysis, annual statistical Sexual Harassment survey to Governor’s Office, quarterly MTA Board Diversity Committee analysis, annual MTA Board MNR Committee report, quarterly updates to CLT on Corporate goal attainment and departmental trends, Human Capital Index.
Maintain, monitor and report from Diversity & EEO database to analyze trends and patterns of internal and external complaints by type, department and organizational level.

Act as technical liaison with HRIS, IT, HCIC, HRRC and other departments as well as other member agencies by attending meetings, providing reports and other data, as needed.

Conduct diversity training classes. Interact with Training department and analyze data extracted from Training Server database to track employees requiring and receiving mandated and other relevant training programs. Track compliance with state, federal, judicial and corporate training mandates.

Investigate and resolve allegations of discrimination, violations of Metro-North Railroad and statutory EEO protection including Title VI and VII.
Provide additional statistical/compliance consulting support to the Diversity and EEO department and support all initiatives and goals as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Strong analytical skills; ability to work independently without close supervision.

Extensive knowledge and experience using Excel, Access or equivalent data management system software, Power Point, MS Word, PeopleSoft and/or other similar applications and mainframe programming languages.

Ability to maintain and protect confidentiality.

Knowledge of Federal and State statutes and regulations governing EEO/AA and other relevant programs.

Ability to deliver training in classroom and field locations.

Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts.

High degree of flexibility and adaptability to changing deadlines and time-sensitive requests.

Ability to determine and recommend most effective methodology, software and other tools to achieve goals and meet timelines.
Knowledge or familiarity with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software.

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Business Management, Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related field.

Minimum of five (5) years of experience performing statistical analyses for EEO or related program on desktop and/or mainframe platforms.

Minimum of three (3) years of experience managing projects.

Master’s Degree in of Statistics, Computer Science, Business Management, Human Resources Management, Public Administration or a related field.

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to toxicology testing.

As an employee of Metro-North Railroad you may be required to complete a New York State financial disclosure statement, if you earn more than $95,534.00 or if you hold a position designated as a policy maker.

Effective September 2017, all full-time non-agreement personnel other than those directly involved with the movement of trains or delivery of service, or assigned to other emergency response teams, are required to serve in the Station Terminal Auxiliary Response (STAR) program requiring Terminal coverage for Grand Central Terminal (GCT) from 4:30 PM-7:30 PM one week per year or responding to Station STAR duty during a service disruption, system-wide at various hours including nights and weekends. This program is designed to improve Metro-North’s ability to provide customer service during emergencies that impact service delivery or other service disruptions that require staff to provide directions and information to MNR customers at GCT or outlying stations. Please note, hours worked during your participation week are subject to change.

Due to the competitive nature of the selection process, not all qualified candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position are guaranteed an interview. To be selected for a position, one must meet the following criteria: (1) satisfy the minimum requirements listed in the job posting, (2) if applicable, successfully pass a written and practical exam, (3) satisfy a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), and (4) pass a verbal interview. Metro-North may also require the applicant to undergo a physical ability test, and, if the Company extends a conditional offer, may require him or her to undergo a medical examination, which may include toxicological testing. Failure to pass any step within the hiring process will result in the disqualification of your application.

Additional Criteria for Current Employees: Current Metro-North employees must be in active service to be eligible for consideration. Agreement Employees applying for a position outside of their present craft are required to have worked in your current union for at least one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline to be eligible to apply for a posted position, and have completed the agreed upon formal training commitment, including on-the-job training or lock-in requirement, if applicable (for example: Signal Trainee, Foreman-In-Training, etc.). If you are transferring to another craft, you may be required to forfeit your seniority in your present union. Non-agreement employees must have worked in your current position for a minimum of one (1) year preceding the Application Deadline. Along with a background investigation (including but not limited to, employment, education, and criminal history), employees are also subject to an internal investigation, which includes an evaluation not limited to discipline records and performance assessments.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package

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