University of California, Riverside

Human Resources

Diversity Recruitment Resources

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Welcome to Diversity Resources

The Diversity Resources page will be used to share information and additional resources covered in webinars as well as other training sessions. The information here will continue to grow, so please check back regularly for updates.

Diversity Training

Recruitment Advertising & Affirmative Action Webinar

A recording of the Recruitment Advertising & Affirmative Action Webinar is available for viewing in the UC Learning Center.This webinar will provide a basic overview of Affirmative Action within the context of recruitment.

Topics Covered:

  • The UCR Affirmative Action Plan and placement goals
  • Creating a diverse applicant pool through recruitment advertising
  • Using your website in the recruitment process
Diversify and Train the Search Committee Tutorial

Diversify and Train the Search Committee tutorial provides the rationale for a diverse search committee. It includes a review of the responsibilities of the search committee with special emphasis placed on affirmative action and equal employment opportunity elements. Links to additional resources are also made available. Viewing this tutorial satisfies the trianing requirement for search committee members.

To view the webinar or tutorial

  • Go to the URL
  • Login using your UCR NetID and password 
  • Enter the key words "affirmative action or diversify" into the Search box (on the left side), and click on "Go" 
  • Click on the title, and click on the "Start" button
The Role of the Affirmative Action and Compliance Liaison

This workshop will cover core responsibilities of the Affirmative Action & Compliance Liaison on staff search committees and identify additional resources. Video vignettes are used to illustrate key points.

Topics Covered:

  • The purpose of the AACL role
  • Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity basics
  • The Difference between the AACL and AACO roles
  • Responsibilities of the AACL Role
  • Resources for the AACL

Diversity Advertising

Diversity Job Boards

The following resource is available to assist departments in advertising their positions to diverse candidates:

Diversity Job Board Sites (available through JOBTARGET)

All advertisements are to be placed via JOBTARGET. To request access to the JOBTARGET site, please contact Stephanie Davis, Sr. Employment/Staffing Analyst at

Download the Using Job Target for Recruitment Advertising How-to Guide

Diversity LinkedIn Groups

Sharing jobs with LinkedIn Groups which target diverse members is another way to advertise to a diverse talent pool. To locate and join diversity focused LinkedIn Groups you must have a LinkedIn account. Signing up is easy. A brief listing of listing of diversity focused LinkedIn Groups can be found by clicking on the spreadsheet below:

LinkedIn Diversity Group (more available on LinkedIn)

Diversity Outreach

Partnering with local community based organizations and national diversity associations are other great sources for locating diverse talent. In addition to submitting your job postings to these organizations, you should also participate in job fairs, networking events and consider hosting their organization meetings on campus. 

Local and National Organizations



More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department Information

Human Resources
1201 University Ave., Suite 208
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: (951) 827-5588
Fax: (951) 827-2672